The Walt Disney Company Creative Manager, Product & Licensing in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

For over 90 years, The Walt Disney Company has been the preeminent name in the field of family entertainment. Powered by the biggest brands in storytelling: Disney, Pixar, Marvel, ABC, ESPN and Lucasfilm, the Disney name symbolizes creativity, innovation, trust, decency, optimism and quality.

Walt Disney Southeast Asia was integrated in 2012 and have undergone rapid growth across multiple territories. We have more than 300 permanent Disney employees in Southeast Asia that are focused on creating happiness for you and your families through magical moments and lifelong memories.

As Vietnam is a high priority market for the region poised for long term sustainable growth and expansion, we are looking for talented, collaborative and passionate people who have the vision to plan and drive results and success. You will be working in an engaging and dynamic environment, and be part of a team which will make Disney a leading lifestyle brand in Vietnam.

Responsibilities :

  • Act as custodian on the quality of Disney merchandise and play an integral role in the creation of innovative designs, leading product development with licensees in Vietnam

  • Responsible for defining and implementing the creative strategy across all product categories of Disney, appropriate to consumer and retail

  • Inspiring licensees to create compelling relevant product

  • Nurture, inspire and train licensee design teams to create compelling product through fostering a collaborative and positive environment

  • Develop and share knowledge through continual research of consumer and market trends to ensure that product development is in line with relevant global and local trends and appropriate to the positioning of each franchise and channel of distribution

  • Support the category team by developing creative proposals and pitch materials to generate new business opportunities with potential partners as well as improve the quality and relevance of existing licensee products

  • Support the retail team for in store and promotional branding

Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Fashion Design or a related Field with proven product design and development /packaging experience

  • Proficient in Mac Computer skills / knowledge including illustrator, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Keynote and other design software

  • Native level of Vietnamese and comfortable to communicate in English

  • Strong team player; possessing team synergy skills with a high level of enthusiasm in collaborating in cross functional teams

  • Equipped with excellent project management, eye for detail, committed to excellence and proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Understanding of current marketing trends and up to date with latest category, product ,branding trend

At Disney, having a diverse workforce is critical to our business. We welcome a variety of opinions, ideas and perspectives to ensure we continue to top our own performance and represent our global marketplace. When our people reflect the communities we serve, it enhances the way we connect to our guests, audiences and consumers. Together, we work toward an inclusive environment that fosters creativity, innovation and camaraderie across all of our companies.

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Job ID: 560621BR

Location: Ho Chi Minh City,Vietnam

Job Posting Company: Walt Disney International