Director, Product Performance Innovation

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 14 hours ago
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION The Director of Product Performance Innovation will partner with the Chief Product Officer, Design Teams, Merchandising and Supply Chain leads to establish a product pipeline of 1-5 yr. product innovations that support strategic requirements and commercial innovation opportunities. You will research, discover, create and manage an innovation portfolio of products and concepts from original idea to seasonal brand challenges. Working with leadership, you will design / develop materials and product solutions reflecting on Brand growth opportunities, market / consumer opportunities, unmet consumer needs, and new technological opportunities. You will collaborate and transition innovation projects to Brand teams. The ability to influence product teams and leadership, combined with an ability to challenge and re-think the future is essential. Collaboration, curiosity, engineer, designer, inventor, passion and rapid prototyping are traits we are looking for and encouraging in our Product Innovation team. Essential Accountabilities and Skills Required: • Expert performance based innovation knowledge and exceptional design skills • Consumer connection and insights engagement experience • Think conceptually, create concepts and innovation themes to promote visual and verbal communication to our audiences • Develop proof of concept and testing to ensure function and manufacturability • Conduct global trend research to identify whitespace opportunities • Build collaborative relationships with design, merchandising, product development and marketing colleagues • Great communication skills, including presentations to large groups • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects against timelines and budgets • Team management experience with a diverse group of talent • Ability to identify and work around roadblocks; influence and creatively address conflicts of priorities, beliefs or interests • Savvy computer and design program skills required for presentations, development, etc • 5-7 years of experience in design and innovation product space • Global travel required We put a lot of thought into our programs to provide you with a benefits package that matters. Whether it is for medical care, taking time off, improving your health or planning for retirement, we've got you covered. Here's a small snapshot: • 401K match: $1.25 for every $1.00 you contribute up to the first 6% of pay you save. • Five hours of paid volunteer time per month with nonprofit organizations • Product discount of 40% off regular-price merchandise Our policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital or family status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. Company policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected class LOCATION1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111FULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time