100 Thieves


Job Description

Posted on: 
October 3, 2023

Higround is looking for a highly experienced and strategic Director of Product to join our team. As the Director of Product in our start-up and hyper-growth environment, you will be at the forefront of our product strategy and execution. Your extensive experience in working with vendors in China will be crucial in establishing and scaling our supply chain operations while maintaining high product quality and innovation. This role demands agility, strategic thinking, and the ability to thrive in an evolving landscape.


Strategic Vision:

  • Contribute to shaping the product vision, ensuring alignment with company goals and market trends.
  • Develop and execute strategies that enable us to rapidly innovate and iterate while maintaining quality and efficiency.
  • Collaborate with the executive team to define ambitious yet achievable product objectives.

Vendor Partnerships:

  • Leverage your established network and experience to identify, engage, and negotiate with vendors in China.
  • Build strong, collaborative relationships with vendors to streamline processes, ensure timely delivery, and maintain product excellence.
  • Anticipate challenges and proactively implement contingency plans to address supply chain disruptions.

Agile Product Development:

  • Drive a fast-paced and iterative product development process, incorporating customer feedback and market insights.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to translate concepts into prototypes and scalable products quickly.
  • Foster an environment that promotes creative problem-solving and embraces change as we scale.

Market Leadership:

  • Stay ahead of industry trends, competitive landscape, and emerging technologies related to computer peripherals.
  • Use your insights to guide product roadmaps, ensuring our offerings remain innovative and competitive.
  • Actively contribute to thought leadership through participation in industry events, conferences, and networking opportunities.

Collaborative Culture:

  • Nurture a culture of collaboration, transparency, and innovation within the product team and across the organization.
  • Encourage cross-functional communication, enabling seamless information exchange and alignment.
  • Lead by example, demonstrating a strong work ethic, adaptability, and a passion for our mission.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, or related field
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in product management, with a focus on computer peripherals. Experience with gaming peripherals is a plus!!
  • Proven track record of managing vendor relationships in dynamic start-up environments and experience working with partners in China.
  • Deep understanding of agile product development methodologies, lean practices, and scaling operations.
  • Strong analytical mindset with the ability to make data-driven decisions and pivot as needed.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey complex ideas.
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