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JOANNA MAZZOTTA

Product Development, Project Management, Creative Direction

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsBuying - Product Development Manager - Senior Project Manager

Projects

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Do you really want to delete project Sara Fanelli commission product range for Tate?

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Do you really want to delete project Stories in a box range created for Muji Europe?

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Do you really want to delete project Faces children's book commission for Tate?

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Do you really want to delete project Wooden alphabet stamp sets created for Muji Europe?

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Do you really want to delete project Scarf accessories developed for Tate?

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Do you really want to delete project Wooden model kits Muji Europe?

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Do you really want to delete project Soft toy range created for Muji Europe?

About me

Jo Mazzotta is a product developer and conceptual designer. She is highly commercially minded and uses her experience and understanding of retail and branding to inject emotive engagement and narrative whilst identifying gaps and opportunities with product ranges. She has great attention to detail and project management skills. She loves children's books.

Skills

  • Creative Project Management
  • Production/project Management
  • Concepts/conceptual/art Direction/creative
  • Budget Negotiation
  • Branding
  • PR
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Strategy
  • Contract Management

Work history

Currently

Product Development Manager

Jo Mazzotta

Dec 2013
  • London, UK
  • Freelance
  • I consult for clients big and small on product range ideas, commercial strategy, writing briefs, product engagement and branding, market trend analysis, project management on a products life cycle, storytelling, supplier management, packaging, presentations to clients.

2013

Product Development Manager

Liberty

Feb 2012 - Sep 2013
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • Manage and lead the NPD process from concept to launch including R&D, management of the critical time paths, commission contracts, presentations, writing briefs, identifying gaps and opportunities for Liberty London international wholesale lifestyle range including kitchen textiles, stationery, gift and home accessories.

2012

Senior Manager of Business Development

TATE

Mar 2009 - Feb 2012
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • Manage and lead the NPD team process from concept to launch including R&D, management of the critical time paths for all 4 Tate galleries for exhibition ranges, commissions for exclusive product, creating exclusive briefs, copyright and permission contract management, briefing photography, designers, illustrators, design and marketing department, off the shelf buying and margin and budget management and presentations to key stakeholders.

2008

Product Development Manager

Muji Europe

Jan 2005 - May 2008
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • Manage and lead the NPD process from concept to launch for 50 European Muji stores including R&D, mood board creation, presentation to board, briefing to product designers, photography and PR, management of the critical time paths, identifying gaps and opportunities for key product areas: textiles, gift, Christmas gifting, stationery and home accessories.

2005

Product Development Manager

Carluccio's Ltd

Sep 2002 - Jan 2005
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • Manage the NPD process from concept to launch including R&D, management of the critical time paths, briefing suppliers on exclusive product concepts, briefing design agencies on creative, creating mood boards and briefing PR agency on ranges. Presentations to key stakeholders. Managing margin and budgets.

2002

Buying

The Conran Shop

Jun 1999 - Sep 2002
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • Buying assistant and Junior Buyer for The Conran Shop. Supplier manangement, margin and budget management, product information communication, presentations to board, writing briefs for exclusive ranges, creative direction for key textile ranges. Worked on many product categories: textiles, childshop, bathshop, outdoor, stationery, lighting, tabletop, underglass, christmas, gift.