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Head of Product

Subspace Labs

Subspace Labs

Product
Remote
Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2022
The Autonomys Network (formerly, Subspace Labs)
Autonomys is an early-stage, venture-backed startup pioneering a new category at the intersection of AI and Web3. With our upcoming mainnet launch this year, the Autonomys Network is a radically decentralized, next-generation layer one blockchain powered by an innovative proof-of-archival storage (PoAS) consensus mechanism. Our project serves as a foundation for global collaboration between humans and AI, ushering in a new era of possibilities. The Subspace Protocol is based on original research funded by the US National Science Foundation. To learn more, visit our Website and read the technical whitepaper.
Position Overview:
We are seeking a visionary Head of Product to lead our product development initiatives, alongside Marketing through our upcoming mainnet launch. The ideal candidate will be responsible for defining the product strategy and roadmap, overseeing the product lifecycle from conception to launch, and leading a team of talented product managers and UX designers. You will work closely with engineering, marketing, and sales teams to ensure our products align with our strategic goals and market needs.

In this role you will:

  • Collaborate directly with the team to build a product roadmap and strategy while defining requirements for our core user and developer facing AI products.
  • Lead the product team to conduct user research, design user interfaces, coordinate product launches, and maintain product support.
  • Partner with our Director of Protocol and Director of Engineering to translate requirements and designs into milestones that are coordinated with the product roadmap.
  • Run frequent marketing experiments under a lean product development approach as we continue to iterate on our product roadmapInterface with our community through our various channels to validate requirements, collect feedback, and provide product support.
  • Educate our product leads on how to clarify users stories and personas.
  • Build a product team from the ground up, including product managers, UI/UX designers, user researcher, product marketing and product support specialists by conducting initial screening and technical deep dive interviews.
  • Track velocity towards key product milestones, while making it visible to the wider team and community using Github projects, Lucidchart, and Notion.

Key Requirements:

  • A minimum of three years of Web3 industry experience, with five years of experience as product manager or product lead.
  • Serve as the key responsible individual for end-to-end planning and execution of a Web3 product that is still active in the market today.
  • Able to be hands-on throughout the product life cycle, initially acting as an individual contributor and later training new team members for their role.
  • A strong technical background in cryptographic protocols and smart contract architecture, i.e. the ability to read a technical whitepaper and conceptually understand how a protocol works.A passion for decentralized, peer-to-peer systems and Web3 technologies.

Bonus Experience:

  • Experience launching working with Layer 1 and Layer 2 projects in an early stage capacity.
  • Experience working with open-source, community-driven software projects, especially wallets, block explorers and node interfaces.
  • Experience building and leading remote-first, distributed product teams.
  • Experience with smart contract development, full-stack decentralized application development, or blockchain infrastructure & dev tooling.
  • Experience working with developer SDKs and building developer ecosystems.
  • A background in software engineering or computer science.
What We Offer
𐄁 The ability to work from anywhere in the world
𐄁 A competitive salary with generous equity and token grants
𐄁 Medical, dental, and vision insurance (US-based only)
𐄁 A unique opportunity to shape the future of the internet
𐄁 Team off-sites in various locations around the globe