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Director of Product

YouVisit is one of the fastest growing virtual reality technology companies in NYC, offering the only fully integrated platform for creating, distributing and monetizing virtual reality and other immersive experiences across all devices, including headsets, mobile and desktop.  The company has already empowered thousands of organizations and individuals, including leading brands in the travel, education, real estate and entertainment spaces, to create and share memorable and interactive virtual experiences.

 

YouVisit has an immediate opening for a Director of Product to manage and develop our consumer product offering and lead our Product Development team. This full-time, salaried position is a great opportunity for a stellar Director of Product to take our award-winning VR, mobile and web applications to the next level. You will have a minimum of 8 years of experience at a start up, agency, or other tech company, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. You are passionate about emerging technology, mobile interfaces, and design. You are an expert at creating product roadmaps and executing them with development teams.


This position is NOT a development project manager role where you are architecting or managing development. 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of Product Managers/Product Owners, Senior Business Analysts, and Product Designers
  • Oversee projects (including VR, mobile and web) through entire project lifecycles from strategy and concepting, through design, build and signoff phases
  • Manage the user facing design and specification of new features with a careful eye on product usability and end user efficiency
  • Experience working directly with development teams and proficiency in mobile and web architecture
  • Define and create roadmap based on user and business needs
  • Communicate product roadmap and plans to senior leadership and how it benefits the organization
  • Seek new business opportunities at the Product level
  • Analyze success of products through data and key metrics and communicate to leadership
  • Monitor product KPIs and adjust the product to continue meeting KPIs
  • Manage and develop the talent on their team, including recruitment, engagement, and well-being, all with the goal of building and maintaining a high-performing team.
  • Track, measure, and continually improve individual team member productivity.
  • Create and analyze analytics schemas for each platform and communicate high level metrics to leadership
  • Define a product feature set that increases the value for clients and the organization
  • Understand organizational departmental needs and include them into the product roadmap
  • Work closely with the department leads of Development, Sales, Marketing, Content Production and Client Success
  • Create and manage product team deadlines ensuring business needs and roadmap timelines are met
  • Manage the relationship with strategic partners

 

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in a technical or design field
  • A minimum of 8+ years experience managing and launching consumer facing mobile and web applications
  • 8+ years of experience in a start-up, agency, or technology company
  • Prior experience owning the creation and ideation of a consumer facing product
  • Exceptional knowledge of UX and UI best practices  
  • Knowledge of user needs and motivations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, along with strong quantitative analysis skills
  • Experience defining the value of a feature set and the ROI to the company and user
  • Ability to own multiple project tracks independently with limited supervision
  • Knowledgeable in technology trends and best practices
  • Ability to coordinate people and activities across multiple functional areas with demonstrated strong capabilities in communicating and interfacing between Sales, Marketing and Engineering
  • Experience defining analytics schemas for project tracks and interpreting the results
  • Proficient in JIRA  
  • Proficient in Agile Scrum project management methodology  
  • Open and collaborative style; must be comfortable working in an environment where ideas are shared and challenged
  • Comfortable working on multiple project tracks simultaneously in a fast paced environment
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