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Product Development Manager

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Manage product development and product approval process for licensed product categories in soft goods, with an emphasis on bedding and home categories. Ensure product design and executions are in keeping with the ethos of the brand and on target with corporate initiatives. Help guide design direction based on brand knowledge, market trends and target customer. Should be highly creative, organized, strategic, and forward thinking.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Review multiple stages of design submissions and provide comments/approval
- Ensure all stages of development are completed and comments/revisions are incorporated into final approved production
- Manage licensee product plans to ensure delivery dates are met and changes are documented
- Alert business manager of issues that potentially impact sales
- Identify design trends that can be shared and maximized across different product categories and markets
- Study competitive brands and product innovations and educate internal team and licensees

REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelor's degree in licensed product merchandising, production or development
- Minimum of 5 years of product development or merchandising experience required
- Experience in character licensing is extremely helpful
- Understanding of product development processes, tooling, printing techniques and limitations
- Computer savvy
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team

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