Head of Product at ZEPPELIN Inc. (Shibuya, Japan)


Head of Product

We’re looking for a Head of Product to bridge the gap between the founder’s vision and the company’s product(s). This role will define, build the organization and globally scale a brand new product which will fundamentally evolve how people communicate. We can only consider candidates who can effectively communicate in both Japanese and English (Business level or higher).

What You’ll Do:

  • Formulate our business, product, and go-to-market strategy for Feelit

  • Creatively experiment and quickly iterate on early tests

  • Build a cross-functional organization to operate as an autonomous group moving at a fast-paced, startup environment

  • Customize and scale this product across the world

  • Develop strategic partnerships with retailers, brands, and creators

What You’ll Need:

A minimum of 10 years’ proven experience delivering successful and innovative customer-facing products

  • Leadership. You have managed small or large product teams as well as multiple cross-functions such as design, engineering or operations

  • Entrepreneurial. You have built new products from scratch and grown them to global scale

  • Business judgement. You have had accountability owning and optimizing a P&L

  • Marketplace experience. You have built multi-sided marketplaces where you have created product for multiple sides of the marketplace as well as the systems to manage marketplace dynamics

  • “Driver” mindset. You are biased toward action, a great collaborator, a master disambiguator/simplifier, and constantly pushing toward clarity and delivery

  • Grittiness. You never hesitate to roll up your sleeves and tackle something hands-on

  • Experimental. You have a creative mindset that enjoys experimentation and is willing to take bold bets despite risk of failure

  • Creator. You are passionate about video and evolving how the world consume them