Product Manager - Content Creation

Product Management Chicago, Illinois


Description

Position at SteelSeries

Gaming? Check. Esports? Check. Hardware? Check. Software? Check. We could go on and on.  The point is we've been helping gamers get better since 2001.  In fact, Esports pros have won more money using SteelSeries products than any other brand and we're just getting started. Esports and Gaming are multi-billion-dollar industries, and we're going to continue supporting them through innovative gear and software gamers need and love.  We believe in being true to the gaming community, which means being true to ourselves. We create products that help the best of the best be better, and products that help the not-so-good feel not-so-bad.  Most of us are gamers, but you don't have to be, we promise!  Just don't be surprised if you become one within a few weeks of starting! 

Want to see what we're up to? Find us on social media, where we're highlighting our community, amazing partners, and products! 

ABOUT YOU:

  • An Experienced Product Leader: You've spent years as a product manager and led cross functional process responsible for managing multiple long-term projects from conception to end of life; you may have an engineering, business or science degree or industry experience that is uniquely relevant.
  • Analytical and Thoughtful: You strive to get as many data points as possible, consider multiple solutions to the same problem and understand the nuances of what makes a great product vs. filling a spec sheet.
  • Passionate: This is gaming, content creation, and building complex consumer electronics. It's hard, and if you don't find it fun, you won't succeed. You will have a thirst for understanding consumers and what drives their purchase intent when selecting their next amazing piece of content creator gear.
  • Think Like An Entrepreneur: you are always looking ahead; aren't caught off guard by changing ecosystems, platforms or the competitor's latest products, and always treat your next product as an opportunity to innovate.
  • Articulate and Persuasive: you will be the subject matter expert and the informed voice of the customer. You must be able to communicate effectively to external and internal stakeholders all the way up to C-suite on why these products fulfill a need with our customers, should be invested in to build, and support the long-term vision for SteelSeries.

NECESSARY SKILLS:

  • 3-5 years of experience in the field of product management, preferably in consumer electronics, content creation, and/or gaming.
  • A deep knowledge of and personal experience in the content creation space, especially as it relates to live streaming (Twitch) and offline content (YouTube, Tiktok…etc.)
  • A degree in an Engineering Discipline, Industrial Design, Marketing or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience bringing products to market and being involved in the go to market strategies
  • Highly motivated and goal-orientated individual that is able to work independently
  • Ability to successfully organize, prioritize and manage multiple projects under strict deadlines.
  • Growth mindset: With enthusiasm to be curious, learn and grow as you continue to develop your craft and find new ways to be awesome

  

WITHIN 1 MONTH YOU WILL:

Delve into understanding the target consumers, conducted research, and identified pain points that can be addressed.  You will learn the process of developing products at SteelSeries and have a thorough understanding of how to engage in cross-functional communications. 

WITHIN 3 MONTHS YOU WILL:

Propose ideas and solutions to identify customer issues and start preparing concepts to review as part of a roadmap.  You will be engaging directly with the product development heads to flesh out your ideas into detailed product concepts.

WITHIN 9 MONTHS YOU WILL:

Work to gain acceptance from senior management of a roadmap that meets ongoing business objectives for the category and be actively developing products.

 

FUN STUFF

Competitive salary

Great benefits

Free gear and games

Please note, SteelSeries US employment is contingent on proof of vaccination.