Product development professional with over 20 years experience utilizing creative talent and production resources to deliver outstanding product outcomes. Successful track record developing innovative ideas and trend savvy strategies that create new, revenue-increasing product lines. Strengths include strong business acumen and ability to lead and inspire. Promotes creative problem solving. Experience with seasonal and everyday occasions, licensed and non-licensed products. Top priority is nurturing a highly productive work environment while delivering high quality results, on time and within budget.
SKILLS & EXPERTISE:
• Creative inspiration, leadership & mentoring
• Highly organized and detail oriented
• Manufacturing quality: adherence and oversight
• Accountability for budgets and schedules
• Expert consumer knowledge: holidays and life occasions
• Building product line strategies: consumer needs + market trends
• Branding and licensing: adherence and oversight
• Trend research and style board development
PROFICIENCIES: Current Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe bridge, Microsoft Windows Office Suite, Microsoft Project.