How to Work at LEGO

How to Work at LEGO

If you grew up playing with LEGO bricks or building LEGO models, you’ve probably dreamed about working for the company itself. With locations worldwide and constant job openings, LEGO provides ample opportunities to work there, no matter who or where you are. We’ve answered some of your questions about working at LEGO so you can choose the right career for yourself that plays to your strengths and experience.

Question 1 of 7:
What qualifications do you need for a job at LEGO?

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Most roles require a Bachelor’s Degree. The specific degree you need depends on the job you’re applying for, though. Some positions may require a Master’s Degree, but they’re few and far between. [1] X Research source For example, an accounting job at LEGO would require an accounting degree, a legal services job would require a law degree, and a marketing job would require a marketing degree.
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Some jobs may require a few years of experience, too. This depends on the specific job that you’re looking for. Most jobs require 1 to 2 years of experience either in the industry or in the career itself. [2] X Research source There are some jobs, like internships or entry-level positions, that you can get straight out of college.
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For retail jobs, all you need is a high school diploma or your GED. You could be a cashier, a customer service representative, or a store manager. There are tons of LEGO stores all over the globe, so there are plenty of locations to choose from. [3] X Research source You can work full-time or part-time depending on your schedule.
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Question 2 of 7:
Are there internships at LEGO?

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Yes, if you’re a college student. LEGO doesn’t offer a ton of internships, but they do have some available. You can check the careers page to find internships in your area. [4] X Research source To search for internships, visit https://www.lego.com/en-us/aboutus/careers/search?category=42.
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Question 3 of 7:
How do you apply for a job at LEGO?

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Visit their career page to see which jobs are available. You can search by country, keyword, or department to find the job you’d like. If there aren’t any in your area now, keep checking back periodically to check for job openings. [5] X Research source To search for current job openings, visit https://www.lego.com/en-us/aboutus/careers.
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Question 4 of 7:
How do you become a Master Builder for LEGO?

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Get a Bachelor’s Degree in the STEM field. That’s science, technology, engineering, or math. With a degree like this, you’ll get enough experience to understand how LEGOs work and what you can do with them. [6] X Research source Architecture, modeling, carpentry, and even theater design are also good degrees.
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Play with LEGOs as much as possible. You won’t get much on-the-job training for this position! In your spare time, try to build as many LEGO sets as you can. Once you’ve mastered a few, work on making new LEGO models out of ones that already exist. [7] X Research source One of the common tests for a Model Designer is building a head out of LEGO bricks in under 4 hours.
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Apply for a Model Designer job. Model Designers spend all day reworking and remastering LEGO sets to find and create new models. As you work your way up in the Model Designer position, you can get to the title of Master Builder after you’ve had a few years of experience. [8] X Research source You can search for open Model Designer jobs by visiting https://www.lego.com/en-us/aboutus/careers/search?category=17.
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Question 5 of 7:
Is LEGO a good company to work for?

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Yes, and there are usually a lot of opportunities for growth. Most people who have worked for LEGO don’t have many bad things to say about it, and they enjoy working for a company who values their employees. [9] X Research source You can start out working an entry-level position and move up the ranks as you gain experience.
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You’ll get to participate in a Play Day to just have fun. Every year, LEGO hosts a day for its employees to come together and build models, hang out, and throw a party. If this sounds like the kind of thing you’d like to do, LEGO might just be the career path for you. [10] X Research source The Play Days vary from location to location, so each one might be slightly different.
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Question 6 of 7:
How much do you make working at LEGO?

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It depends on what position you're in! Someone working in HR or accounting at LEGO might make around $40,000 per year, while higher-level positions can make closer to $100,000 per year and more. [11] X Research source LEGO has locations in the USA, Canada, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Mexico, Poland, and a few other countries.
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Question 7 of 7:
Do LEGO employees get a discount?

