Director of Product

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Chariot's Director of Product is a key company hire who will immediately own a team of engineers and multiple product lines. In the long term, we are looking to hire a leader who can grow and manage their own team of product managers. To start, you will immediately be responsible for multiple product lines and goal deliverables. The Director of Product will scale Chariot's products from two markets to dozens over the next 18 months, creating world-class, viral products for end-users and efficient, time-saving tools for our internal teams.

This position reports to Chariot’s Head of Product and Design.


  • Work with engineering team and team leads to ship great products
  • Build a culture of data-driven, iterative product development
  • Analyze user needs (ride and drive Chariot if you need to!)
  • Help define Chariot's product roadmap and strategic product vision
  • Set strategy and goals for your team(s) and the products you build
  • Design products and features that are both step-change improvements, and make incremental progress toward company goals
  • Partner with cross-functional team leaders and members to improve our operations and ensure smooth rollout of new features

Experience and Qualifications

  • 5+ years of product management experience
  • Shipped products quickly, at scale, at a company that had complex operational problems
  • Crystal-clear communication skills
  • Mobile and consumer-centric product vision and experience
  • Superior organization skills, allowing you to stay on top of your work and stay on top of your team's deliverables and dependencies
  • A passion for Chariot and how we want to change the world
Chariot is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.  Chariot considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Chariot does not accept unsolicited resumes/CVs through this website or directly to employees from external recruiting agencies and will not pay fees to any agency without a prior signed agreement. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Chariot will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

About Us

Founded in 2014 in San Francisco, Chariot is expanding quickly across the U.S., providing tens of thousands of rides per week. As a cornerstone of Ford's urban mobility strategy, Chariot is an independently-run company that has the resources to scale its concept worldwide.

Our Vision:

Everyone lives in a city of their own. Chariot helps you get there, your way.

We partner with cities, each one unique. Together, we work to ease the pain points and plug gaps in public transit. Because we want to cut congestion, create real jobs, and bring a little humanity to the mayhem.

We’re Chariot. We’re here to create smart transit personalized for everyone.

Our Culture:

Together, we’re working to change the way people experience their cities. We’re creating an entirely new way to ride—and we’ve gathered the most talented, diverse, and spirited people from all over the world to make it happen.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Perks & Benefits:

Chariot rides

Unlimited rides on Chariots (enough said!).

Snacks & drinks

Healthy (and a few not-so-healthy) snacks and drinks to keep you energized.

Ford discounts

Generous discounts on eligible Ford vehicles.

Growth opportunities

Major opportunities to grow at a fast-growing company.