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Jobs @ ThinkGeek

ThinkGeek is hiring! w00t! Open positions are detailed below. Don't be shy, if you've got the skills and want to work hard and have fun with a bunch of geeks and their dogs, we want to hear from you!

Current Open Positions

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    Business Insights Analyst

    The Business Insights Analyst will work with the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis to develop solutions for complex, and ambiguous business challenges. The Analyst will be integral in determining the profitability of current business processes, product development, and new initiatives. Additionally, the Analyst will develop financial models and conduct ad-hoc analysis that provide ThinkGeek leadership with the appropriate tools and resources they need to measure the performance of the company’s retail, wholesale, and product development objectives.

     

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Translate data into actionable insights for the organization.
    • Work closely with business partners to optimize processes. Ensure operational processes are aligned with financial targets. Use data and insights to collaboratively determine the next best action.
    • Prepare ad-hoc analysis based on the strategic needs of the business.
    • Perform variance analysis of actual results to budget, forecast, and last year. Make recommendations based on past performance and predicted trends.
    • Run daily, weekly, and monthly reports that measure the profitability of the business. Ensure reports are accurate, timely, and relevant based on business requirements.
    • Participate in special projects as required. 
    • Influence decision makers to make profitable decisions based on analysis and data.

    RELATED COMPETENCIES

    • Desire and aptitude to work independently, communicate effectively and concisely, demonstrate high level of personal accountability, lead collaboratively, and apply critical thinking and sound judgment when faced with unstructured situations
    • Deductive reasoning skills and a high level of intellectual curiosity and analytical ability.

    BASIC AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE)

    • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or related quantitative field or equivalent practical experience required.
    • 2-4 years in an analytical role required.
    • Knowledge of Excel required.
    • Knowledge of SQL, Hyperion, NetSuite, and Tableau preferred.
    • Experience querying databases to clean and aggregate relevant data preferred.
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    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, JOB SKILLS, ABILITIES

    • Knowledge of GAAP and common accounting terminology
    • Ability and desire to learn the business and its cost drivers in order to clearly explain the story behind the numbers, not just report the numbers.
    • Ability to work with large amounts of multi-faceted data to create insightful and meaningful information used in driving sound business decisions.
    • Ability to manage multiple initiatives at one time and successfully meet deadlines with little supervision.


    THINKGEEK PERKS

    Join a close-knit community of curious, passionate, enthusiastic people, obsessed with creating and sharing the most unique and fun product experiences with the world. ThinkGeek offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees:

    • Comprehensive benefits plans
    • Generous Paid Time Off Policy
    • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
    • Dog-friendly Office
    • ThinkGeek Employee Discount

    ABOUT THINKGEEK

    ThinkGeek, founded in 1999, is the number one destination in the galaxy for smart products and unique gifts that appeal to the geek community. We're a lean, multi-channel retailer and product-development company manufacturing over 400 exclusive items annually, spanning most consumer products categories and 40+ licenses. We're innovative marketers with a dedicated and passionate fan-base in the millions, and we're a member of the Game Stop family since 2015.

    Our mission is to create a world where everyone can embrace their inner geek and connect with one another. We are obsessed with creating and sharing unique and authentic product experiences that stimulate our fans' imaginations and fuel their geek core.

    No third party submissions, please!

    Apply for the Business Insights Analyst position

    Director of Marketing

    We are scouring the 'Verse for a Director of Marketing who will play a critical role in fostering customer loyalty and driving profitability. With a small team of direct reports, this role will be setting the strategy and cadence for promotions and email, two major drivers of performance.

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Email Marketing Channel
    • Customer Loyalty
    • Site Promotions, Merchandising, and Messaging
    • Customer Lifetime Value
    • Key Partnerships
    • Print Catalog

    BASIC AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, AND/OR EXPERIENCE

    • At least 8-10 years of customer marketing and email marketing experience
    • Retail ecommerce marketing experience required
    • Ability to manage a large email marketing program including strategy, segmentation, content, triggered messages, and reporting
    • Ability to manage a robust loyalty program (Geek Points) and drive new strategies to increase customer loyalty
    • Ecommerce expert with strong merchandising instincts and love of testing, testing, testing
    • Ability to generate and implement site strategies across teams (i.e. wrangling cats or corgis)
    • Understanding of retail promotional strategies and cadence - ability to forecast impact of promotions on sales and profitability
    • Skilled at managing messages and promotions across multiple channels
    • Keep consistent brand voice in all marketing channels
    • Strong analytics, accurate forecasting ability, lifetime value analysis, experience with a/b testing, and a drive to achieve results - experience with Omniture a plus
    • Continuously review and recommend new marketing and audience opportunities to add to the Marketing toolbox
    • Experience managing and developing talented people
    • Excellent communication, presentation, people leadership, and collaboration skills


