New York, NY

Product Manager

Talener

Our client is seeking a Digital Product Manager to join our growing product team. This position will report to the Product Management discipline lead and will be focused on a number of special projects, working closely with the product’s project manager and internal stakeholders to scope out, document, and prioritize new features and initiatives in accordance with the gallery’s business goals. Development will be realized by a combination of external vendor resources and a growing internal technology group, so the ideal candidate will have experience working with distributed development teams.
Responsibilities:
  • Work with various product/project/initiative teams to define and maintain/adjust goals and objectives for feature roadmaps
  • Create and lead requirements documentation for new product/project/initiatives to ensure scope is defined thoroughly upfront.
  • Evaluate and prioritize feature requests/improvements/bugs in accordance with internal goals and objectives for both short and long-term goals.
  • Lead discovery process for new product/project/initiatives from ideation and user research to conceptualizing workflows, building wireframes, and researching existing solutions.
  • Work closely with external business analyst and developer team to convert feature buckets into thoroughly thought-through user stories to hand off to developers
  • Responsible for QA and testing of new products/projects/initiatives to ensure that all deliverables are complete, incorporate all requirements, meet predefined specifications, and are error-free
  • Support the Project Manager to track work progress and deliver database features of the highest quality on-time
Requirements:
  • 3-5 years experience in digital production/product management
  • Proven success managing the delivery of new features and products from the discovery and requirements phases through development and/or implementation
  • Knowledge of artwork management and art business workflows (familiarity with modern/contemporary artists a plus)
  • Experience with Agile process, ceremonies, and tools
  • Experience working with data analytics or data analysts
  • Fluency in use of Jira, Confluence, and Smartsheet (or another MS Project-like application)
  • Fluency in product tools such as Sketch, Figma, Miro, LucidChart, or similar
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior interpersonal and proactive problem-solving skills, along with a positive, solution-oriented attitude
  • Interest in participating across the full spectrum of product activities – from big picture / strategic vision definition through hands-on user acceptance testing of the finished product
  • Detail-oriented, take-ownership approach, self-organizing, and highly skilled in time management to facilitate involvement in multiple feature development pipelines
Bonus points for:
  • Front-end web development experience
  • Knowledge of UI / UX concepts and application
  • Knowledge of digital disciplines including: Strategy, Creative, Information Architecture, Business Analysis, Technology, QA, and Analytics – the roles of these disciplines during various phases of the project lifecycle, the deliverables they produce, and the tasks, duration, and dependencies these require
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interested in learning more?  Please contact Ciara Salina @ csalina@talener.com

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