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Product Owner - United Kingdom (optional remote) (Full time) (f/m/d)

Product Owner - United Kingdom (optional remote) (Full time) (f/m/d)

locationLondon, UK
remoteFully remote | Partly remote
PublishedPublished: 26.9.2022
Product Manager
Full time
Mid-senior level

We Make Websites is the Shopify Plus agency for international brands. Our team of 90+ design, develop and optimize e-commerce websites for some of the world’s most exciting DTC and heritage brands. Brands we work with include Hasbro, Good American, A.P.C, Alessi, Pangaia, Levi's and more.

As a Product Owner, you’ll be working as part of a cross-functional team (we call them ‘pods’) of UX and visual designers, developers and solutions consultants to deliver best-in-class e-commerce websites on Shopify Plus.

You’ll be responsible for the delivery of large-scale design, build and replatforming projects, as well as ongoing enhancements for a roster of e-commerce clients. You will ensure that we produce exceptional quality delivery on time and within budget.

Responsibilities of the Product Owner:

  • Work with client stakeholders and account strategists to understand business objectives, define the vision and build the product roadmap.
  • Prioritise the needs and objectives of the client, juggling scope, budget and time.
  • Develop, grow and manage the product backlog, doing so across the pod’s roster of clients.
  • Write detailed briefs/stories for product features so they are clearly understood by the designers and developers within the pod.
  • Contribute to the planning, execution and review of each development / design sprint.
  • Owns project timeline and project documentation.
  • Work with the pod to continually refine and improve the development process.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of e-commerce and the market in which each client operates.
  • Act as primary client liaison for delivery of projects and ongoing website development.
  • Take accountability and be ultimately responsible for the delivery of client projects/products. 
  • You’ll have a Product Owner or Technical Project Management background, having delivered large-scale e-commerce/website projects with complex technical challenges.
  • You’ll have an understanding of what it means to be an agency at the forefront of direct-to-consumer e-commerce design and development.
  • .You’ll have a passion for the e-commerce space and the types of clients we work with: fashion, lifestyle, beauty, food, and innovative FMCG.
  • You’ll have strong leadership and communication skills: You’ll be comfortable presenting to C-level stakeholders.
  • You’ll be a strategic, creative, pragmatic thinker and problem-solver.
  • You’ll have unparalleled levels of attention to detail, bordering on fastidious.
  • You’ll have a love of change and working in a fast paced environment—in fact, you’ll be motivated by it.
  • You’ll have a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • You’ll have an in-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles 

Bonus points if you have...

  • Experience working with the Shopify platform.

  • Experience working with other e-commerce platforms, such as Magento, Hybris, or Salesforce Commerce Cloud.

  • Development or UX design experience.

Beyond a competitive salary, we offer benefits that will push your career forward and improve your wellbeing. We're flexible and digital-first, which means better benefits and higher performance. You decide if you prefer to work from your home or the office.

Perform at your best

  • Unlimited home-office spend
  • Unlimited training budget
  • New MacBook Pro
  • Access to a local office or co-working space
  • Company get-togethers in London at least once a year, all expenses paid
  • Regular socials: to keep our teams connected, to celebrate our wins, and sometimes… well, just because!
  • Clear promotion paths for those who excel, including managerial and individual contributor routes
  • Regular 1-to-1 support incl. informal monthly reviews and biannual pay reviews
  • Monthly elected MVP + prizes'

Work that fits your lifestyle

  • 20 days holiday paid + your birthday off + 8 public holidays + 1.5 extra days per year 
  • We'll contribute to your pension 
  • Discounts on travel, dining, gym membership, counselling, dental and healthcare 
  • Flexible working hours, including daytime appointments (for health, wellness, life admin etc)
  • No-questions-asked personal days (sick, personal, time off)
  • 3 paid days for volunteering and charity work
  • Ubereats/Deliveroo monthly lunch allowance

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Apply using the button below.

No recruiters, please.

Years of experience

  • Mid-senior level