Product Developer

Wild Marketing Group

Wild Marketing Group is a full service promotional products agency. We focus on helping our clients develop and execute high quality marketing programs through the use of promotional products. Our agency approach allows us to fully connect with our clients brand during each step of the creative process. Our 30 year track record of success fueled by our extremely talented staff, a broad base of in-house services, innovative creative program development and fulfillment capabilities position us uniquely to meet our clients’ needs.

Position Details

Product Developer
Southeast Wisconsin
Waukesha, WI

We are looking for a product developer to be responsible for creating and developing new products and improving existing products. The responsibilities of a product developer include conducting market research, collaborating with sales/marketing, technical and manufacturing specialists, and developing prototypes. To be successful as a product developer, you should have engineering and design knowledge, solid knowledge of the prototype design process, and strong written and verbal communication skills. A good product developer should be highly innovative, possess the ability to problem-solve and work well within a team.

Product Developer Responsibilities:

  • Creating and enhancing products that fill a niche in the market or allow our clients to remain competitive.
  • Determining product specifications according to a number of various factors and uses.
  • Supporting manufacturing and design activities by developing prototypes for products in development.
  • Consulting market research materials and sales data to ensure that products are viable and competitive.
  • Submitting proposals and designs for evaluation by the sales team before moving to the next stage.
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or industrial design.
  • Proven working experience as a product developer or in related field.
  • Work well within a team.
  • Creative and innovative thinking skills.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Comp shop and pick out trends to develop product 
  • Identify and research patterns, materials, styles, seasonal color palettes, prints and details 
  • Understand material costs
  • Manage workflow from brainstorm and concept to final product
  • Manage approval process of all product details
  • Become the expert for our “customer's customer”, learn dislikes and likes, and identify key products to support 
  • Communicate with all overseas offices on daily basis 
  • International travel and communication with factories 
  • Tradeshow and material show attendance 
  • Collaboration with merchandising team and design team on products

If you would like to be part of a great team, are ready to take on a challenge and make a difference within our company, apply today. We offer a competitive wage and excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), and paid time off.

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