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Design Manager

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10017363 Location Buenos Aires, Argentina Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Sep. 19, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:


Disney Parks, Experiences and Products brings the magic of The Walt Disney Company’s powerful brands and franchises — including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, ESPN, Twentieth Century Studios and National Geographic — into the daily lives of families and fans around the world to create magical memories that last a lifetime.

Disney Consumer Products, Games and Publishing includes the world’s leading licensing business; one of the world’s largest children’s publishing brands; one of the world’s largest licensors of games across platforms; more than 300 Disney store locations around the world; and the shop Disney e-commerce platform.

How you will contribute to our magical experience?

Our Design Manager will have the opportunity to lead the regional strategy for Hardlines (Toys, Food Health, Beauty & Pets and Stationery) and Softlines (Fashion and Home) developments within our Product Development team. We are a complex structure where 10 agencies across CSA (Central & South American countries) design and approve products for our diverse franchises, targets and markets; together with our licensees. This role also connects directly with our CSA commercial team. Our PD team inspires, trains and collaborates with these partners in order to ensure storytelling, global trends, quality & overall alignment with global PD pillars.

The Design Manager will be responsible for:

  • Hardlines and Softlines Product Development strategy for CSA.
  • Product trend forecasting and market analysis.
  • Product category training decks.
  • Product pitches for new businesses and opportunistic white spaces.
  • Regional projects – product development and approvals.

What we need from you be part of this story:

  • Possess 5-6 years of experience in in industry related positions or expertise (licensing, merchandising, toys, fashion, etc.)
  • Bachelor´s degree or equivalent: Graphic Designer.
  • Ability to work independently and think strategically while navigating through complex matrix environments. 
  • Leadership & team management.
  • Credible, proactive and trusted thought-partner who has built relationships and delivered results. 
  • Advanced English is necessary.
  • Available for a temporary position (eight months).

At Disney, we believe it takes great people to create the memorable experiences, products and services our consumers know and love. We are a team of storytellers and hire under equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability and gender identity. We foster a corporate culture of belonging and inclusiveness, which empowers our staff and company to thrive. At Disney, everyone has the opportunity to speak up and participate, grow and share ideas.

“You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” Walt Disney

About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with TWDC Argentina S.A., which is part of a business we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

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