CreateMe is a research and development company at the intersection of automation, apparel, and customization — driving on-demand manufacturing, at speed and scale. We’re breaking down barriers through trailblazing, frictionless technology that provides an end-to-end solution that is set to revolutionize individualism. 

We’re based in Soho, New York City with a manufacturing R&D lab in Dogpatch, San Francisco.

About the Role:

We are seeking a Senior Product Manager who is detail-oriented, organized, proactive, and interested to work on a completely new content business.  You’re someone who has experience working with digital and creative assets, both from a technology and content scalability perspective.  You are also someone who is comfortable and enjoys wearing different hats and dealing with ambiguity.  In this role, you are the one able to find the answers or make and vet assumptions when you do not know something. Your role also serves as the collaborative bridge between the creative and technical worlds. You are also not afraid to admit when you do not know something and are willing to look for answers along with being thoughtful and research-oriented and interested in figuring out how to contribute to the greater good of the organization and the team.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Conduct competitive research, market assessments and business model validation and development
  • Document use cases and creative workflows
  • Lead requirements capture and definition
  • Identify and assess existing solutions
  • Scope out the work for original solutions
  • Assist in or lead “build” vs “buy” assessments
  • Project manage and interface with internal and external development teams
  • Identify and escalate risks
  • Identify and track KPIs
  • Define requirements in necessary formats to allow development, testing, support, usage and adoption
  • Prioritize features with corresponding transparent justification, inferred from KPIs, business analytics tools, and other qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Lead business from a holistic business and product perspective, drive the business unit’s product roadmap, feature development, and expansion in image licensing
  • Lead development of highly scalable, automated software and systems

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, technical, creative or applicable areas; MBA preferred
  • 7+ years experience as a Digital Product Manager or similar role 
  • Proven understanding of Digital Asset based business model(s) and revenue channels; this critically includes a familiarity with license based business models
  • Familiarity with ‘name and likeness’/image based content licensing/acquisition, including key acquisition commercial and legal terms
  • An understanding of those key product elements that would be included and spec'd in a licensing based image software platform, in terms of payment, tracking, approvals, auditing and so forth
  • Experience with Digital Asset Management (DAM) solutions, Adobe Suite, or CAD products is a plus
  • Strong photography and design skills, technical background and familiarity with Digital Asset Management (DAM) tools, familiarity with tools drive scale (e.g. macros)
  • Experience with DST formats, and variable font forms such as cut-outs and embossed versions a plus
  • Experience refactoring digital to physical print, in terms of space, color calibration and formats
  • Excellent organizational, as well as, written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to oversee and manage a high volume of priority projects with little to no supervision
  • Comfortable interacting and collaborating with multidisciplinary teams
  • Proactive and analytical approach; an eye for detail
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products

Working at CreateMe: 

  • Be a part of a community and take part in our lunch'n learns and team outings
  • Stay healthy and happy through our comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Take time away from the office through our flexible Paid Time Off
  • Learn and grow through formal and informal learning opportunities
  • Save for the future with our 401(k) program + match 

 

At CreateMe Technologies, we value diversity, and treat employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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