Head of Product

Genies

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Full time

Product

Apr 18

Genies is culture’s leading avatar technology company empowering humans to create their own avatar ecosystems. Genies provides tools (Genies Avatar Creator OS) that allows users to create their own avatars, avatar wearable fashion lines, avatar worlds, and avatar interactive experiences in web3. The company has 99% celebrity market share through its partnerships with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group as their “official avatar and digital goods NFT provider” with thousands of Genie creators including Justin Bieber, Migos, Cardi B, and J Balvin. Bringing the power of NFTs and crypto to culture, Genies’ avatar ecosystem NFT marketplace “The Warehouse” built with Dapper Labs, allows talent, IP, and creators to design and sell their avatar ecosystem creations (i.e. avatar fashion lines) to the masses. Genies has raised $100M till date from investors such as Mary Meeker’s Bond, NEA, Breyer Capital, and more.

Genies is looking for our first Head of Product to join our growing team and drive the execution of our product roadmap. Reporting to the CEO, the Head of Product will be responsible for Genies entire product suite; ensuring the execution of our product roadmap and vision, the growth and development of our product management and product design teams, and building out our product function and operation. You’ll partner with key leaders and stakeholders throughout the company to ensure we are delivering on our product vision and goals, along with key business objectives. The product lead will maintain and advance a highly creative environment, and introduce a data driven approach to the product development and ideation process. 

What You’ll be Doing: 

  • Ensure we are delivering on the product roadmap and vision
  • Drive leadership alignment across different organizations and deliver step function outcomes
  • Leverage data and insights to make key product decisions and feature recommendations
  • Identify trends and key insights to drive product iterations, user growth & retention, and the overall user experience
  • Maintain and advance a creative environment, where no idea is wrong and the consumer always comes first
  • Identify talent and actively participate in recruiting process
  • Manage and scale a growing team of product managers and product designers to deliver a world class, one of a kind experience

What You Should Have: 

  • 7+ years of product management experience
  • 3+ years of people management experience
  • BA/BS degree in a relevant discipline, or equivalent experience. An MBA degree is definitely a plus
  • Gritty, start-up mentality that welcomes individual contributor work when the time calls for it
  • Natural people leader with an ability to listen, mentor, guide, and teach a growing product team
  • You can own a problem, and bring strong, strategic solutions to solve it
  • Experience with both consumer mobile and web based products; marketplace platforms and UGC tools experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated experience interacting with key leaders and stakeholders
  • Ability to lead cross functional company projects and key business objectives
  • A track record for building high fidelity, creative consumer products and experiences that engage users and directly impacts the business
  • Strong cross functional leadership experience with creatives; including product designers, ui/ux researchers, and creative teams 
  • Experience with AR/VR a plus
  • Demonstrated track record of effectively using data and analytics to support product recommendations, strategy, and decisions
  • An effective communicator and writer

Here's why you'll love working at Genies:

  • You'll work with a team that you’ll be able to learn from and grow with, including support for your own professional development
  • You'll be at the helm of your own career, shaping it with your own innovative contributions to a nascent team and product with flexible hours and a work from home policy
  • You'll enjoy the culture and perks of a startup, with the stability of being well funded 
  • Comprehensive health insurance for you and your family (Anthem + Kaiser Options Available), Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Competitive salaries and 401K program for all full time employees 
  • Flexible paid time off, sick time, and paid company holidays, in addition to paid parental leave, bereavement leave, and jury duty leave for full-time employees
  • Health & wellness support through programs such as monthly wellness reimbursement 
  • Working in a brand new, bright, open-environment and fun office space - there’s even a slide! 
  • Choice of MacBook or windows laptop

Genies is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone.

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