Product Design and Development Manager

November 11, 2022
$80,000 - $130,000 / year
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Job Description

A Mother-and-daughter owned gifting brand is seeking a Product Design and Development Manager to support the evolution of its brand. The company is more than just chocolates; it’s a brand on a mission to continue a legacy of making people happy through gifting. They believe that gifting is an art, and we know that a thoughtful and carefully crafted gift makes all the difference between a good day and a bad day. Working at this company is not just just a job, it is a stepping stone in your career. They pride themselves on creating a motivated, supportive and dynamic environment where every team member plays an important role in the company’s growth. A career at the company may not be for everyone though – it’s for an entrepreneurial and creative person who loves to jump in, move fast, think outside the box and work hard. As the Product Design and Development Manager, you’ll play a key role in developing new innovative products and improving already existing ones. You’ll be responsible for the process from conception to execution and work cross-functionally with multiple teams to successfully bring them to market. 


  • Ideate and develop creative and innovative product concepts – from product to packaging design, we want to see it all! 
  • Develop and spearhead product roadmap 
  • Using market research, develop thoughtful plans of improving existing products to meet the evolving needs of the customer.
  • Trend forecasting: Discover trends, conduct competitor and market analysis by talking to customers, completing surveys and more
  • Manage team of designers and provide guidance on artwork, renderings and design process
  • Support photoshoot ideation and asset design process
  • Ad hoc projects 
  • Think quickly to troubleshoot problems, communicate clearly and collaboratively
  • Be creative and have fun! Having a professional, can-do attitude with a sense of urgency will go a long way
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Dependable work ethic – you see a project through from start to finish
  • A positive attitude –  you see challenge as a growth opportunity
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and desire to work in a startup environment with a goal to be disruptive to the gifting industry – you are a self-starter that knows how to lead a team
  • A bachelor’s degree in product design, or a related field
  • Good taste and an eye for design – you’re both analytical and creative, and obsess the details 
  • Highly proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign – you will be managing the design process 
  • Food and gifting industry experience – bonus!
  • experience – bonus!