Associate Product Manager

Pocket Gems, a leading mobile entertainment company backed by Sequoia Capital and Tencent, is breaking new ground with graphically rich mobile games, fun new genres of mobile entertainment, and innovative technologies like our mobile-first Mantis Engine. Profitable since launch in 2009, the company has grown to over 200 employees. Pocket Gems’ games have been downloaded over 250 million times by players around the world. Our ideal candidates enjoy a work environment that requires strong problem solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication.

As an Associate Product Manager with Pocket Gems, you"ll own and manage a live game played by millions of people around the world!

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the product lifecycle for live and build games from initial concept through development to release.
  • Own the analysis, product roadmap, and merchandising of virtual goods.
  • Be responsible for driving financial results Coordinate and collaborate with multiple teams, resources and timelines: engineering, art, UI, user acquisition and marketing to create engaging and profitable content.
  • Write clear and concise specs and both wireframe and design new features.
  • Analyze key success metrics, and rigorously test and optimize for them.
  • Work in an entrepreneurial, learning environment with a world class team of engineers and product managers.

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of experience in:
    • Strategy / management consulting or finance (banking, PE, or VC).
    • Online / Mobile Product experience with a technology company.
  • Previous startup, social networking, engineering / software development experience is a plus!
  • Strong experience in quantitative analysis and ability to refine hypotheses/models by digging into user data.
  • Possess strong design mentality and a love of games.
  • Bachelor's degree required, ideally in quantitative discipline (CS, Engineering, Math, Econ, etc.).
  • Most importantly, you should love the idea of creating highly engaging mobile content that will be seen (and played) by millions! 

 

Benefits: Pocket Gems offers top-notch benefits, including a Premiere PPO health plan. We cover 100% of the cost of employees" Medical, Dental and Vision premiums (and 75% of the cost for their dependents), as well as short and long-term disability, and life insurance. We also offer flex spending & dependent care accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits and a 401(k) plan. And most important - free lunches, dinners, drinks & snacks Monday through Friday! Pocket Gems is located in beautiful downtown San Francisco, one block north of the Montgomery Street BART station.

Pocket Gems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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