    ThinkGeek Perks

    Join a close-knit community of curious, passionate, enthusiastic people, obsessed with creating and sharing the most unique and fun product experiences with the world. ThinkGeek offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees:

    • Comprehensive benefits plans
    • Generous Paid Time Off Policy
    • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
    • Dog-friendly Office
    • ThinkGeek Employee Discount

    About ThinkGeek

    ThinkGeek, founded in 1999, is the number one destination in the galaxy for smart products and unique gifts that appeal to the geek community. We're a lean, multi-channel retailer and product-development company manufacturing over 400 exclusive items annually, spanning most consumer products categories and 40+ licenses. We're innovative marketers with a dedicated and passionate fan-base in the millions, and we're a member of the Game Stop family since 2015.

    Our mission is to create a world where everyone can embrace their inner geek and connect with one another. We are obsessed with creating and sharing unique and authentic product experiences that stimulate our fans' imaginations and fuel their geek core.

    No third party submissions, please!

    Apply for the Director of Marketing position

    Manager, Multi-Channel Operations & Logistics

    The Manager, Multi-Channel Operations & Logistics is responsible for maintain the process, communications, and data required for efficient supply chain operations.  As new product is our life-blood, the Manger will have a direct impact on the organization's growth engine.  Through effective process and freight management, they will increase the overall financial efficiency.  To accomplish this they will need to forge strong relationships with Operations,Marketing, Merchandising, Wholesale, Geeklabs, and Technology.


    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

    • Serves as the primary communications gateway between external distribution centers and ThinkGeek and GameStop internal teams.
    • Responsible for the operational monitoring and reporting of inbound shipping operations to include but not limited to:o Effective order and freight management to ensure on-time and cost effective delivery of product
    • Creation of inbound volume and thru-put forecast so Ensures accurate and timely entry of product attributes required for warehouse operations
    • Supports ThinkGeek’s multi-channel strategy through operational management of open inventory purchase orders and drop ship operations.
    • Provides timely and accurate reporting to the Marketing, Merchandising, and Wholesale teams around product arrival and availability.
    • Supports internal & external product safety and compliance requirement programs.
    • Manages all aspects of the product pipeline from manufacturing to warehouse delivery.
    • Provides support to the outbound shipping operations team through performance monitoring of logistics centers.
    • Monitors outbound freight expense and works with merchant and operations teams to optimize.
    • Manages the inventory transfer process to support inter-warehouse replenishment, outbound wholesale operations, and inventory control.
    • Monitors, investigates, and takes direct action on inventory discrepancies.

    RELATED COMPETENCIES

    • Sets performance goals -  Collaboratively works with direct reports to set meaningful performance objectives; sets specific performance goals and identifies measures for evaluating goal achievement.
    • Leverages one’s understanding - Uses understanding of business, industry, and own organization’s performance to maximize results, limit risk, and effectively direct own department, team, or the organization.
    • Guides development - Provides guidance and positive models to help others develop; seeks suggestions for improving performance; collaboratively creates development plans that include activities targeted to specific goals; leverages environmental supports and removes development barriers; advocates for individual to higher levels of management to create development opportunities.
    • Targets opportunities - Systematically evaluates business opportunities, targeting those with the greatest potential for producing positive business results.
    • Formulates influence strategy -Devises an influence approach that favorably positions one’s own agenda while addressing the shared goals of key decision makers; prepares an influence strategy that leverages supporting factors and breaks through barriers.
    • Minimizing Complexity - Formulating workable solutions to complex challenges; logically deliberating on courses of action by examining and challenging assumptions, discerning hidden value, objectively evaluating evidence, and assessing conclusions.
    • Emotional Intelligence - Leveraging high levels of self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management, capacity to manage behavior, navigate social complexities and make personal decisions to achieve positive results.
    • Operational Excellence - Driving efficiency through process mapping/improvement, strong cross-functional collaboration and technology enhancements.
    • Building Strategic Trusting Relationships - Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one’s intentions  Technical & Professional Knowledge/Skills - Remains current with developments and trends in areas the logistics
    • area
    • Work Standards- Setting high standards of performance for self; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
    • Contributing to Team Success - Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.
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    BASIC AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE)

