Vercel

Director of Product, Site

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What Vercel is looking for in applicants

About Vercel: 

At Vercel, we are building an open-source developer tools platform that enables developers to build and iterate on the web without sinking time and money into DevOps. We are a remote-first and globally distributed team and we want to shape the future of the web by making cloud computing accessible to everyone. Our philosophy is based on the principles of learning, collaboration, transparency, experimentation, and passion.

  • We are goal-driven and dedicated
  • We use our own tools every day
  • We thrive together with our community
  • We are customer-obsessed
  • We believe in people's ability to grow

 

About the Product Management Team:

As our Director of Product for Site, you will report to the Head of Product and work closely with Vercel's engineering, design, marketing and sales organizations. This is an opportunity to make the story of our products crisp, and bring the most inspirational products at Vercel to life. You'll help shape a developers' first experience with Vercel as you craft and perfect the sign up workflow experience.

What You Will Do:  

  • Own the vision and strategy for your area: You will be responsible for shaping and executing on the vision for Vercel's Team and Enterprise offering and will need to work across the company to understand stakeholder needs, build customer empathy, back up decisions with metrics, and ship products that align with our business goals.
  • Manage your backlog: Make tough prioritization decisions while helping the team think about the near and long-term reality of shipping enterprise software.
  • Build trust and cultivate influence with stakeholders: Understand our business needs and consistently, and accurately represent our customers' pain points and how we're resolving them on the roadmap.
  • Make data-driven decisions: Use data to help you form hypotheses about how to prioritize your roadmap, and validate your decisions. Look for trends in the data to help you pinpoint where customers might be experiencing inefficiencies and unnecessary pain on the platform.
  • Connect with customers daily: Work closely with our Sales and Marketing teams to be in constant contact with our team and enterprise customers. Building relationships with our customers is key to helping them get the most out of Vercel.
  • Own the outcome and success for your area: Collaborate with the team to fully understand what success means for each ship, and then represent that outcome at all levels of the company.

About You:

  • You consider yourself a T-shaped product leader.
  • Strong familiarity with Edge compute and understand what it takes to run services in production.
  • Strong user advocate, especially for developers collaborating in teams.
  • Strong ability to plan, prioritize, and carry out complex projects with high attention to detail along the way.
  • Excellent communication skills, especially when working with a distributed team.

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation and stock options
  • Inclusive Healthcare Package + 401k
  • Flexible working style - 100% remote, with teammates located throughout the globe 
  • Learn and Grow - we provide mentorship and send you to events that help you build your network and skills 
  • Unlimited PTO - 4 weeks recommended per year. Take time when you need it. 
  • Generous Gear Credit

Vercel is committed to fostering and empowering an inclusive community within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Vercel encourages everyone to apply for our available positions, even if they don't necessarily check every box on the job description. 

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