Product Manager foursquare
Foursquare helps you and your friends make the most of where you are. We're a small but highly ambitious company with millions of users worldwide relying on foursquare to keep up with friends, discover what's nearby, save money and unlock deals. We?re also helping over a million registered merchants ranging from local businesses to global brands connect with their customers.
To thrive as a member of team Foursquare, you must embrace our exciting work-hard, play-hard environment. We're not afraid to move fast and break things as we release, launch, iterate, update and announce -- sometimes all in the same day. We're a closely-knit team and, especially at the end of a long day over beers, we feel like we're inventing the future together.
Product Management at Foursquare:
You?re constantly coming up with great new feature ideas and thinking critically about which of them will make the biggest impact. You love working in teams, side-by-side with the best engineers and designers. You easily manage several projects at once. You work great under pressure. You don?t miss deadlines.
There?s a omniscient smartphone the pockets of billions of people around the world. You want to a build a mobile service that helps people live better and more fun lives in the real world: discover awesome places, get insider tips, keep up and meet up with friends. You think you have what it takes to build a product that can go from 40m to hundreds of millions users.
Figure out what people want, build it as quickly as possible with our amazing engineers and designers, ship it smoothly, make people?s lives better, measure progress, grow our company. Repeat.
Good product manager: With 2-5 years of experience at a consumer/mobile tech company
Education: BA/BS in Computer Science, Design, Econ, Stats, or other technical/analytical/creative fields
Technical: While you won?t write (much) code, you should be able to weigh technical tradeoffs and have in depth discussions with engineers on the nuances of complex engineering systems.
Designer: You create wireframes to effectively express your ideas. You love the little big details.
Need finder: With a combination of user research, data diving, and competitive analysis.
Visionary: Clearly define product vision and strategy, and inspire people with it across multiple teams.
Metrics focused: Define metrics for success and failure. Analyze and create dashboards for key metrics.
Experimental: Good grasp of experiment design, statistical analysis, and multivariate testing.
Team player: You listen well. You build consensus by default, but can drive hard decisions when you have to. You push the pace. You take blame and pass on praise.
Parallelize: Must be a self-motivated team player able to work in a small, fast-paced environment without much oversight. Can initiate and drive multiple projects concurrently.
Follow-through: You say what you?ll do, and do what you say. You don?t let details slip.
Ruthless: You know when to kill features, turn down sales requests, and ignore customer feedback
Bonus: If you?ve worked on mobile, social, and/or local products in the past.
This position is based in our New York City headquarters in SoHo. We offer a competitive compensation package including equity options.
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