About This Role

Hello prospective pickle! Design Pickle is looking for a strong Director of Product Management to join our team and help grow our suite of tools for Design Pickle clients and global network of creatives. The ideal candidate will have a strong consumer and business product background and is able to develop product strategy balancing the needs of our customers and business. Given our aspirational vision, to be the most helpful creative platform in the world, and the nature of our products, this role requires entrepreneurial drive and thinking, strong interpersonal skills and analytical approach to problem solving.

If you have ever wanted to make a significant contribution and help shape the trajectory of a startup, this role is for you!

Reports to: Vice President of Product

On a daily basis, works closely with: Senior Leadership team members, Product Managers, Product Designers, Engineering, and cross functional teams - Global Operations, Sales, Marketing and Customer Success.

Location: Design Pickle is a fully remote company with a Company Hub in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Who We Are Looking For

First, Design Pickle is anything but typical. We’re a group of hard-working, creativity-loving individuals from around the world.

Do we love pickles, too? Most of us! But don’t stress if pickles aren’t your thing. It’s not a deal-breaker. We do look for a passion and interest in something though because our employees’ uniqueness is what helped make us the great company we are today.

We stand by our vision, purpose, and values, and these are mission-critical to how you show up every single day.

Specific to your role, we’re looking for individuals who have...

  • 8+ years of experience in Product/Program Management
  • 8+ years of experience working collaboratively with engineering and design teams on software and software-as-a-service products
  • 4+ years of experience hiring, managing, and developing both individual contributors and future leaders
  • Critical thinking/analytical leadership experience
  • Experience presenting to senior executive audiences
  • Demonstrated organizational, communication and analytical skills
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience

Bonus Pickle Points:

  • Experience in technology enabled services
  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence, Productboard, Pendo
  • Experience building and taking products from 0-1, platform/ecosystem products, or collaboration tools.

Key Objectives and Responsibilities

As a fast-growing company, our roles are always evolving. However, we want you to know exactly what you’re walking into. In the first 90-days, here is a preview of what’s expected:

  • Lead the product team through the ideation, technical development, and launch of innovative products and creative service solutions.
  • Drive product development with a team of engineers and designers
  • Establish shared vision across the company by building consensus on priorities leading to product execution
  • Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction
  • Define and analyze metrics that inform the success of products
  • Understand Design Pickle’s strategic and competitive position and deliver products that are industry leading and change the way creative services are managed and delivered.
  • Maximize efficiency in a constantly evolving environment where the process is fluid and creative solutions are the norm
  • Manage multiple products and priorities, scale teams, and ensure org is effective, healthy and set up for success by establishing clear and measurable goals
  • Attract, build, manage, and develop a talented, diverse, equitable and inclusive team of product managers and product leaders



Benefits, Compensation, and Perks

Uncapped PTO: Hate seeing your PTO hours decrease as the year goes on? Not anymore! There is no cap or number associated with the amount of PTO days you can request.

Major medical healthcare: We offer Bronze, Silver, and Gold major medical plans through United Healthcare which is managed seamlessly through Gusto.

Dental and vision insurance: We work with Beam Dental and VSP for ancillary coverage.

Remote-work flexibility: More productive at home? Not based in Scottsdale, AZ? Fine with us! We are a remote-first company with people all over the country.

401K: Plan for your future with our 401K program.

World-class Company Hub: More productive in an office? Also, fine with us! Our Company Hub is set up with state-of-the-art standing desks, high-definition monitors, breakout rooms for meetings and calls, a podcast studio, a relaxation room, a merch wall, and a cold plunge! ….yes, we said a cold plunge.

In-office gym: Our Company Hub also has a small CrossFit-style gym with Peloton studio available for any pickles to use!

Life changing massage chair: We change lives through creativity...and massages. Our team has traveled far and wide to take advantage of a life changing massage chair that is housed in our Company Hub. One massage is all it will take to radically transform your life.

New parent leave: Design Pickle encourages all primary caregivers to take up to 8 weeks leave for a new family member, including adoption, at full salary.

Paid training and personal development: We offer a yearly stipend for employees to continue to grow their skillset and learn things to help them in their careers.

Stock option potential: We give our tenured staff a stake in what we’re building here.

Pet insurance: Have a furry friend? Design Pickle offers pet insurance through United Pet Care for discounted vet visits, medication, and procedures.

Team retreats, social events, and adventures: Pickle collaboration is important to us! We host regular social events, get-togethers, and experiences for our staff.

About Design Pickle

Design Pickle was founded in 2015 with a vision to change lives through its creative software, solutions, and services. Since then, the company has grown to be the #1 flat-rate creative services company in the world. We have served tens of thousands of clients with a team that spans the globe.

In 2019 & 2020, Inc. 5000 listed Design Pickle as one of the fastest-growing companies in America.

We are a company that takes our core values to heart:

Friendly

We aim for Mister-Rogers-Level friendliness; every interaction comes from a place of inclusion, empathy, kindness, and respect.

Smart-Working

We are resourceful, efficient, and committed to constant improvement by leveraging our time, technology, and resources.

Truth

We speak from the heart, operate with integrity, and guide every decision, conversation, and action with honesty (even when no one is looking).

Service

We embrace our collective responsibility to delight customers, support our teammates, and give back to the community.

Tenacious

We are ambitious creators with grit by the jarful. We take ownership of our decisions and grow from our mistakes.


You can learn more about our company, our vision, and what we stand for on our website and social channels. We can’t wait to meet you—thank you in advance for your application!