Senior Product Manager, Growth & Monetization at VSCO

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You know what it takes to make a great product. You appreciate the beauty and importance of creativity and community. You have a knack for identifying and solving problems, and hold a track record of influencing both creatives and technologists to execute on a vision. You thrive at cross-functional collaboration, understanding the languages of the creative and development worlds. You think like an owner and are trusted to execute and drive a business forward. .

As the Senior Product Manager for Growth, you will be responsible for bringing more users to VSCO. Doing so will require strong qualitative and quantitative research abilities, with a knack for thinking outside the box to bring surprise and delight to even the most fickle of users. You’ll work iteratively to ship and test experiments, partnering closely with iOS, Android, Web engineering, and marketing to implement and measure their effectiveness. You’ll also own VSCO’s growth strategy, answering questions like where we should focus geographically and what our approach will be.


The day-to-day

  • Own the product development lifecycle by establishing a prioritized roadmap with milestones and delivery dates
  • Identify weak points in the user funnel, or opportunities to creatively connect users with what they need to be successful
  • Deeply understand our users’ needs, help generate feature ideas and communicate, coordinate and work closely with company leaders, designers and engineers to deliver products that fit our company goals
  • 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

  • 4+ years of prior experience delivering consumer apps, technology and services 
  • BS in related field of study or equivalent work experience
  • Passionate about delivering beautifully designed products while developing teams and individuals 
  • Ability to work in an iterative startup environment
  • Ability to use quantitative and qualitative sources to design and validate ideas
  • Proven ability to tell a story with compelling data
  • 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

Nice to have

  • Direct experience focusing on the growth of a new or established product
  • Experience working on products used by millions of people
  • International product experience

About VSCO
VSCO is a mobile app that helps you create beautiful, professional-looking photos and videos right from your mobile phone. We offer extensive high-end photo and video editing features, including 200+ presets, and access to a vibrant global community that inspires people to create and to share their diverse experiences with one another. Across all products and services, VSCO’s mission is to help everybody fall in love with their own creativity.
 
Job Perks
Free delicious lunches daily, amazing snack selections, and the best coffee around. Equity, health, vision and dental insurance for families, and a flexible vacation policy. 
 
Why VSCO?
 
Creative Freedom
We value the creative process and our employees’ opinions — input is encouraged, regardless of your position or title. We want to work with people who are driven and demonstrate initiative in taking our mission to the next level.
 
The Working Life
At VSCO, everyone works hard but also takes the time to enjoy life outside of the office. Balance is important to us.
 
It Won’t Be Boring
Try new things. Think outside the box. We celebrate an environment that fights stagnation and challenges the status quo.
 
Interested in this position?
Tell us why you want to work at VSCO and what we should know about you.
 
VSCO believes in building a safe place for creative expression and celebrating that which makes us human, welcoming unique and personal backgrounds and experiences. We’re proud to foster diverse perspectives within VSCO as we continue to build an inclusive culture.
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