Loungefly - Assistant Product Developer

Product Development Burbank, California


Description

The Assistant Product Developer is responsible for supporting Loungefly’s Product Development team in day-to-day tasks. This position’s primary duties include creating technical specs for small accounts or product categories.  
  
What You’ll Do  
  
  • Creates tech packs with detailed specifications for assigned development product categories. Delivers tech packs to factories and adds updates as needed based on sample feedback and licensor changes.
  • Maintains on average 15-20 tech packs per week.
  • Works closely with the PDM and Design on techniques/sizing for each spec.
  • Works closely with the PDM on learning production limitations for items they handle.
  • Reviews and comments on 3D drawings from the factory before sampling to ensure samples are as close to initial design as possible.
  • Communicates directly with factories regarding questions on the technical specs they create.
  • Checks physical samples for all items specced and provides feedback or comments to review with the Product Development Manager and Design for additional direction on next steps.
  • Provides final detailed sample comments to the factory.
  • Update tech packs as needed based on sample feedback and buyer/licensor changes.
  • Requests additional samples/panels from the factory based on sample comments.
  • Provides feedback to Sales, Licensor and factory on TOP samples.
  • Checks packaging on all TOPs to ensure it is correct and creates packaging when necessary.
  • Reviews and regularly maintains all project management tracking documents, including product data in the Product Development tracking system. Updates regularly as development progresses to ensure data accuracy.
  • Maintains and organizes samples in sample room as needed.
  • Ships out sample packages if needed.
  • Collaborate with Art, Design, PD, and Sales on new product ideas and techniques.
  • Creates linesheets and licensor submission sheets.
  • Works with Packaging Designer to provides legal and packaging info for all items.
  • Generates styles numbers and descriptions for all styles submitted.


  
What You’ll Bring  
  
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design or Product Development.
  • Two years of experience in product development or technical design.
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator. Abode Photoshop experience is a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office product suite.
  • Relevant experience with costing, bill of materials (BOM) creation, spec sheet (tech pack) creation, design translation, product and material experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Understanding of product creation and product lifecycle.
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and ability to communicate within all levels of the organization (including C-Level) as well as with external partners, vendors and licensors.
  • Strong attention to detail and organization to keep up with product changes through the development and production process.
  • Should be comfortable working independently as well as with a team.
  • Experience with product tracking tools/software or PLM is a plus.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment with cross-functional teams.
  • Can handle multiple projects at once with the same degree of priority.
  
  
Work Environment  
  
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  
  
Salary Information 
The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $32.00-39.00 hourly.​ Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and restricted stock units. 
 
 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.  

What Funko Offers
Funko offers a competitive compensation package with full benefits and a 401(K) plan with matching contributions from the company. Most importantly, we offer a creative work environment with people who love pop culture just as much as you do. Can’t wait to gush about your latest binge? Neither can we! Looking for a place where your favorite pop culture t-shirt will receive the compliments it deserves? We know how you feel!

Funko is an equal opportunity employer. We know that every superhero has a unique origin story and the diversity of these stories enrich what we do. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.