Smashbox, Vice President Product Development and Innovation
Jill Tomandl is a cosmetic industry innovator, award-winning package designer, product developer and creative director. She is currently the Vice President of Product Development and Innovation for Smashbox Cosmetics.
Thoughout her career, she has contributed to the growth of style driven brands including Smashbox, Stila, Prescriptives, and Hard Candy. Her artistic vision combined with her technical expertise have created first to market beauty industry innovations that initiated trends including the Smoky Eye Talking Palette, Color Wheel Eye Shadow Palette and matte long wear liquid lipstick. She is on the innovation team that launched the first 3D printed lipstick in the beauty business.
She utilizes unique and unexpected materials in her package design including agate, bindis, a solar panel , and glowing neon colorant. Her fashion collaborations range from Marchesa couture to Betsey Johnson. Quality and performance are the top criteria for the products she develops. She initiated and developed a co-branded collection with E! Live from the Red Carpet. She previously designed and tailored custom leather pieces for concerts, fashion editorials, advertisements, commercials and film.
She is a member of the Environmental Media Association and a mentor for ELC Gen Next milllennials.