Product Management, a role which used to be all about on-time delivery, kanban and agile delivery has naturally evolved into a space, where guess what; it’s all about the customer. True, these frameworks are still really important, yet we are pretty damn stoked to introduce to you a product role that is all about finding places of friction, and building scalable products and features that meet the goals of 99designs, and our partners - helping them build and scale their own unique marketplaces.
A little bit about this opportunity
Well, I am going to lead strong here; there are not many opportunities in product management quite like this one. Why? Well, there aren’t too many where you get to work with the likes of Amazon, Facebook [oops sorry I mean Meta], Square, Squarespace - helping them increase their value. This role is all about driving business growth through product development of partner APIs, expanding partner capabilities, and supporting existing partner offerings and marketplaces.
So looking for a role with real impact? This is it.
99designs' platform is accessed by millions of entrepreneurs and creators around the world. Working within a cross-functional team including the product designer, tech lead, user research, and data analyst you will help to define and drive a scalable partner strategy and capability.
You’ll work directly with key strategic partners; building and deepening relationships to further enable partners to not only further leverage all that 99designs by Vista has to offer but also take greater control over building their own marketplace experiences.
Together with your team, you’ll identify and decide on the highest impact initiatives for the squad's quarterly OKRs. You’ll hone in on specific problems, form hypotheses, run experiments and measure results to move the needle and unlock scalable partner capabilities and growth. This is an opportunity to search out places of friction and build scalable products and features to meet the goals of both 99d, our partners as well as the broader Vista platform.
A little bit about you
The nexus between design, engineering and the customer; you are empathetic to alternate perspectives and can bring a good calming presence mixed with an ambitious imagination and drive to discover and create new opportunities. A human with solid product management experience, you are curious by nature and possess a passion for diving head first into understanding 99designs’ partners and how they can leverage the platform in order to grow and expand their marketplaces.
You’re an analytical problem solver who can listen, with the ability to build, and balance relationships with a wide array of internal and external stakeholders in pursuit of positive outcomes.
A little bit about 99designs
99designs is the world’s global creative platform that makes it easy for clients and designers to work together to create designs they love. Our mission is to champion creativity to create opportunities for people around the world. Founded in 2008, 99designs has grown from a small, online forum into a worldwide community of talented designers that is now the go-to solution for businesses, agencies, and individuals.
As 99d continues to scale, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team that reflects the communities in which we operate. We want people to feel like they belong and can bring their whole selves to work. Our aim is to continue to foster a collaborative environment with a keen focus on innovation, growth and ownership. Below are just some of the things we do to support our people:
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