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Director of Product Management
Ref No.: 17-07427
Location: El Segundo,, California
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 08/14/2017
Full Job Description:
Title: Senior Product Manager
Type: Permanent
Location: El Segundo, CA

The internet is experiencing a transformation – ad blindness and blocking are forcing media companies and advertisers to rethink the way they connect with consumers. This evolution is changing the way we consume content and how we interact with brands. Our client enabling this shift by developing the new technologies, data insights, and best practices that will power this next generation of media and advertising.

Our client is looking for a Director of Product management and a Senior Product Manager to help us rethink what digital advertising can be. Join the Product team to improve and expand a SaaS platform focused on simplifying native advertising for publishers and brands, with the highest standards in consumer experience. You will guide product development from concept to launch, ensuring we ship products that delight users and create value.

Who are you?
You are passionate about products, and enjoy spending time with customers and users to understand their challenges and needs. You have a talent for collaborating with and bridging gaps between sellers, marketers, and engineers. You are eager to dive into a complex space, and then make sure that your customers see products that are elegant and simple. You balance creativity with a laser focus on priorities and impact.

What you'll do:
• Maintain and prioritize an agile product roadmap and backlog for Engineering and ensure that new features and enhancements are validated and clearly specified.
• Collaborate with UX designers, subject matter experts, and Engineering to define and size new product enhancements.
• Coordinate with engineering throughout the development process to ensure the product aligns with Nativo's company mission, strategic goals, and market demands.
• Advise and participate in sales and marketing activities, including client meetings, sales demonstrations, and user conferences.

• Monitor adoption and revenue impact of new features and enhancements and report on release impact as necessary.
• Provide a fresh perspective and insight, aligning to current trends/approaches while also grounding your decisions in user research, business goals, and technical considerations

What you bring to the table:
• 3+ years of relevant professional experience as a Product Manager; experience with Adtech and SaaS products is strongly preferred.
• Strong understanding of all aspects of the product development lifecycle, including customer research, requirements definition, prioritization, and launch process.
• Familiarity with the fundamentals of engineering process, user experience design, sales process, and marketing.
• A track record of shipping a product in agile product development environment, leading a complex project and collaborating across departments.
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and an ability to communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences.
• A degree in Computer Science or similar technical field is a strong plus.

What we offer:
Our client offers incredible opportunities to learn and work on projects that transform digital advertising. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes stock options, health coverage, employer-matched 401k, cutting edge work, and the opportunity to join a rapidly growing startup with a proven product.