Innovative Product Manager with over 10 years of experience directing new product launches, managing contracts,
instituting cost & schedule controls and establishing best practices. Experienced working with many licensors including Disney, Lucasfilm, Marvel,
Nickelodeon and more. Has also traveled overseas to work with international
manufacturers, lead account meetings and supervise trade show presentations.
Superb time management abilities
Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, etc), Photoshop and Powerpoint
Expert in creating effective presentations and organizing/leading valuable brainstorming meetings.
Project development and lifecycle
08/2010 to Current
Product ManagerImperial Toy － North Hills, CA
manager for Disney, Marvel, Nickelodeon, LucasFilm and additional licenses. Responsible for overseeing merchandise lifecycle from concept to on shelf.
Category Manager for retail accounts. Create
seasonal lines from initial concept, packaging, P&L (pricing, costing and
Supervise packaging development including copy, design, and approval.
Travel to our Hong Kong offices quarterly to oversee quality control and product status, as well as attend industry trade shows.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to draft project schedules and plans.
Travel to our Hong Kong
offices quarterly to administer quality control and product status, as well as
supervise industry related trade presentations
01/2005 to 06/2010
Project ManagerJakks Pacific － Malibu, CA
Developed applications and strategic
planning assets used in the creation of merchandise for licensees such as
Pokemon, WWE, UFC, Barney and many more.
efficiency through the creation of team process spreadsheets.
Assisted in the research and acquisition of new product licenses.
Traveled to Hong Kong offices and factories to assure quality control of licensed products.