(Technical) Product Manager

Permanent employee, Full-time · Remote

About the Job
IMG.LY is looking for a highly motivated and experienced product manager to join our growing team. As a product manager at IMG.LY, you will be responsible for leading the development and management of our SDK products, working closely with the CPO to identify market opportunities and develop strategies to capitalize on them. You will conduct market research to gain a deep understanding of customer needs and preferences, and use this information to inform product development decisions. Additionally, you will manage the product roadmap, coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure that products are delivered on time and to the desired quality standards, and work with the sales and marketing teams to promote the products to potential customers.

You will primarily be working on our Creative Editor SDK product. The SDK itself is a platform that is used to target a multitude of use cases in various business use cases. These can range from Post- and Greeting-cards, PhotoBooks, Apparel, and many more print use cases. However, the same platform is leveraged to also target marketing and social media use cases and various photo-, audio-, or video editing use cases. For more examples, we provide an extensive and continuously expanding suite of showcases and demonstrators at https://img.ly/showcases/cesdk/web/.

Your Role
  • Develop and maintain product roadmaps and plans, including market and competitive analysis, customer feedback, and company goals (https://roadmap.img.ly/)
  • Collaborate with engineering, design, and marketing teams to define product requirements and ensure on-time delivery
  • Manage the entire product life cycle, from conceptualization to launch and post-launch support
  • Analyze product performance and user feedback to identify areas for improvement and prioritize development efforts
  • Communicate product plans, updates, and progress to stakeholders and teams
  • Organize user and developer experience testing sessions
  • Conduct market research and provide insights
  • Consolidate insights from customers from support and sales into actionable metrics
  • Evaluate and cluster feature requests and define actionable metrics
  • Research common design features for user segments and possible implementation based on use cases and personas
  • Define and align roadmaps with the current strategy
Your profile
  • Strong background in product management, with experience in the software development industry
  • At least three years of experience as a product manager
  • Excellent English communication skills and work effectively with cross-functional teams
  • A deep understanding of market research and the ability to use it to inform product development decisions would also be important
  • Maker mindset focussing on fast delivery and iterative improvement
Let’s talk business
Hiring Process
Please provide us with a CV and meaningful work examples. If possible provide us with a short video or letter introducing yourself.
First, we like to get to know you and want you to know us. For us, social, and cultural fit is as important as technical skill. Therefore, we prefer to jump on a video call for 30 minutes.
The hiring process will include an assessment task that should take around 2-4 hours of your time and can be done asynchronously. The task will be a realistic example of our day-to-day work and include market research and a prepared pitch to help with feature decisions about new product features.
We will conclude the process with a meeting with your future colleagues where you present the assessment task and we have a discussion about your findings. 

Salary and compensation
The budget for ​this role ranges from EUR60-85K/year depending ​on skill level, number of chosen holidays and workdays, and type of employment. this averages to 70K EUR for 40h/week with 25 days of holidays as Employee of ​record or 85K EUR on a b2b contract.

For employment outside of Germany, we choose the Employee of Record(EOR) Model with the support of third ​party providers such as letsdeel.com. A contractor model is also possible if the country you live in is allowing that for periods longer than one year. 

Remote within +/- 4 hours in reference to Berlin Time (CET).

Start date
01.04.2023 or earlier.

What you get out of it
Your Team
You will work closely with design and engineering, which includes four designers, two engineering managers, and around ten software engineers. On the strategic side, you will have direct communication with the CPO and Co-Founder as well as the heads of the growth team.
Company Profile
IMG.LY is a vibrant remote-first company with headquarters in Germany. We empower developers to build fantastic software across all industries by providing them with beautiful photo–, video– and creative–editing SDKs. Customers like Amazon, Brother, HP, and Hootsuite trust our solutions as we ensure fast and smooth integrations for accelerated product development and time-to-market.You will work with tech-savvy, creative, and open-minded peers who enjoy building great products that excite and empower the best developers out there. We value transparency and over-communication – that is how we keep pushing forward as an international team of over 50 people. We’re committed to continually improve, being open to failure, and allowing ourselves to tinker with new ideas.
Work Environment
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Four or Five-day workweek option
  • Twenty-five days up to thirty days of holidays
  • Remote work by default
  • Apple MacBook Pros or similar
  • Keyboard Mouse, Monitors, and all you need for work
  • Budget for other office equipment such as Chairs, Tables, etc.
  • Quarterly team remote events to have fun with the team aside from day-to-day business
  • Yearly team hideouts at varying locations in the world, fully paid and organized (previous venues included California and Lisbon)
  • Regular internal Talks@IMG.LY sessions with external guest speakers
  • We encourage you to speak at and visit conferences and meet-ups.
  • We conduct regular Hackdays to tinker with new technologies or use our software to build cool things.
Join our creative invasion
Just shoot us a message. Don't worry about not matching all the bullet points. Let's be honest, no one does. Send us a piece of code like a link to your GitHub repository or a personal project app that you are quite proud of. Links to GitHub and a CV and a cover letter would also be cute as a button. 
If you experience problems in uploading your documents, please email them to jobs@img.ly. 

We don't need a novel as a cover letter. A polished CV or your LinkedIn profile can be a safe bet. But, we are far more interested in the projects you’ve been working on, some code, or anything that you want to show us. Rise above the noise and let's have a remote cup of coffee. ☕

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