Lead projects and build a team of highly creative and innovative paper engineers as part of Lovepop’s Vietnam Design team, allowing Lovepop to create and design amazing new products and concepts that exceeds expectation every time. The Product Engineering Design Manager will help to build, grow, and manage Lovepop’s Vietnam Design team to create magically awesome designs that meet real customer needs ahead of schedule and above the Awesome BarTM.
Manage and build a highly creative team of paper engineers. Implement internal hiring plans and hire additional talent to grow the current team and help develop new engineering capabilities within the design team.
Resource plan and manage all 3D product engineering projects going through the Vietnam Design team and hit or exceed all timelines.
Work closely with our production team to ensure all product launches are on time and are the most cost effective design solutions.
Build, implement, and manage multiple processes and projects- including planning and scoping around various product development initiatives, collaborating with external resources (design partners, freelancers, vendors), present to other stakeholders for insights, and tracking engineering deliverables from Vietnam design team/
Contribute to building a culture of excitement and accountability within the Vietnam Design team.
Willing to work flexible hours to stay aligned with our US team.
Constant improvement of our product engineering processes and how we interface between US and Vietnam design teams and with external partners.
Experience leading a creative team with process and project management experience.
Experience in physical product development from concept through production.
Knowledge of 3D rendering and/or paper products a plus.
Fluency in English and Vietnamese.
Creativity, Problem Solving, Planning, Process Management, Motivating Others, Negotiating
Portfolio with examples of product development and creative process