Assistant, Product Development

Commercial Services Req. R0006366


We are UMG, Universal Music Group. We are the world’s leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world.

How we LEAD:

Merchandise and commerce is becoming part of the fabric of music culture. For artists, it’s a way to develop and further articulate their brand. For fans, it’s another pathway to connecting with an artist and the culture they represent.

UMG is looking for a Product Development Assistant (Temp) to oversee and contribute to product development on behalf of many of the biggest and most iconic artists in the world. This person must be tapped into the culture at large, have an eye on product trends and bring their skills in process development.

This role will work cross-functionally with creative planning, creative services, label teams and production to create compelling concepts and product while developing processes to support a growing area of the business.

How you’ll CREATE:

Product Development:

  • Responsible for supporting the Product Development team from conception to final development
  • Aggregates product development design into polished presentations for clients
  • Aids Product Development team on product redesign and approvals with cross-functional partners
  • Support team with print on demand setups, product mocks, and sample orders.
  • Assists team through product hand off to Production team after approval


  • Ensures system accuracy for print on demand products and orders
  • Safeguards BOX file system by passing files within correct structure


  • To offer innovative thinking to Product Development conceptual development and process
  • To execute responsibilities in timely and organized manner following best practices
  • To support the delivery of the best product to our clients in a fast-paced environment

Bring your VIBE:

  • Bachelors Degree in Design or Merchandising
  • 1-2 years experience in fashion, retail, or related fields, ecommerce experience is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Outlook, and Powerpoint
  • Good understanding of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
  • High energy for a fun and fast-paced work environment
  • Well written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player willing to collaborate with the best in the business
  • Ability to integrate and adapt to changing client feedback
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and multi-task

Perks Playlist:

  • Competitive Compensation Package including Salary, Benefits and Generous 401k Savings Plan with company matching
  • Flexible Paid Time Off plus Paid Holidays, 2 week “Winter Break” & Wellness Fridays (year-round)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance & Tuition Reimbursement (after 12 months of service)
  • Robust Employee Assistance Program (for you and your loved ones
  • Annual Well-Being Allowance which includes Fitness, Travel, Home Enhancements, Nutrition, and Spa Treatment Reimbursements

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All UMG employees are currently required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide proof of a negative PCR or Antigen test before entering any Company offices unless they have been approved for an exemption or unless prohibited by applicable law.

Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.