They are an American brand, but source fabrics from around the world: Japanese seersucker, Irish linen and Italian wool. They don’t believe there’s just one way to wear an outfit, but we do have a few ideas on how to pull one together. The mobile product manager supports J.Crew Group Inc.’s business by setting the mobile strategy for the company and producing and executing a mobile product roadmap that includes mobile websites and consumer facing apps.
In this role, the Product Manager will become the mobile expert and evangelist within the organization and transform them into an industry leader in the mobile space. This company is in love with color-blocking and pattern mixing and temper tomboy with heels. They’re fans of tousled hair and think everything’s right when something’s left just a little imperfect. They wear sneakers with suits, wing tips with jeans and chambray on chambray. They don’t believe there’s such a thing as overdressed.
So who is the ideal Mobile Product Manager for J.Crew?
This person must be able to establish and drive company wide mobile strategy including mobile websites and consumer facing apps for both e‑commerce and store businesses. Maintain mobile portion of product roadmap partnering closely with product management team and business stakeholders. Being able to generate product ideas that are focused on driving sales, acquiring new customers, retaining existing customers, building brand loyalty, and providing self-service tools to customers.
If you can assess opportunities by identifying ROI. Define key performance indicators and partner with analytics team measure success. You have to have the ability to think outside of the retail competitive set.
Act as product owner in agile process. Lead in-house teams using agile scrum methodology drafting business requirements, prioritizing features, authoring user stories and acceptance criteria, and collaborating with scrum team members to ensure product features are delivered according to specifications
Educate and evangelize throughout the organization on emerging trends, new devices and other mobile-related news. Evaluate existing organizational processes and recommend changes required to succeed in mobile. Proven track record leading cross-functional teams and identify minimum criteria for ‘shippable’ products. Deep knowledge of mobile landscape, devices/operating systems, and user experience.
What does J.Crew have to say about their company?
J.Crew believes that great style begins with great design. Every single piece is conceived in their New York City studio, where designers sketch, drape, tuck and bead a collection to life. They side with style over fashion, think timelessness is underrated and find that clothes look best when they’re lived in.