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Director - Product Development

at Confidential in Palo Alto, CA   —   Jul 14, 2014   |  
Overview
We’re looking for a head of Product Development who’s highly pro-active, very smart, creative and can be the "hub on a wheel" when needing to involve multi-team members and stakeholders for developing our product. You'll work closely with our CEO / Founder in addition to the rest of the all-star team. You must demonstrate a genuine interest in the aspects of the web that is social and real-time (we're developing real-time search). Working with our Founder & CEO, you'll have collaborative ownership of delivering amazing products that users remember and care about.

The product is a real-time search engine for business and finance. Our users are the 80M people who have over $6T in assets. We are a vital part of their day as they use the product to answer why something is happening with a company they care about. Momentum continues to mount as awards from AlwaysOn, Adobe, buzz from Scobleizer, The Financial Times, TechCrunch, and non-stop tweets from people who say they’re “addicted” to our product. We like to think we have a world-class team (including first class investors), with a big sense of urgency, a desire to help many people, and a commitment to delivering truly unique and innovative products. Your role is going to be a key part in helping things accelerate even more.
Responsibilities
Design, build, and iterate amazing products that extend the product's inherent viral capabilities
Own product roadmap/execution and manage interface between user requirements and engineering
Assume a key role in overall product strategy, planning, and execution
Natural ability to always deliver what is best for users and the community
Experience
Successful track record in contributing to the growth of an Internet social media company (e.g. Twitter, Zynga, FaceBook)
Uniquely clear and deep understanding of social loops, distribution, and community graphs
Great skills in working with everyone from design to launch – users, partners, platforms, etc.
2+ years of experience in designing social platforms and products
Big believer in rapid prototyping, iterating, and data-driven development
Open and clear communicator, passionate about innovation, and desire to make an impact on rapid growth
Cultural fit for a focus on having fun, trying to solve the hardest problems, and delivering things that users love
Compensation: Competitive salary, stock options, and full benefits.
Contact: Please, send your cover letter and resume to the above email address, with subject “PM”.
Education
B.S. degree
secondary degree is a plus
Compensation
Highly competitive
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