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Yes, usually 30-50% off. LEGO also sometimes gives their employees a higher discount during the holidays. This may depend on your particular job title and the country you work in, though. [12] X Research source You can use your discount to buy gifts for your family and friends, or you can keep it all for yourself!
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Question 1 of 7:
What qualifications do you need for a job at LEGO?

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Most roles require a Bachelor’s Degree. The specific degree you need depends on the job you’re applying for, though. Some positions may require a Master’s Degree, but they’re few and far between. [1] X Research source For example, an accounting job at LEGO would require an accounting degree, a legal services job would require a law degree, and a marketing job would require a marketing degree.
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Some jobs may require a few years of experience, too. This depends on the specific job that you’re looking for. Most jobs require 1 to 2 years of experience either in the industry or in the career itself. [2] X Research source There are some jobs, like internships or entry-level positions, that you can get straight out of college.
3
For retail jobs, all you need is a high school diploma or your GED. You could be a cashier, a customer service representative, or a store manager. There are tons of LEGO stores all over the globe, so there are plenty of locations to choose from. [3] X Research source You can work full-time or part-time depending on your schedule.
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Question 2 of 7:
Are there internships at LEGO?

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Yes, if you’re a college student. LEGO doesn’t offer a ton of internships, but they do have some available. You can check the careers page to find internships in your area. [4] X Research source To search for internships, visit https://www.lego.com/en-us/aboutus/careers/search?category=42.
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Question 3 of 7:
How do you apply for a job at LEGO?

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Visit their career page to see which jobs are available. You can search by country, keyword, or department to find the job you’d like. If there aren’t any in your area now, keep checking back periodically to check for job openings. [5] X Research source To search for current job openings, visit https://www.lego.com/en-us/aboutus/careers.
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Question 4 of 7:
How do you become a Master Builder for LEGO?

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Get a Bachelor’s Degree in the STEM field. That’s science, technology, engineering, or math. With a degree like this, you’ll get enough experience to understand how LEGOs work and what you can do with them. [6] X Research source Architecture, modeling, carpentry, and even theater design are also good degrees.
2
Play with LEGOs as much as possible. You won’t get much on-the-job training for this position! In your spare time, try to build as many LEGO sets as you can. Once you’ve mastered a few, work on making new LEGO models out of ones that already exist. [7] X Research source One of the common tests for a Model Designer is building a head out of LEGO bricks in under 4 hours.
3
Apply for a Model Designer job. Model Designers spend all day reworking and remastering LEGO sets to find and create new models. As you work your way up in the Model Designer position, you can get to the title of Master Builder after you’ve had a few years of experience. [8] X Research source You can search for open Model Designer jobs by visiting https://www.lego.com/en-us/aboutus/careers/search?category=17.
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Question 5 of 7:
Is LEGO a good company to work for?

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Yes, and there are usually a lot of opportunities for growth. Most people who have worked for LEGO don’t have many bad things to say about it, and they enjoy working for a company who values their employees. [9] X Research source You can start out working an entry-level position and move up the ranks as you gain experience.
2
You’ll get to participate in a Play Day to just have fun. Every year, LEGO hosts a day for its employees to come together and build models, hang out, and throw a party. If this sounds like the kind of thing you’d like to do, LEGO might just be the career path for you. [10] X Research source The Play Days vary from location to location, so each one might be slightly different.
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Question 6 of 7:
How much do you make working at LEGO?

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It depends on what position you're in! Someone working in HR or accounting at LEGO might make around $40,000 per year, while higher-level positions can make closer to $100,000 per year and more. [11] X Research source LEGO has locations in the USA, Canada, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Mexico, Poland, and a few other countries.
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Question 7 of 7:
Do LEGO employees get a discount?

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Yes, usually 30-50% off. LEGO also sometimes gives their employees a higher discount during the holidays. This may depend on your particular job title and the country you work in, though. [12] X Research source You can use your discount to buy gifts for your family and friends, or you can keep it all for yourself!
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