Beauty

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Beauty Product Development Manager-Los Angeles, CA

Needed Beauty Product Development Manager- that is a Product Development Manager now and in Beauty only. Position based in Los Angeles, CA

JOB SUMMARY

The Product Development Manager will be responsible for developing quality, innovative, first-to-market color cosmetic products within the LBP portfolio of brands.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Manage on-going formula development, shade selection, and new product innovations in color cosmetics category

• Evaluate formula submissions with brand founder, marketing team and selected panel artists

• Responsible for researching new ingredients, textures, products and packaging to allow for greater innovation

• Successfully work with the compliance department on regulatory and testing protocols: - Coordinate all testing protocols with vendor to include protocols, usage instructions, questionnaires - Coordinate all bulk and samples for all testing (consumer in use/claims, Safety/RIPT, water activity, etc.) and coordinate final claims with Regulatory, Brand Management and copy teams

• Strategize and work with Brand Management on internal product testing and feedback; provide support on shade matching

• Liaise with QA/QC on distribution of shade and formula standards and range boards and production pieces

• Understand the competitive landscape by analyzing Sephora and Ulta ratings and reviews by category, reviewing social media commentary and coordinating with Brand Management on sales analysis by category (NPD, etc.)

• Partner with packaging counterpart to assist with component development and testing, then synthesize user feedback; research market place to identify competitive insights

QUALIFICATIONS

• College degree with at least 3+ years' relevant work experience within prestige beauty product development

• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects through strong prioritization and planning

• Ability to think both strategically and tactically with exceptional attention to detail

• Domestic & international travel required