    • BS in Business Administration, or a related discipline OR other relevant qualifications.
    • 5+ years and proven track record of leading and developing, and managing successful operations & logistics teams and individuals.
    • 3+ years of experience in project, logistics, or operations management  Expertise with multi-channel sales and operation processes.
    • Experience with initiating and leading medium to large scale business systems projects within the consumer goods/retail industry.
    • Strong self-motivation, creativity and ability to work independently.
    • Highly skilled in third party vendor management.
    • Great sense of ownership and servicing mindset to ensure efficient and effective customer service processes.
    • Experience with warehouse/shipping administration, EDI, or order fulfillment preferred

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, JOB SKILLS, ABILITIES

    • Proficient ability to communicate effectively with others using written and spoken English including the ability to provide clear, constructive feedback to team members.
    • Expert ability to direct and manage complex logistics and operational programs including strategy, execution, and reporting.
    • Solid understanding of logistics operations including procurement (PO management), inbound/outbound operations, freight, landed cost, and inventory management.
    •  Familiarity with inventory accounting is a plus.
    • Basic understanding of small package shipping and customs management.
    • Proficient  with the use of Excel for managing large data sets and preparing reports; basic SQL is a bonus. 
    • Expert interpersonal skills including persuasion, negotiation, leadership, and collaboration.
    • Proficient collaboration skills, proven ability to form strong cross-functional relationships with varying business partners.
    • Working ability to effectively recruit, hire, coach, train, develop, retain, and redirect others as needed in order to produce a successful team.
    • Expert understanding of organizational politics and emotional intelligence, including the ability to remain calm under cross-functional pressure and to navigate emotionally-charged conversations skillfully.
    • Expert relational acumen, including the ability to conduct difficult conversations productively, to identify and leverage key relationships throughout the organization, and to put others’ interests ahead of his or her own.
    • Expert understanding of conflict management, including negotiation and consensus building.
    • Consistently demonstrates a commitment to ThinkGeek policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest, and ethical responsibilities.

    ThinkGeek Perks 

    Join a close-knit community of curious, passionate, enthusiastic people, obsessed with creating and sharing the most unique and fun product experiences with the world. ThinkGeek offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees: 

    Comprehensive benefits plans
    Generous Paid Time Off Policy
    401(k) Plan with Company Match
    Dog-friendly Office
    ThinkGeek Employee Discount

    About ThinkGeek

    ThinkGeek, founded in 1999, is the number one destination in the galaxy for smart products and unique gifts that appeal to the geek community. We're a lean, multi-channel retailer and product-development company manufacturing over 400 exclusive items annually, spanning most consumer products categories and 40+ licenses. We're innovative marketers with a dedicated and passionate fan-base in the millions, and we're a member of the Game Stop family since 2015.

    Our mission is to create a world where everyone can embrace their inner geek and connect with one another. We are obsessed with creating and sharing unique and authentic product experiences that stimulate our fans' imaginations and fuel their geek core.

    No third party submissions, please!

    Apply for the Manager, Multi-Channel Operations & Logistics position

    Manager, Sales Support

    The Manager, Sales Support is responsible for overall management of the Sales Support team.  In this capacity, the associate drives intercompany and 3rd party sales and fulfillment processes & support to meet key sales targets and support wholesale initiatives.The associate collaborates with product development, merchandising, multichannel logistics & marketing, and other internal ThinkGeek and GameStop teams to insure timely order processing and fulfillment. The associate develops and manages sales support standard operating procedures. The associate leads and coaches a team of highly motivated and skilled sales support professionals.  This position is characterized by high levels of scope,complexity, and independent decision making due to its impact on sales which drives profitability. Nearly all decisions may be made without prior supervisor authorization.

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Directs the Sales Support team which is responsible for transactional execution of the ThinkGeek multi-channel fulfillment processes for 3rd party wholesale, GameStop domestic & International, and E-commerce.
    • Develops, implements, manages, and continuously improves all sales support back office processes to include but not limited to intercompany and 3rd party product order processing, management of product information,sales reporting, and demand forecasting.
    • Develops and leads an effective and reliable sales support strategy.
    • Establishes and executes tactical requirements which support the sales support strategy
    •  Manages sales support escalations as required; works with key stakeholders across ThinkGeek, GameStop and3rd party clients to resolve cross-functional sales service disputes.
    • Owns database accuracy and maintenance for key areas associated with fulfillment, such as licensing information in the sales systems.
    • Liaise with accounting representatives to understand revenue recognition rules and system delivery triggers for revenue recognition.
    • Collaborates with Operations & Logistics and Geeklabs to insure timely and accurate order fulfillment. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships between the support team and ThinkGeek clients.
    • Partners with Account Executives in developing and maintaining accurate and compelling sales collateral.
    • Communicates professionally with ThinkGeek customers and internal customers regarding product and business issues.
    • Prospects for new customers via phone campaigns and initiate replenishment orders via phone where possible.
    • Creates and executes performance objectives, meets performance commitments and work within the guidelines of the ThinkGeek Employee Handbook.
    • Recruits, interviews and trains new team members.

