Senior Product Manager at Smule
San Francisco, CA, US

Smule is on a mission to bring the world together through music. Music is much more than listening… it's about creating, sharing, discovering, participating, and connecting with people.  With 50 million monthly active users creating over 20 million songs every day, Smule is connecting people all over the world through the joy of making music and transforming the music landscape from one of passive listening to collaborative creative expression and active engagement.  

Music creation encompasses expressive input from artists across a vast array of disciplines. Songwriters and arrangers create content for musical artists. Producers provide beats, backing tracks, and instrumental flair. Illustrators create album art and videographers shoot & edit music videos. We’re looking for a PM to enable the Smule community to participate in music creation from every production angle.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop a platform for user-generated-content of all types that can be leveraged in the music creation process across the Smule platform
  • Develop requirements for UGC features, products and services, working with stakeholders and partners across the global business
  • Prioritize UGC product initiatives and translate them into an executable product roadmap
  • Articulates product vision that excites and inspires team members and partners
  • Build collaborative relationships with other teams

About You

  • 3+ years of product management experience in audio/video creation tools or UGC products
  • Expert level knowledge in at least one of the following areas: Music production, video production, art production.
  • Deep understanding of the foundations of creativity, the creative process, and the ability to translate core elements across many production formats.
  • Strong quantitative orientation; uses data and metrics to make sound product decisions; experience defining and directing product initiatives based upon quantitative info and qualitative feedback
  • Excellent oral and written communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively with business and technical people

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is passionate about connecting the world through music
  • Possesses a ‘user first’ attitude and demonstrates passionate commitment for the customer and product quality
  • Proactively dives into problems and does not settle for easy answers
  • Comfortable with sorting through ambiguity and changes
  • Can communicate complex topics in a simple, effective manner to stakeholders and partners
  • Supports the team to recognize and learn from failures and successes

Company Perks & Benefits

  • Robust medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401k Plan
  • Fully stocked kitchen and snacks
  • Free catered lunches and dinners