Head of Product (Core)

The Yes

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Industry: Commerce Technology
  • Post Date: 10/13/2021
  • Website: theyes.com
  • Company Address: 420 W 14th St, #4NE, New York, New York 10014, US

About The Yes

At THE YES, we believe that shopping should be effortless, tailored to you, and actually fun. #shoppingmadegenius

The Yes, a next generation AI-powered shopping platform poised to rewrite the architecture of e-commerce.

Job Description

Featured in Forbes, Fast Company and Vogue, THE YES is revolutionizing ecommerce by creating a highly differentiated and personalized experience for consumers. Using sophisticated AI and web tech, our store learns customer tastes and gets smarter as they shop, while providing the largest selection of name-brand fashion products in the world at the guaranteed best price online.
 
Our team of technologists from Stitch Fix, Groupon, Google, Microsoft, Pinterest and more has raised $40M in venture funding and is growing. Come join the fun!
 
Goal of Job
This is a senior role, leading the team focused on the core product. You will manage and grow a team of PMs as well as roll up your sleeves and do IC work (we are a startup!). You will be responsible for helping us build a shopping product that is fun, innovative and useful. Through partnership with design, research, and engineering, you will ship products and features that delight our users and move topline business metrics. This is a high visibility role with the opportunity to have tremendous impact on the overall business. This role reports directly to the CPO.

Responsibilities

    • Contribute to overall company product strategy
    • Manage and grow a team of PMs
    • Understand user needs through market assessment, quantitative analysis, and qualitative feedback
    • Gather and document product requirements
    • Develop the product roadmap and build consensus on prioritization 
    • Drive execution of the product roadmap through close collaboration with design and engineering
    • Analyze metrics that inform product success & health, as well as future work
    • Continually make our product development processes better, as we ship products quickly while maintaining a high quality bar

Experience Required

    • You bring 7-10 years of product management experience to the team and have previously built a mobile app based consumer product in addition to web. Even better if you’ve built an app in the ecommerce space
    • You have a passion for design-heavy, mobile-first consumer products 
    • You are detail oriented and curious about how to deliver innovative user experiences
    • You know how to effectively partner with engineering and design teams, as well as other cross-functional teams
    • User empathy and customer orientation are at the core of how you think about designing and building products
    • You are extremely data oriented, deeply analytical, and know how to use SQL to pull data and/or use reporting tools 
    • You have demonstrated ability of driving cross-functional teams towards goals
    • You thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment, that requires both high levels of autonomy and stakeholder management
    • You accomplish your work through product management best practices, combined with incredible hustle

Our Values

    • Critical thinking - we use judgement in making key decisions, we are innovative and deep thinkers, we are deliberate and produce high quality work
    • Helpfulness and transparency - we support each other by providing context and feedback, we operate with respect towards our customers, partners and team, we are open to giving and receiving feedback with the intention of improving how we function
    • Operate as an owner - we are deeply invested in the success of the company and its customers, we do what’s right, not what’s easy, we spend carefully and know that any success is tied to what is best for our customers
    • Pronto - we operate with a sense of urgency, have a GSD mentality, we are open to change as business needs evolve, and we embody grit and tenacity

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