    RELATED COMPETENCIES

    • Building Strategic Working Relationships – Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
    • Negotiation – Effectively explores alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.
    • Coaching – Provides timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.
    • Planning and Organizing – Establishes courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently and according to schedule.

    BASIC AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE)

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in Business Administration, or a related discipline at least two years of additional related work experience may be considered in substitution.
    • 5 or more years and proven track record of leading and developing, and managing successful sales support teams and individuals.
    • 3 or more years of experience in sales or operations management.
    • 3 or more years of CRM and ERP experience in sales or operations management.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, JOB SKILLS, ABILITIES

    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures,or governmental regulations.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages,area, circumference, and volume.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Ability to display a professional, customer-centric attitude with an ever-present sense of urgency to provide in formation and solutions for customers when needed.
    • Expert interpersonal skills including persuasion, negotiation, leadership, and collaboration.
    • Proficient collaboration skills, proven ability to form strong cross-functional relationships with varying business partners.
    • Working ability to effectively recruit, hire, coach, train, develop, retain, and redirect others as needed in order to produce a successful team.
    • Expert understanding of organizational politics and emotional intelligence, including the ability to remain calm under cross-functional pressure and to navigate emotionally-charged conversations skillfully.
    • Expert relational acumen, including the ability to conduct difficult conversations productively, to identify and leverage key relationships throughout the organization, and to put others’ interests ahead of his or her own.
    • Expert understanding of conflict management, including negotiation and consensus building.
    • Consistently demonstrates a commitment to ThinkGeek policies and procedures, including but not limited to attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest, and ethical responsibilities.


    THINKGEEK PERKS

    Join a close-knit community of curious, passionate, enthusiastic people, obsessed with creating and sharing the most unique and fun product experiences with the world. ThinkGeek offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees:

    • Comprehensive benefits plans
    • Generous Paid Time Off Policy
    • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
    • Dog-friendly Office
    • ThinkGeek Employee Discount

    ABOUT THINKGEEK

    ThinkGeek, founded in 1999, is the number one destination in the galaxy for smart products and unique gifts that appeal to the geek community. We're a lean, multi-channel retailer and product-development company manufacturing over 400 exclusive items annually, spanning most consumer products categories and 40+ licenses. We're innovative marketers with a dedicated and passionate fan-base in the millions, and we're a member of the Game Stop family since 2015.

    Our mission is to create a world where everyone can embrace their inner geek and connect with one another. We are obsessed with creating and sharing unique and authentic product experiences that stimulate our fans' imaginations and fuel their geek core.

    No third party submissions, please!

    Apply for the Manager, Sales Support position

    Product Development Manager

    ThinkGeek is looking for a Product Development Manager to help get licensed products made and into the hands of adoring fans. If you have product management experience paired with a love of Star Wars, Star Trek, Game of Thrones, Nintendo, Capcom, Blizzard, Marvel, and Pokémon, we may have the dream job you’re looking for.  You would be working within our GeekLabs department, which invents, designs, and develops custom products for sale via multiple channels, including thinkgeek.com, mass market, and GameStop / ThinkGeek brick & mortar stores. Product categories range from electronics to toys, apparel & accessories, and kitchen gadgets & appliances.  

    This is not an IT or DOD Project Manager position.  We are looking for someone with end-user consumer product development experience preferably in toys or licensed collectibles.

