MasterCard Director, Product Development & Incubation, Global Credit in Purchase, New York

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Job Title

Director, Product Development & Incubation, Global Credit


Reporting to SVP New Credit Solutions Development & Platforms, The Director, Product Incubation will join the Global Credit Product Development team to take key concepts into pilot testing. This includes working closely with the VP, Product Experience & Design to drive prototyping, leveraging internal and external technologies and developing user experience and interfaces for new solutions in line with the overall product strategy.


Drives development of new products in anticipation of or response to customer needs, market trends, and competitive opportunities

Drives rapid prototyping, iterative design and delivery for a suite of MasterCard products and/or services

Validates technical delivery and ensures that output complies with the product requirements and is fit-for-purpose

Integrates new requirements into existing product and service solutions leveraging project management skills and product development expertise

Design with an appropriate balance of optimizing business objectives & user engagement, in close partnership with product managers.

Work with the broader development team, including ideation lead, experience and user design, product developers, technology, or services owners.

Troubleshoot with development partners during the design/build/test/launch cycle. Ensure that designs are effectively translated into the software builds.

Strong end to end experience skills, to ensure market readiness for pilot stage of product development

Leads interfacing with Solutions Architects and technical developers to translate product requirements into technical specifications ensuring mutual understanding and minimizing time and cost to market

Leverages research, data to provide recommendations on go/no go commercialization plans coming out pilot and/or any specific enhancement recommendations

Ensure appropriate use of and compliance with the PME process


Experience in overseeing the rapid prototyping for regional/local digital solutions

Experience and strength in project management leading to product development and commercialization

Experience conducting product demonstrations and presenting compelling product propositions to internal stakeholder and external customers and industry events

Strong track record at synthesizing products and services from multiple functional areas into value propositions that align with regional or local customer needs

Demonstrated track record in leveraging research and data analytics to drive insight and product concepts / design.

Experienced in leading user centered design activities from experience strategy to wireframes through to validation and development.

Ability to deliver end to end design that transcends, form factors and delivery channels.

Excellence and balance between strategic thinking hands on execution

Strong execution track record of seeing conceptual designs through to products that launched to positive end user feedback & adoption

Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-61646