Soma Capital Portfolio Jobs

Product Manager



Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico · Dubai Production City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Posted on Friday, January 20, 2023

Orchata, Who?

We may sound sweet, but the truth is...This is just a cover and we’re on a not-so-secret mission.

Orchata’s team is working everyday to give millions of local businesses a new opportunity to grow and get into the e-commerce train; a train that has been mostly occupied by large retailers and millionaires companies. Well, no more. Orchata wasn’t a dream for too long, because our team is full of creators and achievers!

Nowadays, we empower local businesses from LATAM with technology, and they keep your house full of your favorite products and the same trust that has represented their brands during the years (and decades). Now this sounds sweet, right? But sweet isn’t good enough yet! And we need to keep growing our team with passionate doers. We won’t be expecting you to have a NASA career, but we expect you to dream beyond Jupiter. If you feel related to these couple of lines, then this is a sign..

About the Role

Orchata is looking for a self-motivated and disruptive Product Manager with excellent communication skills and a desire to work in a fast-paced, successful startup environment. As Product Manager you will craft and orchestrate compelling user experiences which create meaningful and life lasting connections between Orchata (Design team and Tech team) and end-customers. We are looking for a person with strong experience as Product Manager and better yet if you have previously worked as a product designer.

We don’t want you to build another product, but THE product.

This is the app of the future.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead the ideation and launch of innovative products

  • Drive product development with Orchata’s engineers and designers

  • Analyze metrics that inform the success of our products

  • To research, analyze and deep understanding of the problems that customers are facing

  • Establish the direction and vision of the product alongside with the CEO

  • Set and adjust the roadmap

  • Coordinating the requirements for features and chores to a designer

  • Shepherd features through design, coordinating tweaks and adjustments

  • Communicate new features and updates, both internally and to customers and merchants

What the Candidate Will Need

  • 4+ years of product management experience

  • E-commerce is a plus

  • Marketplace experience is a pluS

Required skills

  • Ability to simplify and turn complex interactions into intuitive user experiences

  • Exceptional skills in ideation sketching, brainstorming, UX & prototyping software

  • Experience in mobile web and/ or native mobile development

  • Fluency with design tools, most notably Sketch, Invision, Figma and/or other UX & prototyping software

  • Demonstrated design and UX sensibilities

  • Awareness of cross-browser compatibility issues

  • Clear and confident communicator with an affinity for visual storytelling

  • Portfolio showing breadth of UI/UX Design work

Extra magic points if you have

  • Technical knowledge: UI with the latest technologies: React, Redux, Sass, ES2016

  • Previous experience working early stage startups, e-commerce platforms or SaaS.

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