Amsterdam, Netherlands

Product Manager

At AKQA we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients.

 

As a Product Manager at AKQA, you collaborate and lead a multi-disciplinary team to deliver products with purpose.
You'll be taking part in client’s product strategy, building and optimizing products and creating a great user experience, by solving a wide range of problems for a wide range of clients.

 

At AKQA you will have access to world-renowned thought leadership from influential authors, athletes, artists and entrepreneurs. You will work in an environment which fosters a meritocratic culture and encourages ownership, and you will be surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields.

 

Located on the Herengracht canal in central Amsterdam, you will have access to our diverse network of specialists by collaborating across our twelve European studios.  You will work in an environment which fosters a meritocratic culture and encourages ownership, and you will be surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields.

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

As a Product Manager at AKQA, you will

  • Work with cross-functional teams to turn problems into solutions whilst shaping viable, feasible and lovable digital products for our clients.
  • Study the world through the customers’ eyes, through user interviews, user testing, data analysis, benchmarking… to create strong products
  • Read and analyse data to drive value-based optimization on existing products
  • Foster a fantastic atmosphere within your team. Create an environment that’s caring, driven and set up for success.
  • Be an ambassador of product mindset at clients and within the studio

Example of projects:

  • Build a flagship e-commerce that translates innovativeness for a leading sound system brand
  • Understand how to unlock revenue growth of a connected health app through testing and iteration
  • Optimize the digital ecosystem and unlock opportunities for one of the leading automotive brand

 

QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • Experience: Three to five years experience working in product or consulting (with a technical or design aspect).
  • Pragmatic and value-driven: You are familiar with prioritization in the context of complex product, and program, with tons of demanding stakeholders.
  • Insight-driven: You have a desire for becoming an expert on a given topic, combining customer focus, analytics, and market insights.
  • Project Manager: You know how to coordinate projects and bring them to life with strong attention to detail.
  • Communication & collaboration skills: You have strong written and verbal communication skills with a talent for precisely articulating customer problems.
  • Language proficiency. You read, write, and speak English at a business level

 

AKQA is committed to developing wellbeing and supporting life choices for our team. We provide an extensive range of benefits. To find out more click here.

 

AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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