ROLE: Director of Product
TYPE: Full Time
LOCATION: San Francisco California or Remote
The Director of Product will own the process of defining, building, and launching improvements the company's key product. The successful candidate will grow a strong process and culture of product management; and will unite the disciplines of strategy, design, engineering, analytics, and marketing to provide a product that delivers on the company mission and vision.
Lead product development by defining strategy, setting process, and driving execution.
Lead a user-centered process to validate hypotheses through user interaction.
Work closely with a partner-facing team to develop marketing, onboarding, and customer support for enterprise partners.
Work closely with engineering to make software architecture decisions and support an engineering process that meets goals for quality and timeline.
Manage current product team; strategize and drive hiring of additional product, design, analytics team members.
Work closely with the CEO to support organizational strategy, funder communication, and Board of Directors.
Experience launching and growing early stage products.
Understanding and appreciation for human-centered design, including experience in scoping user research, developing prototypes, and validating features using design process.
Ability to develop, articulate, and align teams around a clear strategy.
Ability to identify, analyze, and solve ambiguous problems with attention to detail.
Understanding of marketing and user growth strategies to drive adoption through both b2c and b2b channels.
Ability to write detailed user stories, identify edge cases, and work with the engineering team to roll out features in an agile, continuous deployment environment.
Create clear and comprehensive product requirements documents that empower design and engineering to work with a clear understanding of context, scope, success metrics, and common understanding of approach.
Skills & Experience
5+ years experience owning a software product development process.
3+ years experience owning a roadmap, defining requirements, managing QA.
Experience working on data products and optical character recognition systems is a plus.
Passion to improve opportunity and education for underserved communities.
Entrepreneurial ability and mindset - ready to solve problems wherever needed.
Curiosity. Motivation to continuously learn, reflect, and improve as an individual and team.
Organization. Ability to structure workflows to enable team collaboration.
Empathy and Integrity. Thoughtfulness of developing team culture.