Assistant Product Designer

Orlando, FL

From toys to apparel, books to games, and much more, Disney Consumer Products, Games and Publishing (CPGP) brings our company’s products, through stories and characters, to markets worldwide. With a portfolio of renowned franchises including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, 20CS and National Geographic, our efforts to deliver innovative and experiential products, designed to entertain and inspire, is industry leading and category shaping.


Supports teams in the development of specific projects and able to manage a small single category when needed. Assists teams to ensure the highest quality, consumer focused, trend-right product lines across vertical and wholesale distribution channels that build brand equity and meet financial targets


Responsibilities:
  • Develop and design product mock-ups, compile line sheets for line reviews, layout creative presentations, and retail pitch decks
  • Collaborate with design manager to design and approve products
  • Coordinate product submissions for creative reviews and approvals with design team
  • Organize and maintain product and market samples
  • Execute product and packaging approvals through online systems and collaborative approval meetings, ensuring high quality standards in character execution, in-depth storytelling, color, material, form and function while maximizing profitability, as well as onboard new partners
  • Concept, design, sketch CADs, create graphics and patterns, and set up production-ready files to deliver and present trend-right consumer centric product lines that feature market-leading innovation and great price/value for each tier of the value pyramid
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure materials, product execution and fit are in line with product concepts/design.
  • Monitor competitors, product innovation and market dynamics
  • Research Initial seasonal trends by category
  • Multi-task and prioritize multiple design projects within deadline

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (e.g. fashion design, accessories design, graphic design, textile/surface design) or entry level related experience
  • Knowledge in softlines categories (e.g. raw materials, textiles, print, pattern, graphic composition, manufacturing)
  • Demonstrated product design skills (e.g. technical design, sketching, creative application and manipulation of art, final mechanical art, fabric and trim identification)
  • Solid computer software skills (e.g. MS Office, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Extremely organized and ability to support multiple designers
  • Process-driven and able to follow through from concept through production
  • Pays attention to detail to ensure quality execution of products

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree in related field (e.g. fashion design, accessories design, graphic design, textile/surface design) or entry level related experience

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