Product Manager

Product Manager

Wattpad is a growing consumer technology startup based in Toronto -  a new reading and writing experience that enables the creation of personal connections and billions of new stories. Together with the crowd we will enable the future of storytelling. With over 35 million active users and growing, Wattpad is the world’s largest community for discovering and sharing stories.


We're looking for a passionate, enthusiastic Product Manager who is ready to chart a path that will move our mobile & web products boldly into the future. At Wattpad you'll have an opportunity to help build the next-generation reading experience, with a strong focus on preparing for the new wave of handheld Internet-enabled devices. In this role you will be a strong advocate for the 35+ million user base of Wattpad.


What you will be doing:

  • Develop and maintain roadmaps that reflect product vision and strategy: mobile + web
  • Write specifications, prioritize features, and coordinate product schedules with a team of engineers and designers.
  • Work closely with the Product Team to ensure product consistency over multiple platforms
  • Collaborate with other Product Managers, Community Engagement Managers and stakeholders to co-ordinate and support each other's efforts.
  • Evaluate and prioritize the severity of support issues.

What we're looking for:

  • Degree in Computer Science or Business
  • Must have at least 3 to 4 years of solid Product Management experience in a technology startup environment
  • Experience working with designers or developers on a team that has shipped multiple software milestones to users
  • Having strong opinions about what makes great products, and sharing/debating them with your team
  • Ability to break down a complex project into manageable tasks and prioritize them
  • Strong visual sensibilities, and an understanding of what makes a good user experience
  • Experience with web or mobile technologies
  • Every member of the Wattpad team should embody and aspire to our core values - User Obsessed, High Performance, Trailblazer, Sense of Ownership, Resourceful, Positivity, and Team player.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary & career growth
  • Meaningful equity (stock options)
  • Health benefits, fully covered on us!
  • Transit pass, choice of technology, flexible hours
  • A beautiful office in downtown Toronto, with easy access to transit
  • And a whole lot more!


Date Posted:
Dec 27, 2014 1:01 PM PST

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Great stories bring people together! Wattpad is the world's largest community for discovering and sharing stories. It's a new form of entertainment connecting readers and writers through storytelling, and best of all, it's entirely free. With thousands of new stories added every day, an incredibly active community of readers, and the ability to read on your computer, phone, or tablet, Wattpad... more