Product Manager, e-Commerce at Minted
San Francisco, CA, US
Minted’s online shopping experience allows consumers to discover, customize, and purchase from an extensive assortment of different products and categories, all beautifully designed by independent artists around the world.
 
As a Product Manager on our e-Commerce team, you will be a steward of the Minted customer’s shopping experience, developing features that elevate the shared shopping platform and helping build products for some of Minted’s fastest growing categories.  
 
The successful candidate will have a passion for online shopping, merchandise, and building consumer shopping experiences that deliver retail success across multiple categories and a wide variety of products.

You will:

    • Develop an intimate knowledge of the Minted customer and every detail of the Minted shopping experience
    • Monitor ecommerce and retail trends, best practices, and competitive consumer experiences
    • Gather and distill requirements from Minted customers, merchandising, marketing, and other stakeholders; developing these into cohesive and actionable ideas for improving the shopping experience
    • Translate business requirements into product specifications that consider every last detail of the consumer experience for new features and productsIntegrate usability studies, user research data, and competitive analysis into product requirements to ensure products satisfy customer needs
    • Drive product development execution including daily scrums, sprint planning, maintaining product specs and backlog, and coordinating design, development and QA activities
    • Effectively communicate product roadmap and feature release schedules and status to stakeholders and senior leadershipInfluence commerce and business roadmaps through proposal of new features and functionality backed by customer insights, data and well developed hypotheses
    • Coordinate with other product managers and designers to ensure the cohesiveness of the overall user experience

You are:

    • A Retail fanatic that eats, sleeps, and breathes online shopping
    • A clearly effective partner with engineering to translate product requirements into development-ready use cases and then drive project implementation, testing, and launch
    • Incredibly detail-oriented with an ability to identify all customer use cases and product details needed to deliver a successful shopping experience

You have:

    • Bachelor’s degree, MBA preferred
    • 1-2 years experience in ecommerce, retail, or merchandising
    • 2-3 years product management experience, building and shipping ecommerce or direct-to-consumer products and features
    • Creative problem-solving skills and ability to define a course of action in the face of complexity and ambiguityProject management skills and ability to plan, set expectations, make and meet commitments
    • Superb analytical skills and ability to effectively use data to investigate and solve problems and make decisions
    • Strong bias for action and results-orientation, proven capability to own complex problems and projects end-to-end and deliver results in the face of impediments
    • A ‘Fast-twitch’ response and ability to pivot quickly when needed, thriving in a rapid-pace environment
About Minted
 
Minted is a design platform whose mission it is to bring the best in independent design to consumers everywhere. The company's art, stationery, and textiles products have reached over 40 million homes worldwide.
 
Minted uses technology to bring unique, best-selling design to market at scale. Using its crowdsourcing technology, consumers are empowered to vote for the designs they love and want to see sold, ensuring that Minted always sells continuously fresh and trend-forward product. The winning designs are manufactured by Minted, enabling artists from around the world to share and sell their work while letting Minted do the rest. Since launch in 2007, the company has expanded to serve consumers in new categories including wall art, textiles, digital content and home decor, as well as serve major retailers and consumer products brands with data-backed design through licensing and wholesale partnerships.

 

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