Senior Product Manager, Web

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What’s so interesting about this role?

As a Senior Product Manager at Grindr, you’ll have the opportunity to launch a new web product from start to finish. Building upon the success of our mobile apps, you’ll help identify and chart the user and technical needs to create a new experience for our community that is scalable, iterable, and discreet. You’ll lead a small team of talented devs, engineers, and design talent. You create structure from ambiguity and operate with intent while looking for opportunities. You turn empathy into action for our enthusiastic, queer userbase. You’ll turn your vision into strategy through your curiosity, grit, compassion, and data-driven decisions.

What’s the job?

  • Partner closely with design and engineers to plan and develop product strategy and elegant, user-centric experiences.
  • Utilize experiment-driven analysis and metrics to plan, launch, and evaluate projects.
  • Ideate, validate, elaborate, execute, ship, measure, repeat.
  • Become an expert in the dating business, LGBTQ+ community, and social/communication technologies.
  • Listen to the people who use the app, the people who don’t, stakeholders, and teammates. Then absorb and incorporate into your thinking, process, and roadmap.
  • Collaborate through excellent verbal and written communication, product requirements, user stories, Slack emojis, and documentation.
  • Prioritize and orchestrate projects through agile development.


What We’ll Love About You

  • 4+ years’ experience as a product manager on a web or mobile app in the consumer product space.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ownership of successful products throughout the product lifecycle.
  • Proven experience driving projects with cross-functional colleagues using iterative development methodologies and A|B testing best practices.
  • Excellent analytical skills, comfortable working with data and data tools, knowing which questions to ask and how to find the answers.
  • Working knowledge of user interface design practices and user testing. Experience collaborating with engineering to drive delivery and adapt to technical constraints without comprising user needs. Will have experience partnering with Marketing to successfully launch programs.
  • Highly collaborative. Builds trust & strong relationships at all levels.
  • Structures, clarifies, and breaks-down problems. Proven experience to concurrently lead multiple strategic and tactical initiatives.


We’ll Really Swoon if You are/have:

  • Familiar with releasing apps & updates on iOS and Android platforms.
  • Experience with global products across different markets, cultures, and languages.
  • Strong design aesthetic with understanding of what makes a strong user experience.
  • Experience partnering with user researchers and working with qualitative data
  • Handy with Jira, Confluence, GitHub, Testflight, spreadsheets, whiteboards, post-its, zoom, phone calls, IRC.
  • Experience with dating, social, communication, or chat apps/services.
  • Experience on growth-focused teams driven by experimentation and rapid iteration
  • Background in design, engineering, sociology, physics, or applied mathematics

What You'll Love About Us

  • Make a difference in the LGBTQ+ community
  • High-growth company - plenty of room for you to directly impact the company and grow your career!
  • Fully remote culture - work from home (or wherever!)Competitive compensation, including equity
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Health, dental, vision insurance. Generous 401(k) match
  • Other great perks, such as home office stipend

About Grindr

Since launching in 2009, Grindr has grown into the world’s largest social networking app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people. We have millions of daily users who use our location-based technology in almost every country in every corner of the planet.

Today, Grindr proudly represents a modern LGBTQ+ lifestyle that expands into new platforms. From social issues to original content, we continue to blaze innovative paths with a meaningful impact for our community. At Grindr, we create a safe space where you can discover, navigate, and get zero feet away from the queer world around you.

As of June 2020, Grindr has new owners with a track record of multiple successful Bay Area start-ups. The new leadership is demonstrating a renewed commitment to creating an experience for users that is safe, fun, and productive, as well as a positive & uplifting company culture in which everyone can be their best selves. At the heart of Grindr’s mission in this new chapter is a shared set of core values including transparency, accountability, experimentation (failing fast), and strong allegiance to the LGBTQ+ community.


Grindr is an equal opportunity employer.

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Technology we use

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Location

West Hollywood , CA 90069

What are Grindr Perks + Benefits

Grindr Benefits Overview

Benefits & Perks

100% covered medical, dental and vision insurance
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Time Off Policy
Competitive Salaries
401(k)- Matching
Catered daily lunch
Stocked kitchen
Free on-site parking
Casual dress environment

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $5000 (Premier PPO) $1500 (Standard PPO) of expenses.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers $250 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is offered at a flat rate to a $75,000 value.
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
AIDS walk and AIDS lifecycle
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
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