Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Creative Fragrance Manager eager to re-enter the workforce.  Talented with a proven record of wins in candle fragrance development as a concentration, but also involved across many categories. Organized with excellent project manager skills to communicate effectively and excel under tight timelines.  Strong interpersonal skills and a positive outlook.
Work History
09/2003 to 06/2006
Creative Fragrance Manager Givaudan Ltd Jakarta Selatan, ID,
  • Developed winning fragrances for candles and participated in fragrance development across all categories.
  • Managed the development and selection of fragrances to win client briefs.
  • Interpreted the briefs and set the general fragrance direction for Perfumers.
  • Organized evaluation sessions, evaluate and critique perfume submissions; provide feedback to sales and Perfumers.
  • Partnered successfully with sales, marketing and technology on specific needs of briefs.
  • Able to manage projects in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines.

2002 to 01/2003
Fragrance Development Coordinator Givaudan Ltd Lincoln Park, NJ,
  • Managed fragrance development for Aromatherapy Hair Care Line.
  • Coordinated and evaluated the fragrance character and strength for all ancillary submissions for Aromatherapy Line.
  • Evaluated first production submissions for fragrance approval.
  • Communicated fragrance redirection to fragrance houses.
  • Coordinated the transfer of bases and fragrance oils to vendors.
  • Provided constant effective communication with product development, Research and Development and Packaging personnel to discuss issues relating to fragrance, product stability and timing of products.

09/1999 to 11/2001
R & D Coordinator Cryolife, Inc. , ,
  • Coordinated safety testing of new products with testing clinics.
  • Oversaw the development of products from lab standard to final production.
  • Evaluated first production submissions from vendors.
  • Generated product approval forms, product redirects and base and oil transfers.
  • Assisted analytical fragrance laboratory by coordinating and receiving all first production working standards of oils.
  • Provided daily interaction and on-site visits with vendors to discuss issues concerning color direction, fragrance, stability and timing of projects.
07/1998 to 08/1999
Stability Lab Technician Emd Millipore , ,
  • Prepared toiletries/cosmetics for stability testing.
  • Performed a variety of physical testing functions including viscosity, pH, specific gravity, colorimetry, weight loss, and evaluation of freeze/thaw stability samples.
  • Daily Interaction with product development, packaging and research and development departments to ensure efficient project completion.
05/1997 to 06/1998
Laboratory Technician Wuxi Apptec Marietta, GA,
  • Performed a variety of laboratory testing and analytical functions, including formulation, color matching, and water analysis using a Karl Fisher Auto Titrator.
  • Assisted Quality Control Manager with a variety of activities including Standard Operating Procedure Development, employee training of Good Manufacturing Practices and overseeing the Quality Control of the manufacturing operation.
Expected in
Master of Arts: Cosmetic Science
Fairleigh Dickinson University - ,
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Human Ecology (Concentration: Dietetics)
Montclair State University - ,

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School Attended

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Montclair State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Creative Fragrance Manager
  • Fragrance Development Coordinator
  • R & D Coordinator
  • Stability Lab Technician
  • Laboratory Technician


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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