Product Development Assistant Resume Samples

A Product Development Assistant takes responsibility for designing, developing, and improving new and existing products and constructs and tests prototypes. Typical roles and responsibilities listed on the Product Development Assistant Resume are – designing and developing new products, creating and building prototypes to satisfy product design specifications; evaluating and searching for improvements to existing products, assisting in planning, designing, and developing of test requirements, creating and assisting in the development of engineering documentation for new products; and performing all other duties as needed by the Engineering Manager.

Employers prefer to see the following skills on the resumes – good communication skills; the ability to work well with people; familiarity with computer-aided drawing or drafting, drafting experience, manual dexterity to use common office equipment; and good reasoning skills. Formal education to a high school diploma level is considered sufficient.

 

Product Development Assistant Resume example

Product Development Assistant Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Product Development Assistant with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Customer Service, Administrative Assistant.

Description :

    1. Helped lead innovation, ideation, design, development, and positioning.
    2. Worked with the Designers to execute their ideas in the product.
    3. Coordinated with the mills and factories to complete all pre-lines and salesman samples needed for markets, meetings, and all salesmen.
    4. Communicated product development details to suppliers.
    5. Worked with mills to research and develop new fabrics, finishes, and applications for product innovation ideas.
    6. Received and send design packages (WEB PDF files and trims/packaging) to factories.
    7. Coordinated all sales presentation tools, i.e. swatch cards, trim boards, and correct packaging on a product.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in Fashion Design


Product Development Assistant Resume

Headline : Highly motivated and talented professional demonstrating a unique range of product development, merchandising, trend research, design, and project management experience. Energetic and creative project/team leader offering excellent follow-through, persistent attention to detail, and proven ability to manage diverse responsibilities within allotted time frames and budgets.

Skills : Leadership, Customer Service, Microsoft, Inventory.

Description :

    1. Assisted the Product Department for Spy in all brand categories in needs concerning design, production, development, and organization of samples, meetings, and product information.
    2. Built development books and spreadsheets for seasons/collections (tech packs, design drawings, technical drawings, etc.).
    3. Organized agenda for weekly operations and product meetings with the executive team - sending to participants, taking notes, and following up with action items.
    4. Assisted and/or takes the lead with various testing that is needed for products.
    5. Researched competition and builds seasonal segmentation files.
    6. Facilitated First Article, PR, and Sales samples/production approval process, with QC, and relevant managers.
    7. Maintained shared spaces and organization of all incoming product samples.
    8. Shipped samples and other development needs to local & overseas factories/vendors.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AA in Professional Designation


Product Development Assistant Resume

Objective : Strategic Brand and Product Development Manager with over 10 years of experience assisting clients in designing and launching new products. Results-oriented, ISTJ leader with a successful track record of developing/implementing processes, increasing throughput, and building productive client relationships.

Skills : Matlab, Minitab, DOE, AutoCAD, Polymath, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Oversaw daily production of 150+ products manufactured in seven overseas factories.
    2. Managed Import/Export, Quality Control, and Customer Relations.
    3. Sourced production materials and negotiated costs with factories.
    4. Coordinated financials by preparing PO requisitions and amendments and issuing costs & bill of materials to include final margins.
    5. Led production efforts resulting in generated quarterly revenue of $2M.
    6. Collaborated with artists and acted as a liaison between product development and sales.
    7. Sourced props, fabrics & accessories from local, East Coast, and overseas vendors.
    8. Issued purchase orders and performed administrative duties, including accounting-related functions.
    9. Prepared specification sheets and QA samples for QVC.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
AA in Marketing

Product Development Assistant Resume

Objective : Able to coordinate multiple projects and meet deadlines under pressure. Proven ability to adapt quickly to challenges and changing environments. Effectively able to communicate with customers, staff, and management. High initiative with strong self-management skills.

Skills : Word, Office Applications, Good Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Assisted Vice President for garment samples, specs, and garment development in the showroom.
    2. Created Development Spec Sheets and Spec garments in Sweaters, Shirts, Dresses, Pants, and Skirts using the factories Tech Packs.
    3. Used Photoshop and Illustrator to create and manage Photo Catalogs.
    4. Created and checked colors with the Pantone book for Lab Dips and Bulk Swatches for sending out.
    5. Emailed correspondences with vendors.
    6. Purchased Order encoding and revision using Filemaker.
    7. Created Tags for Photo Samples, Pre-Production Samples, Production Samples, Counter Samples, Concept Samples, and Fit Samples.
    8. Dressed up mannequin to check for garment fits, samples, and photoshoot.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BS in Business, Finance & Management

Product Development Assistant Resume

Summary : Creating a great team of people using their talents in meaningful ways was one of the favorite parts of being a Creative Director. Designing beautiful work that communicates well to people and especially on behalf of beneficial causes is the kind of work that interests.