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

    • Managing multiple projects / production schedules simultaneously 
    • Identifying, tracking, and reporting meaningful performance/progress metrics of projects
    • Preparing project status, risk, and issue reports and tracking project metrics and trends
    • Ensuring that the delivered project remains within budget, is delivered on time, and achieves quality criteria
    • Working with internal and external resources including overseas vendors 

    BASIC AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE)

    • 3-5 years project management experience
    • Bachelor's Degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Logistics, or other relevant field Experience in the development of custom manufactured retail products an advantage 
    • Detail oriented with strong problem solving, organizational, and team working skills
    • Excellent vendor relationship management skills
    • Interest and knowledge of pop culture, geeky TV & movies, and games is a plus
    • Solid Microsoft Office Suite skills 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and concisely
    • Experience with Licensor approval systems

    ThinkGeek Perks

    Join a close-knit community of curious, passionate, enthusiastic people, obsessed with creating and sharing the most unique and fun product experiences with the world. ThinkGeek offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees:

    • Comprehensive benefits plans
    • Generous Paid Time Off Policy
    • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
    • Dog-friendly Office
    • ThinkGeek Employee Discount

    About ThinkGeek

    ThinkGeek, founded in 1999, is the number one destination in the galaxy for smart products and unique gifts that appeal to the geek community. We're a lean, multi-channel retailer and product-development company manufacturing over 400 exclusive items annually, spanning most consumer products categories and 40+ licenses. We're innovative marketers with a dedicated and passionate fan-base in the millions, and we're a member of the Game Stop family since 2015.

    Our mission is to create a world where everyone can embrace their inner geek and connect with one another. We are obsessed with creating and sharing unique and authentic product experiences that stimulate our fans' imaginations and fuel their geek core.

    No third party submissions, please!

     

    Apply for the Product Development Manager position

    Senior Customer Insights Analyst

    SUMMARY

    We are seeking a Senior Customer Insights Analyst to lead customer and site analytics in order to gain deeper insights into our customers, maximize profitability, drive customer loyalty, and optimize promotional strategies. If you get excited about big data and catch yourself thinking about testing hypotheses in the shower, you might belong on our team.

    • E-commerce Site and Business Analytics
    • Adobe Analytics Suite (Omniture/Site Catalyst)
    • Adobe Test and Target
    • Adobe Search and Promote
    • Customer Database Segmentation
    • LTV Analysis
    • Loyalty Program (Geek Points) Analysis

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Extract, analyze, manipulate, and synthesize data from a variety of sources to measure and report on online behavior
    • Implement site testing strategy related to site design, functionality enhancements, and the impact of promotions across channels
    • Analyze the impact of email marketing strategies and make actionable recommendations for improvements to segmentation, cadence, and promotional plans
    • Collaborate with site merchandising to understand the impact of product placements, browse methods, and internal search optimization techniques on conversion and sales
    • Manage the implementation and on-going support of the Adobe Suite of Products: Analytics, Test & Target, Search & Promote
    • Own the analysis of lifetime value and performance tracking by customer cohort
    • Develop and distribute daily/weekly/monthly and ad hoc reports and collaborate across departments to fulfill ongoing reporting needs
    • Maintain pulse on latest trends in web measurement strategies and tactics

    BASIC AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, AND/OR EXPERIENCE

    • BS degree in statistics, mathematics, business, marketing, computer technology or related field
    • Required:  5 years+ professional experience in an analytically-based role in an Internet environment, preferably with e-commerce experience
    • Thorough understanding of website metrics, data analysis, behavioral analysis, and reporting tools
    • Strong understanding of statistics
    • Understanding of customer profiling and segmentation
    • Must have knowledge of SQL
    • Javascript, HTML, statistical analysis software (e.g. SAS) a plus
    • Deep knowledge of Omniture and experience working with IT to implement and/or update such systems and related tagging
    • Experience working with multivariate testing tools such as Adobe Test & Target
    • Proven track record of delivering complete, accurate, and detailed analysis
    • Exceptional problem solving, business analysis, and quantitative skills
    • Ability to combine strategic and analytical skills with creative and visual skills
    • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills

    ThinkGeek Perks 

    Join a close-knit community of curious, passionate, enthusiastic people, obsessed with creating and sharing the most unique and fun product experiences with the world. ThinkGeek offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees: 

    Comprehensive benefits plans
    Generous Paid Time Off Policy
    401(k) Plan with Company Match
    Dog-friendly Office
    ThinkGeek Employee Discount

    About ThinkGeek

    ThinkGeek, founded in 1999, is the number one destination in the galaxy for smart products and unique gifts that appeal to the geek community. We're a lean, multi-channel retailer and product-development company manufacturing over 400 exclusive items annually, spanning most consumer products categories and 40+ licenses. We're innovative marketers with a dedicated and passionate fan-base in the millions, and we're a member of the Game Stop family since 2015.

