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Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 7:04 PM

Requisition Number: WE:12456
Area of Interest: Administration
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: West Elm
Position Type: Full:time
Technical Product Manager :: West Elm
Who we are:
Born in Brooklyn. At home in the world. west elm has been helping customers express their personal style at home since the launch of our first catalog in 2002. Our home base is nestled down under the Manhattan Bridge in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, right above our flagship store. We are a dynamic, fast:paced brand with an exciting growth strategy. We value imagination, diversity and giving people the opportunity to explore, grow and shape our future. We look for innovative, smart and hard:working individuals who enjoy creative thinking and ingenuity. Help us carry out our mission of being a source of inspiration to our customers, creating a global community and tirelessly seeking ways to evolve our brand.
The west elm digital product team works to progress the overall brand and customer experience
through the application of new technologies and progressive digital thinking. We provide leadership,
knowledge, and an expertise of the current digital landscape to the entire brand in an effort to solve
challenging business problems, identify new revenue:driving digital opportunities and move the
brand forward from a digital perspective.
The successful candidate for this role will work closely with developers, user experience
designers, and other groups in the organization to bring our best ideas and tests to our
customers or internal partners. The Technical Product Manager brings value to west elm by
leveraging their technical capabilities, strategic thinking, leadership, and communication skills::
maximizing the effectiveness of product teams and increasing their ability to efficiently and
consistently ship high quality, high impact features.
Essential Functions:
* Create product requirements with prioritized features to drive value in short evolutionary
delivery cycles.
* Brainstorm with the UX Lead to wireframe, sketch, and otherwise define new features
and get clear on the timing of their development and release.
* Untangle the usual messes that exist in a mature product and make sure theyre being
fixed when appropriate.
* Collaborate with engineering for prioritizing work, determining the best technical
solutions, and tracking ongoing development and timelines.
* Collaborate with management across functions to ensure customer and company
* Work closely with colleagues, especially the Director of Digital Product Management, the
VP Innovation, and Brand Technology teams.
* Work with the broader business organization to coordinate the launch of new features
and tests.
* Communicate effectively with executive leaders.
* Keep up:to:date on information and technology affecting functional area(s) to increase
innovation and ensure compliance.
You are a...
* High:energy, high:touch motivator. A personality that always asks why not? and is
constantly driving the ball forward with a bias toward action, next steps and results.
* Leader by example. You enforce high standards on yourself and your team. You are not
afraid to roll up your sleeves, understand the details of the product and the numbers behind
them and expect the same from all those around you.
* Relentlessly organized communicator. Experience planning and executing through the
product lifecycle from high:level roadmaps, to releases, to epics, to weekly iterations with
clear, detailed objectives and timelines.
* Constant iterater for constant improvement. You will be responsible for the ongoing
upkeep of features, including QA testing and the monitoring of key metrics associated with
various features performance. It is important to be able to understand their effectiveness and
how they can be tweaked or augmented to add maximum value.
* Quick:draw problem solver. You start to imagine solutions


• Location: Brooklyn

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