As a Product Manager on our eCommerce team, you will develop products/ features for the commerce platform, enhance the shopping experience for customers, and help build the roadmap for some of the most exciting, fastest growing categories within Minted’s business. You will be passionate about delivering technology that can unleash the creative potential of independent designers / artists and bring those designs to life in a vibrant consumer marketplace as well as creating an amazing user experience that is both functional and elegant, in a style befitting Minted.
The Minted Sr. Product Manager role is a great opportunity for a product manager with 3-5 years experience, who is passionate about ecommerce, and wants to grow their career.
Shape and drive the eCommerce product road map
Develop core Minted commerce features and requirements
Gather and distill requirements from Minted customers, merchandising, marketing, and elsewhere; translate these into a cohesive and actionable vision
Write specifications, prioritize features, build consensus, and coordinate product schedules
Integrate usability studies, user research, and market analysis into product requirements to ensure products satisfy customer needs
Collaborate with a variety of internal teams (merchandising, marketing, engineering, operations) to identify, refine and document features
Create wire frames, PRDs and other illustrations to convey feature ideas and gather feedback
Communicate product road map and release schedules to stakeholders
Manage product teams including running sprint planning, maintaining product specs and backlog, coordinating design, development and QA activities
Coordinate with other product managers and designers to ensure the cohesiveness of the overall user experience
Define hypotheses for new features, measuring success against clearly defined goals and metrics
Define and coordinate the creation and analyze the results of A/B tests
Define, monitor and react to key product metrics
Review, edit and prioritize bugs and features
Research product trends and identify new product directions, features and opportunities
Experience and Skills:
Experience: Must have 3 – 5 years experience shipping products and features for a consumer technology or eCommerce company.
Excellent product judgment: You have excellent problem solving skills and the ability to make sound judgments based on tradeoffs of different solutions, complex problems, various stakeholders, and many constraints. You have an in-depth understanding of what makes a user experience good or bad, and strong intuition for what the Minted customer wants to do.
Strategic insight: You understand the industry and eCommerce best practices in depth, and can use your knowledge to predict consumer needs and the behavior of key players in order to build the best strategy for Minted.
Incredible attention to detail: You easily recognize aesthetic and functional details, and can make pragmatic decisions about what details are actually important.
Customer advocacy: You are passionate about and care deeply for the Minted customer.
Analytical Skills: You have experience using data analytics (user testing, data analysis, and multivariate testing) to measure the performance of a solution. You are fluent with SQL
Project management skills: You are exceptional at planning, setting expectations, making and meeting commitments.
Ability to work with others: You have excellent interpersonal skills. You’re a good listener. You place the success of the company and product ahead of any particular idea. You have experience working with engineers.
Strong communication skills: You’ve got a high signal-to-noise ratio. You are articulate and persuasive while able to listen and incorporate the perspectives of others.
Leadership: Others naturally look to you for guidance. You understand group dynamics and can organize chaotic situations. You can balance and productively resolve contradictory demands and timelines in order to deliver against the company vision and goals.
Writing ability: You could write final text for the UI, FAQs, marketing copy, or press releases. Your writing is pithy, clear, and in command of the Minted tone.
Work ethic: You do what it takes to make a launch go well, which involves working with technical operations, product support, product marketing, merchandising, and communicating directly with our community. You are equally comfortable taking personal ownership for a task as delegating it. You work hard to keep your team as productive as possible.
Six-sigma-like focus: You iterate on quality assurance and release processes until all pain points fade away.
Technical Background: Are comfortable with working with technical details coding (including, but not limited to SQL/HTML/CSS/JS/PHP/Python). You could read a technical API document from third parties to identify opportunities.
You love to solve problems large and small.