This is an exciting opportunity to join a young company and work on ambitious and challenging projects in a smart, world-class team.
In this position you will be responsible for Product & Consumer development and working closely with the CEO, the Product Owner.
Key Areas, Tasks and Responsibilities of the Role
Consumer (Customer) Development
Investigate, research and validate consumer needs and painpoints
Facilitate consumers feedback
Organise Focus groups with consumers to identify their needs and painpoints
Specify product requirements to fulfil clearly defined consumer requirements
Work closely with the engineering team to validate the ability to develop the right product
Develop and implements methods and procedures for monitoring product projects – research findings, progress reports, expenditures, etc. in order to inform management of the current status of each project
Skills, Experience and Qualifications Required
A minimum of five years in product development of complex SW products with HW component or similar, candidates with experience in the smart home market will be advantaged; must have an understanding of manufacturing, SW release management
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and suggest next steps
Process orientation –demonstrated ability to develop repeatable processes or improve existing processes in and out of product development
Open and collaborative style – must be comfortable working in an environment where ideas are shared and challenged
Energy and enthusiasm – candidates must enjoy being accountable and willing to hold others accountable
Outgoing personality – you will be required to walk into networking events and be comfortable introducing yourself to strangers
Interest in our industry – Consumer Tech
Willingness to work around the clock – being a Consumer Experience Lead isn’t a 9-5 job. Working some evenings and weekends, and responding to community members outside of work hours will be required.
Good employee –great time management skills, ability to multitask, intelligence etc. – since you will be managing many different areas of the business. Looking for someone smart who doesn’t get stressed under pressure
Culture fit – this especially applies for us as a small company. You need to get along with others and mesh with the company’s culture
Ability to travel within the United States
How to apply
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