Retail Product Designer - Leawood, KS

Starts Fall 2020
Duration Full-Time
Status Full-Time
Rate Up to $75k annually - Onsite in KS or open to Relocating
Our client (leader in the gift industry) needs a full-time Product Designer to join its team onsite this fall.

You will report to the Product Design Director and develop product solutions from concept to the final design stage and be responsible for executing all aspects in the product development for both hard and soft goods. This includes research, forecasting, material sourcing & costs, ideation, mock ups and design.

This company focuses is product line on the joy and warmth of gift giving. As the Product Designer, you'll be responsible for cultivating products that express gratitude, strength, encouragement, comfort, joy, healing, etc.

Product Designer Responsibilities:
- Concept and design all facets of product production
- Develop style-boards and work closely with marketing and sourcing teams to understand business needs, consumer trends, material sourcing, deadlines and budgets
- Research trends, analyze past product performance to ideate new product categories
- Build brand strength in alignment with Brand Guidelines and aesthetic

Deliverables include: home accents, baby products, gifts, wall art, home d├ęcor accents, table top pieces, plush, ceramics, pillows, tableware, picture frames, candles, fashion and more.

Please have a portfolio of samples!

- College degree Preferred (fine arts or similar field)
- 4+ years of experience in product or gift design
- Comfortable working in a PLM (Product Line Management) program
- Highly creative and collaborative
- High attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
- Strong problem-solving skills
- Product design and development experience in gift / home decor fields highly preferred
- Adobe Creative Suite Proficiency

OCT. 2020

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: