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Product Manager

Vibes

Chicago
Enterprise
Mid
4 days ago

We help marketers unlock new revenue by arming them with the technology and expertise they need to succeed in mobile marketing. Catapult, our mobile engagement platform, enables marketers to easily manage all mobile communication channels including text messaging, push notifications, Apple Wallet, Android Pay and mobile web campaigns — all through a single interface. Vibes has delivered more than five billion mobile experiences on behalf of customers that include Chipotle, Gap, Old Navy, Home Depot, Pet Smart, Foot Locker and Allstate, and is recognized as one of only four Tier 1 aggregators by The Common Short Code Administration (CSCA). To learn more about Vibes, visit www.vibes.com.

Vibes cares about character and culture as much as competency. We strive to build a workplace where people are excited to come to work every day, and feel empowered and motivated to do their best work. For a quick take on Vibes' environment and culture, check out: http://chicagocreativespace.com/vibes

You are a product manager with a passion for mobile technology. You have international experience delivering high quality successful SaaS products, through lean business model and customer development, and agile software development.

We are a group of passionate engineers in love with technology working for a software company in the fast paced mobile arena. Culture is king for us. We focus on collaboration and constant improvement with our products and ourselves. We practice agile software development. We care about the software that we develop and strive to have the biggest business impact we can with our work. We set time aside for personal projects with our "Days of Impact". We hacked up a robotic pigeon-shooting owl. We have "summer hours", a pool/Foosball/Ping-Pong table, a balcony, a hot tub time machine, free pop and good beer on tap.

This is a full-time position located in downtown Chicago at 300 West Adams.

Responsibilities:

  • Define strategy for next generation products as we expand into new messaging channels and regions
  • Manage product development through the creation and maintenance of business and functional requirements, process workflows, user stories, reporting requirements, and test cases
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Sales, Customer Success and Technology to understand feasibility and constraints of potential alternative solutions
  • Communicate team's accomplishments upward and outward throughout organization

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years relevant product management experience
  • Mobile app & push messaging experience, preferably working with technology provider SDKs
  • Agile project management experience
  • Lean business development and customer development experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Our Core Values:

  • Respect, Honesty, and Integrity for All Stakeholders
  • Always be Learning
  • Relentless Focus on the Customer
  • Never be Satisfied
  • Create Value
  • Seek Accountability and Ownership

Vibes is an equal opportunity employer that encourages and fosters diversity in the workplace. We offer a career building experience in a fast paced organization and industry.

Please click 'Apply Now' down below to apply to this position.

Product Manager

Blackbox

Chicago
Enterprise
Mid
last month

Blackbox is hiring a Product Manager who wants to help us build tools for independent artists, their customers, and warehouses.

The ideal candidate is excited to deeply understand complicated problems and contribute holistically to solving them. We're interested in hiring well-rounded people with hobbies and side projects who are curious about learning new things and contributing to our culture in unexpected ways. We are committed to diversity and especially encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.

The technology we've built so far has shipped the most-backed Kickstarter game in history, sold over 10,000 Cards Against Humanity Trump Bug-Out bags in under two hours, distributed 30,000 pieces of cow poo, and helps our clients run their successful small businesses.

This is a full-time position based in Chicago, IL with benefits including full health and dental and generous vacation. We work out of our wonderful co-working space full of other amazing artists, developers, game designers, photographers, and the occasional dog. We often work remotely as well, but you should be available to join us for regular meetings.

As a Product Manager at Blackbox, you will:

  • Collaborate with the product team, logistics team, and partners on a regular basis to gather and compile requirements for features and new products.
  • Maintain our product roadmap and prioritize projects based on customer needs, business goals, and input from stakeholders.
  • Work closely with the product team and assist with resourcing, documentation, project hand-off, and release scheduling.
  • Develop detailed project plans and track progress.
  • Champion user-focused design and development and assist in QA testing.
  • Document decisions made regarding product and communicate those decisions clearly with the entire company.
  • Work with our Accounts and Customer Service teams to identity potential user experience improvements.
  • Continuously improve our processes and suggest news tools and methods for communicating, collaborating, and organizing.

