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The Roblox Marketplace is an essential piece of the Roblox experience, supporting the players' metaverse identity and personalization. The marketplace is also an essential opportunity for the community of Roblox creators to display their creativity and skill and earning a living through their creations.
As the Director of Product for the Roblox Marketplace, you will be in charge of establishing systems and tools to empower generations of creators on the platform to create, market, and sell their creations to millions of fellow Robloxians.
Our marketplace represents a fascinating and unique set of capabilities for creators and users that strives to help everyone realize their identity regardless of whether they love customizing their avatar or really just want to be a walking trophy case for the games they love and whether they have money to spend or none at all. We're designing and refining systems that support that vibrant community, and we need someone to blaze those trails with us.
As a senior product leader on the Marketplace team, you will establish and promote essential platform systems that promote a healthy and egalitarian creator ecosystem and economy. You will get hands-on with our community, understand their needs, and partner with the engineers and data scientists on the team to give creators the tools they need to succeed.
This role will own:
The Roblox Marketplace experience itself (product and business ownership), including search and discovery, integration with avatar customization and overall UX (shopping and editing) - every day millions of users engage and shop in the Roblox marketplace.
The broader set of rules governing the buying and selling of virtual platform items, including revenue sharing, distribution rules, trading and reselling.
The creator pipeline to create, tag, price and distribute an item.
Guide the vision of the economic systems that comprise Roblox's Marketplace
Coordinate with leaders across other Roblox groups to drive company-wide priorities
Help establish and prioritize the features, APIs, and services used to power features that engage hundreds of millions of players and creators around the world.
Balance the needs of internal engineering teams, our goals, third-party experience creators, and Roblox players with the long-term vision of Roblox.
Help us make the right decisions on a platform that is shipping across every major consumer platform.
Monitor analytics, Indicators, AB testing results, competitive intelligence, and customer behavior to help make the right decisions.
You will report to the VP of Economy
At least 12 years of product management experience with at least 2 delivering and supporting marketplaces and/ or complex economies
Experience building marketplace systems from conception through release. You can engage with Engineering beyond just product and user experience needs; you can help design scalable solutions and create detailed product specs.
Experience with economic dynamics including how demand/ supply dynamics, copycats, branding affect prices and volumes.
Experience having worked in an environment with competing resources and priorities and bringing products through the product life cycle from planning through to launch.
A degree in a numerical/technical field like computer science, applied mathematics, economics, or similar.
Experience with online marketplaces and/ or virtual economies
Experience defining new economic systems/mechanics and driving them end-to-end through to users.
15 years of experience working in a product manager or similar role
Experience with marketplaces that sell virtual goods, related to user identity/avatars
Experience with experiences/products that are engaged with by a diverse audience, including under 13 users.
Experience in data science and hands-on market analytics
Experience with marketplaces that cater to both spenders and non-spenders
Engineering background and skills
For roles that are based at our headquarters in San Mateo, CA: The starting base pay for this position is as shown below. The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, location, business needs and market demand. Therefore, in some circumstances, the actual salary could fall outside of this expected range. This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. All full-time employees are also eligible for equity compensation and for benefits.
Annual Salary Range
Industry-leading compensation package
Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
A rewarding 401k program
Flexible vacation policy
Roflex - Flexible and supportive work policy
Roblox Admin badge for your avatar
At Roblox HQ:
Free catered lunches five times a week and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks
Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
Annual CalTrain Go Pass
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