Product Designer | Temporary

Londres, United Kingdom
Temporary
Mid Level

About the role

As product designer you’ll be part of the toucanBox Product Team. This area is formed by designers and content creators, who are responsible for creating all materials sent to our customers and for guaranteeing the best experience to the kids and families.

As part of the Sandbox Group portfolio of companies, toucanBox is a subscription club of crafts for children aged 3-8, impacting families across UK and Europe every month. Founded in 2012 with the goal of delivering educational fun to help kids develop important skills and self-sufficiency through hands-on art activities.

 

What you will be doing:

  • Your main responsibility as product designer will be to ideate and create new arts and crafts projects to add to our portfolio. In this role you will be responsible for your own projects from beginning to end:
  • Ideate: Research, brainstorm & sketch initial ideas to gather feedback from the team.
  • Create: Build physical prototypes, select appropriate materials  and suppliers specs.
  • Enhance: Brief the graphic designers about what you need visually and feedback on the designs.
  • Samples: Create ready to print files, request samples, test and improve with suppliers and users.
  • Quote: Collaborate with our suppliers to quote and keep track of the projects you create.
  • Instructions: Create step by step instructions and pass it onto copywriting and graphic design.
  • Delivery: Work closely with our Operations team to guarantee the orders, quality of the materials and on time delivery.
  • You will also need to understand our portfolio of products to propose improvements and come up with creative ideas on how to use stock.
  • Read and understand customers' feedback to keep improving the deliveries.
  • Adapt, ideate and create products for marketing & sales purposes such as: partnerships, acquisition gifts & products for the online shop.
  • Work closely with other coworkers with good communication skills and working efficiently to meet deadlines.

What you´ll need to succeed in this role:

  • Passionate about product design, with proven skills at developing products and the ability to work with the design applications (Illustrator, Photoshop, etc).
  • Project management skills, being a protagonist in the projects you are developing, from beginning to end.
  • Interest in arts and crafts, and children's products and activities.
  • Creative self-starter who is comfortable with both taking initiative and working in collaboration. Willing to get out of your comfort zone and gaining new experiences.
  • A highly-organized person, who is not afraid of hands-on projects, and can produce quick designs, execute a vision with creativity and style, and take feedback constructively.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field


Why choose SandBox

Engage. Entertain. Educate. Sandbox Group is set to redefine learning through its portfolio of award-winning digital & physical products and services for kids, parents, and teachers. The business is focused on bringing families and educators the best experiences in a safe and fun environment, and hopes to create a world where everyone is empowered to learn!

The team at Sandbox understands the time, discipline, and expertise needed to develop brilliant learning experiences. Over the next few years, their aim is to reach more kids, parents, and teachers across the world. They intend to build and diversify their current offering by bringing additional products and services into the Sandbox family, covering the core audiences; Pre-K, K-8 Kids, Parents, and Teachers.

At our company, we firmly believe that diversity is the key to success. We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive atmosphere and actively seeking team members from a wide range of professional and cultural backgrounds. If you're eager to take on your next significant career opportunity, we eagerly await your application.

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