Lead Product Manager - New Initiatives (New York)

A navigator to propel a world-class team on a world-changing mission.

Duolingo is the most popular language learning application in the world, with over 300 million users. We are passionate about educating our users, fact-based decision making, and elegant solutions to interdisciplinary challenges. If that sounds like you, then come help us build the next-generation learning company!

  • Help drive product strategy for our portfolio of new, innovative products
  • Manage and mentor other product managers working on new products
  • Lead new products and features through their entire creative cycle: opportunity identification, ideation, specification, development, release, analysis, and iteration
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative research to discover feature ideas and validate them before development
  • Work closely with UI/UX designers to ensure an excellent user experience in our product
  • Work with engineers to help guide feature development 
  • Perform quantitative analysis on features’ performance and find opportunities for optimization 
  • Be responsible for hitting the key performance indicators you are entrusted with

  • Experience managing other product managers
  • Experience generating outstanding results as a product manager at a high performing software company
  • A desire to make the world a better place through technology and education
  • Ability to utilize user insights, data, and statistical analyses to inform decisions 
  • An instinct for creating simple and intuitive user experiences 
  • Proven ability to learn fast
  • Demonstrated ability to be resourceful and innovative 
  • Experience leading projects and teams 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Design, Psychology, or related field
  • Based in the Greater New York City area

  • Advanced degree in Business, Computer Science, Design, Psychology, or related field 
  • Professional experience in areas highly related to our work as product managers at Duolingo, such as software engineering, design, data analysis, language learning, or brand management.
  • Track record driving results and delivering products in the media innovation space or SaaS enterprise products


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