Principal Product Manager, API

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Pinata Technologies, Inc
is building the tools and infrastructure for a more free and empowering Web3 generation through IPFS
Our vision is to foster a sense of place for every creator on the internet that is uniquely theirs
Our fully remote team comprises engineers and designers, builders and creators, and overall kind humans with big dreams
We believe in a culture that fosters integrity and teamwork, laughter and trust, and our work is meaningful and challenging in the best ways every day
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Pinata is creating a world where people can own the experience of creating and distributing content
We are looking for a versatile and experienced Senior Product Manager or Principal Product Manager, who will work alongside our Director of Technical Products to own the product roadmap for our APIs, documentation platform, and developer onboarding
This role will focus on core internal improvements to our APIs to help us move faster when developing new API first solutions
If you are inspired by creating great products through empathy and data, and excited to work with the top platform for media in the NFT space, then you will succeed in this role
Building products in web3 is a challenge unlike any other market
If that excites you, read on
We're looking for someone who believes in themselves and can help shape the vision of the future of Product at Pinata
You will report to the Head of Product


    • Leadership:

      Lead the end-to-end lifecycle of complex features from conception through launch
    • Collaboration:

      Collaborate cross-functionally with Engineering, Design, and Marketing teams to develop a comprehensive product strategy including features, metrics, objectives, and a roadmap for the product you own
    • Entrepreneurial:

      Own the product vision and strategy for our APIs in close collaboration with our Director of Technical Products
    • Champion:

      Guide internal stakeholders on product strategy to ensure company-wide alignment
    • Customer-empathy:

      Exemplify a customer-first mindset and prioritize research uncovering customer goals and needs to translate directly into impactful product improvements
    • Design thinking:

      Run experiments and leverage research to release new products, increase efficiencies and iteratively improve our products
    • Results-driven:

      Own product requirements, planning, and go-to-market to deliver on business goals


    • 5+ years of product management or product development experience with 2+ years experience with APIs
    • Experience in a leadership role as a Product Lead, Lead Product Manager, leading a product team, or similar responsibilities
    • Experience as a software engineer or demonstrated ability to understand and drive technical decisions around backend, API, and data modeling
    • Experience at a fast-growing, consumer-facing startup or tech company
    • Ability to thrive in ambiguity and complexity to make thoughtful product decisions based on an appropriate assessment of risk and value
    • Ability to analyze micro and macro effects of your product decisions on customers and the business
    • Exceptional communication skills with internal stakeholders and customers
    • Ability to educate others on the Product function and drive alignment between functions
    • Demonstrated analytical skills including the ability to define and analyze metrics that inform the success of the product
    • Detail-oriented mindset; you believe that a great product is the sum of an inordinate number of small, thoughtful decisions


Ability to work remotely from anywhereGreat compensation packageHealth, dental and vision benefitsUnlimited paid time offProfessional development stipend18 weeks parental leave for full-time, salaried employeesMeaningful equity for full-time, salaried employeesOpportunity to join us at an early stage where your contributions will make an impact and youโ€™ll have opportunities to flourishApplying to Pinata

We value different experiences, so even if you donโ€™t meet all the requirements, we encourage you to apply!Our team spans over 7 countries and each of us offer unique perspectives
We believe in treating everyone with respect and providing an environment where everyone can be their authentic self

Pinata is an equal opportunity employer and we value inclusivity at our company

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status
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