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Slick: Head of Product

full-time Founders Factory London

THIS IS FOR A STARTUP INSIDE THE FACTORY THAT HAS JUST CLOSED INVESTMENT

At Slick were building a smart booking and marketing platform that will revolutionise how hair and beauty salons use technology to manage their business and engage with clients. Emerging from the Founders Factory incubator, we have the unique opportunity of working with LOréal to take our product to market, launching the UK first in early 2018.

Our mission is simple: build a product that salons don’t need to be persuaded to use - they just want to.

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Own it! You’ll be fully Empowered

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  • Be the owner of features and products end to end for our business, this includes apps
  • Identify market opportunities, come up with crazy ideas, and define product vision and strategy inline with the CEO’s vision
  • Bring delight into a product that will differentiate on experience
  • Run Google Design Sprints and ship validated product design on a weekly basis
  • Immerse yourself in the workflow and the mindset of our customers to understand their needs and pain points. Come up with solutions, and then prototype, iterate, and launch frequently
  • Execute on the insight that comes from our data hungry CEO, a proven thought leader in the space
  • Bridge the technical and business worlds by collaborating with design, engineering, marketing, and customer success
  • Build earth shattering UX: whilst you will have an amazing product designer in the team, you drive the experience that ships


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Here’s what we’re looking for

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  • Have 4+ years of product management or design experience
  • Have a proven track record of product launches
  • 2 years in UX focused product roles
  • Experience in Sprint 0 (Lean UX) or Google Design Sprints
  • Be entrepreneurial, driven, and passionate
  • Be organized and advocate for design methodologies and processes
  • Pay great attention to detail. "Pixel perfect isnt an ideal, it is a requirement"
  • Be sincerely empathetic and a clear communicator

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You’ll have an unfair advantage with

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  • UX career background (or equiv. experience)
  • Computer science degree
  • Previous (ideally failed) startup experience
  • Experience in product market fit AND scale-up companies
  • Experience working with Mobile/Apps
  • Experience with B2B Products
  • Experience with building CRM’s
  • Experience building product for an SME customer base

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Startups do this part well

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  • Equity in a well funded start-up with a unique commercial agreement
  • Machine of your choice (we’re apple fans)
  • Awesome co-working space in central london (shared with Founders Factory) with free lunch most Thursdays and Fridays and free beer!
  • Flexible working (we’re remote as a company at least one day a week)
  • Access to the world class resources of the Founders Factory accelerator
  • 26 days holiday (increasable up to 31 days)
  • [We’re still defining these, ask, it might just happen]

https://foundersfactory.com
published: March 7, 2018

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