Skills and Qualifications

  • A minimum of three years experience working in a product management role.
  • High-level understanding of user experience design, user interface design, and full-stack development.
  • High attention to detail, including proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
  • Be collaborative and articulate. Be able to clearly explain your choices, but value the feedback of your team.
  • Experience with project tracking software, such as Asana or Pivotal Tracker.
  • An iterative, practical approach to project management.
  • Practical knowledge of how e-commerce and SaaS businesses operate.
  • Most importantly, you should be kind, humble, eager to work hard, and excited to learn.

Ready to join the team?

To apply, please send the following to product@blackbox.cool:

  • A brief introduction to yourself.
  • Your work history.
  • A link to your website or relevant work examples.
  • Approximate date you are available to start.
  • Salary requirements.

This is a full-time position based in Chicago, IL.

E-Commerce Product Manager Intern

ULTA Beauty

Bolingbrook, IL
E-Commerce
last month

Ulta Beauty is the largest specialty beauty retailer in the United States and the place for the true beauty enthusiast who gets butterflies as she shops for beauty and experiments throughout our store. We are the only one to provide our guests prestige, mass and salon products and services under one roof – All Things Beauty, All in One Place™. We put our guests at the center of all we do, committing to offer her unrivaled ways to be beautiful in an environment that provides the thrill of exploration and delight of discovery.

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM STRUCTURE:

Our internship program is designed to provide real-world experience that is directly related to your academic discipline and career goals and provide you a better understanding of career options for your degree. Components of the program include:

  • Hands-on experience working as a member of a specific department and team.
  • Assigned projects to accelerate learning of key functions/process.
  • Cross-functional departmental exposures within the corporate office.
  • Tours and exposure to other business areas (e.g., stores, distribution center) to ensure full understanding of the company structure and strategy.
  • End of program presentation of project findings, and recommended course of action to executives.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF INTERNSHIP:

Product Management / Roadmap & Prioritization – Partner with internal stakeholders on problem solution mapping (PSM), and under the guidance of Senior team members, build and execute a framework for intake processes and business prioritization to inform our immediate & long term roadmap for ULTA digital channels, including ulta.com, mobile apps and digital in-store experiences.

Testing & Optimization - Support continued development of testing processes, optimization and site marketing opportunities. Additionally, this person will be a key stakeholder to coordinate execution plans with our A/B testing tool. User Experience - Be a key asset within the digital site experience team to support delivery of key initiatives during the internship period. Actively participate in user research and delivery of findings in various meetings across varying levels of the organization.

eCommerce – Learn the inner-workings and team structure of a digital commerce organization.

REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSIDERATION:

  • Currently pursuing Bachelor's or Master's degree (preferred) and entering final year of school. Would not exclude recent graduates from 2017.
  • Strong academic record.
  • Previous work experience and involvement with on-campus organizations or activities.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and time management skills.
  • Desire to work in a fast paced environment and interact with management level personnel.
  • Ability to work in our Bolingbrook office during core business hours of 8:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.
  • Ability to commit during the months of June – August 2017.

DISCLAIMER – The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Associate Product Manager

Rise Interactive

Chicago
Other
last month

Rise Interactive (http://www.riseinteractive.com), a rapidly growing full service interactive advertising agency, is looking to hire an Associate Product manager to support the Innovation team. We are looking for a detail-oriented, highly motivated and tenacious individual who is excited about getting involved in an entrepreneurial company with an expanding Fortune 500 client base.

Summary and Scope

The Associate Product Manager is responsible for working with the Innovation team and other business stakeholders to ensure the successful deployment of new features into the Connex Platform at Rise Interactive . They will bring an 'own-it' attitude to to building and delivering product feeds that provide remarkable experiences and superior results to our clients. . Additionally, this person will work to ensure that all platform documentation is up to date. Our ideal candidate is someone who is detailed-oriented, has excellent communication skills, and can critically evaluate information from multiple sources.

