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Consumer Products / Product Development Manager

Company: Randstad Technologies
Location: Redmond
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

job summary:Consumer Products / Product Development Manager needed for contract opportunity with Randstad Technologies client in Redmond, WA. A successful candidate will demonstrate strong organizational skills, good communication skills, independent thinking, knowledgeable in video game play, universe and fiction. The candidate will work as the liaison between franchise development, marketing and game studio program managers and licensed merchandise partners. Must have a familiarity with licensed products, toys & collectibles, manufacturing, the gaming industry, ability to guide development and a strong producer mindset. Must be proactive with effective communication skills, strong cross-group working style are required and ability to prioritize workload.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills

  • strong creative and design sensibilities as well as strong writing and communication skills
  • Familiar with graphic design Photoshop and/or Illustrator
  • Experience with the toy industry
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite

    Pluses
    • Experience in manufacturing a plus

      location: REDMOND, Washingtonjob type: Contractsalary: $25 - 35 per hourwork hours: 8am to 5pmeducation: Bachelors

      responsibilities:
      • Work with Design Manager & Category Manager to define merchandise line for each licensed merchandise partner
      • Manage toy & collectible product development forlicensed merchandise partners and internal stake holders
      • Candidate should be very familiar with the primary characters, vehicles and weapons to provide product development feedback
      • Manage/track product approval feedback
      • Provide copy/editing support on packaging and marketing materials
      • Assist with licensing style guide development and delivery.
      • Manage art, marketing and game code assets (archiving, organizing) and work with game studios to retrieve and deliver them to partners
      • Manage approvals on packaging, product copy, press releases and marketing materials
      • Must communicate well with all stake holders and manage deadlines effectively
      • Must be able to resolve issues with little guidance, work cross group, anticipate potential issues and take initiative in finding solutions to solve issues
      • Administrative duties will include shipping boxes and other miscellaneous tasks

        qualifications:
        • Experience level: Experienced
        • Minimum 3 years of experience
        • Education: Bachelors skills:
          • Advertising
          • Product Management
          • Consumer Products
          • Toys
          • photoshop

            Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. - provided by Dice

Keywords: Randstad Technologies, Redmond , Consumer Products / Product Development Manager, Executive , Redmond, Washington

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