American Girl is one of the nation's top multi-channel marketers, with direct, retail and a publishing division to serve the American Girl brand and its customers. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Mattel, headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin, American Girl celebrates girls through our premium quality dolls, books, clothing, and accessories. Come and experience play at American Girl!
We are excited to announce we have a new opening for a Fashion Product Designer. This position will require multi-faceted design sensibility. The Fashion Product Designer will create designs for Doll Clothing, Children's Clothing and Girl Lifestyle products.
The Designer develops proprietary concepts for assigned sub brand categories that meets all aesthetic, business, strategic objectives, and deadlines set by Manager/Director throughout the design and development process. The design process includes conceptualization, trend research, consumer research, design presentations, creates design renderings (2D and/or 3D) and design specifications. The Designer will stay abreast of trends, competitive product and industry innovations. This person will recommend product refinements and/or quality improvements. This individual is also responsible for upholding company design and quality/safety standards through clear and concise communication of design specifications to Technical Design. Also, this position works collaboratively with the Technical Design team and Marketing departments to ensure cost and margin goals and overall business goals.
'Bachelor's degree in related field such as Toy Design, Fashion Design, and/or Graphic Design
'Minimum of 3 years related design experience
'Proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator
'Must possess sophisticated, high-end, girl aesthetic
'Must have good hand skills for creating 3D models and prototypes in soft goods and/or hard goods
Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
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