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Senior Product Manager / UX Lead

$110k – $150k • 0.1% – 0.3%
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Slated is seeking a versatile, motivated Senior Product Manager / UX Lead with strong technical skills to take a key role in building our next-generation film-finance marketplace. In addition to design and technical skills, you should also have experience using analytics to identify product opportunities and be familiar with agile development processes and tools. You must be able to shift quickly between conceptual brainstorming and implementation-focused designing. And the ideal candidate will also be able to step in as a front-end developer when required.

You will work closely with the CEO to define product vision, translate vision into detailed feature specifications and UX designs for the engineering team, and continually manage project scope to keep our agile development process moving. You will serve in the Product Owner decision-maker role and be responsible for managing user and internal team feedback.

This is a position that’s perfect for an all-rounder with ambition and drive. You may have started as a traditional product manager and have become more technical and design-focused as your career progressed. You may have started your career as a UX designer and have grown into a front-end developer that can understand the full implementation path for your designs and write your own specs. Or you may even be a full stack developer that has a talent for design and a deep understanding of the functionality you build. Whatever your background, you must be a clear communicator and have an innate ability to manage the scope of your projects. You will be called upon daily to make scope and design decisions, so you must be decisive and pragmatic while also understanding what matters to our users.

Create epics and individual feature specifications including logic, use cases and UX designs
Oversee features from conception to launch, including; planning, testing and measuring feature impact
Work closely with the Slated engineering team by participating in daily standups, continuously communicating product vision and priorities, and collaborating on implementation
Keep a close eye on bug reports and be the champion of our zero-bug policy
Conduct user research; talk to our customers, internal users, and stakeholders to understand and define common pain points
Work closely with the CEO to synthesize market needs, customer pain points, and internal requests; drive product strategy from these interactions
Continuously iterate and experiment on our revenue streams and user experiences
Implement front-end features and fixes when necessary for efficiency

Role Requirements
5+ years of product management experience delivering web based and/or mobile solutions
Strong UX design skills with examples of real-world products / features that you designed
Strong technical background and experience working directly with engineers and QA
Ability to understand complex systems, including technical architecture and data modeling
Experience with data analysis and interpretation, experience with analytics platforms
Strong written and verbal communication skills, especially when explaining technical topics
Desired: Experience in the entertainment industry. Specifically, film/tv production

About Slated

Slated is the leading online film finance marketplace, supplying the exploding global demand for great content. Our analytics, packaging tools, and high quality deal flow empower filmmakers, talent, financiers, and distributors to make great movies.

Since launch, 1,400 listed films have received over $1.4 billion in investor introductions, and nearly 250 movies have been released, including 47 theatrical releases. And in the past few years over half of the Sundance Film Festival selections and Oscar nominated films were made by Slated members in producing, directing, and writing roles.