Product Manager

Kik is looking for a seasoned Product Manager with a proven track record in creating technical and customer facing products to join our team. A PM at Kik is responsible for providing best in class experiences for our users, and as we look to launch Kin, you’ll play a key role in empowering creators to provide great content on their path to monetization.   If you’re passionate about creating great experiences, you know what developers need from a platform but also strongly believe in placing the users at the center of your product work, come chat with us!

What You’ll Do:

  • Work with Technical Lead and Project Manager, leading efforts to realize one of Kik’s strategic pillars
  • Accountable for the overall product quality of the team’s efforts
  • Translate squad mission into a product roadmap
  • Stay up to date on the messenger space, know your competitors and analyze strategies and features of other platforms
  • Conduct post-release monitoring on feature, optimize, tweak and ensure success
  • Participate in our product team and contribute to the overall success of the app
  • Provide weekly release notes and status reports
  • Work closely with Engineering and Operations teams to optimize processes for better performance

Experience We Like:

  • 3+ years experience in a product capacity (design, development, management)
  • You’re tech savvy; you have a solid understanding of the implications of building on top of existing products/features, Engineering or Computer Science background an asset
  • You have a knack for breaking down technical challenges into a logical series of steps
  • Experience driving an agile product development process
  • You are seriously analytical and a great problem solver
  • Experience working with Partners in a support or sales capacity
  • Previous platform experience
  • You’re passionate about delivering quality products and a great user experience
  • You’re a people person, you communicate clearly and effectively and enjoy working cross-functionally

Perks:

  • Generous Health, Drug and Dental benefits plans, including Family and Travel coverage
  • Stock Options
  • Flexible work hours
  • Catered lunch
  • Starbucks
  • Flexible Vacation: 3 weeks plus a 2-week shutdown in December

About Kik:

Kik connects the world through chat. Kik is a chat platform with millions of active users where people can chat with friends and connect with chat-based services. Founded in 2009, Kik Interactive, Inc. is headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, with offices in Toronto, New York and Tel Aviv. For more information, please visit kik.com.

About Kin:

Created by Kik, Kin is a cryptocurrency that brings together a broad group of participants to create an open ecosystem of digital services that prioritizes consumer experience and choice. Implemented on the public Ethereum blockchain as an ERC20 token, Kin will serve as the basis of interoperability within the Kin Ecosystem. For more information, please go to kin.kik.com.