    Our mission is to create a world where everyone can embrace their inner geek and connect with one another. We are obsessed with creating and sharing unique and authentic product experiences that stimulate our fans' imaginations and fuel their geek core.

    No third party submissions, please!

    Apply for the Senior Customer Insights Analyst position

    Senior Packaging Engineer

    Reporting to the Design Director, the Senior Packaging Designer will be responsible for the design and execution of outer and inner packaging structures for our lines of licensed and proprietary products.  Associate may interact with his or her supervisor several times a week, perhaps daily, to receive guidance and feedback. Some non-routine activities may require a supervisor’s advance approval.

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

    • Collaborate with multiple cross-functional teams, including graphic designers, product engineers, and marketing, etc., throughout the development process
    • Create simple and complex dielines and associated specifications using 2D and 3D CAD programs (preferably ArtiosCAD and Solidworks) 
    • Recommend innovative and cost-effective packaging solutions to ensure alignment with brand vision and price goals
    • Collaborate with the cross-functional teams to develop packaging from concept to final prototype
    • Design inner and outer package structures (dielines) for individual items in assigned brands
    • Handle revisions, release specification packages, and troubleshoot production issues as needed
    • Assemble package prototypes for presentation purposes
    • Manage relationships in ways acceptable to others and to the organization
    • Model the high level of customer service expected of all GME associates including responding to voice mails and emails within organizationally defined timeframes, completing projects as committed, responding to others’ feedback appropriately, and making optimal use of organizationally limited resources by offering assistance to other functional teams when appropriate
    • Consistent with the general nature of this role, work collaboratively with others throughout GameStop to achieve or exceed department objectives
    • Support other departments within ThinkGeek to achieve overall business objectives

     

    RELATED COMPETENCIES

    • Collaboration - Works effectively and cooperatively with others; establishes and maintains good working relationships
    • Making Decisions and Solving Problems - Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems
    • Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions
    • Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skill – Having achieved a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; keeps up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise

    BASIC AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE)

    • Accredited Bachelor’s degree required; BS/BA  in Package Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related field of study preferred
    • 5-7 years of experience designing structural packaging for consumer products 
    • Experience working with licensed brands and style-guides

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, JOB SKILLS, ABILITIES

    • Expert knowledge of packaging materials and applications
    • Expert knowledge of costing as it relates to packaging design
    • Working knowledge of Adobe illustrator and Adobe Photoshop
    • Proficient ability to manage overseas manufacturing resources 
    • Proficient ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others; conducts working relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization
    • Proficient ability to problem solve independently 
    • Proficient knowledge of geek pop culture
    • Proficient working knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Self-starter with high attention to detail, and strong organization skills
    • Proficient knowledge of business computer systems and applications — CAD applications, 2D & 3D; ArtiosCAD and Solidworks knowledge preferred
    • Ability to work under demanding time constraints and production goals
    • Proficient project planning skills, including the ability to organize, prioritize and control job responsibilities in order to meet deadlines in an environment with overlapping and potentially conflicting priorities
    • Proficient ability to hand-sketch packaging concepts as necessary
    • Proficient ability to communicate effectively with others using spoken and written English
    • Possess the learning capacity to receive and apply cross-functional training; willingness to assist other functions and work groups as needed so the department achieves or exceeds its overall business objectives
    • Ability to comprehend and adhere to all ThinkGeek policies and procedures including, but not limited to, those related to attendance and scheduling requirements, honesty and integrity, confidentiality, safety, and conflict of interest  


    ThinkGeek Perks

    Join a close-knit community of curious, passionate, enthusiastic people, obsessed with creating and sharing the most unique and fun product experiences with the world. ThinkGeek offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees:

    • Comprehensive benefits plans
    • Generous Paid Time Off Policy
    • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
    • Dog-friendly Office
    • ThinkGeek Employee Discount

    About ThinkGeek

    ThinkGeek, founded in 1999, is the number one destination in the galaxy for smart products and unique gifts that appeal to the geek community. We're a lean, multi-channel retailer and product-development company manufacturing over 400 exclusive items annually, spanning most consumer products categories and 40+ licenses. We're innovative marketers with a dedicated and passionate fan-base in the millions, and we're a member of the Game Stop family since 2015.

    Our mission is to create a world where everyone can embrace their inner geek and connect with one another. We are obsessed with creating and sharing unique and authentic product experiences that stimulate our fans' imaginations and fuel their geek core.

    No third party submissions, please!

    Apply for the Senior Packaging Engineer position