Skills : Adobe, MS Office, Detail Oriented, Designing, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Worked directly with the team to organize, purge, and display all samples.
    2. Processed all received packages and ensure delivery to the appropriate manager.
    3. Submitted packaging development requests (PDRs) and followed up on all PDR approvals and edits.
    4. Assisted the packaging team with folding methods for intimate apparel by using creative geometry, patternmaking, and origami.
    5. Assisted the team with the preparation and proofing of necessary plans, materials, data, and reports.
    6. Prepared, maintained, and updated data, reports, and records required by management.
    7. Assisted team with online and in-store competitive research and compiled reports based on findings.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BFA in Fashion Design

Product Development Assistant Resume

Objective : Product Development Assistant with 3+ years of experience in the industry is now seeking to succeed in a stimulating and challenging environment building the success of the company while advancing career.

Skills : Adobe, MS Office Suite, Excellent Communication, People Skills, Designing.

Description :

    1. Managed to execute samples, product approvals; color, print, pattern (strike offs, handlooms, and lab dips) and trim for all styles within multiple seasonal calendars and tracking the progress of all products in respective categories, while keeping margin and minimums top of mind.
    2. Developed two new knit fabrics with the ability to print highly saturated colors, while contributing to cost savings of over $50k for the Fall/Holiday 15 season.
    3. Ensured all bulk fabrics and trims are tested in accordance with high-quality standards.
    4. Worked closely with sourcing, production, design, merchandising, and planning on positioning fabric, approving styles.
    5. Scheduled and set appointments arrange meetings, and maintained the manager's calendar.
    6. Arranged domestic/international travel and works with the manager for visa and passport renewals.
    7. Updated travel profiles and maintain budget logs for all travel expenses.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS in Fashion Merchandising

Product Development Assistant Resume

Summary : As a Product Development Assistant, responsible for Working with the Design Team to implement all specifications of the product and assemble into a complete WEBpdm production package to pass to suppliers, production and sourcing.

Skills : Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat Distiller, Quark, Microsoft Word, Publisher, Key Note, Mac, or PC platforms.

Description :

    1. Provided extensive administrative support to special projects manager and two technical development managers.
    2. Ensured the productivity of principals by managing and prioritizing assignments as well as completion in a timely manner with exceptional quality.
    3. Interfaced with the legal department on the development of secrecy agreements and the process of approval obtained from legal and also Vice President.
    4. Maintained agreements for confidentiality and security.
    5. Followed up with field development and cooperators on agreements.
    6. Coordinated travel and meeting arrangements for the National Sales meeting for Field Development Representatives and Project Managers.
    7. Worked closely with marketing to develop product descriptions, suggested uses, pairings, and recipes for new and existing products.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Nutrition and Food Science

Product Development Assistant Resume

Summary : Hard-working and driven. Current experience is in product development who produces, managing several accounts with the help of the department manager, visit vendors locally to complete sampling, and to check the status of productions.

Skills : Proficient In Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, 10-key, Photoshop, Illustrator, And In Design.

Description :

    1. Met with clients to source fabrics/trims and assist in developing their brands.
    2. Specialized in domestic high-end orders with a fast turnaround production time.
    3. Traveled to different vendors in order to quickly produce samples and production.
    4. Created pattern cards, marker requests, cutting tickets, and all the necessary documents to pass over to production.
    5. Reacted in a timely manner in order to troubleshoot product development/production problems.
    6. Multi-tasked different product development in a timely manner.
    7. Received, organized and prepared all duplicate samples from overseas vendors
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS in Apparel Merchandising & Management

Product Development Assistant Resume

Headline : Food Technology background with experience in bench-top development and product applications. Conducted sensory evaluation and consumer product testing. Written and verbal communication skills in the areas of management, training, and presentation.

Skills : Executive Support, Project Management, Client Services, Maximizing SOP's, Office Administrative Support, Microsoft Suite, IOS, Gmail, Google Docs, Google Calendar.

Description :

    1. Produced and managed all specialty branded events, including events from a brand perspective.
    2. Managed all manicurists and equip artist product kits.
    3. Managed manicure/pedicure production backstage at all shows.
    4. Assisted in press interviews backstage.
    5. Tracked new launch and core product performance.
    6. Analyzed competitive trends in the nail, color cosmetic, and skincare categories.
    7. Evaluated new and upcoming skincare innovation, color trends, and technologies for adoption into the nail category.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in Arts Japanese Language

Product Development Assistant Resume

Headline : Professional, IT Engineer with extensive experience working on leading-edge information technology. Able to leverage the value of communication and teamwork between all levels of users and technicians. Proven systems management methodology emphasizing budgetary and time constraints.

Skills : Product Development, Administrative Assistant, Detail Oriented.

Description :

    1. Passed Information Systems Security External Audit with the highest rating in company history.
    2. Developed budget and project timeline.
    3. Researched system requirements and purchased hardware and software.
    4. Evaluated network, configured all network hosts, and tested network performance.
    5. Performed all duties of the Internet Connectivity Phase.
    6. Prepared necessary material needed for the manager's meeting with customers.
    7. Implemented and monitored products through the development stages and to help establish standards on items developed.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
JD in Novell Networks