Director, Product Development - Beauty

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FabFitFun is currently seeking an experienced, strategic Director, Productive Development - Beauty.  This creative beauty product development leader will execute and manage all phases of new personal care product development and reformulation process from concept to consumer.  Working from our West Hollywood office location, this individual will also partner closely with cross-functional teams across the organization to ensure product integrity and on trend/on time launch for each initiative within given categories.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Create and distribute Product Development Briefs, providing specific direction to manufacturers regarding product attributes and expectations
  • Oversee the evaluation and direction of shade and formula submissions from lab to production
  • Work closely with labs to ensure product meets all requirements for appearance, application, wear, texture, usage, etc
  • Partner with packaging and manufacturing companies to develop appropriate delivery systems and aesthetics
  • Collaborate on the development of key product claims and partner with testing labs to ensure claims are delivered
  • Manage and lead team through any in-market product issues, working closely with R&D, packaging, Marketing, Production to identify, solve and communicate in an efficient manner
  • Drive innovation and technical developments for new product
  • Act as an in-house authority on personal care

 

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Minimum 10 years of product development experience (cross-category preferred: personal care/skin care/cosmetics)
  • Expertise with fundamentals of all phases of product development and has strong cosmetics category expertise (hands on color and skin care product development a must)
  • Strong knowledge of ingredients and raw materials
  • Ability to translate technical and strategic concepts to “consumer friendly” products
  • Creative problem solving skills with the confidence to change lanes quickly when needed
  • College degree in Marketing or Cosmetics development or related field
  • Understanding of technical programs, SalesForce and Wrike a plus!

 

What You’ll Get:

  • Drive innovation for house brands, including ability to influence distribution strategies outside of FabFitFun
  • Daily impact on one of the fastest growing companies in the US that is revolutionizing ecommerce  
  • Tremendous growth opportunity in a fast-paced and stimulating environment working directly under our Head of Product Development
  • Ability to think and work creatively with the capacity to have autonomy over projects
  • Mentoring capabilities to junior members of the team

 

Perks:

  • Full health-care coverage as well as dental and vision coverage
  • Catered meals 3x/week
  • Kitchen stocked with great snacks and drinks
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Dog-friendly office
  • 12 weeks’ paid parental leave
  • Free FabFitFun subscription
  • Paid parking
  • Fun and friendly culture

 


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