Senior Product Manager
San Francisco, CA
Product – Product Management /
Full Time (Remote or In-Person)
.Erth is a gaming studio with a strong focus on traditional gaming, providing a dynamic platform that empowers creators, encourages self-expression, and allows users to take ownership of their creations. Our company was founded by a team of seasoned gaming industry veterans and serial entrepreneurs, with expertise gained from renowned companies such as Zynga, Facebook, Microsoft, Marvel, PlayStudios, Big Fish Games, and others. We are a remote-friendly organization, with our core team primarily located in San Francisco and New York City. While we prefer candidates based in the San Francisco Bay Area to facilitate in-person collaboration when needed, we are open to considering remote candidates who meet our qualifications and demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a remote environment.
Every individual we bring on board plays a pivotal role in shaping the foundation of our product, company, and culture. We're actively seeking ambitious, inquisitive professionals who are natural builders, thrive on collaboration, adapt easily to change, and excel in the rapidly evolving traditional gaming market. Our team members are characterized by open-mindedness, a humble attitude, and an unbridled enthusiasm for being pioneers in the gaming industry. At .Erth, we foster an environment where you can learn and grow at an unprecedented pace.
- Collaborate closely with a cross-functional team consisting of UX/UI, Art, Engineering, QA, and Analytics experts to conceptualize, scope, and execute captivating and immersive gameplay experiences for our users.
- Transform product requirements into well-defined user stories, meticulously prioritize tasks, and maintain a streamlined product backlog.
- Shape our product strategy by gathering external feedback and effectively communicating it to internal stakeholders.
- Steer the product through critical milestones and deliver tangible results that contribute to our business objectives.
- Take charge of the product's launch and growth strategy, crafting a robust development roadmap.
- Cultivate an in-depth understanding of the competitive landscape through user research and thorough data analysis.
- Play a pivotal role in defining the long-term vision of the game and feature roadmap by actively identifying opportunities and prioritizing features that will have a significant impact on players.
- Collaborate with product teams to guide their efforts, factoring in delivery timelines, revenue implications, and opportunity costs.
Qualifications / Requirements:
- Possess 4+ years of Product Management experience in game development.
- Previous experience in successfully launching a game.
- Proficiently convey feature ideas through competitive research, user flows, detailed product specifications, and user stories.Exhibit meticulous attention to detail and exceptional project management skills.
- Capable of providing clear direction, establishing measurable objectives, and effectively leading a team.Thrive in a remote work environment and excel in coordinating with external teams across various time zones.
- Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to articulate ideas effectively to executive leadership.
- Create schedules and milestones for technology initiatives and projects; ensure teams understand goals and manage delivery through all phases of development.
- Showcase exceptional data analysis and problem-solving abilities.
- Proven track record of working in an agile environment.
- Self-motivated and possesses a strong desire to collaborate with others to navigate through uncertainty.Comfortable with working with engineers as customers.
- Familiarity with Unity, Unreal, or web based gaming engines.
- Deep knowledge of the gaming industry and traditional gaming products and experiences.
- Previous experience in launching and scaling a new product to market.