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Product Manager

Production | Mountain View, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Product Manager

Who We Are:

Pixelberry Studios develops hit, story-driven mobile games!

We’ve had a lot of commercial success, but we also try hard to make a positive difference in our players’ lives and the world at large.

We think games can and should be a powerful force for good, and our company culture reflects that mindset.

We’re looking for a detail-oriented Product Manager to help guide the development of Sprout, a new game that we are in the process of producing.

This is a full-time position that will eventually be on-site in Mountain View, CA once our office reopens post-COVID-19 restrictions. Pre-COVID-19, we worked from home two times a week, so our team is used to the productivity of remote work but also cares about building culture from in-office interactions.


Who You Are:

You love stories and storytelling, and you're excited to shape the next evolution of interactive storytelling.

You're equal parts creative and analytical, pushing a combination of best practices and bold innovation to improve our products... along with testable criteria to inform iteration.

You prefer the term "data-reactive" to "data-driven" -- championing high-quality features on the path to a high quality of measurement.

You're an effective communicator, and you embody Pixelberry values of trust, compassion, and respect.

You want your work to be played by millions of people.


What You'll Do:

You'll work with the Sprout development team to create and present game plans and pitch decks.

You'll participate in defining, documenting, and developing new features that serve the project vision, along with valid test criteria.

You'll collect and report out KPIs clearly and concisely to executives.

You'll foster healthy communication within the team and work to maintain our healthy company culture.

You'll collaborate across internal and external teams as we push into bold new areas.

You'll keep up to date with industry trends and offer strategic insight on what Sprouts could be doing better.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Product Manager or equivalent experience on mobile or game products (minimum 5 years)

  • Familiarity with a broad range of design principles

  • Ability to provide clear direction, set measurable goals, and provide insight into trends

  • Experience with LiveOps and post-launch content planning

  • Experience setting up and maintaining thriving game economies

  • Experience starting and building new projects

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Critical thinking, calm under pressure

  • Degree in business, finance, marketing and/or statistics a plus


Benefits

Pixelberry is a studio in Mountain View, CA dedicated to creating story games with heart. Many members of our team have worked together in the mobile space for over a decade. Our Top 25 app, Choices: Stories You Play, is a narrative game played by millions of players around the world.

None of this would be possible without a tight-knit team of eager, passionate, and talented minds. At Pixelberry, we do what we love, and we love what we get to do. The entire company laughs through lunch together daily, lines up for movie field trips on opening day, and plays board games late into the night. And the first time you get a thank-you message from a troubled teen player or their mother telling you that your game literally saved their life, you’ll know that you haven’t just found a job. You’ve found a purpose.

Other Perks

  • Relaxed, open office environment
  • Free food and snacks
  • Work from home Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Board game nights, movie field trips, and murder mystery parties!
  • That warm fuzzy feeling that you’re not just making a difference at a company, but in the lives of people all over the world.