product development design manager resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Product Development Manager with outstanding track record in developing, planning and driving strategies for business growth, while securing brand identity and consumer loyalty. Proven to improve sales performance while thriving in fast-paced settings. Ambitious product enthusiast. Highly motivated and eager to excel within a rewarding growth-oriented role.

  • Business Development
  • KPI Tracking
  • Product Development
  • Lifecycle Management
  • Merchandising and Planning
  • Revenue Growth and Profit Optimization
  • Competitive Market Research
  • Team Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Effective Organization
  • Customer Journey and Experience
  • Concept Design and Presentation
Work History
Product Development & Design Manager, 03/2021 to Current
Albertsons CompaniesHurst, TX,
  • Conducted market research to understand customer needs and identify potential business opportunities within women's private label brand.
  • Collaborated and built relationships with cross functions teams and key leaders to achieve business goal.
  • Created product roadmaps to help guide product development processes and align with overall business goals.
  • Oversaw the product development lifecycle from concept to launch, while ensuring on-time delivery of project milestones, budgets, and quality control goals.
  • Analyzed KPI to understand business needs and identify trends.
  • Provided detailed design direction with mood boards and color trends to international office to accomplish desired assortment, pricing, margins and long range business strategies.
  • Collaborated and built relationships with cross functions teams and key leaders to achieve business goal.
  • Managed and mentored direct reports
Product Development Manager, 11/2018 to 10/2020
Children's PlaceNew York, NY,
  • Increased revenue and bolstered business via solution-focused strategies and lifecycle management.
  • Identified opportunity gaps based on competitive market research and trends analysis for optimal sales gain.
  • Revitalized underperforming category. Initiated successful launch of a fit-solution denim collection. Exceeded source plan, expended collection for future seasons and received Five-Star customer review ratings.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership to propel target action plans for future seasons. Led cross-functional meetings, providing comprehensive brand / category analysis and progress follow-up via clear communication and presentation.
  • Drove innovative branding / product strategies for competitive positioning by pinpointing market trends and customer needs. Conducted investigative market research (i.e. market analysis / trends / competition, etc.)
  • Delivered cohesive strategy in alignment with corporate vision by partnering with internal teams and stakeholders.
  • Prioritized effectively and managed time wisely while maintaining organization to efficiently manage calendar.
  • Developed prominent packaging / labeling based on branding, positioning, product features / benefits, etc.
Merchandise Manager, 11/2014 to 06/2018
  • Negotiated pricing with vendors to achieve maximum profitability.
  • Monitored inventory levels and made necessary adjustments to maximize sales and profits.
  • Analyzed industry trends to develop relevant offerings.
  • Launched successful $500K French fashion-inspired collection in partnership with European company, La Redoute.
  • Managed $14M category assortment spanning areas of creative concept, design, development, financial planning, promotions, and presentation. Analyzed high volume of data to balance assortment and plan promotional cadence.
  • Revamped outerwear assortment. Conducted extensive market research and sales analysis. Infused trend items and introduced new categories to develop an updated well balanced offer.
  • Leveraged strategic planning techniques to identify, evaluate and monitor strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) in relation to strategic business and project planning amid a competitive landscape
  • Inspired culture of innovation by clearly articulating big brand ideas to executive leaders. Built consensus by influencing key decision-makers via confident presentation skills. Monitored and adjusted promotional strategies.
  • Mentored assistants and merchandising interns by providing training and assigning projects.
Bachelor of Arts: Marketing, Expected in 06/2009 to LIM College - New York, NY

(Linked-In): Competitive Strategy | Value-Based Pricing
(Coursera): Brand Management Aligning Business, Brand and Behavior


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School Attended

  • LIM College

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  • Product Development & Design Manager
  • Product Development Manager
  • Merchandise Manager


  • Bachelor of Arts

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