New Product Development Associate

We have an opportunity in New York, NY seeking to hire a <strong>New Product Development Associate</strong> to join an extraordinary team.

New York, NY


We are the exclusive trading card partner of MLB, MLS, UFC, We have a great entertainment portfolio that includes Star Wars, The Walking Dead, WWE, Garbage Pail<span class="text_exposed_show">&nbsp;Kids, Doctor Who, Wacky Packages, and Mars Attacks. We also have dynamic digital trading cards apps in Topps BUNT, Topps HUDDLE, Topps KICK, Star Wars Card Trader, and The Walking Dead Card Trader.</span>

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Overview: <p>Topps, the world&rsquo;s premier brand of sports, and pop culture memorabilia and trading cards. What humbly began as a family gum business in Brooklyn has evolved into a classic American sports company. Throughout its remarkable history, Topps has proudly fostered an enduring connection between fans and their heroes, not only in baseball but also in football, hockey, entertainment, and pop culture. 75 years of creating permanent memories for the truest fans in the world.<br /><br />This is great opportunity to work with a well-established company and grow a new division. The ideal candidate will be an individual who is passionate about baseball and Star Wars as well as marketing.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Operate within a dynamic team to brainstorm and create new product ideas throughout the creative life cycle &ndash; From internal approval through production.</li> <li>Identify new product opportunities, including, but not limited to: new licenses, new and original IP, new product formats and materials, refreshed/enhanced features to current products and relaunches.</li> <li>Actively contribute, participate and assist in leading idea sessions.</li> <li>Prepare internal and external concepts for review by the executive team, including the creation of conceptual visuals.</li> <li>Develop and execute specific styles and apply them across a broad range of subjects.</li> <li>Work within a team to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external teams.</li> <li>Keep abreast of styles, trends and developments in the entertainment (pop culture) and sports worlds, as well as competition in the marketplace.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>0-2 years of product development/product design.</li> <li>A Bachelor&rsquo;s degree is preferred.</li> <li>Familiar with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.), PowerPoint, Excel.</li> <li>Detail Oriented with the ability to work quickly and accurately.</li> <li>Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally.</li> </ul> <p>EOE</p>