Director, Product Management in Chicago, IL

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

Visual Supply Co (VSCO)   •  

Chicago, IL 60601

Industry: Information Technology

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 24 days ago

You appreciate the beauty and importance of creativity. You love identifying and solving problems, with a track record of influencing both creatives and technologists to execute on a vision. You are personable, articulate in creative practices and software development, and driven to make a meaningful impact on a rapidly growing business.

As our Director of Product Management for our Subscriptions team, you will be responsible for building and leading the development of our subscriptions strategy and product offering, as well as being the product lead in our Chicago office. Doing so will require strong qualitative and quantitative research abilities, with a creative mindset and holistic approach to product management. You'll set the vision and roadmap, and work iteratively to ship and test features by partnering closely with our business operations, growth, mobile client and server teams to drive membership growth while ensuring we are investing in infrastructure that enables us to scale our subscriptions business.

The day-to-day

  • At the highest level, you are responsible for facilitating the ideation, development, and launch of quality products
  • Ensure your team is working on the highest impact things by constantly working to understand and identify the highest impact product investments
  • Communicate, coordinate and work closely with company leaders, designers, analysts and engineers to deliver products that fit our company goals
  • Own the product development lifecycle in a cross-functional team with a prioritized roadmap, clear milestones, and short iteration cycles
  • Stay in touch with users to understand what they love or don't love as our product evolves
  • Articulate user stories and business parameters, and identify success metrics for new products on an iterative basis

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of prior experience delivering consumer apps, technology and services – shipping products to millions of users
  • BS in related field of study or equivalent work experience. Experience in building monetization, subscription products is preferred.
  • Direct experience focusing on the growth of a new or established product
  • Passionate about delivering beautifully designed products while developing teams and individuals
  • Proven ability to tell a story with compelling data and use an iterative approach to data collection and management
  • Ability to use quantitative and qualitative sources to design and validate ideas
  • Understanding of UI/UX best practices, including when to follow patterns and when to push boundaries
  • Strong technical background and experience working directly with engineers, with a firm grasp on the technical details driving the product

Valid Through: 2019-11-14