Product Manager

Accounts · Des Moines, Iowa
Department Accounts
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Happy Medium is a company comprised of creators, innovators, artists, storytellers, makers and leaders. While operating as a full-service interactive marketing firm, it also thrives on the development of its own cutting-edge products and technology. We implement the same strategies for our clients that we do for ourselves. Happy Medium has had repeat appearances on the Inc. 5000 list, awarded to the fastest-growing companies in the United States. It has also been awarded Best Workplace for Young Professionals by the Greater Des Moines Partnership, Business with a Bright Future by the Business Record, Best Social Media Company and much more. Company culture is priority to the agency which is demonstrated in the unique benefits, competitive pay and founding principles: Curiosity, Happiness, Integrity and Teamwork.

Happy Medium proudly supports an inclusive employee environment. We know that our clients are best supported when our teammates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion or ability, are equally supported. We believe in opportunities for all. 

Job Description

Happy Medium is seeking a Product Manager to oversee building things that solve a problem or provide a benefit to a group of users. A product manager's role in this is to ensure that what we're building strikes a balance between achieving the user goals, business needs, and feasibility. Product helps define the vision, manages the roadmap and backlog, and drives the delivery of features and activities to fulfill that vision.

Position Summary

As a Product Manager at Happy Medium, you will be responsible for the following:

  • You will define and manage product roadmaps to realize business goals and strategy
  • You will establish a shared vision by building consensus on priorities leading to product execution and success
  • You will create and maintain product roadmaps, feature backlogs and product documentation such as PRDs, user stories, use cases, user flows, logic flows and functional specifications
  • You will prioritize development activities with the development, assist in determining the best technical implementation methods, work closely with UX on QA on acceptance testing and lead product launches
  • You will be the liaison between the agency and client 

Desired Skills

  • You have worked in product management, business analysis or equivalent for several years
  • You have experience with waterfall and agile methodologies and an understanding of product management’s role in various development methodologies
  • You have lead and delivered large and complex products and services
  • You put an emphasis on user-driven product design and data-driven product refinement
  • You have an ability to quickly understand, simplify, internalize and communicate complex or technical concepts
  • You have a strong appreciation for design and UX
  • Project management and coordination 

Travel

Minimal to none (client location dependent) 

Benefits

  • Competitive pay 
  • Graduated unlimited PTO
  • Paid holidays
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans
  • IRA with 3% company match
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Free onsite parking
  • 100% paid parental leave (including mothers, fathers and adoptive parents)
  • Medical flexible spending plan & dependent care plan

 

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  • Location
    Des Moines, Iowa
  • Department
    Accounts
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level