Data Science Manager

Full time

Employment Information

Captions is the AI-powered creative studio. Millions of creators around the world have used Captions to make their video content stand out from the pack and we’re on a mission to empower the next billion.

Based in NYC, we are a team of ambitious, experienced, and devoted engineers, designers, and marketers. You’ll be joining an early team where you’ll have an outsized impact on both the product and company’s culture.

We’re very fortunate to have some the best investors and entrepreneurs backing us, including Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Uncommon Projects, Kevin Systrom, Mike Krieger, Antoine Martin, Julie Zhuo, Ben Rubin, Jaren Glover, SVAngel, 20VC, Ludlow Ventures, Chapter One, Lenny Rachitsky, and more.

Check out our latest milestone and our recent feature on the TODAY show and the New York Times.

** Please note that all of our roles will require you to be in-person at our NYC HQ (located in Union Square) **

About the Role:

Captions is seeking a manager to lead our data science team. As the Data Science Manager, you will lead a team of data scientists in developing and refining the way we measure our product and overall business. You will work closely with product teams to ensure that Captions delivers the best possible experience for our users around the globe. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading a team of Data Scientists that run experiments across the product and experience.
  • Driving strategic insights to inform product direction and improve user experience(s).
  • Providing technical leadership and building processes to support the growth and efficiency of the data science team.
  • Partnering with engineering teams to build robust data infrastructure.


  • 1+ years of experience managing a team of data scientists.
  • 6+ years of experience in Data Science, with a focus on product experience.
  • Deep understanding of, and hands-on experience, with complex A/B experimentation within a consumer product organization.
  • Experience working with and understanding consumer subscription lifecycle and over business model.
  • Experience and familiarity with data pipelines and large-scale data processing.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present complex findings to non-technical audiences and influence strategic decisions.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Anything you need to do your best work
  • We’ve done team off-sites to places like Paris, London, Park City, Los Angeles, Upstate NY, and Nashville with more planned in the future.

Captions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits 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.


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