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Pugs Inc Assistant Product Development Manager in Castle Rock, Colorado

SRP is a national leader in store merchandising solutions in more than50,000 retail locations across the U.S. and Canada. Our products consist offashionable eyewear, wireless accessories, and other trending and seasonalproducts.Our Mission Statement is to: Exceed Expectations through Passion,Performance and Profitability.We are looking for an eyewear Assistant Product Development Manager to joinour team. This position is based in Castle Rock, Colorado.Job descriptionAs the Assistant Product Development Manager, you will assist in productlifecycle management from product creation through commercialization. Thisposition reports to the Product Development Manager and assists with theproduct development process including product creation and design, productcoloring, factory communications, packaging, time-line management andhelping the team meet all deliverables for all eyewear and accessoriesprojects for Men's Women's and Kids. If you are creative and businessminded, this is a phenomenal opportunity to enter the world of ProductDevelopmThe ideal candidate should have a background in Product Development, ProductLine Management, Eyewear Design, Industrial Design, Fashion Design orMerchandising and is passionate about eyewear.This position collaborates with all eyewear team members, as well ascross-functional teams in Marketing, Operations and Sales. We are lookingfor a candidate with a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills.Duties and ResponsibilitiesSupport the execution of all GTM development tasks to ensure all deadlines aremetCommunicate with manufacturers and supply chain partners to aid currentdevelopment and ensure successful executionTrack development samples to ensure on-time deliveryMaintain sample, swatch and digital librariesReview confirmation samples with Product Development Manager and send commentsand samples to overseas vendors and QC teamPrepare and maintain samples for trade shows, client meetings and showroomset-upAssist in creating and maintaining product spec sheets and line sheets foreach collectionAssist in the creation of trend boards for presentations and meetingsCommunicate proactively with all supporting teams Marketing, Purchasing,Sales and senior leadership to ensure required product or information isreceived by necessary deadlinesParticipate in prototype development and design from concept kick-off to finalsample approval across eyewear lines, ensuring high quality, on-timecompletions.Assist in coloring product, a strong sense of color preferredRequired QualificationBachelor's degree in relevant field or equivalentExperience 3-5 years in product development or related fieldProficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point, Word and Outlook)and Creative Suite (Illustrator and Photoshop)Ability to lift 25 lbs.Skills and AbilitiesTraining in product development and design, strong color sense and an eyefor trendsExperience with POGs and Merchandising productExposure to packaging product, shipper and promo displaysAbility to be a self-starter by taking ownership of projectsCapacity to prioritize projects and meet deadlinesSkill to successfully operate in a growing and evolving organization, handlemultiple priorities and work closely with peers and independently to achievesuccessStrong analytical skills, dedicated and enthusiastic with the ability to usethinking and reasoning to resolve a problemExcellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skillsSuperb organization skills, detail oriented and ability to multitask in afast-paced team environmentFlexible and able to quickly and effectively change priorities and directionOperate a camera and be able to download and upload imagesEnthusiasm and passion for EyewearBenefitsMedical, dental and vision insuranceLife and long-term disability insurance401k with company matching contributionsPTOSRP Companies is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at ourcompany. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color,nation

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