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Product Manager Overview

Job Description

A freelance Product Manager is responsible for managing the lifecycle and development of a product. They collaborate with stakeholders, such as designers, engineers, and marketers, to define product requirements, create roadmaps, and drive the product strategy. The freelance Product Manager also conducts market research, analyzes user feedback, and identifies opportunities for product improvement. They ensure that the product meets customer expectations, stays competitive in the market, and aligns with business goals. The freelance Product Manager must possess strong project management skills, excellent communication abilities, and the ability to work independently and remotely in order to successfully deliver projects on time and within budget.

Most Common Skills

Figma, Product Discovery, and Jira - For more data, check Product Manager skills.

Average Hourly Rate

$103 - This number comes from our open-source Product Manager hourly rates database.

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Fun Facts

  • Product Managers often refer to themselves as the "CEO of the product."
  • Product managers are sometimes referred to as "the CEO of the product."
  • The first product manager role was created at Hewlett-Packard in 1931.


  • "Product managers: the magical unicorns of the tech world, who balance the demands of customers, the whims of designers, and the deadlines of engineers. We may not always understand their sorcery, but we sure appreciate the result."
  • "A great product manager is both an architect and a sculptor, shaping the vision and bringing it to life, but also chiseling away at the unnecessary to reveal the true masterpiece."
  • "Product Managers: the masters of turning 'just one more small change' into an existential crisis for developers everywhere."

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