Product Manager

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Top skills: Metrics definition Listening Negotiation Writing and presentation Product roadmap
Suggested skill score: 290

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Job Summary:

Product Managers manage the life-cycle of the game’s mechanics and features, from concept to release to iteration. This Product Manager role will emphasize critical thinking and entrepreneurial problem solving, requiring someone who is highly engaged with product ownership as a stakeholder. The Product Manager will work closely with art and engineering development teams to build games in an Agile environment. As part of the Product Manager’s responsibilities, they will work closely with Analysts and other Product Managers to project the potential revenue impact of the development roadmap through data and statistical methods. The Product Manager will be responsible for conducting A/B tests in a live game to drive revenue and meet the product’s goals. Working closely with the General Manager and Lead Product Manager, this role will drive the design and development of our Bingo portfolio into key new areas of the mobile gaming market.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the GM & LPM on managing the development roadmap, including feature ideation and prioritization
  • Act as product owner for features from design to post-development phases
  • Coordinate with internal Product teams and other game teams for knowledge & experience share
  • Gather requirements and write clear acceptance criteria for user stories
  • Utilize critical thinking and creative problem-solving to build the roadmap, prioritize features, and assess ROI
  • Maintain and iterate on existing product documentation for accuracy throughout production
  • Estimate the revenue impact of new features or optimizations
  • Ensure thorough product review and user acceptance testing of development stories
  • Refine the backlog of user stories to ensure they are well-defined with requirements and costed by the engineering team
  • Work with Analytics and Engineering departments to create accurate ROI estimates based on revenue impacts and development cost
  • Attend all sprint ceremonies and regular meetings with the development team, other Product Managers, and Analysts
  • Serve as the primary contact and representative for the game within the company
  • Analyze daily KPIs to identify opportunities, trends, and potential threats
  • Evaluate notable competitors and share key insights & learnings
  • Document our processes and best practices, seeking continual improvement of existing processes
  • Identify market leaders and innovations to inform the team and broader Product organization

Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with significant coursework in computer science or a related field.
  • 2+ years relevant experience.
  • Must be passionate about the product and has a strong desire to move the genre forward.
  • Motivated to win market share while building a high quality product.

Preferred Experience

  • MBA or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Experience in gaming, social, online casino, or consumer mobile live service products preferred, but not required.
  • PLUS: Previous work designing events/promotions on a mobile game.
  • PLUS: Experience in ad monetization

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Expert Excel/Google Sheet Skills and Proficient in Powerpoint.
  • Agile/Scrum software development experience is a plus.
  • Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving.
  • Ability to develop positive relationships and communicate effectively with Developers, QA, Analysts and Producers.
  • Excellent Organizational skills.
  • Strong starter who can quickly get up to speed on new markets and products.
  • Strong affinity for understanding target audience needs and spender priorities.

We are SciPlay! We make games!

At SciPlay, we are programmed to think untraditionally, and we believe in doing what you love and doing it well. We take pride in our ability to stay ahead of the game! We are the brainiacs behind-the-scenes;?innovating, dreaming, and navigating the social gaming world. Together, if we stay passionate and ambitious with our goals, no one can stop us from becoming the #1 social and casual gaming company.

A Few Of Our Highlighted Perks And Benefits

  • Competitive salaries
  • Annual bonuses, matching 401k
  • Hybrid work model (3 days in office)
  • Fun environment: Open Office Concept with Ergonomic Seating and Standing Desks. Game Room featuring current generation consoles, numerous game titles, and various table games.
  • Food! Fully Stocked Kitchen with Beverages and Snacks, as well as company-paid lunches 2x/week
  • Summer Hours
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Paid Volunteer Time
  • Annual 2-night company retreat

Read More About Our Values Here

https://www.sciplay.com/life-at-sciplay

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At SciPlay we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. Both professionally and personally, we believe our differences are key to unlocking our superpowers. So, if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles we have! #beYOU

SciPlay is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Light & Wonder, Inc. At Light & Wonder, it’s all about the games! Learn more at www.lnw.com .

SciPlay Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, SciPlay) are committed to creating a workforce of credibility and dependability. As a prerequisite to employment with SciPlay (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to SciPlay conducting a due diligence/background investigation on you. This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above. SciPlay is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here? EEOC Poster.

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