Senior Product Manager - Saatchi Art

Company: Leaf Group
Location: Santa Monica, California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 13.AUG.2021
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Saatchi Art is the world's largest online gallery for original art, established with the goal of helping people all over the world connect w...

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Saatchi Art is the world's largest online gallery for original art, established with the goal of helping people all over the world connect with art and artists they love. We offer an unparalleled selection of paintings, drawings, sculpture, and photography, and provide artists worldwide with an expertly curated environment in which to exhibit and sell their work. We're seeking an experienced Senior Product Manager to join our team. This position is open to remote (US based).Saatchi Art is redefining the experience of buying and selling art, making it welcoming and accessible for artists and collectors alike. We are constantly innovating the product experience by leveraging emerging technologies, including augmented reality, blockchain, and AI-powered products discovery.A big vision calls for a big job. As we grow, our need for a Senior Product Manager grows with us. Leaf Group is a house of brands, creating and cultivating digital-first companies in growing lifestyle categories: Fitness & Wellness (Well+Good, Livestrong.com); Home & Decor (Hunker, Society6, Deny Designs), and Art & Design (Saatchi Art, The Other Art Fair). Additionally, we have performance focused brands in key categories such as Travel, Pets, and DIY (OnlyInYourState, Cuteness, eHow). Our media and marketplace brands are authentic and authoritative, reaching a large and growing passionate audience. We work in a fun, collaborative environment that is diverse, adventurous, and open-minded. We look for proactive, accountable people focused on continuous learning and growth to push themselves and our businesses forward. Check us out here.You'll Report To: VP, ProductYou'll be responsible for:Developing a deep understanding of the overall business needs and goals, and the core functions of each department (curation, art advisory, marketing, operations).Learning how an artwork is created, sold and delivered through our platform and how our world class operation supports both artists and collectors. Understanding our key performance metrics and analytics tools to fulfill data requests that enable data-driven decisions.Gathering data through various methods including A/B tests, market research or to identify opportunities and engineer products to be as engaging and useful as possible.Brainstorming, designing and building products - from concept through to launch - driving the feature through the entire development cycle.Create and manage wireframes for pages and/or features to illustrate concepts.Design product requirements and desired functionality, collaborating with engineering and QA teamsActively identify and manage risks and dependencies to ensure predictable outcome.Sculpting the product roadmap with scope and rough project milestones.Overseeing new strategic initiatives including blockchain applications:Researching the blockchain space to understand unique strengths and risks of various types of blockchain, developing a familiarity with NFT and cryptocurrency applications in the art space today, and identifying innovative product opportunities.Devising a proper product strategy which includes market analysis, product differentiation, competitor analysis, cost/benefit analysis, and execution plan.You'll be successful if you are a highly-motivated, team player with a passion for building great user experiences on desktop and mobile. As a member of the Saatchi Art team, you will define and drive the requirements through execution of features on the product roadmap. What You Have:4-6 years of product management experience in the online space, ideally in eCommerce.Strong analytics experience; strong familiarity with Google Analytics, SQL, and Tableau is a plus.Commitment as a team player, able to work both independently and interact with executive management, and other staff members.Passionate and highly-skilled in building innovative features that leverage the latest technologies including augmented reality, machine learning, and cryptocurrencyExperience designing simple and intuitive user interfaces including requirements gathering, use case development, UX design, wireframing, and user testing processes.Familiarity with blockchain applications in the art space, and understanding of the NFT market and product landscape.Thorough knowledge and a clear understanding of the product development stages and process, and the technologies involved in web and application development.Strong leadership skills and initiative; must establish credibility within teams as a knowledgeable, effective contributor.Working knowledge of Agile Development Methodology / Scrum.Self-driven, entrepreneurial mindset. Not afraid to wear multiple hats - no job being too small or too large.We're casual and informal but we work hard and work responsibly. Personal accountability goes a long way.Excitement about art and desire to work in the world's largest marketplace for original art.Bachelor's of Science Degree, Business Degree, or equivalent experience.What We Have:Leaf Group is Built In LA's 2019 Best Companies to Work for in Los AngelesLeaf Group is Comparably's 2018 Best Company Los Angeles Award and 2017 Best Company for Diversity AwardWell+Good is the 2018 winner of Fast Company's Most Innovative Company AwardMyPlate is the 2018 winner of the Webby Award for Best DesignCompetitive compensation and benefits packages (i.e., Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, 401K)Cool office environment and culturePaid-to-play vacation rewardsDiscretionary unlimited vacation timeEmployee discounts for Saatchi Art, Society6, and Deny DesignsLeaf Group is a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace that reflects our customers and the world we live in. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply for our roles. Leaf Group is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or caregiver status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.Agency Disclosure:If the Leaf Group Talent Acquisition department, or any current company employee, receives an unsolicited resume from a third party recruiting agency and Leaf Group does not have a signed Agency Agreement active, Leaf Group will not be deemed liable to pay a placement fee. The unsolicited resume will be considered a gift and can be considered for our recruitment efforts.

 
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