Manager, Design & Innovation
(hybrid work onsite 3 days a week), and make an immediate impact on our trusted brands:
Hot Tools ,
Curlsmith , and
Revlon . Together, we build innovative and useful products that elevate people's lives everywhere every day!Look around your home, and you'll find us everywhere:In your kitchen, living room, bedroom, and bathroom. We are already making your everyday lives better. We are powered by knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking people committed to developing a culture of inclusion. Whether you are just starting your career or in need of a challenge, we recognize, develop, and empower talent!Work
Edgewater, NJ- Hybrid, 3 days a week in officeWhat you will be doing:This is a global position supporting all regions and brands of the organization. The Design + Innovation team plays a key role in strategic pipeline definition, consumer insight research and creative direction, management, and execution of all new product launch initiatives.A key function of this position involves partnering with brand managers and engineering program managers across the global and regional marketing organizations of the company. The cross-functional teams plan and implement programs within a multi-year product roadmap. The Design Manager serves as champion of design quality and consistency acting as consultant to the cross -functional teams. The Design Manager has drives experiences that are appropriate for beauty, fashion, and luxury brands.Ownership of design process
Product design consistency with brand language appropriate with beauty, fashion, and luxury brands.
Optimized user experience and consumer delight across physical and product-related digital user experiences (apps, etc.)
Manage outsourced design agencies
Participate in and translating consumer/ethnographic insights into design opportunities.
Ability to understand and empathize with beauty and fashion consumers
Identify and apply meaningful innovation
Assess the appropriate level of design effort vital to achieve objectives
Generate ID briefs communicating project vision and design intent to company and agencies
Manage project schedules and budgets
Manage design control documentation including color/material specifications
Performs other duties as assigned
Skills needed to be successful in this role:Ability to align design solution with strategic business objectives
Ability to lead initiatives, spot opportunities, and redirect where necessary
Strong problem-solving skills—program constraints and requirements can be sophisticated and require innovative solutions
Strong communication (writing, speaking and presentation skills)—ability to assertively sell ideas based on proven rationale and objectives
Ability to champion, educate and consult regarding benefits of design
Strong visualization and sketching skills
Organizational skills (able to set a plan to reach final deliverables)
Presentation skills (Knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint required)
Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in related profession/field
6+ years of experience
Strong understanding of manufacturing, materials & processes
Digital UX product experience(like apps) is a plus where it relates to physical products
Strong awareness of global design trends, Beauty, and fashion trends.
Authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis
Preferred Qualifications2D CAD skills: Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
3D CAD skills: Alias, ProEngineer
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.Helen of Troy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
We are committed to developing a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive environment. We value diversity and believe that we are strengthened by the differences in our experiences, thinking, culture and background. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any protected basis.We will provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application process. If you would like to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (915) 225-8000.Incorporated
of Troy has grown into a leadingglobal consumer products company with career opportunities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. We offer creative solutions for our customers through a diversified portfolio of well-recognized and widely trusted brands, including OXO, Hydro Flask,
Osprey, Honeywell, PUR, Braun, Vicks, Hot Tools, Drybar.
Most of these brands rank #1 or #2 in their respective categories.We boldly bring brands into our family, where we nurture what makes them great.We collaborate internally and externally, always striving to provide the
operational excellence, scale, global reach, and stellar shared services tomake them soar.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or to change duties of the position at any time.