Product Manager / Sr. Product Manager

| Greater LA Area

Position Overview

 

Ecosense is a rapidly growing technology company based in Los Angeles. We are pioneering in the areas of color science, control and data science. Our ambition is to invent, inspire, and reshape how the world thinks about and interacts with artificial light. We have been fortunate to light some of the most coveted spaces on earth and to be recognized by the likes of Red Dot for innovation and design, as well as INC 500 and Deloitte’s Fast 500 for consistently making their fastest growing companies lists.

The Position

 

We are looking for a Product Manager/Sr. Product Manager to help us bring innovative lighting technologies to market that solve many of the industries constraints and points of friction. These technologies will be incorporated into architectural-specification-grade lighting products that will be used by world-renowned lighting designers to create the most beautiful spaces on Earth. In an industry ridden with “me-too” products that just offer more options and no new solutions, this technology is posed to give infinite solutions with few decisions.

 

Responsibilities

  • Have a deep understanding of architectural flood and landscape lighting products
  • Ownership of assigned products from inception to end of life.
  • Become an expert for assigned products.
  • Collaborate with every department to ensure the product meets customer and company requirements.
  • Educate and train internal and external sales personnel.
  • Become the go-to person for their product for any questions or guidance.
  • Perform competitive product analysis, conduct user research, figure out the use-cases and map out the opportunity landscape to drive market creation for these technologies and products.
  • Partner with program management team to ensure on-time, on-spec and on-budget development.
  • Bring this all together to produce insights that drive product and technology roadmap.

The Person

You are a fast learner and love to seize the opportunity to learn something new. You can balance diving in deep to establish domain expertise with system level thinking. You are as comfortable talking to an engineering and software team as you are talking with marketing and sales. You have a passion for the human experience and a fascination with how technology can drive improvements. You have a broad interest and/or skill set covering the arts, science, engineering, business and technology that gives you unique insights to turn challenges into opportunities.

 

 Requirements

  • BS or MS in business, engineering, or a related field
  • 7+ years of lighting industry experience, preferably focused on architectural flood and landscape lighting 
  • Experience leading the development of innovative new solutions and products, including identification of customer needs, market opportunity sizing, competitive assessments, business case creation and translating customer and business needs into technical product specifications.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong business acumen, problem solving, decision-making and leadership skills
  • Ability to work with a cross functional a team and communicate effectively

Compensation

A detailed and compelling compensation package will be outlined for the selected candidate. 

 

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. This position is not eligible for sponsorship. 

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Location

We are located in the vibrant Chinatown section of Downtown LA. We're public transportation accessible and near freeways, making us easy to get to.

An Insider's view of Ecosense

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our culture is distinctive, adaptable and high-performing guided by our core values of Beauty, Freedom, and Frictionless. We have a culture that expects and empowers its employees to have agency—to individually act to produce for powerful results.

Tim

VP of People & Culture

What does your typical day look like?

A typical day involves learning & solving. I collaborate with colleagues to solve technical & business challenges involved in producing great luminaires. Collaboration on any given day could include customers, Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Optical Engineers, Software Engineers, Color Scientists, and Industrial Designers,

Nate

Product Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

Just out of school I went to China with our VP of Ops, 12 dozen vendors in two weeks. I was able to witness all forms of manufacturing from die-casting to cable construction. To top it off I averaged one fresh mango smoothie every day!

Kelli

Mechanical Engineer

What are Ecosense Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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