We build cities for people, not cars.

Senior Product Manager

Remote / Remote
Job Type
3+ years
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About the role

Culdesac's mission is to build cities for people, not cars. We're the first post-car real estate developer, and our goal is to build the first car-free city in the US. We're starting with the first car-free neighborhood built from scratch - that's Culdesac Tempe, a 1000-person neighborhood.

All of this draws from a core insight: the way we move defines the way we live. And the way we move is changing fast, with countless ways to get around today beyond private cars. Here's more.

Senior Product Manager at Culdesac is a collaborative and visionary impact role. You will have the opportunity to help shape the direction of the product at the company. You are a self-starting, organized, and energetic professional, who will collaborate across all teams. You will lead the strategy for our product, center the user voice, and lead the team to align and prioritize the most important work in Culdesac's fast-paced environment. This role will report directly to the CEO.

How you will make an impact:

  • Empathize with customers and represent the user voice.
  • Manage the product throughout its lifecycle, scoping, designing, building, testing, and iterating.
  • Unblock the team, optimizing for always working on the highest leverage challenges.
  • Communicate this strategy to all of the relevant participants and stakeholders.
  • Lead cross-functional collaboration.
  • Build and implement product strategies consistent with company vision.
  • Collaborate with senior management to create product plans and roadmaps.

How you will be successful:

  • Willing to run through walls and get the job done.
  • Ruthless prioritizer, balancing the needs of customers and stakeholders.
  • Evidence-based decision-maker and communicator.
  • Egoless teammate, with strong moral compass.
  • Critical and analytical thinker.
  • Strong collaborator, bringing creativity and fun, while also taking control and calling the shots when needed.
  • Passionate about positively impacting company culture and employee engagement.
  • 4+ years of product management experience.

Why you'll love being part of the Culdesac Team:

  • We work as a team: We are inclusive, drawing on the strengths of people who bring a different perspective. We find ways to work together that overcome disciplinary and geographic separations.
  • We are driven, humble, and ambitious: Our mission is to build cities for people, not cars. We are doing this through hard work, asking for feedback along the way, and seeing our work through to the end, including the last 10%.
  • We have a caring, supportive, and honest culture: We get to know one another, we support our community together, we have fun together, we even have Culdesac talent shows!
  • We are revolutionizing the real estate landscape: Are you ready to be part of this transformation?

Culdesac is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


  • Are you legally authorized to work in the U.S.?
  • Will you now or in the future require visa sponsorship for employment at Culdesac?


  • Why do you think there aren’t enough walkable neighborhoods in the US?


  • Please describe how you are prioritizing a lifestyle leveraging public transportation, micro mobility, and other alternatives to private cars.
  • What micromobility have you tried/have experience with? Is there something new in this space that you're particularly excited about trying?


  • Are you interested in learning more about being a resident at Culdesac Tempe?


  • Add a cover letter or anything else you want to share.

Why you should join Culdesac

Our cities should be celebrated. They have been the largest driver of innovation in human history. But somewhere along the way, things broke and our quality of life suffered. We built our lives around our cars as cookie-cutter housing popped up around the country. Sprawl became commonplace, and we normalized hour-long commutes, even as private vehicle ownership became the largest source of carbon emission pollution. We became more isolated and felt less connected to each other. It doesn't have to be this way.

We're building cities for people, not cars. Our team blends technology, real estate, and culture to reimagine our daily lives. We come from different backgrounds to bring a fresh perspective on what's possible. As a team, we keep a pulse on our community and what they need. We ride our e-bikes to lunch, host pop-ups on construction sites and make 16-acre cornstarch art pieces. We cultivate these relationships and bring our community closer together so they can experience the neighborhood they deserve.

Team Size:32
Location:Tempe, AZ
Jeff Berens
Jeff Berens
Ryan Johnson
Ryan Johnson