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Product Strategist

Company: Beyond
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionBeyond is a design and technology agency made up of passionate people focused on creating and delivering beautiful experiences for clients including Google, Snapchat, Facebook, Netflix, Mont Blanc and the Royal College of Art.Role OverviewWe're looking for a collaborative Product Strategist who's looking for their next challenge. You have experience summarizing main insights that set a strategic direction for a product. An understanding of how to collaborate across content, design and technology, and how to work with product management to develop a product roadmap is important.Our Product & Strategy team is fascinated by user behavior, business and technology strategy, cultural trends and new tech. You'll work with clients and teams across the organization and in multiple locations to envision, architect and develop new products. While a quantitative or technical background will be beneficial in this role, we need someone with the ability to visualize and create a story around product strategies and solutions for clients and our teams. You will report to the Director, Strategy.Most of all, you speak on behalf of the user and their needs. You love asking why and digging deeper. You are excited to collaborate with fun, experienced folks in an Agile environment. If that sounds like you, we'd love to start a conversation.A note on timezones: You will work with teams in California, New York, London and Portugal. We believe an EST-based candidate is best positioned to work with each of these time zones within normal business hours.

RequirementsAs a Product Strategist at Beyond, you will:

  • Gather and summarize strategy, audience, performance, and metrics documentation relating to a product
  • Map out current and target product journeys. Develop frameworks, block diagrams, user flows and other visualized collateral that directly feed into content, UX, design and technology workflows.
  • Establish user personas or archetypes using primary research insights or adapting previous versions from clients.
  • Conduct qualitative or quantitative user research, partner or user interviews. Manage research vendor partners.
  • Distill and play back main insights from product data sets, interviews and competitor/market analysis.
  • Craft product value proposition statements and build enthusiasm for it among teams and clients.
    • Design and facilitate client and internal working sessions: know what techniques to use, bring out everybody's insights, guide decisions.
    • Identify prioritization frameworks and criteria to help create a plan or roadmap.
    • Work with design and tech to determine the scope of product releases using suitable methods such as story mapping.
    • Support business development activities (consulting on scopes of work, strategy activities, and pitches).As a Product Strategist at Beyond, we'd like you to bring:
      • 3+ years experience in a product strategy space, either on an in-house Product team or at an agency.
      • Some experience with lean, qualitative or quantitative user research methods that allow you to identify the right method for the need or goal.
      • Ability to analyze data, design experiments, and identify the right metrics or OKRs for a product.
      • Examples of developing presentations and documentation that shows an end-to-end product vision with a view of release features.
      • A commitment to expanding the diversity, equity and inclusion of those who lead in product and design; contribute to a culture of learning, inclusivity, anti-racism and critical thinking.BenefitsAnd in return, Beyond offers:
        • Great compensation package with great health benefits plan matching 401(k)
        • Paid parental leave, and loads of other perks
        • Inter-office travel opportunities
        • 20 days annual leave your first year increasing to 25 days from the second year plus a week off at Christmas and a bonus holiday on your birthday
        • Monthly care packages
        • A strong company culture whilst working on a 'remote-first' basis
        • Flexible working
        • Engaging virtual weekly meetings, company updates, quizzes and celebrationsHaving been named among Sunday Times Best 100 Companies, we believe culture plays a large role in what we offer as an organization. We actively promote diversity in all its forms across our Studios and we proudly and passionately create a culture of inclusivity and openness for all our employees.Beyond is committed to welcoming everyone, regardless of gender identity, orientation or expression. Our mission is to remove exclusivity and barriers and encourage new thinking and perceptions, in a space of belonging. It is not about race, gender or age, it is about people. Without our people being their best selves, we are nothing.

Keywords: Beyond, New York , Product Strategist, Other , New York, New York

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