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  • Mara Burguete

    Product Development Director

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Product development director, passionate about Toys and FMCG having fun and working hard in this sector

Work Samples

  • Licensed Toys 1

  • Indoor toys

  • Licensed dolls

Work History

January 2017-present : Product Development Director: Zileej, Dubai.UAE Developing new exciting and inspiring products for Zileej October 2011- December 2016: Educa Borras.S.A. Barcelona SPAIN . Scalextric and Fabrica de Juguetes Design Director.In Charge of the development of new products for this multibrand company. April 2010-September 2011: Zapf-Creation.Rödental GERMANY. Project manager, Developing own brand projects and licensed projects from concept to production, supervising design team and organizing licensors products approvals, controling estimated costs troughout the development of products Feb2007-April 2010: Casa Vigar (SPAIN). Product Manager,developing and designing new products for home and housewares sector Responsible for all the creation stages until preproduction. Coordinating Licensors product approvals 2005-Jan2007: Famosa Toys, Onil ( SPAIN). Product Manager In charge of the development team developing toy lines for Disney licences in girls and preschool categories Also developing Arts & Crafts products ( licensed and own) Responsible for all the creation stages until preproduction. controlling estimated costs throughout development. Coordinating Licensors product approvals 1997/2005 B&B Diseño Creativo. Owner & Manager product design consultancy. SPAIN Offering Product Design and Development, from concept to preproduction, developing Strategies and and new products lines. clients: Famosa ( Spain), Chicco ( Italy) Starplast (Israel), KTC Creations ( Hong Kong) The Ninja corp. (UK) Injusa (Spain) Smoby ( France) Point ( Spain) Vigar (Spain) 1993/1997 Feber Toys. Ibi. ( SPAIN). Product Manager and I+D Manager Responsible for the I+D department, coordinating and developng Concept design, Product, Graphics and packaging. Managing the development proccess for new product lines from concept to production. Organicing Promotions, POS,. Presenting new product lines to sales teams. 1991/1993 Seven Towns International. London ( UK) Product Manager Responsible for all the creative stages , from concept to prototype on the preschool and Girls toys division. Main clients: Tommy (uk),Tyco (USA), Hasbro (UK), Mattel (USA) Galoob USA), Ravensburger (Germany) 1990/1991 London Associates, Berkhamsted, (UK). Product Designer Member of the Product design team developing new concepts, renders and presentations Main clients: Chubb Safe Equipment, Laser applications, and Philips Scientific EDUCATION AND COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE 2016 Masters degree . Marketing management and Company communication Valencia Politechnic University 1983-1988 Product Design degree. AAOA. Valencia 1989 Plastic parts project and Design. Barcelona BCD Foundation. 1990 Seminar Synthetic visions, Designing tomorrows plastic products. Royal College of Art. London(UK) 1993 English. First certificate. Cambridge University International examinations. Grade :A. fluent spoken and written English due to education , living and working in England for 4 years 1997 Computer and Internet courses, Training course for 3d design . Rhinoceros. Mcneel Europe Barcelona Since this course I have been working with this program and I have a great control and knowledge of use. Animation for products: Bongo program COMPUTER KNOWLEGDE 2d Design: Graphics and digital photography: latest photoshop and Illustrator 3d Design: Rhinoceros5. 3d renderers Brazil and Keyshot 5


  • Universidad Politecnica de Valencia

    • Masters degree Marketing Management and Company Communication
    • 2016 - 2017



First Prize. 6th design competition International Furniture Fair . Valencia Selected. ADI_FAD Medals BCN Gold Medal “ The good Toy Guide” (UK) of the Year Award. Australian Toy asociation Awarded toy. The good Toy Guide and BBC Toy Box magacine