WHAT'S NEW

 

 
 
2015
Jan 24 - Back again.
2014
No updates.
2013
No updates.
2012
Nov 9 - Added 9 jobs to the new Jobs area.
Mar 3 - Added a bunch of jobs to the new Jobs area.
Feb 18 - Moved Jobs to new Jobs area.
Feb 18 - Moved News and Events to Links area.
Feb 18 - Shut down the message board.
Dec 16 - Added 10 jobs to the message board. Happy Holidays!
May 28 - Happy Memorial Day. Added a few jobs to the jobs section on the message board.
Feb 19 - Updating the Toy Links section.
Feb 14 - Happy Valentine's Day! At NY Toy Fair.
Jan 1 - Happy 2012!
2011
Jan 1 - Happy 2011!
2010
Dec 18 - Happy Holidays!
May 22 -Added Portfolio and Services.
Jan 1 - Happy 2010!
2009
Dec 31 - Happy New Year!
Oct 31 - Happy Halloween! Updated the Events section on the message board.
Sep 26 - Added 6 jobs to the message board.
Sep 12 - Added 6 jobs to the message board.
May 30 - Added 12 jobs to the message board. Is the economy starting to pick back up?
Apr 10 - Happy Easter! Added a few jobs to the message board.
Mar 15 - Ides of March. Added a couple jobs to the message board. Slim pickin's these days.
2008
Dec 20 - Happy Holidays!
Nov 27 - Happy Thanksgiving! Check out the cool Amazon Holiday Toy List
Jul 12 - Added 8 jobs to the message board.
Jul 4 - Happy Independence Day!
May 26 - Happy Memorial Day!
March 29 - Added 6 new jobs to the message board.
January 26 - Added 7 new jobs to the message board.
January 13 - Added 7 new jobs to the message board.
January 12 - Updated the Message Board software to the latest release.
January 1 - Happy New Year! 
2007
December 22 - Happy Holidays!  Updated links, history, and added a few jobs.
July 14 - Added a few jobs to the message board.
June 9 - Added 7 jobs to the message board.
May 27 - Added a few jobs to the message board.
April 21 - Added 7 jobs to the message board
April 15 - Added 7 jobs to the message board.
 March 31 - Added 8 jobs to the message board. Happy Spring!
January 1 - Happy New Year!
2006
December 23 - Happy Holidays! Added a few new jobs to the message board.
November 4 - Added a few new jobs to the message board.
October 7 - Added 10 new jobs to the message board.
September 30 - Added 12 new jobs to the message board.
August 26 - Added 9 new jobs to the message board.
August 19 - Added 7 new jobs to the message board.
August 6 - Added 6 new jobs to the message board.
July 30 - Added a few new jobs to the message board.
July 14 - Added 9 new jobs to the message board.
June 24 - Added 10 new jobs to the message board.
June 17 - Added few new jobs to the message board.
June 3 - Added 6 new jobs to the message board.
May 27 - Added 7 new jobs to the message board. Happy Memorial Day!
May 20 - Added 5 new jobs to the message board. Check out the new Timeline of Toy Companies (work in progress).
May 14 - Added 6 new jobs to the message board. Happy Mother's Day!
May 7 - Added 13 new jobs to the message board.
April 29 - Added 8 new jobs to the message board.
April 22 - Added 8 new jobs to the message board.
April 15 - Added 17 new jobs to the message board.
Mar. 11 - Added 9 new jobs to the message board.
Mar. 4 - Added a few new jobs to the message board.
Jan. 29 - Added a few new jobs to the message board.
Jan. 1 - Added a few new jobs to the message board. Happy New Year!
2005
Dec. 1 - Added 11 new jobs to the message board.
Oct 26 - Added 10 new jobs to the message board. Happy Halloween!
Sep 11 - Added 11 new jobs to the message board.
Aug 27 - Added 12 new jobs to the message board.
Aug 14 - Added 17 new jobs to the message board.
Jul 16 - Added 6 new jobs to the message board.
Jul 2 - Happy Independence Day! Added new jobs to the message board.
Jun 4 - Added new jobs to the message board.
May 15 - Updated the jobs section in the messge board with 13 new jobs.
April 17 - Updated the jobs section in the messge board with 6 new jobs.
March 13 - Updated the jobs section in the messge board with 15 new jobs!
February 26 - Updated the jobs section in the messge board. TOTY Award winners announced.
February 13 - Happy Valentine's Day! Updated the jobs section in the messge board.
January 30 - Updated the jobs section in the messge board.
January 3 - Added new links section where manufacturers can now be viewed by state.
2004
December 31 - Happy New Year!
December 23 - Happy Holidays! Updated the jobs section in the message board. Wishing all of you a Happy New Year!
December 3 - Don't forget to watch the Ultimate Toy Awards December 4th on NBC from 1pm to 2pm.
November 25 - Happy Thanksgiving!
November 13 - Updated the jobs section in the message board.
October 31 - Happy Halloween! Make sure you vote for the Ultimate Toy Awards! Updated the jobs section in the message board.
September 12 - Updated the jobs section in the message board.
September 6 - Happy Labor Day! Updated the jobs section in the message board.
August 21 - Updated the jobs section in the message board.
July 2 - Happy Independence Day! Updated the jobs section in the message board.
June 20 - Happy Father's Day! Updated the jobs section in the message board.
May 23 - Updated the jobs section in the message board.
May 16 - Updated the jobs section in the message board.
April 25 - Updated the jobs section in the message board.
March 28 - Spring Fever. Updated the jobs section in the message board. Happy job hunting. :)
February 22 - Updated the jobs section in the message board.
February 7 - Updated the jobs section in the message board. Please note that "job seekers" posts will be deleted after a period of 1 year to keep the site up to date.
2003
December 24 - Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Updated the jobs section in the message board.
November 23 - Happy Thanksgiving! Cleaned off expired jobs in the message board and added some new jobs.
