Director, Central Product Management
Culver City, CA, USA | Jam City
Industry:Computer Software / Computer Games
Job Description:53 people have viewed this job
As a leading mobile games developer, Jam City is looking to “level up” our talent.We’re on the hunt for innovatorswho consider themselves dynamic, collaborative, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
PERKS & BENEFITS
Unlimited Vacation, Paid Sick Days & Holidays
100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, Vision Plan Base Plan
Life Insurance, 401k, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits & More
Catered Lunches & Well-stocked Kitchens
Yoga & Wellness Activities
The Director of Product Management will lead/manage a team of central PMs and will partner across game teams and game product leads to improve product capabilities, focusing primarily on feature ideation and development.
This individual will work closely with product, production, and design teams to drive product vision, business strategy, and feature requirements. The Director of PM will also produce product insights and detailed feature teardowns that inform game teams and senior executives, which will help shape product roadmaps and feature development across game teams.
Manage a team of Central PMs to help with cross company knowledge sharing and establishing best practices for LiveOps, Economy Management, Monetization, and Product
Collaborate with game teams to help define product vision and strategy based on deep understanding of game design and engagement/monetization mechanics
Partner closely with production and design teams to conceptualize, spec, and implement engaging features, mechanics, systems and modalities of play
Tear down innovative product features across competitor titles to inform game teams and senior executive of current product trends; be the product ‘eyes and ears’ of the organization
Lead central product initiatives that influence product design across game teams; lead product initiatives through rigorous analysis, expert communication, and influence
Analyze game metrics (acquisition, retention, engagement, monetization, virality) and proactively identify opportunities for product improvements
Partner effectively across marketing, consumer insights, and other core functions to drive value for game teams and senior executives.
5+ years of experience in mobile gaming, top-tier consulting, tech product management, or similar functions (experience managing a team preferred)
Strong passion for video games
Self-starter; internally motivated to solve problems through combination of critical thinking and creativity
Proven ability to partner with cross-functional disciplines and influence effectively
Strong experience in quantitative analysis, including the ability to model game parameters in Excel
Excellent data analysis & SQL skills required
Strong organizational skills & attention to detail
Strong PowerPoint and presentation skills
Performance-driven self-starter and team player with outstanding written and oral communication skills
B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science and/or Engineering or MBA
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