Product Development Assistant
Submit Your Application (On Site) Los Angeles, CA
Jeffree Star Cosmetics is seeking to hire a creative and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Product Development Assistant. The Product Development Assistant will play a vital role in supporting the product development team in all aspects of creating and launching new beauty products. This position requires a strong passion for the beauty industry, excellent organizational skills, and a keen eye for trends and innovation.
- Assist in the research and development of new beauty products, including but not limited to cosmetics, skincare, and fragrance.
- Collaborate with the product development team to brainstorm and generate new product ideas based on market trends, customer feedback, and brand vision.
- Conduct market research to identify emerging trends, competitor products, and consumer preferences.
- Assist in the formulation and testing of new product prototypes, ensuring they meet quality standards and brand guidelines.
- Coordinate with suppliers and manufacturers to source raw materials and packaging components for new product development.
- Assist in the creation and maintenance of product development timelines, ensuring projects are completed on schedule.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing, design, and production, to ensure seamless communication and coordination throughout the product development process.
- Assist in the preparation of product briefs, including specifications, ingredient lists, and packaging requirements.
- Conduct regular product testing and evaluation to ensure product performance, quality, and safety.
- Stay updated on industry trends, new ingredients, and innovative technologies to suggest improvements and enhance product offerings.
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as cosmetics science, chemistry, product development or equivalent work experience. Additional certifications, coursework or experience in beauty or cosmetics is a plus.
- Previous experience in product development or a related role within the beauty industry is preferred.
- Strong knowledge of cosmetics ingredients, formulation techniques, and regulatory requirements.
- Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Creative mindset with a keen eye for trends, innovation, and attention to detail.
- Strong research and analytical skills to gather and interpret market data.
- Proficient computer skills, including MS Office Suite and product development software.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and external partners.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
- Passion for the beauty industry and familiarity with Jeffree Star Cosmetics products.
- Must have a reliable vehicle and clean driving record.
- Must be able to travel domestically and internationally as needed.
We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and a dynamic work environment. If you are passionate about product development in the beauty industry and possess the necessary skills and qualifications, we invite you to apply for the position of Product Development Assistant at Jeffree Star Cosmetics.