Overview

The Product Strategist’s primary role is to work with our clients to help focus business objectives, develop and interpret project goals, and translate them into executable plans for our teams.

This requires a broad understanding of business strategy, software/website development, user experience, technology, how it can be used to accomplish objectives, and how that technology will intersect with individuals inside and outside of an organization. The Product Strategist is one of our primary intersections with our clients – you are one of the faces of our projects.

The Product Strategist supports design and dev teams by providing research, goals and requirements to inform creative ideation on features and presentation of content and technical scope. This role requires an understanding of the product development cycle, how to release and when to release, how to target an MVP and guide a product roadmap successfully.

Your primary responsibility is to supports design and dev teams by providing research, goals and requirements to inform creative ideation on features and presentation of content and technical scope. This role requires an understanding of the product development cycle, how to release and when to release, how to target an MVP and guide a product roadmap successfully.

For this role specifically, you should feel comfortable wrangling a chaotic digital media project into an organized one. You should ask lots of questions and feel a need to. We are hoping you will not just project manage, but understand the project, the business goals and engage in the technology enough to be able to anticipate scope, budget and timeline challenges.

Personal Competencies

  • Strong communication and/or experience working as part of a remote team
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, strong organizational skills, with a methodical approach to all tasks
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight
  • Fluent English speaker

Knowledge & Experience

  • 3-5 years of experience working as a Product Strategist ideally on a distributed web design / dev team
  • Experience performing user and stakeholder research
  • Experience Identifying, documenting and translating requirements into executable plans that adhere to both timeline and budget.
  • Experience owning the customer relationship through the project lifecycle and setting expectations.
  • Deep WordPress experience

Bonus Points

  • Experience in interpreting analytics
  • UX & IA Skills – wireframing tools, site mapping tools
  • UX strategy processes i.e. affinity mapping, user research, user journey mapping, etc.

About Modern Tribe

Modern Tribe is committed to a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. We foster an environment of collaboration, open engagement, fairness and respect regardless of differences in age, race, ability, national origin, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Who We Are
Modern Tribe, Inc. is a rapidly growing software & design company. We develop custom solutions for some of the world’s largest companies, government institutions and smaller growing organizations. We pride ourselves on our ability to bridge people and technology and to bring the passion and dedication of an entrepreneur to every project. Our team is composed of talented employees and freelancers around North & South America (and a smattering across the globe).

Who You Are
We love working with each other because we have built a culture that suits us well. We work primarily with freelancers and coordinate their talents for large projects. To be on our team, you must be:

  • HAPPY: Where there is a will, there is a way. Having a positive disposition allows us to achieve great things and to support each other.
  • HELPFUL: Always looking for ways that you can help others.
  • CURIOUS: It is essential that you have a passion for learning. Technology changes daily, and life has a way of constantly raising the bar.
  • ACCOUNTABLE: Our clients expect us to get the right thing done on budget and on time. Communicating expectations and meeting them is the cornerstone of success.