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Job Title: New Product Development Executive

Purpose & Objectives of the job
To work as part of the New Product Development Team
Main duties or tasks of the employee
You will work closely with the Head of New Product Development and the Creative Director on the initial stages of development of a product, and with factories. Managing the input of all product information on a daily basis and recording the technical details on new products, Working with the designers and artwork to ensure all concepts are logged and progressed as they go to artwork and then production. Liaising with Far East and other factories before, during and after production; ensuring good and effective communication and prompt follow up of outstanding queries.
Reviewing PPS/production samples to ensure factories have actioned all comments.
Maintaining  and Managing licensees’ online approval platform - uploading and managing NPD Cads with their teams ensuring efficient communication of all comments and checking all amendments have been actioned. Sending PPS /production sample for comments/sign off. Liaising with the technical consultant to ensure they have uploaded the S&Q/Manufacturing components on the portals until approvals obtained.
General administration: creating product codes & barcodes, confirming descriptions, saving all artworks on the drive, saving and organising all technical files on the system and merging onto product management software for ongoing use.
A full job description is available upon request

Person Specification
Qualities
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong relationship building, particularly with overseas factories
• Motivated, self-starter

Knowledge, Skills & Experience (essential & desirable)
• 3+ years’ product development experience.
• At least 2 years’ experience within the beauty industry.
• A high level of commercial awareness.
• Impeccable organisation with excellent attention to detail.
• Good relationship building skills with suppliers.
• High levels of creativity and passion for the beauty industry.
• Experience of managing a full product life cycle

(Absolutely no recruiters. Emails will be deleted and blocked)


Job Title: Packaging and Product Designer

We are looking for an enthusiastic and fresh packaging and product designer to join our rapidly expanding team in the novelty beauty cosmetics sector. We work on our own designs as well as some huge exciting licenses.
 
 
You'll need to be up to date with upcoming high street trends and have an imagination that thinks outside the box. We aim for products that always have a fun spin to them and are always looking for innovative quirks to make us stand out from the crowd both design and packaging wise.
 
As a part of the team, you will be working on fast paced briefs right from initial concept through to artworking /completion and delivering creative solutions and structural packaging innovations across multiple accounts.
 
As well as basic computer skills, applicants should have a great knowledge of photoshop, illustrator and indesign with previous experience (minimum 3 years) in beauty packaging.
 
Working with factories, knowledge of different print based materials and finishes is a must as well as understanding working with brand licenses.
 
An eye for detail is key along with a common sense approach and a fun can do attitude.
 
Full Time Position
Very competitive salary depending on experience
 
 Please reply to :
020 8958 0555 or julia@madbeauty.com
 
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