Senior Product Manager - Virtual Reality

Product San Francisco, United States


Description

Linden Lab is building Sansar, the definitive next generation social VR and virtual experience platform, and we're seeking a Senior Product Manager to help drive the user experience for this exciting new medium.

What You'll Do

Lead cross-functional Production Teams in the development of the Sansar client, web properties, social, and customer support features with a strong emphasis on end-user experience

  • Responsible for the web properties of world’s first major social VR product - Sansar.com.
  • At the direction of VP of Product, manage features from product concept and user requirements through completion, including product updates and revisions for the Sansar client.
  • Together with the UI counterpart drive the design and development of easy to use and well integrated features, social features and support tools, working closely with internal stakeholders, customers, and partners
  • Oversee planning and execution of projects, team resourcing, production schedules, and quality assurance against quantifiable goals.
  • Initiate, foster, and maintain positive working relationships with internal stakeholders.
  • Evaluate competitive products for best practices to incorporate into our next generation product
  • Manage the release process, working with Engineering and Quality Assurance to meet deadlines and quality goals
  • Triage incoming issues, working with Product and QA to prioritize and schedule work.
  • Miscellaneous production support tasks.

*Other duties may be assigned

What You'll Need

  • Demonstrated success building, motivating and leading teams to successfully reach their goals and beyond.
  • Knowledge of best practices for web, social, and customer support.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to know what types of product features will have the most impact from a user experience perspective and be able to assess the feasibility of producing new product features.
  • Assertive and motivated team player, able to work in a team environment with maturity and leadership.
  • Analytical approach to product development, including experimentation and behavior tracking.
  • Mobile or social gaming experience a plus.
  • Strong personal interest in the VR area, follows latest tech and innovation.
  • BA, BS or equivalent experience
  • 5 or more years in a Product leadership role.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience managing internal development teams within the internet or online game industries, creating top quality web services or sites for high traffic offerings.
  • Experience with developing integrated customer experiences within the community or support arena.
Bonus Points
  • VR experience