Product Manager - Payments Team

Kickstarter

Platform

Mid

Brooklyn

2 weeks ago

Kickstarter is seeking a experienced product thinker with a speciality in payments to help build and grow a seamless payments experience and new payments products for our community. You’ll work closely with engineering, design, data, product marketing, community support, and operations teams, owning the roadmap for payments and payments products. You’ll work with other product managers to develop the process for product development and to ensure that we fulfill our mission of making creativity possible for creators and backers around the world.

About the Team

The Product Manager and Engineers who work on Kickstarter’s Payments Team are dedicated to all-around excellence in payments processing . Working on UX, internationalization, security, compliance, fraud prevention and more, this team has helped Kickstarter process over $3 billion in pledges to date.

About the Role

From improving core features to delivering brand new ideas and utilizing innovative technology, you’ll be leading the Payments team through every phase of the product process: brainstorming, research, wireframing, testing, development, deployment, analysis, follow-up, and iteration. You will synthesize broad strokes into clear, actionable, and phased roadmaps with clear objectives.

You will lean heavily on your ability to map obstacles and solve problems creatively every day. We’re open to a wide range of experience, but we’re especially interested in candidates who have a demonstrated track record of success in developing inspiring and functional products for web, mobile, and native platforms. 

About You 

  • You have experience building and shipping successful products to the world. 
  • You have prior Product experience working with payments processing. 
  • You are a confident leader: proactive, energetic, driven, and inspiring. 
  • You are a strong collaborator, communicator and mentor to others. 
  • You have empathy for our diverse community of backers and creators. 
  • You have a scrappy, entrepreneurial spirit towards problem-solving and organization. 
  • You are skilled in various ways to unearth product opportunities and validate ideas (A/B testing, prototyping, spikes, MVPs, etc.). 
  • You have experience in both qualitative and quantitative product research. 
  • You are confident in your ability to present work and ideas and synthesize findings and next steps. 
  • You demonstrate experience developing product process, reporting and measurement. 
  • You have excellent communication, writing, and people skills. 
  • You have a deep interest in Kickstarter’s mission to help bring creative projects to life, and the product opportunities and challenges that come along with it.

Kickstarter is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to fight for equality, we work to ensure a fair and consistent interview process. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to an inclusive work environment.