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Industrial Designer

Date: Jun 3, 2021

Location: kansas city, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark

Posting End Date: 05/13/2021
Number of Openings: 1






Come join us. You’ll add value to one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and be part of our company with a life-affirming purpose to inspire meaningful connections. Our products, content and experiences aim to enrich all lives by making a genuine difference in every life, every day, and our business is focused on bringing the value and relevance of Diversity and Inclusion to every brand, product and person we touch.  Our overarching enterprise D&I Framework and plans demonstrate our belief and value in having a diverse and inclusive workforceHallmark’s D&I efforts will continue to represent ongoing progress and reinforce our commitment, as will our intentional focus on bringing more diverse talent into our business and onto our teams. Hallmark has been recognized as one of Forbes and Statista 2020 Best employers for Diversity, Women and New Graduates.


The Visual Merchandising Supply Chain team works to ensure our retailers and customers have compelling display solutions that brings Hallmark's products to life in a wide range of retail environments.  Our team is a highly talented and results oriented group who is focused on delivering outstanding results to our customers.  We are an inclusive and highly collaborative team that enjoys the fast paced and ever changing environment we work within.  


As an Industrial Designer, you will design, engineer, and update Hallmark's structural merchandising displays.   You will be challenged  to to find cost-effective ways to bring our products to life across a wide range of retail locations.  You will work within a highly talented team and collaborate to ensure the best possible solutions are developed on time and on budget.   You will work closely with the Visual Merchandising team, fixture plants, DIM, OMS, and GMS to ensure success upon roll out.  The incumbent will develop solutions that leverage a wide array of manufacturing techniques comprised of many different materials that will be installed in a very diverse group of retailers.   


To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT. Individual file size attachment limit is 10 MB.


You must also attach a Portfolio to be considered. Your portfolio for Hallmark should show 5-10 digital images of your work. Accepted file types are PDF, JPG, or JPEG. Individual file size limit is 10 MB. Attachments together should total no more than 20MB in total file size. In addition, you may include a link to your online portfolio as a supplement to the images you upload.


Basic Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes (example: injection mold, vacuum forming, metal stamping, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of the various materials used withing the display industry such as wire, metal, wood, plastic, and corrugate.
  • Prior role requiring project management, analytic, collaboration and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Prior role experience requiring ability to visualize 3D elements from 2D drawings
  • Basic understanding of structural engineering and/or construction principles


Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor degree or 4 years of professional work experience
Three or more years of experience in developing retail displays
Project Management certification
Formal LEAN training
POP industry or display manufacturing experience


In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and checks.



At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That’s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.

Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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