Director Product Development
Shark
Posted on 3/29/2024
SharkNinja

1,001-5,000 employees

Vacuum & kitchen appliances
Company Overview
At SharkNinja, their purpose is to positively impact people's lives every day in every home around the world. They work very hard to provide their consumers with high quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$558.6M

Founded

1994

Headquarters

Needham, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

25%

2 year growth

41%
Locations
Needham, MA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
Industrial Design
Product & UX/UI Design
UI/UX & Design
Requirements
  • BS in Engineering, Business or related discipline, Master’s or Advanced Degree a plus
  • 8+ years of related Product Development experience with global market presence
  • Experience working with connected consumer products, including those that involve Hardware, Firmware, Software, App, and IoT, strongly preferred
  • Extensive experience leading user-centered innovation projects
  • Great selling and presentation skills
  • Ability to travel
Responsibilities
  • Must represent the voice of the consumer and hold consumer experience above all else
  • Consistently deliver 5-star products and an overall high-quality consumer experience
  • Lead and drive new global product releases
  • Critically analyze global consumer feedback throughout a program's life to drive 5-star consumer satisfaction by mass production
  • An unwavering resolve to deliver 5-star rated products in a challenging, yet highly rewarding, development environment
  • Build, retain, and manage an A-player team
  • Be nimble and flexible; adapt quickly to changing circumstances or new insights
  • Be in the details and hands-on; think strategically but drive to action
  • Clearly articulate Product Solutions and Challenges to a multidisciplinary team at the executive level and translate these into highly-impactful projects
  • Set priorities and keep momentum going on a mix of projects and project timelines
  • Challenge assumptions and think innovatively to solve complex problems creatively
  • Hold cross-functional engagement sessions and encourage “new” thinking and ways to iteratively improve
  • Provide training and mentorship to less experienced team members