Product Owner

Location: New York, USA or Barcelona, Spain
Date Posted: 19-07-2017
letgo's the largest app to buy and sell locally, with over 75M downloads and hundreds of millions of listings added by users. Named one of Wired’s “Hottest Startups” and among 2016’s “Best Apps” by Google, letgo’s the second fastest growing app in America since its 2015 launch. Business Insider calls letgo “the go-to app for selling your stuff” and it’s been featured by The New York Times, The Today Show, Mashable, Fast Company, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune and hundreds of others worldwide. It’s the only app with artificial intelligence and image recognition that make posting something for sale as simple as taking a photo. Users can easily browse local listings, chat instantly in the app and view each other’s profiles, ratings and reviews.
 
Based in our New York and Barcelona offices, our team of over 165 represents more than 20 nationalities. Fueled by our diverse expertise, letgo’s goal is to build the largest marketplace of its kind in the world. We’re looking for people who are as passionate as we are about creating something our users love and - just as importantly - who are excited by the challenge.
 
The Product Owner is a strategic thinker, decision maker,  and strong communicator whose mission is to build and ship products that deliver the company’s vision and strategy.
 
We’re looking for someone who’s ready to do this big, and do it right.
We’ve built a company for people who want to do great work with meaning, surrounded by great people. We work hard to eliminate the negativity that holds back so many other companies. We have a well-defined, mature culture — and we’re always making it better.
Your challenge:
  • Identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth
  • Gain a deep understanding of customer experience to define and analyze key metrics that will inform decision-making
  • Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction
  • Understand letgo’s strategic and competitive position and deliver products that are recognized best in the industry
  • Lead cross-functionally by prioritizing needs, working with product development teams and setting product release deadlines
  • Establish a shared vision across the company by building consensus on priorities leading to product execution
  • Drive product development with a team of world-class engineers and designers
To get there, you’ll need:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Marketing (MBA preferred)
  • 6+ years experience delivering successful and innovative consumer products
  • Disciplined organization and project management skills with an entrepreneurial approach to solving problems
  • Experience working in a data-driven environment, ideally with both qualitative and quantitative research experience
  • Experience designing user interfaces
  • Ability to create examples through wireframes and mockups
 
letgo perks:
  • 100% covered medical, vision, and dental care premiums for you and your family
  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Beautiful, new office  in the heart of Soho and along the beach in Barcelona
  • Potential opportunities to travel to - and work in - both of our offices
  • Robust relocation package
  • Massage therapy (Barcelona office)
  • Fully stocked kitchens
  • Team-building activities
  • Language and other courses
 
letgo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to letgo's values. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
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