Product Designer

We are looking for a versatile designer, with the ability to use their skills across a variety of media and projects.

You will be joining our growing UK team in our newly refurbished design studio, based in Camden Town, assisting in the design and development of new games and toys for a range of global clients.

Position Title: Product and Packaging Designer (Toys & Games)

Salary: £30k-£35k with some flexibility dependant on experience + Benefits (please see below)

Location: Camden Town, London, UK, NW1 8QR

Reports to: Gavin Waxkirsh, Director

Who are we?:

GW Development is a versatile, creative design and manufacturing agency across a range of industries, from toys and games to consumer electronics.

GW Development has offices in both Camden, London and Hong Kong, we offer a full design to manufacturing service bringing innovative ideas and fun experiences to life.

Our clients include Hasbro, Mattel, Spin Master, RotoVR and Big Potato games.

We specialise in concepting, design, brand development, engineering, manufacturing, and shipping as well as all the little bits in between.

With an excellent and reliable network of sourcing partners and factories, we pride ourselves on designing products and packaging solutions that are competitively priced, high quality and great value.

Position Overview:



* To design and create new board games, toys, electronic products, and packaging.


Roles and Responsibilities:



* To support the Managing Director and contribute to product development and design, graphic design, brand & packaging design.


* Working on internal and external inventor concepts, gameplays, product designs and functional prototypes.


* To create and amend artwork for new and existing board games, toys, electronic and promotional products.


* Producing print ready artwork for packaging projects in line with brand guidelines.

Assisting with product photo shoots (art direction and styling) and retouching product photography.


* Working in the product development process, liaising and supplying artwork and design for product engineers in HK.


* Producing high quality graphic presentations for customers.


* Involvement in creative briefs for external suppliers, agencies, games developers.


* Use and maintain the artwork filing system.


* Managing the workshop and prototype equipment


* Assist in playtesting gameplay and testing new concepts.


Must haves:



* 2 years full time employment experience in a related design field


* Design-related degree (Product or Graphic design preferred)


* Proficient user Adobe Creative suite, (Ai, PSD, ID)


* Experience of 3D CAD software e.g Solidworks


* Creative with strong attention to detail


* Work to tight deadlines across various projects


* Ability to juggle more than one brief at a time


* Able to collaborate and work independently


* Good organisation and time management skills


* Self - motivated, proactive 'can do' attitude


Nice to haves (in priority)

Skills:



* Strong sketching & marker visual skills


* Model Making experience


* Photography, Video production and editing


* Web design - Creating digital content for E-commerce, and engaging content for social media platforms


Other:



* A passion for play and creating memorable play experiences


* An interest in 3D mechanisms and engineering


* Electronic engineering


* Games rules development


* Willingness to travel


Benefits:



* Bonus opportunities dependent on performance


* 28 days holiday (including Bank holidays)


* Testing and playing games in the office


Next Steps:

To apply for our vacancy for a Product and Packaging Designer, please click on Apply and upload a copy of your CV.



We look forward to hearing from you.






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