Head of Content

Photomath

Full-time
Product
San Francisco, CA
May 3

Company Description:

Photomath is a fast-growing EdTech company whose mobile app is the #1 app in the world to learn math. Powered by advanced machine learning technology, the app instantly scans, accurately solves, and intuitively explains printed and handwritten math problems to users through step-by-step explanations.

With over 220 million downloads globally, Photomath is one of the most popular educational apps of all times, consistently topping the Apple App Store & Google Play Store.

Today, we employ over 100 employees and have offices in Zagreb and San Mateo, California. We are a team of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and skills, united by passion for technology and innovation. We believe that math is an increasingly crucial skill, particularly as problem-solving and quantitative analysis become prerequisites for many occupations.

We are constantly expanding what Photomath can do and the types and quality of our content - we have so much more ahead of us and we need your help to get there. Join us in our mission to revolutionize learning math and help students across the globe gain math superpowers!

Job Description:

Photomath is changing the way students learn math. We’ve achieved viral, organic growth to become the most popular education app in the US with over 220 million downloads. With our mobile app, users can solve math problems instantly using their phone camera to get detailed step-by-step instructions to help maximize learning.

Content powers Photomath’s core value of getting “unstuck” with math. It covers everything from our math solving steps to animated tutorials. By using software to generate these explanations for users’ specific problems, our content teams operate at an unprecedented scale, powering 2 billion+ math explanations generated by Photomath each month.

We’re now looking for a Head of Content to level up our approach in leading, growing, and developing our content strategy and production. You’ll help drive some of our most exciting efforts in content vision, personalization, and global localization.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop team strategy and vision
  • Oversee scaling of global content localization and expansion of coverage
  • Create and drive the long term creative vision for content at Photomath
  • Plan and drive sustainable growth
  • Support large scale hiring and organizational development
  • Evaluate and optimize infrastructure for creation process, speed, and quality
  • Facilitate continued support and development of our content creation tools
  • Manage our content strategy and production teams
  • Lead, grow, and develop the content organization (2 direct reports, 14 total team members and growing)
  • Directly manage our Head of Animated Tutorial Production and Head of Math Research & Development
  • Set and ensure achievement of goals and highest standard of performance of the team

Requirements:

Who are you?:

  • 4+ years of experience in content or product related role
  • 3+ years of management experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to develop and unify team around inspiring content vision
  • Detail-oriented thinker with experience hiring and growing teams, organizational structure, process, and leaders to scale
  • Data driven, analytical decision-maker
  • User oriented thinker with a keen eye for good visual/motion design
  • Proactive and motivated to tackle ambiguous problems
  • Have an urge to challenge the status-quo and inspire others
  • Ability to travel and experience working with remote teams
  • Believe in the importance of math and ensuring that everyone regardless of background has the ability to master it

An additional plus:

  • Prior experience in consumer mobile
  • Prior experience in consumer education, gaming, media, or AR/VR
  • Prior experience scaling large teams (20+ full-time employees)

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental & vision covered at 100% for you and your dependents
  • 401k with matching
  • Meaningful equity
  • Generous PTO policy (we mean it when we say work life balance)
  • Parental leave
  • Commuter stipend
  • L&D opportunities and stipend
  • Oh yeah, did we mention trips to our Croatia office?

Location:

San Francisco, CA

Salary:

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