Product Manager - Previews

Dropbox simplifies the way people work together. Hundreds of millions of people around the world use Dropbox to work the way they want, on any device, wherever they go. As we scale our global brand, there’s plenty of space for you to grow alongside us and simplify life for millions of people globally.

Product Managers set the vision for Dropbox’s growing family of products. They are responsible for guiding multidisciplinary teams toward a common goal: shipping high-quality products and features on time. As advocates for both our users and our business, Product Managers balance diverse perspectives and empower their teams to do great work.
The New York City office is a small, growing, and talented team that works on impactful projects essential to Dropbox’s success. As an early member of the Dropbox NYC Product team, you’ll have the unique opportunity to build critical product experiences while shaping the direction of the team and the office. 

Your team and impact: 

The File Collaboration team’s focus is to bring modern collaboration to files (via native and intuitive sharing, inline commenting, the Dropbox badge, real-time presence and file previews for billions of documents) to simplify the way people work together and fuel Dropbox's viral growth in the workplace. 
The document preview experience is one of the most-trafficked across all platforms in Dropbox and is a critical part of how our users collaborate. In 2017, we are looking to make step-function improvements to the feature set, speed, and user experience on our previews that matches and exceeds even what native applications provide.

As a Previews PM, you are responsible for:

  • Shaping the vision, roadmap and goals for the core previews platform
  • Understanding and empathizing with the wide range of use cases and nuances of how people view files across industries, with quantitative and qualitative research
  • Contributing to the company’s strategic direction and translating that into concrete product objectives, especially given the importance of previews to the core Dropbox experience
  • Partnering with design and research to create a product experience for sharing that is robust yet simple
  • Partnering with engineering to architect a platform used by millions
  • Planning, building, learning, launching and iterating with our engineering, design and marketing teams


  • BS or MS in computer science, electrical engineering or similar or experience as a Software Engineer, Designer or startup Founder
  • 2 years or more experience as a Product Manage
  • Deep understanding and empathy for users which translates to strong judgment on the right product experience
  • Ability to analyze and use data to inform decisions
  • Launched a successful product or feature, preferably on multiple platforms (iOS, Android, desktop, and web)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally in a highly collaborative environment

Benefits and Perks: 

  • 100% company paid individual medical, dental, & vision insurance coverage
  • 401k + company match
  • Market competitive total compensation package
  • Free Dropbox space for your friends and family
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Generous vacation policy
  • 10 company paid holidays
  • Volunteer time off 
  • Company sponsored tech talks (technology and other relevant professional topics)

Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure people feel supported and connected at work. Groups like Women at Dropbox, [email protected], Black Dropboxers, and Pridebox (for LGBTQ employees and allies) are a big part of that effort. 


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