Product Manager
Guest Discovery
Posted on 7/19/2023
INACTIVE
IXL Learning

501-1,000 employees

Online lessons for K-12 subjects
Company Overview
IXL is passionate about improving learning for all. They apply technology in thoughtful and innovative ways to unlock students' innate curiosity, creativity, and desire for knowledge.
Data & Analytics
Education

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$510M

Founded

1998

Headquarters

San Mateo, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

23%
Locations
San Mateo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
UI/UX Design
Communications
Marketing
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in STEM or a related field
  • 3-7 years of product experience, preferably in marketing, communications, edtech, or a related field
  • Demonstrated experience bringing a product or feature from inception to launch
  • Experience working collaboratively with Engineering, Design, and QA
  • Attentiveness to detail, but always with the larger context in mind
  • Familiarity with UX principles and a sense for visual design
  • Comfort with the unknown and ability to exercise critical thinking when faced with vague or conflicting information
  • Obsession with the user journey and user experience - able to place yourself in the shoes of both consumers and enterprise clients
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to craft and deliver the right message with appropriate detail to various audiences
  • Ability to juggle multiple, competing priorities and proactively communicate decisions
  • Ability to thrive as part of a lean team where no task is too small and change is a constant
  • Learning mindset; excited by challenges; lead with a can-do attitude
  • Self-motivated, takes charge without being reminded or prompted for next steps
Responsibilities
  • Kick off a project with the design lead
  • Attend stand-up with your engineering team, and separately chat with one of the engineers about a project blocker
  • Meet with Marketing leads to share news about upcoming releases and discuss communications strategy
  • Meet with Customer Support leads to discuss optimizing some customer-facing self-service tools
  • Meet with the COO to share and discuss your proposed roadmap for the upcoming quarter
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in edtech industry
  • Experience in product marketing or communications
  • Experience with user experience (UX) design
  • Experience with visual design
  • Experience with customer support optimization
  • Experience with roadmap planning
  • Experience with collaborative work environments
  • Passion for education and making a positive impact on learners and educators