AVAILABLE POSITIONS Director of Product -Echtra

We are looking for an exceptional Director of Product to join the team and help craft Echtra’s next exciting cross-platform ARPG game. You will use a combination of excellent analytical abilities, business discernment, and critical thinking to build and evolve immersive experiences to keep players engaged. You will have a consistent record of owning and delivering experiences to players that raise the bar from an innovation, usability, and design perspective.

We are a small game studio in San Francisco with a team of veteran game developers.  At Echtra, we value diversity and support work-life balance.  We have great benefits, an open vacation policy, and flexible schedules.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • As part of the leadership team, define and drive the game’s business strategy to help build a robust product roadmap for development and post-launch live operations.
  • Lead and manage a team of Product Managers, supporting their career development, and imporving their impact through coaching and process improvements
  • Work closely with a multidisciplinary team to provide Product input on features to positively inflect metrics.
  • Drive user and competitive research to ensure that product decisions are based on in-depth data analysis and an understanding of the market.
  • Effectively advocate for product vision & strategy, monitor product progression through completion of milestones, and partner with other parts of the organization including Central Analytics, Consumer Insights, and Product Marketing.
  • Build knowledge and understanding of data-driven insights within the rest of the team through regular communication and the creation of meaningful dashboards and reports.
  • Expected to provide valuable input into business cases based on in depth analysis and demonstrate how that analysis impacts business metrics.
  • Be the voice of the players!

 

Requirements

  • Extensive Product Management experience in free-to-play game development with a proven track record in managing live operations, balancing in-game economies, and leading PM teams
  • Background in AAA cross platform titles
  • Previous experience with new game development from concept stage through to worldwide launch
  • Strong project management skills and ability to present work to executive staff
  • Experienced at articulating product vision, driving team-wide and studio-wide alignment, and evangelizing the vision to key stakeholders
  • Strong passion for games, creating fun, compelling and addictive user experiences
  • Outstanding written/oral, organizational, analytical skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to provide clear direction, set measurable goals and give insight on industry trends
  • Passion for and in-depth knowledge of ARPG mid-core and hardcore genres and other FTP titles in these categories

 

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Take-Two RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units), ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution
  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid maternity/parental leave
  • Subsidized Back-up child care
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players

 

**Remote work from an alternate location could be considered**

 

HIRING UPDATE: The safety of our candidates and team members is our top priority. During the COVID-19 pandemic, our workforce transitioned to working from home, with all interviewing and onboarding being conducted virtually until further notice.

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