VP of Product

New York, NY 10010

Industry: Director of Engineering, Product Manager Job Number: 4349
We’ re looking for an experienced VP of Product to help us craft and execute our product strategy. You will have the opportunity to lead a team of experienced Product Managers and Designers, while collaborating with members of the executive team and other cross-functional managers to plan, execute, and iterate on our product roadmap.

We' re looking for someone who is highly experienced, analytical, pragmatic, and creative. Reporting directly to the CEO, you’ ll be a valuable member of the executive team and guide our product to have an immense impact on our creators’ success. Responsibilities
  • Establish a long-term product strategy in alignment with the company’ s business, technical, and product goals.
  • Collaborate closely with engineering leadership to implement and iterate on efficient SDLC (software development lifecycle), quarterly planning, and release processes.
  • Lead and mentor a Product Org of 7 consisting of 3 Product Managers and 4 Designers
  • Be a member of the executive leadership team, informing all major strategic decisions and helping us shape the culture.
  • Communicate and evangelize our product strategy to the company.
  • Collaborate closely with Engineering, Marketing, Customer Operations, and Leadership members to ensure both strategic alignment and tactical progress towards our product goals.
Who You Are
  • You have 5+ years of relevant work experience in a leadership role at a high-growth tech startup
  • You have experience managing and developing Product Managers.
  • You have experience working closely with (ideally having managed and lead) a team of designers.
  • You’ re someone who values ruthless prioritization and cross-team alignment. You can balance technical feasibility concerns along with user experience and business goals, weighing quick wins with long-term investments appropriately.
  • You’ re data-driven, with a deep understanding of metrics and quantitative goal-setting and its impact on prioritization.
  • You have a sharp product sense and taste for good design.
  • You’ re someone who is empathetic with customer needs and ensures the output of our technology team addresses them.
  • You are a natural leader who relishes the opportunity to build systems, celebrate successes and push your team members to the next level.
  • You’ re a systems thinker, and have the ability to suggest, implement, and iterate efficient internal processes to streamline productivity.
  • You are a natural written and verbal communicator, and can explain and synthesize complexity with ease. You can maintain high-trust relationships with colleagues and direct reports.
  • You’ re a problem-solver who can help address roadblocks and take on complex problems as needed.
Nice to have
  • Experience as a former designer or engineer

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