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Directors Of Product Development are responsible for creating new products and enhancing existing ones. Essential responsibilities seen on a Director Of Product Development resume sample are providing new product ideas, identifying customer needs, conducting research, monitoring key projects, and reporting to management. The ideal candidate should be able to mention the following skills in their resumes: technical abilities, creativity, research skills, leadership, time management, and commercial awareness. A Bachelor's Degree in business or an engineering field is usually required.

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Director of Product Development

[company name]. is a start-up company focused on developing and manufacturing the Zoom Kit portable activity system for children. From concept to production, product was launched in 1 year and within 2 years, has gained national recognition and awarded "best new product" from Parenting Magazine.

  • Designed and developed the companies foundation product and all of its accessories
  • Created a product road map and successfully executed product development and the initial launch into mass market within 10 months
  • Managed both domestic and international cross-functional teams: engineering, 3rd party test labs and production factories
  • 50% of my time spent in Asia to drive product development and production, resulting in a fast-tracked time to market
  • Generated and managed product specification documents and development schedules ensuring production met design requirements and launch strategies
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Product Design
2

Director of Product Development

Bridal / Dresses

  • Directed assortment development that supported the needs of the bridal customer and the financial objectives of the company. Managed 5 Brands, annual volume $44 Million
  • Managed the Product Development Calendar and process.
  • Narrowed supplier base and strengthen partnerships through strategic mill analysis.
  • Developed sample projections based on Line Plan needs to ensure sample capacity meets the needs of the business. Produced Summary Line Plan Analysis to track company's progress and assess area of opportunity for further growth and development.
  • Collaborated with Design on the seasonal color direction and palette development /Fabric R&D.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Display And Exhibit Design
3

Director of Product Development, Next Generation Networks

Developed business requirements, socialized program scope and resource needs, and targeted timeline for new Software Defined Network (SDN/NFV) service platform, with goal of entering $16B U.S. VPN market with managed Software-Defined (SD) WAN service.

  • Identified and developed foundational service improvement initiatives, improving inventory integrity and provisioning automation.
  • Managed development and definition of new standardized network performance metrics for Comcast's national IP network, establishing benchmarks for ongoing performance enhancement and use with customers.
  • Devised and launched mentorship program across [company name]product development and Deployment organizations, kicking off in 40+ mentor relationships with program guidelines and supporting content.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering - Computer Engineering And Mathematics
MBA
Finance And Marketing
Electrical Engineering
4

Director of Product Development

Owner of the demonstration and prototype pipeline, incorporating Tactus' Tactile Layer Technology into a variety of customer specified products to be used as demonstration, and evaluation units.

  • Manages multiple partnerships with Auto Industry, Computer Accessory manufacturers and Consumer Electronics companies to develop working prototypes on 3-6 month timelines.
  • Oversees programs to meet budget, schedule and customer objectives, as well as managing intellectual property while driving prioritization and risk analysis to resolve program issues that arise.
  • Collaborates with supply chain, pilot line manufacturing, quality, reliability and sales/marketing on product development tasks to define and refine program requirements.
  • Creates, updates, and presents detailed and summarized project progress reports.
  • Manages a multidisciplinary and multifunctional team of 8+, consisting of Mechanical Engineers, User Experience Researchers, Industrial Designers and DVT/Reliability Engineers.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Customer-focused Product And Service Design
C
Project Leadership
AS
Associate of Science
5

Director of Product Development and Quality Assurance

  • Created Halal and CN programs, responsible for overseeing labeling and regulatory.
  • Worked in a fast paced Product Development environment, with 250 projects annually.
  • Developed a retail breaded chicken project from concept top shelf in four months, to become the best seller for [company name] within six months.
  • Responsible for all new product development from concept through commercialization. Commercialized over $1,000,000 of new consumer, military and foodservice products to date.
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Business Economics
Marketing For The Non-marketing Manager
Management
6

Director of Product Development

  • Re-designed the web application into a production ready application.
  • Currently working with marketing teams and sales teams to improve the functionality of SkillGigs by utilizing 3rd party software as a services.
  • Currently managing a QA team in India to test the web application.
  • Developed the beta version of an online job marketplace.
  • Maintained and updated the current company website.
  • Upgraded and supported all desktop/laptop/servers for employees.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Mass Media With Emphasis On Video Production
BA
Computer Information Systems
7

Director of Product Development, Print Stylist, CARAVEL FABRICS

Set up and managed all studio procedures including follow up, tracking to launch the NY design studio for this well-established fabric company

  • Styled a diverse print line, and collaborated with West coast design team
  • Developed custom products and color ways, using an individualized approach to better service the NY
  • Visited textile shows and shopped stores in Europe for color, fabrics and fashion trends
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BFA
Surface Pattern Design
8

Director of Product Development and Sales

  • Directed and managed design process from concept to finished product
  • Identified and executed opportunities in decorative bedding, accessories and sheeting products
  • Worked directly with factory in Pakistan to execute finished product
  • Managed product development T&A to meet and exceed deadlines
  • Introduced new customers and managed sales
  • Overseas travel to Pakistan, Germany
  • Domestic travel to key customers
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Fashion Merchandising
Music Therapy
9

Director of Product Development and Meetings

Accountable for the growth and development of the Product Development Team of 3 Program Managers, as well as charged with leadership to ensure that client event proposals and budgets hit the mark for creativity, content, clarity and ultimate execution.

  • Lead Program Managers in conjunction with the sales team in the development of creative event/program concepts, proposals, strategies and the execution of these deliverables. Work with direct reports to establish goals and set expectations, monitor their progress against the plans, and take action to manage risks to ensure individual and company success.
  • Establish the conceptual and stylistic direction for proposal delivery overall, as well as supervise and orchestrate the work of other members on the product development team.
  • Collaborates closely with the Executive Leadership Team to determine event and program objectives and deliverables, and ensure all aspects of event/program successfully achieve client expectations.
  • Responsible for vendor management; not only properly vetting vendors but ensuring that they maintain company's quality standards.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Education

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