Why Rise

  • Fast growing company with an expanding list of Fortune 500 clients
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
  • Casual Work Environment
  • Great Opportunities for Growth
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

Responsibilities

  • Lead feature/functional development covering all phases of development
  • Create user stories and acceptance criteria needed to deliver features to production.
  • Manage the backlog and sprint commitments, to ensure we are delivering new features as quickly as possible
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze needs, and deliver programs that exceed expectations.
  • Participate in the user acceptance testing of new features
  • Evaluate and gather product KPI metrics for review with Product Management and Executives to ensure product is performing as needed
  • Work with Product Operations team on product training and evaluation of issues that have been escalated to that team.
  • Triage and prioritize defects and user feedback for productionalized features through collaboration with support teams.
  • Collaborate closely with engineering leaders and development team through all stages of development.
  • This list of essential responsibilities and functions is not exhaustive. Rise Interactive reserves the right to supplement this list, particularly if the scope of duties in this position changes.

Required Skills

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related technical discipline or its equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of experience; special consideration given to candidates with experience in highly analytical or data oriented products
  • Has written user stories or other technical artifacts
  • Superior listening, presentation, and writing skills
  • Detail-oriented individual.
  • Effective at self-managing work and priorities; thrives and invents structure in an evolving, amorphous environment
  • Ability to identify and resolve team impediments in a constructive a supportive manner
  • Experience in working with engineers to develop and ship products
  • Experience in ad-tech or mar-tech environments a plus
  • Experience in data-centric products a plus

Product Manager Intern

Braintree

Chicago
SaaS
last month

Every time you pay for an Uber ride or book on Airbnb, you're using our product. Braintree lets you move money from one place to another safely and securely. It sounds complex (and it is), but we make it so simple, you wouldn't know we were there.

At Braintree, opportunities to shine happen daily. We value what makes you different, and encourage you to act on your ideas — no matter how pie-in-the-sky. You bring skills and a customer-first mentality, and we'll bring the tools and environment you need to do the best work of your life.

Types of projects we work on:

Marketplace — split payments, made simple. Think: Airbnb or TaskRabbit

Hosted Fields — small, transparent iFrames that replace sensitive credit card inputs in your checkout flow

Drop-In UI — ready-made payment UI for accepting cards and digital currency

Braintree Auth — enable payments for your partners in a single onboarding flow

Product Management Intern:

As a Product Management Intern with Braintree, you will join an existing product team and work with the Lead PM to drive existing product features and and help develop new features based on a big-picture vision. In addition, towards the second half of the internship you will be able to work with your own product team consisting of your fellow software engineering interns to develop a product idea and execute that idea.

You must posses a unique blend of inquisitive curiosity and technical savvy, a keen eye for detail, the courage to dive into initiatives and the drive to make a product a reality.

What we look for in you:

We are looking for smart and tenacious individuals who are looking to challenge themselves in a highly collaborative environment.

As a part of our company culture we encourage everyone to work a healthy, sustainable pace and that includes interns. We have special events for our interns to get a chance to socialize with the rest of the Braintree team and explore Chicago.

Requirements:

  • Relevant software development, business management, project management or product management experience, be it an entering college Junior or Senior, or a working professional interested in the field
  • Analytical mindset and skills in research and coordination.
  • Proven track record of getting things done and done well with lots of examples of projects you've spearheaded.
  • Amazing written and verbal communication skills.
  • Curiosity in all things, a task-oriented streak and a hunger for knowledge.

To Apply:

A cover letter and resume are required

In your cover letter, please include a paragraph describing how you would improve a feature on your favorite product or app

Braintree Perks:

  • Open Dev Day — two days a month our product teams work on projects that interest them to improve their craft
  • Daily catered lunches — salad bar and entree buffet. Yum!