Manages testing and research programs with a key focus on aligning deliverables with overarching strategy. Provides oversight to all aspects of a wide range of product and service testing and research projects related to testing photography needs and international consumer concerns. This includes the planning, development, deployment, supervision, support and successful delivery of all phases of assigned product and service testing and research work to meet organizational expectations. Utilizes expertise and knowledge of competitive landscape to determine business needs and budget recommendations to ensure CR keeps pace in constantly changing marketplace.
Bachelor degree, or equivalent, with a minimum of 5-7years’ experience in photography and international product testing. Master’s degree preferred. Prior working experience including test protocol development and leading test programs. Exceptional project management and data analysis skills required. Ability to negotiate and manage vendors. Written and verbal skills to clearly and accurately report test methods and results as well as explain them in a way that is understandable by content creators who are not technically knowledgeable.