Senior Product Development Manager (Color Cosmetics)

First Party • Los Angeles

Description

As Senior Product Development Manager, you’ll lead the effort to launch new products and brands under our first-party division. You'll work with cross functional teams and manufacturing partners to see product development from conception to creation.

Responsibilities

  • Lead development of new products across all first-party brands
  • Work with creative and technical teams to conceptualize and launch new brands
  • Research and be familiar with market, formula, ingredient, packaging, and social media trends to drive decision making process for launching new products and brands
  • Work with influencers and agencies to launch co-branded products and new influencer based lines
  • Manage shade development by selecting colors for new products and providing feedback on sample formulations
  • Work with our in-house lab and contract manufacturers to ensure quality control through mass production
  • Work with the technical team on external product testing to ensure product stability and compliance with regulatory standards
  • Travel internationally for onsite formula and shade development
  • Manage timelines and budgets for first-party products
  • Hold user testing sessions to evaluate product performance and product/market fit
  • Be obsessed with product quality and performance

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years experience in color cosmetics/complexion product development
  • Strong knowledge of global beauty brands, products, and trends
  • Entrepreneurial spirit to be resourceful, find creative ways to get things done, and launch products
  • Passionate about the beauty industry
  • Organized, detail oriented, and ability to consistently work within deadlines and budgets

Equal opportunity

At Hush, our goal is to build and maintain a workforce that is diverse in experience and focused on excellence, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and we are committed to maintaining a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on your individual talents and qualifications, as well as business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions) sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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