Product Manager, IXL Mobile Apps (San Mateo, CA)

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading EdTech company with products used by 13 million students worldwide, is seeking a Product Manager to oversee the development of our mobile applications. As the Mobile Product Manager, you will be responsible for the strategy, product offering, and user experience across IXL’s native iOS and Android apps. This is a high-visibility product area with a deeply engaged user base; IXL’s native apps have over 28 million downloads.

This is a full-time position, working onsite at IXL’s HQ in San Mateo, CA on a hybrid schedule.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Be responsible for strategy, roadmapping, and execution across IXL’s mobile apps in close partnership with senior leadership
  • You will report to the Director of Product, working closely with the COO and VP of Product on quarterly planning and product visioning
  • Use data appropriately and strategically to inform app development and enhancements.
  • Collaborate directly with engineering, QA, and design
  • Get in the weeds of product development, from conceptualizing designs to product review, launch planning, release coordination, and communication
  • Lead a lean team where no task is too small and change is a constant
  • Juggle multiple, often competing priorities and projects

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • BA/BS Degree
  • At least 3 years of product management experience, with at least 2 of those years managing complex mobile product(s)
  • Demonstrated experience taking mobile features from inception to launch
  • Deep familiarity with mobile UX principles; you’re obsessed with the user journey and care deeply about providing a top-tier experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; you’re a proactive communicator who’s able to craft and deliver the right message with appropriate detail to various audiences
  • Growth mindset; you’re excited by challenges and you lead with a can-do attitude
  • Prior experience in edtech is a bonus

IXL is an industry leader in educational technology.

We were founded in 1998 and have deep roots in Silicon Valley.

We are beloved by teachers and parents globally and are used in 100+ countries.

Our family of brands include IXL.com, Rosetta Stone, Vocabulary.com, Education.com, and more!

20% of US students currently use IXL.

To put this statistic in perspective...

  • 22% of IT professionals use Slack (source)
  • 22% of Americans use Spotify (source)

IXL may not be a household name for those who don’t have school-aged children (similarly, non-IT professionals have likely never heard of Slack), but IXL’s impact on education is sizable. With the recent acquisition of Rosetta Stone and our continued headway into the K-12 market, IXL is experiencing exponential growth.

Our goal is to reach 1 in 2 students, and we are building a team of dedicated, curious, and passionate product managers to help us get there. We have a lean product team who operate in a start-up like environment, but with the global reach of an enterprise company. Join us!

At IXL, we value diversity in age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, political and religious beliefs, and life experience, and we are proud to promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. IXL Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ABOUT IXL LEARNING

IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: creating innovative learning experiences that help all learners reach their full potential. IXL's comprehensive curriculum and insightful analytics help more than 850,000 teachers deliver personalized instruction, and empower over 13 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

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Role

Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

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