Full Job Description
Headquartered in Southern California, Skechers has spent nearly 30 years helping men, women and kids everywhere look and feel good. Developing comfort technologies is at the foundation of all that we do—delivering stylish, innovative, and quality products at a reasonable price. From our diverse footwear offering to a growing range of apparel and accessories, Skechers is a complete lifestyle brand.
With international business representing over half of our total sales, we have product available in more than 170 countries and significant opportunities for continued expansion worldwide. We sell our collections direct to consumers through more than 4,000 Skechers stores around the globe and Skechers e-commerce sites, as well as through a network of third-party partners.
A MULTI-BILLION-DOLLAR GLOBAL LEADER IN THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY.
The Product Manager of the Skechers Native Mobile App is responsible for the strategic planning, requirements gathering, and implementation of new features and day-to-day operations to own the overall success of the Skechers shopping and loyalty app on iOS and Android. Reporting to the Director of Product Management, this position works with business stakeholders and manage to to define the mobile roadmap, prioritize features, and ensure our app is optimized for growth and success.
The successful candidate will be a well organized self-starter with a solid background in Product Management for Mobile Applications with experience in building, developing, deploying, and maintaining Apps on both iOS and Android.
This position works closely with business stakeholders and Commerce Cloud developers to provide customers with a holistic experience in touch-points that cross the Mobile App, E-commerce website, and Brick and Mortar Retail. This role requires strong relationship management with internal partners (Marketing, Retail Operations, Loyalty Program Managers, Customer Care, UX, Web Development and Technology partners) to translate business and customer needs to deliver an optimized customer journey and experience.
Will work closely with:
eCommerce business stakeholders globally
Digital Marketing (paid media, campaigns & promotions, content management)
Loyalty Program Managers
Customer Service, IT, and Retail Operations
Technology partners and consultants
Development and Engineering Teams
ESSENTIAL JOB RESULTS-
Manage the mobile app product roadmap and related backlogs in an Agile product development working environment.
Manage the business requirements discovery, user story writing, design and UX signoffs, feature development, and development.
Support business stakeholders in developing and justifying use cases for feature enhancements and work with analytics to evaluate product performance whether its MVP or a mature product feature.
Advocate for a data-driven optimal holistic digital customer experience that incorporates customer insights, data analytics and Mobile App best practices.
Work with the Scrum teams in grooming, planning, and release management.
Facilitate the alignment of activities across global teams through cross-functional planning, communication, and status updates.
Create necessary documents artifacts at an executive level to communicate ideas, problems, and solutions.
Experience with mobile app stores and the deployment process.
Experience with Agile methodologies (epics, features, stories,), modern software development practices (test driven development, paired programming, continuous deployment), and tools (Jira, Confluence, etc.)
Strong background in creating premium digital product experiences spanning the entire customer lifecycle including media, marketing and e-commerce.
Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to establish, build and maintain relationships with cross-functional teams.
Strong analytics, prioritization, and negotiation skills
Creative thinking with strategic planning and analytical skills.
Ability to get things done and drive projects to fruition.
Passion for entrepreneurship and building great consumer-facing software solutions for global audiences
Strong project management, verbal, and written communication, process creation, reporting skills, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE-
3-5 years experience working in a direct to consumer environment owning mobile application(s) on IOS and Android.
Familiarity with working in Appstore Connect and Google Play Publisher.
Ability to translate product strategy into a well-planned and prioritized product roadmap.
Usability and behavioral insights via analytics platforms is a plus.
Vision to create the businesses and technologies that powers future of eCommerce.
Fundamental understanding of modern web technologies (React, Angular, JQuery, Node, Java, Ruby, etc.)
Experience launching major and managing major eCommerce solutions and/or web catalog based web applications.
Can work remotely, but must have the ability to occasionally travel to Skechers Headquarters in Manhattan Beach, CA.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.