October 27 - Happy Halloween! Jobs, Jobs, and moe jobs added to the message board!
October 19 - Happy Autumn! Hope to be back to speed with updates shortly.
July 20 - Added a few jobs to the message board. Hope everyone is enjoying their summer!
July 5 - Just Added... Book List in the Toy Links Section. Purchase these great books through ToyArts and get them at the lowest Amazon.com prices.
July 4 - Happy Independence Day! Added a bunch o' jobs to the message board. Happy to be back East!
June 1 - June already?! Added a few jobs to the message board. Start my new job at Fisher-Price Friends soon.
May 26 - Happy Memorial Day. 1 week left at Action.
May 11 - Happy Mother's Day to all the toy industry mothers out there.
April 18 - Happy Easter and Passover. Not much new here. Enjoy.
March 17 - Added more links to the links pages. Seems like the job market is picking up slightly after Toy Fair.
February 17 - Toy of the Year (T.O.T.Y.) Awards. Click here for the results.
January 19 - Added more links and jobs.
January 11 - Added more links in the Links section. (Especially new designers).
January 4 - Happy New Year!
2002
December 16 - Happy Holidays. I deleted the expired jobs in the message board. Have a Happy New Year!
November 23 - Happy early Thanksgiving.
October 15 - It seems as if the job market is picking up a little bit lately, as I have added quite a few jobs to the message board in the recent weeks. (or maybe it's the toyfair crunch?)
September 21 - Created a new forum for other toy industry jobs that are non-design related. Click here to check out the postings.
September 16 - Click here to submit your nominations for the 2002 T.O.T.Y. (Toy Of The Year) Awards at the Toy Industry Association's website.
September 9 - What is your favorite 3D CAD software? To enter your choice, you must first log-in to the message board. To see results, click here.
August 31 - Cleaned off some dead job links. Added a few new jobs to the message board.
August 16 - Added a few 'other toy links'. Not too many new jobs to post and not too much exciting news.
July 31 - Well, it's almost August already! Business as usual. Added a few jobs here and there to the message board.
July 13 - In the process of updating the message board to the latest release. You may notice some differences in the look and feel of the board, but there will be no downtime.
July 9 - Cleared a bunch of dead job links off the message board. Right now, there are about 50 job postings, so check them out!
July 4 - Message board members... please take a moment to answer 1 poll question by clicking here. You must login to answer the poll. Your feedback is very much appreciated and can help make Toy Arts a better place! If you are not a member, you can sign up for free.
July 2 - Added some jobs and news in the last few days to the message board. Have a happy, safe 4th of July!
June 13 - Attempted to partially alphabetize the manufacturers links.
June 11 - Added a couple jobs to the message board.
June 1 - June already!? Added a few jobs throughout the week.
May 20 - toyarts.net is now the mirror site for toyarts.com. If for some reason toyarts.com is down, you can go there.
May 12 - Happy Mother's Day! Server speeds are back to normal. Added some new jobs in the message board.
May 9 - The message board is back online. Things are running slow, but the problem is being worked on.
May 6 - WOW, My sincere apologies regarding ALL the downtime. My "old" host had a serious problem. So I'm back on a brand spankin' new host. Forum will be back up soon!
May 2 - toydesign.net now forwards to toyarts.com
Apr. 25 - Added some new jobs to the message board and a few links to the toy links section.
Apr. 20 - Added some new jobs to the message board.
Apr. 11 - Added some quotes related to toys and some new jobs to the message board.
Mar. 26 - Added 5 new jobs to the message board.
Mar. 12 - Listed a couple new jobs in the message board.
Mar. 05 - Upgraded the Message Board to a newer, more robust version. The forum location has moved to www.toyarts.com/forum
Feb. 25 - Added more links to the manufacturer's database. More to come later this week.
Feb. 24 - The new servers have resolved and there should be no downtime.
Feb. 23 - Important Note: You may experience a few hours of downtime in the next day or two while the DNS propagates to the new servers.
Feb. 17 - Now over 300 toy manufacturer links on the manufacturer's link page! New color-coded categories in the links pages make surfing easier.
Feb. 15 - Added some news stories to the message board.
Feb. 4 - Now over 250 toy manufacturer links on the manufacturer's link page! Added a job to the message board.
Jan. 20 - Added a few more jobs to the message board.
Jan. 16 - Added a few more jobs to the message board.
Jan. 6 - Happy New Year! Job's are kind of slow now because of the holidays, but will post new ones as they come in.
2001
Dec. 22 - Happy Holidays! Will update once more by the end of the year.
Dec. 16 - Added lots more manufacturer links.
Dec. 6 - Added 1 job to the message board.
Dec. 2 - Added 2 jobs to the message board.
Nov. 30 - Added the Design Talk forum to the message board.
Nov. 27 - Added 1 job to the message board. Added more links to the toy links section.
Nov. 25 - Added lots more links to the toy manufacturers section.
Nov. 24 - Removed dead (outdated) job links in the message board.
Nov. 22 - Happy Thanksgiving! Added more links to other toy links section.
Nov. 20 - Added 3 jobs in the message board.
Nov. 18 - Added 1 job in the message board.
Nov. 11 - Added 2 jobs in the message board. Added Jakks Pacific to Monster.com toy company job links topic in the message board.
Nov. 10 - Added "What's New" section.

 

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