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Kongregate

Senior Product Manager

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Kongregate
๐ŸŒŽ Remote (Anywhere)

Kongregate brings fun to the world!

As a leading game developer and architect of gaming portal Kongregate.com, we are a community of creators driven to share our passion with the world. Our mobile games โ€“ Animation Throwdown, Bit Heroes, surviv.io - just to mention a few of them - have been downloaded hundreds of millions of times!

Today weโ€™re pouring our community-driven spirit into exploring the future of gaming and are diving headfirst into blockchain technology. Weโ€™re fearlessly exploring whatโ€™s currently possible and what could be the future of the gaming industry.

Beside that, we want to strengthen our mobile games portfolio, optimizing existing games and delivering new content as well as diving into creating awesome new games.

As a Senior Product Manager at Kongregate you will have significant autonomy and be responsible for driving game development in a fast-paced environment while you work - based on your preference - either as part of our mobile games team or on our next big project, a collection of interconnected blockchain games.

Responsibilities:

  • Product roadmap strategy, planning and execution; own some or all of roadmap preparation and execution.
  • Manage prioritization and trade-offs based on player needs, tech needs, and business needs.
  • Own feature and game outcomes. Generate accurate expected outcomes for new content and game features
  • Specification planning and execution: Actively contribute to the product specifications pipeline; own some or all of the pipeline items.
  • Game Analysis: Proactively monitor game KPIs, economy indicators, progression funnels, sales and events.
  • Market research: Perform market research and deconstructions of competitive products.
  • Report out to the broader Kongregate organization and studio leadership the results, learnings and best practices of recent feature releases, game launches, game updates, content or any other relevant game-related outcomes.
  • Team Management: Work closely with all team members across Design, Art, Engineering, and QA to deliver your games within budget and on schedule.
  • Game economy and monetization design driver: Able to create or iterate on existing economies and monetization systems to provide further depth or tweak and adjust values while understanding the impact that these will have in KPIs.

You Have:

  • 4+ years experience in the gaming industry in an analytical or PM role.
  • Proficiency with Excel and Google spreadsheets.
  • Analytical skills and ability to to break down complex problems into their key variables and identify the relations between them.
  • Econometric skills and statistical knowledge. Able to model problems into quantitative systems and formulate ratios and indexes specific to each game, identifying weaknesses and strengths in its economy design.
  • Experience working in Jira or Trello.
  • Knowledge of the free-to-play market, top performers, best practices, and common systems across genres.
  • Passion for games at all levels and formats and for polished products and user experiences.
  • Sensitivity to gameplay and design, understanding how to build needs and emotions in the context of a game.
  • A proactive, tenacious, can-do attitude.

Perks:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Annual bonus based on company performance
  • Tokens. As part of the blockchain team you will receive this additional form of compensation.
  • Remote workspace fund
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life and short term and long term disability insurance
  • Ample vacation days, PTO, and Paid Family Leave
  • Company wide events, game nights, happy hours and more (all of which are currently virtual)!
  • Build awesome games with tier-1 IP holders.

Kongregate is a remote first company! Our goal is to find & hire the best - no matter where you live. We have physical locations in Portland, Chicago, & San Diego if youโ€™d like to work in an office environment when itโ€™s safe to return to offices.

All interviews will be conducted via phone and video calls.

Kongregate is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.