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Product Manager

Video chat startup seeks Product Manager with strong software development background and experience working within Agile methodology. Ground floor opportunity for driven, creative Product Manager who can write specifications and manage releases while also contributing the overall look and feel of the platform.  

Desired Skills and Experience
We are seeking an individual to be our CEO’s right-hand, contribute strongly to the creative vision of our product and help lead the day-to-day execution of the platform’s development. The ideal individual will have experience managing the creation of Rich Internet Applications. The ability to produce and iterate on specification documents is a must. They have exceptional organizational skills and familiarity with project management tools (JIRA). They should have a grasp of video conferencing and gaming technologies. Wireframing and UI/UX design skills are a plus. While the central skill for this position is product management, as a small organization we are looking for a versatile player who can also contribute to creative design resources and interact closely with all members of the team.

Shindig is a NYC based startup whose proprietary technology enables large scale video chat events. On Shindig a speaker can address an audience of 1000's. They can share the stage with select audience members so to take their questions face to face in front of the entire gathering. All the while audience members are also free to discuss, engage and otherwise share in their own private video chats. It’s the dynamics of physical events at internet scale. Ideal for media events, online teaching, community building and all manner of large scale online collaboration and engagement.

Early adopters who have already utilized Shindig for their own online events include The Economist, TED, Bill Gates, Forbes, The Atlantic, The Street.com,LeanIn.org, Random House, Simon & Schuster and a host of other prominent individuals and institutions.

Company founder and CEO Steve Gottlieb is a serial entrepreneur and longtime angel tech investor. His past career highlights include founding and running one of the largest independent music companies in the US with 30 Gold, Platinum, and Multi-platinum releases to its credit.

The company has already closed $12 million in financing.