Product Development Director-Skincare

Job title: Product Development Director-Skincare
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Los Angeles
Discipline: Beauty
Remote: No
Reference: 417972
Contact name: Cristina Sparkman
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Well Known Skincare/Wellness brand in LA is seeking a Director of Product Development! Must live in LA!


The ideal candidate is at the forefront of cutting-edge science and sustainability, is detailed oriented, and eager to go deep into ingredient research, sourcing, and sustainability.



• Partner with the founder and marketing team to lead product development as well as portfolio enhancements

• Lead and develop the communication/information of product benefits and marketing claims of existing and new products to cross functional teams

• Own entire process of product efficacy testing and claims

• Project manage across all development stage-gates

• Conduct research on the market, the competition, and customers to identify trends and opportunities for future growth

• Continue to grow existing product collections and identify key communication opportunities and unique product stories to creatively drive brand awareness with maximum impact

• Develop strong relationship with Ingredient suppliers and partner to constantly improve their standards

• Translate scientific and technical information into relevant consumer language



• 5+ years of product development in supplements and/or skin care and currently at Director or Sr. Manager title

• Experience with international regulatory strongly preferred

• Strong understanding of quality and safety certifications and corresponding formulation requirements, including EWG verification

• Strong knowledge of ingredient efficacy, formulation, supply chain, regulatory affairs, clinical development, consumer insights, category management and project management, business processes 

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