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Giant Machines (51-200 Employees, 112% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

89% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 112% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $0 Venture Funding

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GIANT MACHINES 

Giant Machines is a digital product agency based in NYC. We work with clients across a wide spectrum of industries including fintech, healthcare, real estate, insurance, public utilities, and environmental & social impact. Giant Machine’s product approach is lean, user-focused, design forward, and outcomes-driven. Our expertise encompasses design strategy and research, product strategy and management, user experience and visual design, and engineering and technology.

ABOUT US

  • #2 Best Place to Work in NYC by Crain’s New York Business
  • Built in NYC 2021 Best Places to Work New York City
  • Certified Asian American Business
  • Proud Member of Pledge 1%
  • Remote flexibility with office space for collaboration and team events
  • Monthly Lunch & Learns
  • Company-wide volunteer opportunities
  • Solid work-life balance
  • Diversity-forward company

Our company is made up of passionate and creative people who bring their unique backgrounds and perspectives to client work and team collaboration. Giant Machines is committed to a thriving society with a focus on racial and social justice, gender equality, and sustainable communities. We foster a culture of learning and awareness, facilitate group sessions to create a space for discussion and sharing, and align ourselves with client organizations, partners, and community outreach efforts that share our mission.

ABOUT THIS ROLE

As a Principal Product Manager, you will guide an informed and successful product strategy and usher teams and clients through all aspects of the product life cycle (including research, ideation, validation, prioritization, and iteration) to successfully define, build, launch, and scale products and businesses.

  • Identify team roles and compositions, engagement deliverables and outcomes, and product development processes required for successful projects
  • Ensure the product vision solves a problem for specific users, generates business value, is achievable, and is poised to succeed in the market
  • Champion and educate the client on a MVP approach and provide strategic, value-driven, outcomes-oriented frameworks and guidance on feature assessment and prioritization, balancing desirability, viability, and feasibility
  • Create portfolio-level roadmaps and launch plans that encompass product, design, technical, and operational dependencies, with iterative value delivery
  • Partner with Design Strategy to align on research focus, learning objectives, and methodologies, ensuring that key assumptions are identified and validated
  • Partner with Product Design and Engineering on strategic decision making rooted in a well-rounded, contemporary perspective on UX/UI and technical considerations
  • Derive insights from market and competitive analysis and business model strengths and weaknesses to guide product strategy, positioning, and differentiation
  • Guide product outcomes and KPIs to ensure they are useful, comprehensive, measurable, and realistic
  • Serve as a strategic partner for clients, ensuring that value is delivered and understood; Help influence project extensions or new projects
  • Keep clients on track and drive/influence project decision making, effectively pushing back -or- managing pivots as necessary
  • Craft and guide the team to create clear client presentations and compelling narratives with the appropriate level of depth and polish for the intended audience
  • Lead and contribute to internal and external initiatives and thought leadership and positively represent Giant Machines (e.g. through talks/panel discussions, mentoring, etc.)

ABOUT YOU

  • Track record of successfully and repeatedly taking digital products from concept through commercialization
  • Subject matter expertise of several industries/verticals across consumer and enterprise; Ability to draw relevant parallels to others and get up to speed quickly in new areas
  • Expert consultant / client manager with utmost professionalism
  • Strategic thinker with an innovation mindset
  • Ability to anticipate and thrive in complexity, ambiguity, and change; Provide clarity, direction, decision-making, and focus with (sometimes) limited information
  • Expert product strategist and manager who effectively balances user needs, business goals, and technical feasibility
  • Deep experience with Agile/Scrum and other product development frameworks, a variety of project management tools (JIRA, Trello, etc.), and best practices in product documentation and requirements definition
  • Proficient knowledge of design methodologies and software development; Trusted cross-disciplinary collaborator and thought partner
  • Experience across a variety of applications (e.g. mobile, web, desktop) and development types (front-end, back-end)
  • Expert storyteller, clear communicator, and convincing influencer
  • Ability to create business models, financial models, and operating plans
  • Ability to create and drive go-to-market, growth, content, and other marketing strategies, and use product metrics to drive data-driven conversations
  • High degree of project accountability and standards of quality
  • Trusted advisor for project teams, clients, and across Giant Machines, due to wealth of experience “doing the work” and willingness to get hands dirty
  • Natural and thoughtful leader who guides, engages, listens to, empowers, and mentors a team
  • Experienced problem solver with ability to foresee and preempt conflict, provide resolution guidance, and codify learnings for potential future situations
  • Ability to successfully manage competing priorities and responsibilities and help your team do the same; You excel under pressure

BENEFITS & COMPENSATION

  • Medical benefits at no cost to you for single coverage (cost associated with insuring partner and/or dependents)
  • Robust well-being offerings that allow you unlimited access to virtual fitness, meditation, yoga, cooking classes, homeschooling preparedness, physical therapy and more
  • 16 weeks of paid family leave
  • 401(k) with 4% employer match
  • Profit-sharing
  • $3k yearly education budget plus 5 conference/education PTO days
  • $1k stipend to purchase items for your work-from-home space

Recruitment Agencies:  Giant Machines does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not be held responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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