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DATE ADDED: Thu 31/10/2019

Head Of Product, Iot

Los Angeles, CA, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Head of Product opportunity for a well-funded IoT start-up in Los Angeles, CA.

This is a rare opportunity for an accomplished, startup veteran Head of Product, IoT to come into an early stage company without having to back into the garage AND not have to raise capital until his/her hand-picked team has executed on a clearly defined set of milestones and metrics.


As Head of Product Management you will work hand and hand with the VP of Engineering to propose and define product/feature definition of Gen2 HW, and beginnings of SW services ecosystem that will be launched with it and implement initiatives that drive user engagement and retention. You will define product direction through an understanding of customer needs combined with quantitative data analysis.

You will take ownership of the product roadmap and work closely to direct our design, engineering, research, and marketing teams to execute company strategy through smart product planning and execution as well as eventually manage product owners overseeing Hardware and Software products.

You will write clear, logical, and thorough product requirements that are supported by user research and cognizant of engineering constraints. You should be ready to employ design thinking methodologies, create processes for qualitative feedback, and always be thinking about how to validate assumptions before committing company resources.


-  Create clear product requirements, test cases, wireframes for high level flows, and launch plans, making sure to consider the range of customer use cases at each step

-  Help deliver product experiences that delight users, solve their problems, and help us own the 3D body scanning category

-  Form and validate data-driven hypotheses for accelerating new user acquisition, customer retention, and revenue while working closely with colleagues

-  Demonstrate a deep understanding of market and technology trends and the competitive landscape

-  Incorporate user research, analytics, and market reports to rigorously analyze complex customer issues and define simple solutions

-  Work with UI and UX designers to produce high-level wireframes and pixel-perfect designs

-  Work with the software and hardware development teams to implement, release, and maintain features

-  Work with the marketing team on all feature-related communications

-  Work with Customer Support to triage bugs and customer feedback

-  Successfully guide products through the life cycle from conception to launch to evaluation

-  Develop strong quantitative and qualitative understandings of growth opportunities across user segments and platforms


-  10 Plus years product management experience

-  5 Plus years managing product managers, researchers, UX/UI designers, visual designers

-  Strong understanding of the product development lifecycle, including product strategy development, requirements definition, UI/UX, engineering, QA and launch

-  Strong understanding of product design and development, human interaction and the ability to work well with researchers, designers and engineers

-  Solid understanding of SW Dev methodologies and able to support short term prior to hiring ‘area specific’ product managers / owners

-  Genuine empathy for users and eagerness to discover and resolve their pain points

-  Ability to communicate product ideas and plans clearly through mockups, technical requirements, business cases and analysis

-  Persuasive, collaborative personal style with a strong ability to negotiate trade-offs across different parts of the business

-  Experience developing intuitive mobile user interfaces for iOS, Android and web

-  A firm grasp on product metrics and cohort analysis

-  Experience conducting in-app split tests and analyzing performance data

-  Enthusiasm, perseverance, and naturally high standards

-  Preferred to have experience as Business Strategist with Design Consultancy such as IDEO, Frog, Jump, AI Collaborative or similar, i.e. deep understanding of design thinking, ethnographic research within business context


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