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Junior Product Developer – Arts & Crafts

Here at Daler-Rowney, our vision is to inspire everyone to be creative and we are always looking for creative people to join the team.

Art is everything that we do and our mission, since 1783, is to create sustainable, qualitative, durable art materials. We design and manufacture art products, which are not only fit for purpose but exceed the expectations of the artists' community.

We manufacture products aimed at all levels of expertise including students, hobbyists, and professional artists - making art accessible to everyone.


You are confident in a product development role with a creative flare; working on a variety of projects, new product development and ideas, maintenance and update of existing lines, and management of your product lifecycle. You will be a critical thinker who is dynamic and positive; your ideas and initiatives will contribute to the success of our brands, the team, the company and the F.I.L.A. Group. Excellent organisational skills, a great ability to multi-task and work to deadlines are critical to the role. A background in the retail sector of arts and crafts would be preferable. You will be an ambassador of our brands worldwide (presence in 150 countries).


As a Junior Product Developer – Arts & Crafts, the scope of this role includes, but is not limited to, the duties described below:
  • Becoming an expert in the category and understanding the retail arts and crafts market
  • Develop concepts for new product ideas.
  • Oversee product development from concept to sampling, to launch.
  • Designing packaging and promotional activities using the adobe suit.
  • Develop packaging and design in line with brand guidelines and continually assess packaging innovation and technology. 
  • Working closely with suppliers for sourcing new products.
  • Monitoring and evaluating competitor activity to identify gaps and opportunities for growth.
  • Constant analysis of the market and consumer groups to identify on-trend products within the industry and the retail market.
  • Providing input and executing agreed market strategies.
  • Understanding pricing and commercials to ensure the profitability of a product.
  • Working closely with all teams to provide training and support.
  • You are responsible for the visibility of your products offline and online.
  • Setting up products and maintaining systems.
  • Creating sales tools and brand presentations and communicating them to the market.
  • Meeting customers and delivering impactful presentations
  • Ensuring the delivery of agreed launches on time
  • Attending shows in the UK and abroad.
  • Ensure product testing, compliance and certifications meets industry requirements
  • Supporting the brand and product manager in all aspects of Product management. 

Preferable skills

  • Background in product design using the Adobe suite.
  • A strong commercial mind
  • Experience in product management
  • Previous experience working with brand licenses. 

How To Apply

To apply for the above job, please email, stating the job role in the Subject line.
When applying for this role, please advise us of your location and salary expectations.
This job is based at the Bracknell office.