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

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

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 Senior Product Manager, you will manage and own core product responsibilities (requirements definition, product development process) for medium-sized projects to successfully define, build, launch, and scale products and businesses.

  • Provide suggestions on processes, tools, and ways of working
  • Lead small-medium multi-disciplinary projects and processes/ceremonies (iteration planning, etc.)
  • Define the product vision, and communicate in a clear and understandable way to different audiences; Partner with team and client to validate product-market fit
  • Advocate and promote a MVP approach to product, balancing desirability, viability, and feasibility
  • Utilize assessment and ranking frameworks and activities to prioritize product features, and create product roadmaps with iterative value delivery
  • Lead processes/ceremonies (iteration planning, etc.) for small-medium sized projects
  • Collaborate with Design Strategy to assist in the design of and participation in research (e.g. interviews, surveys, experiments, etc.); Use learnings and insights to generate and test product concepts and features
  • Collaborate with Product Design on UX/UI decisions, bringing an awareness of contemporary user experience, interaction design, information architecture, and visual design
  • Collaborate with Engineering on technical decisions, bringing an awareness of technical options, trade-offs, and timelines
  • Conduct market and competitive research and analysis, and use as inputs to inform product decision making
  • Contribute to defining desired product outcomes and tying them to key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Make sense of various inputs and be the go-to source of truth for the product, for the team and client
  • Own presentations/content for your workstream, demonstrating awareness of different audiences
  • Contribute to learning & development and discipline initiatives

ABOUT YOU

  • Experience with successfully 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
  • Effective consultant / client manager; Able to earn the trust and respect of clients through sound approaches, clear explanations, demonstrated successes, listening to their point of view, and flexibility towards their situation
  • Comfort with complexity, ambiguity, and change; Able to distill and evaluate new information to make decisions and solve problems
  • Experienced product strategist and manager who effectively balances user needs, business goals, and technical feasibility
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum and other product development frameworks, a variety of project management tools (JIRA, Trello, etc.), and effective product documentation and requirements definition
  • Knowledge of design methodologies and software development; Experienced cross-disciplinary collaborator and thought partner
  • Experience across a variety of applications (e.g. mobile, web, desktop) and development types (front-end, back-end)
  • Clear and effective communicator, storyteller, and influencer
  • Ability to contribute to the creation of  business models, financial models, and operating plans
  • Experience contributing to go-to-market, growth, content, and other marketing strategies, and using product metrics in decision making
  • High degree of workstream accountability and standards of quality
  • Take initiative to engage in challenges, solve problems, and implement change at a workstream level
  • Ability to successfully manage competing priorities and responsibilities; You work well 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.

Tagged as: >100% 2 Yr Employee Growth, 51-200 Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs

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