Free Association
New York
20 Jay Street, Suite 516
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Contacts
Careers

Product Director

Brooklyn, NY / Remote

Role

Free Association is hiring! We’re looking for a Product Director to join our team. In this role, you’ll bring product design expertise and leadership to a variety of challenges.

Free Association a design agency focused on digital products and brand systems. We’ve built longstanding partnerships with companies like Google, Facebook, Toyota, eBay, PayPal, Waze and a range of new ventures. We pursue meaningful work and surround ourselves with talented, inspiring people. 

Product Directors act as the lead representative of our teams and are the cornerstone of collaboration and success between Free Association and our partners. This role guides the discovery, definition, and creation of high-performing digital products. Product Directors drive a collaborative, agile approach to work and uphold Free Association’s best practices in Strategy and Management.

As a Product Director, you’ll partner with some of the brightest minds in design and technology. An entrepreneurial spirit, combined with the ability to orchestrate consensus and action, is essential for this role. Individually, we encourage all Product Directors to lean into a specialized area of interest and drive lateral influence within the discipline. We support continuous learning and experimentation to ensure growth in this role.

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience leading cross-functional product design teams at an agency, consulting firm, or in-house
  • Ability to develop trusted relationships with your team and partners by delivering results and bringing a heightened sense of empathy to all you do
  • Proven experience in a specialized area, i.e. user experience research, strategy, design, or product management
  • Demonstrated skill and appreciation for all aspects of business management, including engagement scoping, sprint planning, resourcing, and financial tracking

Focus

  • Serve as a primary lead for our team and client partners, ensuring we deliver desired outcomes on time
  • Drive the creation of product vision, strategy, and roadmap, drawing upon your specialist superpower
  • Maintain up-to-date awareness of product backlog, output, team and client happiness, and financial health
  • Contribute to Strategy & Management discipline best practices by upholding processes, frameworks and measuring team productivity
  • Identify and lead thoughtful organic and incremental business development

Benefits 

  • 6+ Weeks PTO + we close between Christmas Eve and New Year’s
  • 12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave with flexible return
  • 3% 401k Contribution
  • $ 75+ monthly Divvy fund 
  • $ 750 Remote Set-Up Allowance
  • Premium Apple hardware and customized software set-up
  • Access to Talkspace/virtual therapy for uncertain times or any time

Apply

Free Association stands for a culture of inclusion.

We welcome different backgrounds and perspectives. We encourage everyone to bring their authentic selves to work. We have a diverse environment that empowers our team to feel comfortable when they voice their opinions.

For these reasons and more, Free Association is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our company welcomes everyone regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics.

Have a question?

New York
20 Jay Street, Suite 516
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Contacts