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Staff Product Manager - AI

Location
San Francisco, California
Department
Product
Job Type
Full Time
Focus

Our Mission:

As humans, there are few things more exciting than meeting someone new. At Tinder, we’re on a mission to power and inspire real connections by making it easy and fun for every new generation of singles. With tens of millions of users, hundreds of millions of downloads, 2+ billion swipes per day, 20+ million matches per day, and a presence in 190+ countries, our reach is expansive—and rapidly growing. We work together to solve complex problems. Behind the simplicity of every match, we think deeply about human relationships, behavioral science, network economics, AI and ML, online and real-world safety, cultural nuances, loneliness, love, sex, and more.

Our Values:

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One Team, One Dream

We work hand-in-hand, building Tinder for our members. We succeed together when we work collaboratively across functions, teams, and time zones, and think outside the box to achieve our company vision and mission.

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Own It

We take accountability and strive to make a positive impact in all aspects of our business, through ownership, innovation, and a commitment to excellence.

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Never Stop Learning

We cultivate a culture where it’s safe to take risks. We seek out input, share honest feedback, celebrate our wins, and learn from our mistakes in order to continue improving.

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Spark Solutions

We’re problem solvers, focusing on how to best move forward when faced with obstacles. We don’t dwell on the past or on the issues at hand, but instead look at how to stay agile and overcome hurdles to achieve our goals.

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Embrace Our Differences

We are intentional about building a workplace that reflects the rich diversity of our members. By leveraging different perspectives and other ways of thinking, we build better experiences for our members and our team.

The Role:

As a Staff Product Manager within the New Technology team at Tinder, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of the company by harnessing pioneering AI technologies! You will lead AI exploration efforts, identify new technology trends, and ensure their magnificent integration into the Tinder ecosystem. This role requires a unique blend of technical skill, product expertise, and a penchant for navigating uncharted territories in the tech landscape.

This is a hybrid role and requires in-office collaboration three times per week. This position is located in West Hollywood, and/or San Francisco, California.

In this role, you will:

  • Vision and Strategy:
  • Develop and communicate a compelling vision for how Tinder can leverage AI to enhance user experiences and drive business growth.
  • Craft a strategic roadmap for implementing AI technologies across various facets of the Tinder platform.
  • Technology Exploration:
  • Stay at the forefront of AI and technology trends, evaluating their potential impact on the business.
  • Conduct exploratory research on emerging technologies, finding opportunities for integration within Tinder.
  • Technical Expertise:
  • Demonstrate a strong technical understanding of AI and related technologies, enabling effective collaboration with ML engineers and technical teams.
  • Break down sophisticated technologies and articulate how they can be harnessed to add new value for Tinder users and the company.
  • Special Projects:
  • Lead special projects that involve partnerships with technology companies, such as envisioning Tinder's presence on new hardware platforms like the Apple Vision Pro Headset.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to drive innovation and strategic initiatives.
  • Team Leadership:
  • Build and lead teams that focus on showcasing how various technologies can be strategically applied to enhance Tinder's offerings and user experiences.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and innovation within the team.

You'll need:

  • 6+ years of product management in a high-growth consumer tech company
  • Strong technical understanding of AI, machine learning, and related technologies.
  • Ability to breakdown and describe complex technologies in a clear and understandable manner.
  • Proven track record of excelling in ambiguous spaces, where innovative technologies are being developed.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify how innovative technology can add customer value to a product and drive business growth.
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams and collaborating effectively with ML engineers, developers, and designers.
  • Track record of delivering results and driving strategic initiatives to fruition.
  • In-depth knowledge of current technology trends and the ability to lead Tinder's perspective on these trends.

Nice to have:

  • Technical background, especially in the application of AI or ML technologies
  • Experience applying AI experiences to a global user base
  • Experience solving for the challenges of running AI applications at scale 

As a full-time employee, you will enjoy:

  • Unlimited PTO (with no waiting period), 10 annual Wellness Days
  • Time off to volunteer and charitable donations matched up to $15,000 annually
  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental coverage
  • 100% 401(k) employer match up to 10%, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • 100% paid parental leave (including for non-birthing parents), family forming benefits, and Milk Stork, which provides access to breast milk shipping for business travel, surrogacy, and employee relocation
  • Investment in your development: mentorship through our MentorMatch program, access to 6,000+ online courses through Udemy, and an annual $3,000 stipend for your professional development
  • Investment in your wellness: access to mental health support via Modern Health, BetterHelp, and Insight Timer; paid concierge medical membership, pet insurance, fitness membership subsidy, and commuter subsidy
  • Free subscription to Tinder Gold

Salary Range:

$205,000
-
$235,000
a year

Factors such as scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, job-related skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and business considerations may influence base pay offered. This salary will be subject to a geographic adjustment (according to a specific city and state), if an authorization is granted to work outside of the location listed in this posting.

We don’t just

accept

difference, we

celebrate

it

We strive to build a workplace that reflects the rich diversity of our members around the world, and we value unique perspectives and backgrounds. Even if you don’t meet all the listed qualifications, we invite you to apply and show us how your skills could transfer. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we welcome people of all sexes, gender identities, races, ethnicities, disabilities, and other lived experiences.

Learn more about inclusion at Tinder
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We don’t just

accept

difference, we

celebrate

it

We strive to build a workplace that reflects the rich diversity of our members around the world, and we value unique perspectives and backgrounds. Even if you don’t meet all the listed qualifications, we invite you to apply and show us how your skills could transfer. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we welcome people of all sexes, gender identities, races, ethnicities, disabilities, and other lived experiences.

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"The openness of the leadership team in receiving feedback and taking action is commendable and the candour, clarity and action is one of the things that keep the spark alive."
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Brand Director, EMEA

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Parental Leave

100% paid parental leave (including for non-birthing parents) and family forming benefits

Plan for the Future

100% 401(k) employer match up to 10%, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

Personal Growth

Mentorship through our MentorMatch program, access to 6,000+ online courses through Udemy, and an annual $3,000 stipend for your professional development

Give back

Time off to volunteer and charitable donations matched up to $15,000 annually

Investment in your wellness

Access to mental health support via Modern Health, paid concierge medical membership, pet insurance, fitness membership subsidy, and commuter subsidy

Unlimited PTO

With no waiting period and 10 annual wellness days

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