Product Manager, iOS and Android

Nashville, Tennessee, United States Full-time

At Lonely Planet we live to travel. Everything we do is designed to inspire and enable travelers to get out there, connect with the world and have great experiences. Across all areas of Lonely Planet, we look for talented people who share our passion.

You know what it takes to make a great mobile product. You like to identify and solve problems and have a track record of influencing both business and technology to execute on a vision. You are personable, understand the languages of the design and development worlds, and you see it through to execute a flawless product launch every time.

As Product Manager of iOS and Android, you are responsible for guiding features throughout the execution cycle, focusing specifically on analyzing, positioning, packaging, promoting and tailoring solutions to the online market of worldwide travelers. You will drive the entire lifecycle of a feature and/or product launch from strategic planning to tactical activities. You will evaluate ideas big and small, then prioritize and own execution from planning to release. You will follow through with quantitative and qualitative measures of success, to iteratively reach strategic goals.

The day-to-day

  • Help define a product vision and strategy that excites and grows the business on both iOS and Android platforms.
  • Drive the creation of product requirements – help generate feature ideas and facilitate agreements between internal teams, ensuring products are built efficiently.
  • Communicate, coordinate and work closely with company leaders, UX designers and engineers to deliver products that fit our company goals.
  • Stay in touch with users to understand what they love or don’t love as our product evolves.
  • Articulate user stories and business parameters, and identify success metrics for new products on an iterative basis.

 

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or a related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • At least 5 years of prior experience in Product management or digital product design.
  • Proven experience shipping consumer apps on either iOS App store or Google Play.
  • Passionate about delivering beautifully designed products that meet both business and user needs in the travel space.
  • Ability to work in an agile and iterative environment.
  • Proven ability to tell a story with compelling data and use an iterative approach to data collection and management.
  • Ability to use quantitative and qualitative sources to design and validate ideas.
  • Understanding of UI/UX best practices, including when to follow patterns and when to push boundaries.
  • Strong technical background and experience working directly with engineers, with a firm grasp on the technical details driving the product.

 

What’s in it for you?

This is an opportunity to be involved with the re-invention of one of the world’s most loved travel brands. The work done by our Product team will shape Lonely Planet’s future. You will also receive 3 weeks of vacation, a competitive salary based on your experience and region, 401K and great medical coverage.

 

I'm in!

Please submit your CV, along with a cover letter detailing your relevant skills and experience and why you’d like to join our team.

 

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