JOB: Product Manager, Web Experience, Daylife (New York City, Full-time)

10 Apr 2007 - 9:37am
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Liz Danzico
2006

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Product Manager, Web Experience, Daylife
New York City, NY
Full-time

SUMMARY
Daylife has an immediate opening for a product manager for the web
experience to join a growing group of design professionals at this
New York-based startup. Part project manager, part information
architect, part developer, part diplomat, part web aficionado,
possessing equal parts right brain and left brain, this person is a
unique individual. She will demonstrate a depth of experience in
product development practices, with an emphasis on usability,
interaction design, and principles of working with data-driven
content. The successful candidate should be flexible, conscientious,
and self-directed in these efforts.

RESPONSIBILITIES
* Champions the vision for the Daylife website, including business
goals, user experience strategy, and functionality.
* Evaluates all new feature requests against site product goals to
accurately prioritize and schedule them.
* Champions good usability practices, promoting opportunity to engage
users on projects.
* Defines user interface model and translates user needs into
desirable user interfaces.
* Leads the team by introducing new ideas and creative approaches
based on user research and testing.
* Ensures the quality of the website, assuring that content is up-to-
date, editorial guidelines are followed, and it is communicating
effectively.

QUALIFICATIONS
* Seeks innovative solutions to ordinary problems.
* Four+ years of applied experience in managing web teams and website
experiences.
* Two+ years of applied information architecture, interaction design,
or related experience.
* BA/MA in IA, design, human-computer interaction, information
design, technical writing, or user-experience-related field.
* Strong understanding of user research, usability, development, and
web standards.

ABOUT DAYLIFE
Daylife gathers stories of all shapes and sizes from countless
perspectives around the world, and then presents them in a rich
browsable landscape, helping people make connections they never knew
existed. Learn more at http://www.daylife.com/about.

If interested, please send a resume and links to work samples at
hr at daylife.com.
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Thanks!
Liz

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