#154253

Product Developer (Pin Designer)

Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
11/10/2019
Posted By:
Jennifer Torrens
Date:
11/13/2019

Job Description:

Large Media and Entertainment client in Glendale, CA is seeking a Product Developer to join their team. This is a 6-month opportunity with the possibility of extending. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Partners with management to develop and execute product that meets the brand and sales objectives
  • Design and develop pin assortment from art development flow from concept to final product.
  • Assist in sourcing product/art development flow from concept to final product for MOG softlines, hardlines, and souvenirs and internal business unit/project team orders
  • Comply with brand vendor souring criteria, negotiating in the best interest of brand goals.
  • Maintain development tracking and timelines for milestones including internal approvals, production scheduling, and product releases.
  • Work with Quality Assurance Program to ensure all products pass the Product Safety & Reliability tests and Federal safety standards
  • Monitor and stay current on market trends including national trade shows for purchasing where necessary.

Merchandising

  • Provides support in in-store visual design and merchandise planograms
  • Participates in the replenishment of the sales floor merchandising, product placement and additional merchandising tasks based on the needs of the business

Loss Prevention and Administration

  • Actively support securing company assets through effective Loss Prevention in compliance with company policies and procedures. Participates in all physical inventories
  • Comply with all policies and procedures of the Quality Assurance Program to ensure all product passes the product Safety and Reliability Tests and Federal Safety standards
  • Promotes and maintains a safe working and shopping environment
  • Uphold all company policies as outlines in the Standard Operating Procedures, Employee Policy Manual and Code of Business Conduct

Personnel Development

  • Support training of new sales associates as needed
  • Support a positive and creative working environment


Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years experience at coordinating marketing activities, including product development, production scheduling, and management
  • Strong knowledge of visual merchandising principles desired. Previous skill sets/experience as a graphic artist strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience and/or knowledge of the Brand
  • Must have project planning skills as well.
  • Well versed in the working knowledge of computer software Microsoft Word, Excel, Photoshop, Illustrator and Power Point
  • Strong interpersonal skills and effectively communicate with Guests, peers and management within and among all the business units
  • Highly motivated, results oriented, and able to work independently
  • Ability to work as a team player in a fast-paced and high energy retail environment
  • Visual merchandising display savvy


Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills, versatility and ability to multi task
  • Proven success in decision-making, diplomacy, and flexibility
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service through product and show


Required Education: AA degree or equivalent experience
 

Client Description:

Why Aquent?

  • Highly competitive salaries: commensurate with experience
  • Insurance: Excellent medical benefits with premiums largely subsidized by Aquent
  • 401k Plan
  • 24-hours Paid Sick Leave in CA
  • Perks & Discounts at leading major retailers