Production Manager | Product Developer Technical Sportswear and Plush Toys Production Management | Product Developer professional with extensive experience in coordinating new product development for domestic and overseas production with a strong focus on deadlines and process to build quality product. Strong background in design and development of men’s and ladies’ technical sportswear. Consistent record of achieving business objectives through strong relationships with in-house design team, pattern makers, and outside contractors to ensure product quality and efficiencies in production. Strengths include solid honest communication, problem solving skills and flexibility to adapting to change. - Degrees in Fashion Design and Commercial Art, plus strong background in design and development for plush toys, accessories, men’s and ladies’ sportswear apparel. - Expert in production coordination and logistics for domestic and overseas operations. - Successfully coordinated and executed product lines within time and cost constraints of client or licensor, and in accordance with business model. - Worked directly with manufacturers on product aesthetics and cost to meet all team goals for line.