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Product Manager - Mobile

Kraken Exchange, Remote

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About Kraken

Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion.  Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world's largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we're growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets.  We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent. Let's change the way the world thinks about money! Join the revolution!

About the Role

This job can be Onsite or Remote

Kraken is expanding its product team! This is an incredible opportunity to join a market leader in the hottest global industry. With growth rates and innovation opportunities not seen since the early internet days, Kraken is positioned to win. This role will be responsible for one of our most important product segments and will play a significant role expanding Kraken’s business while working alongside the brightest minds in the crypto industry. This position will be a key member of the product team working with industry-leading engineers, crypto-technologists, traders, designers, business leadership, partners and clients.  Our product team consists of highly motivated self-starters with sound business acumen who make decisions based on analytics or past experiences and can clearly communicate their vision and plans to others. We are seeking people who are professional but know how to have fun, too.

Note: This position can be located in Europe (preferably London) or North America.

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Overview

The Product Manager – Mobile will be responsible for creating, developing and launching mobile experiences across the iOS and Android platforms. The ideal candidate is both creative and technically adept and has a proven track record of achievement at the intersection of fintech, mobile technology, gaming and social media.

Responsibilities include the creation of product requirements, project schedules and supporting materials in partnership with design, content, technology, social, marketing and external teams. The product manager provides day-to-day cross-functional leadership to ensure the timely delivery of projects which meet established feature, usability, content and quality requirements.

The successful candidate should thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, process-driven environment and be able to adapt and adjust plans on-the-fly. The position requires interaction with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders at various levels of the organization. Candidates must possess the ability and willingness to balance consumer needs with business priorities and articulate the rationale behind decisions. They must also have exceptional project management skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Create a highly-engaging mobile application and device experience
  • Apply knowledge of mobile OS (Android, iOS) and SDKs to drive the requirements and shape the device experience.
  • Collaborate with and guide cross-functional teams to develop features that improve user experience, and support utility, content, marketing, social integration and application best practices and standards.
  • Define requirements via stakeholder interviews, business drivers, competitive analysis & crypto industry research
  • Develop product documentation including specifications, wireframes, site-maps, and process flows.
  • Facilitate communication across all project phases and proactively alert management of changes to scope, timelines and resources
  • Ensure proper integration and scalability of shared systems, products and tools
  • Manage and navigate the priorities of engineering, design and content while balancing resourcing and other constraints to arrive at an effective and timely solution.

Requirements:

  • Intimate knowledge of the cryptocurrency exchange space
  • Experience in trading on cryptocurrency exchanges
  • Proven track record of mobile application design, interaction, usability & social integration experience. 
  • Proven track record of experience developing for multiple mobile OS (iOS & Android). 
  • Proven track record of mobile application development, submission and publication (3+ live applications) 
  • Existing / Established relationships with application developer partners / agencies, incl. Apple/Google 
  • Thorough knowledge of prevailing and emerging mobile trends and technologies 
  • 3-5 years of web, mobile web and mobile app product management experience 
  • Solution oriented, highly-motivated and proactive self-starter 
  • Strong grasp of information architecture and user experience best practices (both web and mobile) 
  • Macro-to-micro versatility: strategic mindset coupled with a keen attention to detail 
  • Well-rounded interpersonal skills, and experience interacting with diverse personalities 
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills and the ability to balance multiple priorities 
  • Deep understanding of project management principles and best practices 
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills 
  • Prior crypto experience a major plus
We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique backgrounds and experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives.

Check out all our open roles at https://jobs.lever.co/kraken. We’re excited to see what you’re made of.  

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About Kraken Exchange

Founded in 2011, San Francisco-based Kraken is the largest Bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity and also trading Canadian dollars, US dollars, British pounds and Japanese yen. Kraken is consistently rated the best and most secure Bitcoin exchange by independent news media. Kraken was the first Bitcoin exchange to have trading price and volume displayed on the Bloomberg Terminal, the first to pass a cryptographically verifiable proof-of-reserves audit, and is a partner in the first cryptocurrency bank. Kraken is trusted by hundreds of thousands of traders, the Tokyo government's court-appointed trustee, and Germany's BaFin regulated Fidor Bank.

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