Qualifications

- Creative, proactive and analytical product manager and developer with seasoned experience in design, engineering, management and marketing for the consumer goods, lighting, pet, toy, medical and consumer electronics industries
- An effective ability to apply both creative balance and business acumen to bring a product to market
- Demonstrates a high level of independence with the capacity to interact comfortably with all cross-functional teams and clientele in the development of multiple projects under tight deadlines with effective results
- Enthusiastic brainstorming team member and leader that revels in solving technical and abstract challenges along with generating exciting concepts
- Superior written and verbal communicator with proven time management and organizational skills
- Experienced with managing a department of multiple employees
- Technically savvy with an adept understanding of electro-mechanical and mechanical devices
- Strong ability to communicate with foreign and domestic vendors regarding product issues pertaining to legal, technical, aesthetic or milestone aspects
- Accomplished at costing and quoting for low and high end products for both domestic and international markets
- Versed in foreign and domestic safety guidelines and testing procedures for various industries including ASTM, UL & ETL
- Strong understanding of ergonomics as related to animals, children and adults
- Holds design and utility Provisionals/Patents Pending/Joint Patent #8,931,434 in the consumer goods, pet and wild bird industry
- Procient in Solidworks, Keyshot, Adobe CS6 and Microsoft Oce with Visual Basic Applications on both PC and Mac platforms
- Solid understanding in plastic development as well as the usage of other materials in manufacturing processes
- Highly skilled in form study, prototype and breadboard model development as well as adeptness in sculpting, cut and sew processes and 3D printing
- Experienced and comfortable with traveling both domestically and internationally

Qualifications