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Product Developers create a wide range of commercial and industrial products. A typical resume for this position emphasizes duties such as consulting with clients, analyzing market research, creating competitive products, following specifications, consulting with engineers, using specialized computer software, and advising marketing professionals. Those interested in a Product Developer career should highlight in their resumes engineering or design knowledge, creativity, the ability to create prototypes, teamwork, and customer service orientation. The most successful candidates hold a Bachelor's Degree in industrial design or engineering.

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Business Consultant/product Developer

Responsible for developing store plan, including interior design and set-up as well as production of 30% of inventory

  • Developed and implemented store design for women's accessory retail store; execute bi-annual resets
  • Created and established business plans with owner resulting in sales increases of 35% yearly since 2004
  • Assisted in purchasing gift and women accessory product lines at national trade shows
  • Conducted market research through yearly trunk show, retail store visits and trade publications
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
Retail Merchandising
2

Co-founder and Product Developer

Invented a patent-pending wearable system for competition horses that notifies the owner of potential injury

  • Built prototypes that measured physiological data on horses for a clinical study to be published
  • Programmed the prototype's microcontroller to send sensor data to a device that would receive, parse, and store the data to an SD card via wireless
  • Researched horse industry in order to evaluate market opportunity and competitors
  • Promoted company to potential customers and existing horse equipment companies to gauge interest and for potential partnerships
  • Presented company and prototype at multiple startup expos for publicity and potential investment
  • Finalist of 2014 MassChallenge Accelerator; 2nd Prize MIT de Florez Award Competition
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
3

Co-founder and Product Developer

Created a family-owned limited liability corporation that designs and develops fly fishing tools.

  • Designed and developed The Eye Tie Threading Tool, a magnetic fly threading tool.
  • Oversaw the engineering and creation of the magnetic fly threading tool.
  • Secured contracts for distribution of the fly threading tool with major national distributors ORVIS, Dr. Slick, Dan Bailey, Wapsi, Angler Sport Group, and Feather-Craft. International distributors include Rudi Heger, Sportfish and Glasgow Angling Center.
  • Developed a marketing plan based on two years of comprehensive market research for the fly threading tool.
  • Three-time winner of the Vice President's Council, the highest sales award in the company.
  • Selected for a 15-year Hospital Sales Award by the Great Lakes Region.
  • Awarded National Hospital Representative of the Year.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BS
Education
MS
Education
4

Product Developer

Extensive experience designing, coding, testing, debugging and supporting competitive products in a Windows client/server environment

  • Developed communications agent that enabled the SureSync file replication and synchronization product to synchronize files located anywhere in the world
  • Developed kernel-mode file system minifilter driver to intercept and report the low-level file I/O requests that enabled the distributed file locking feature of the SureSync product
  • Supported and enhanced legacy kernel-mode file system filter driver
  • Designed, coded, tested and supported interface to NTFS Change Journal that enabled real-time file monitoring
  • Developed and implemented GUIs with both WinForms and WPF
  • Quickly diagnosed and corrected numerous problems for customers and potential customers
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
24
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
5

Product Developer

Partnered with design and merchandising to develop sportswear and technical activewear

  • Sourced fabric and trims with overseas vendors from concept to production
  • Issued and tracked sample PO's corresponding with vendors ensuring timely delivery of samples
  • Negotiated costs with overseas vendors in order to achieve marginal goal
  • Provided detailed submit comments, visual comments and approvals to overseas vendors assuring next sample reflected
  • Created, maintained and prepared style folders for production handover
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Marketing
6

Senior Product Developer

Designed, implemented, and deployed the technical aspect and automation of a cloud based next generation sequencing pipeline.

  • Was instrumental in the Illumina IGN whole genome POC leading to a favored vendor services partnership.
  • Designed, implemented several NGS input normalization modules.
  • Maintained, refactored and provided support to the operations group in running the NGS pipeline.
  • Evaluated tools and technologies relating to NGS and how they could fit into our pipeline.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Computer Science & It
BS
Computer Science
7

Senior Product Developer

Managed product development from inception through delivery on up to 90 SKUs simultaneously for licensed video game and mobile electronics accessories, accounting for $21MM+ in annual revenue. Trained, mentored and indirectly managed two product development associates. Facilitated weekly meetings to ensure that workloads were evenly distributed and that development was on schedule to meet target delivery dates. Researched and created competitive landscapes to find and fill gaps in market with new innovative product at competitive MSRPs. Presented and sold product lines and vision to both internal teams and external retail buyers. Traveled domestically and internationally for licensor visits, retail line reviews, trade shows and vendor visits.

  • Increased margins by up to 20% on 80% of all Fall 2013 SKUs by sourcing new factories and negotiating new pricing. Successfully moved the sampling and production of product lines to new factories while still keeping delivery deadlines.
  • Created and implemented an on-boarding training program for new hires joining the product development team.
  • Organized and managed the “Day of Difference” charity event at Seattle Union Gospel Mission for over 25 employee volunteers, as well as an all company sock and coat drive.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Fashion Design
BS
Apparel & Textile Design
Fashion Design & Merchandising
8

Product Developer for Long-term Innovation

  • Liaised with Quaker US team to develop a process to launch three sku’s as a test market for new categories. Increased the innovation target by 2%.
  • Evaluated marketing research reports to create new brands.
  • Collaborated directly with Sales and Finance divisions to analyze both product and raw material costs to guarantee profitability.
  • Negotiated contracts for product development and intellectual property in Mexico, Colombia and Switzerland.
  • Identified state-of-the-art technologies to be applied in new product developments; participated in creative consumer studies worldwide to identify key insights and translate into product prototypes.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
MBA
Marketing And Project Management
International Marketing
9

Senior Product Developer

Managed the development for handbags, small leather goods, luggage and travel accessories.

  • Communicated daily with overseas vendors to negotiate costing, delivery dates, lead times; sample execution, and minimum order quantities
  • Influenced design and production partners to ensure development process was moving forward and meeting
  • Compiled and issued tech packs to manufacturers for development.
  • Prepared costing charts and created proto development charts.
  • Documented proto review meetings and communicated comments to manufacturers.
  • Collaborated with quality assurance to identify any potential quality issues during the development process
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Fashion Merchandising
10

Associate Product Developer

Developed and commercialized yogurt formulations from benchtop to implementation at the industrial scale

  • Optimized and investigated manufacturing process with plant quality
  • Worked closely with project cross-functional teams to ensure short and long term objectives have been delivered
  • Partnered with suppliers to testing new ingredients in different food applications
  • Researched and leveraged innovation by working closely with consumer insights groups and utilizing suppliers' resources and tools
  • Managed supply and demand of the Dannon Yogurt Store (food service)
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Food Science
MA
Food Science And Technology

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