Program Manager

Palo Alto /
Product /
/ On-site
About us

Character’s mission is to give everyone on earth access to their own deeply personalized superintelligence that helps them live their best lives.

We’re an AI startup building the next generation of dialog agents, with a long-tail of applications spanning entertainment, education, general question-answering and others.
Achieving our mission will require solving ambitious technical challenges, including engineering, research, and design, and we are assembling a world-class team to do so. Our founding team includes AI pioneers from Google Brain and Meta Research whose research has led to major breakthroughs in natural language understanding and dialog applications such as Transformers and Google LaMDA.

Check out our beta to get a glimpse into the future.

About the role
As our first program manager, you will have a unique opportunity to play a central and growing role in the management and coordination of a fast-paced product development environment.

You will work closely with product leaders to document, maintain and execute on our product roadmap, as well as foster rapid development between engineers, researchers and designers. You will ensure that our team is aligned with a shared product vision and be responsible for other critical needs such as recruiting and community management.

You might be a good fit if you:
- have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.
- have 4+ years of experience in Program Management, preferably on technical cross-functional projects for ML powered products.
- have experience with consumer applications or products.
- have experience with human research studies.
- have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
- have experience engaging publicly with user communities.

Character is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We value diversity and encourage applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.