Looking for savvy, passionate, results driven , web engaged individual who wants to live a virtual life and be part of a very large B2B Global Trade Platform
The Director of Product Development will build and lead a strong product management and user experience team from the ground up and manage the overall product life cycle of web solutions.
Our Product Strategy team is based in Los Angeles and the core business development is managed out of our Hangzhou, China offices and subsidiary. A core understanding of the Chinese culture and Mandarin dialect is essential for communication with the development team.
This person owns the day-to-day responsibility of driving for and evangelizing the success of all product lines. This is a highly strategic position in the organization that will shape the future of the company. It’s a once- in- a- lifetime opportunity to build a global trade platform within a highly successful Business to Business network of search engine marketing platforms and product / supplier sourcing tools in a company that rewards you for success: equity, compensation, and the opportunity to lead others. Candidates must possess a track record of producing successful web products and display a proven ability to design award-winning user experiences. We are seeking a seasoned product management professional with a tremendous amount of energy and passion who will oversee all ongoing product innovation initiatives and staff, as well as perform in an individual contributor capacity.
5+ Years experience in Web Development
5+ years experience in managing development teams
Proven track record
*MANDARIN / CHINESE speaking a BIG ++++++
8+ years product management experience at a leading edge business to business company with at least 3 years managing others.
Proven record defining and architecting successful Web 2.0 technologies and applications as well as 5 years experience with Agile SCRUM methodology.
Knowledge of and direct experience in designing world-class user experiences.
Bachelor’s degree required; MBA or advanced degree highly desirable
Experience or familiarity in video streaming, data storage, and web-based API's using web services technologies on a software-as-a-service delivery platform a plus.
A persuasive manner and excellent people skills; adept at leading through influence.
A deep understanding of product development from concept through delivery.
Strong technical background and able to command the respect of high-achieving engineers.
Strong planning and analysis skills to perform quantitative data analysis and draw conclusions.
Most possess mad skills: Critical-thinking, organizational, planning & analysis, and excellent presentation skills.
Positive attitude, incredible work ethic, and passion for managing projects to conclusion on time.
Able to demonstrate clarity of thought at all times and in all communication.
Bachelors in IT / Web related field or MBA
Will consider application with Bachelors with 7+ years of experience
Salary + Stock + All major medical + 401k + plenty of travel