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Senior Product Manager, Base Ecosystem



United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Base is planning to bring a million developers and a billion users onchain. We need your help to make that happen.

In this role, you will own growing user demand and activity on Base, the new Ethereum L2 incubated by Coinbase and powered by Optimism. Your north star is achieving our vision of bringing billions of users onchain.

To get there, you’ll be responsible for defining our long term strategy for enabling and growing world-class user experiences on Base, making prioritization decisions across the different strategies for achieving that, and crafting the specific product offerings that will enable users to have a best-in-class experience on Base. You’ll do this in partnership with internal teams, including the Base teams working to support developers and creatives, as well as partners in the broader Base ecosystem — we aim to do more with less, by lifting up and leveraging the products and tools that our ecosystem is already creating.

What you'll be doing:

  • Define the long term strategy for growing the Base ecosystem to billions of users
  • Own product development from conception to launch for offerings that help our users have a great experience onchain
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with engineering, design and cross-functional teams to develop and steer the user adoption product roadmap
  • Define and analyze metrics to guide our product decision making and user growth efforts in a data-driven way
  • Work with ecosystem builders to minimize how much we need to build from scratch and maximize how much we can leverage the strength of our community

What we look for in you:

  • 6+ years of product management experience with deep cross-functional experience (BD, Legal, Marketing)
  • 3+ years of experience in crypto, including DeFi, NFTs, RWAs, and other segments
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication, relationship management and organizational skills
  • Deep analytical, prioritization and problem solving skills
  • An entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment (e.g. you can run through walls)

Nice to have:

  • Experience growing a crypto ecosystem, with a focus on end user adoption
  • Experience doing smart contract engineering
  • Deep existing network in crypto communities, with a focus on Ethereum

Notice for Colorado applicants as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20). Target annual salary for this role performed in Colorado, is $201,450 + target bonus + target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)).

ID: G2024

Pay Transparency Notice: Depending on your work location, the target annual salary for this position can range as detailed below. Full time offers from Coinbase also include target bonus + target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)).
Pay Range:
$201,450$237,000 USD

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