Director of Product Management

Los Angeles, CA /
Product /
Full Time
AppOnboard is a Los Angeles-based software company empowering creators to build businesses without any programming experience. The company offers two no-code products: Buildbox, the largest no-code mobile game engine, and AppOnboard Studio, a mobile, interactive design studio that enables anyone to create playable ads and app prototypes. 

AppOnboard is looking for a Director of Product Management to help us build out a new Product Management function for the company and set product direction and strategy for the Buildbox game engine. This is a highly influential and unique opportunity to build a Product organization from scratch and help us define our processes, methodologies, and long-term product strategy. We want a collaborative Product professional who is capable of working across the other departments to help us deliver on our exciting product vision for our customers.


    • Build and lead a high-performance Product Management function through effective hiring, coaching, and people development
    • Define the product strategy for Buildbox, develop and identify the key measures of success, set expectations with all relevant stakeholders, and effectively prioritize across initiatives, teams and functions
    • Coach product managers as they break down complex problems, develop strategies and plans to solve them, and help them collaborate to deliver solutions
    • Use your knowledge of best practices to direct product management teams across the full product life cycle, from user research to requirements refinement to prototyping to production
    • Practice a highly efficient, iterative product management process with an eye for continuous improvement 
    • Facilitate collaboration across internal teams and serve as the communication hub for everything happening related
    • Ability to roll-up your sleeves and rapidly develop opportunity assessments, product briefs, user stories, etc. if necessary

What We're Looking For

    • 7+ years product management experience
    • 3+ years of experience leading a team of product managers
    • Ability to mentor product managers, engineers and/or designers in how to work together to build great products
    • Experience in a start-up environment or evidence you thrive in a fast-paced environment
    • Experience working in Agile and/or Lean environments
    • Proven track record of building and shipping successful software products at scale
    • Demonstrated ability to drive product outcomes the meet customer and company goals
    • Knowledge of current trends in product management, best practices, and processes
    • Strong communication and organizational skills
    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Perks and Benefits

    • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage with PPO and HMO options.
    • Employer paid life insurance
    • 401k with company match
    • Fully-stocked kitchen and bi-weekly catered lunches
    • Paid parking and commuter stipend

*Joining our team does not mean that you have to be located in Los Angeles, CA -- If you live outside of the city or even out of state, we are still interested in learning more about you.

At this time, AppOnboard is respectfully not offering sponsorships.