Technical Product Manager

Product Management Las Vegas, Nevada


Description

About PLAYSTUDIOS

PLAYSTUDIOS is the developer and operator of award-winning free-to-play casual games for mobile and social platforms. The company’s collection of original and published titles is powered by its groundbreaking playAWARDS loyalty marketing platform, which enables players to earn real-world rewards from a portfolio of global entertainment, retail, technology, travel, leisure, and gaming brands across 17 countries and four continents. Founded by a team of veteran gaming, hospitality, and technology entrepreneurs, PLAYSTUDIOS brings together beautifully designed mobile gaming content with an innovative loyalty platform in order to provide its players with an unequaled entertainment experience and its partners with actionable business insights. To learn more about PLAYSTUDIOS, visit playstudios.com

Responsibilities

  • Strategy – Translate playAWARDS business objectives into product strategy with specific and actionable technical solutions, requirements, and plans understood by internal & external product and development teams
  • Product Ownership – Key stakeholder and feature architect for playLINK SDK and 3rd party Integrations. Ownership includes business planning, road map, management, requirements, and specifications. Facilitate the creation and maintenance of proper product documentation.
  • Agile Development Process – Embrace and demonstrate Agile principles, process, and communication strategies
  • Monitoring and Reporting – Monitor and report on performance and provide visibility at a team, studio, and company level
  • Market Research – Monitor and analyze market trends; Conduct Market Research to look for gaps
  • Intra-company Relationships – Develop working relationships and establish your credibility with key intra-company counterparties
  • Communication – Actively participate in playAWARDS communications framework in an effort to provide clarity, transparency, and understanding of your product initiatives.
  • Roles – Clarify the various supporting roles and responsibilities – reinforce ownership and accountability
  • Expectations – Establish clear priorities, expectations, and success metrics for supporting team members and development initiatives
  • Execution – Reinforce the quality standards and drive execution that is in keeping with our brand and market position
  • Culture – Contribute to the culture and the overall environment in an effort to ensure alignment with our values and principles
  • Other Duties – Other duties and responsibilities commensurate with your position, as directed by the Company; Assess and address technical risks; Understand and analyze data pipelines, algorithms, and automated systems

Preferred 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in business and/or technology 
  • Strong business acumen and an ability to represent the customer and manage a P&L 
  • 4+ years experience in game-related product management or related
  • Strong leadership and organization skills
  • Ability to work well with internal teams, including developers, engineers, architects, quality assurance, and operations. Ensure requirements are fully understood and that implementation plans match expectations
  • Ability to work well with offsite cross-functional teams 
  • Understand, research, and follow technology trends in the industry and in general.
  • Able to assess emerging products and companies to measure their potential value or threat to the company and its products, as well as make recommendations on which new technologies to invest in or leverage
  • Team player and self-starter with a high level of initiative 
  • Strong analytical and presentation capabilities
  • Metrics-driven mindset
  • Ability to work with key stakeholders and customers to understand the needs and build the product roadmap and features specifications 

Benefits and Perks 

  • 100% health benefit coverage for you and your dependents! 
  • Performance-based bonuses. 
  • 401K plan and stock options. 
  • Flexible vacation policy. 
  • Employee-driven entertainment, happy hours, and team-building events. 
  • Catered lunches multiple times per week. 
  • Snacks and drinks available in the kitchen. 
  • Casual work environment. 
  • An open, collaborative workspace. 
  • Commuter benefits program. 
  • *** During COVID 19 we are currently working from home

PLAYSTUDIOS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.