AVAILABLE POSITIONS Lead Product Manager – Words with Friends

Do you want to define what PLAY means on mobile? Zynga is looking for a Lead Product Manager who can bring its games to the forefront of the industry: building unforgettable social experiences, connecting hundreds of millions of people throughout the world and delighting its users through games.

Equipped with user data, the Lead Product Manager will have the freedom to provide experience, direction, and measurable performance to the game design process, building high quality social games for millions. Put yourself to the test and come join us!

Responsibilities:

Zynga’s Lead Product Manager will manage the end-to-end lifecycle(s) of complex products spanning multiple feature areas. This will involve writing and consulting on specs, overcoming design challenges and taking the lead for promoting interoperability and scale. In addition, the Lead Product Manager will drive the overall research strategy, driving the usage of core innovative game technology, and ensure that product decisions are based on in-depth data analysis. Through strong customer empathy, the Lead Product Manager will be responsible to develop deep insights into customer needs and how the roadmap addresses those needs.

The Lead Product Manager will coordinate product managers across multiple products; they will work with their team to set clear/measurable objectives and ensure the team is effectively crafting project plans based on priorities, and ultimately driving positive business outcomes. Lastly, the Lead Product Manager will deliver their vision & strategy, monitor product progression and partner with product marketing for launch.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in product management in consumer products
  • Experience in consumer mobile or game development is preferred but not required
  • Ability to build wire-frames, product specifications and white papers
  • Experience with managing dynamic applications and multivariate testing
  • Ability to lead, motivate, and develop a team – including those who do not directly report to you
  • Experience managing product managers preferred but not required
  • Exceptional data analysis and problem solving skills. SQL querying abilities is a strong plus
  • Strong project management skills and ability to present work to executive team
  • Previous experience in working with and coordinating large-scale projects with central teams is a strong plus
  • 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 and competitor trends
  • Previous start-up, social networking and/or consulting experience is a strong plus

What we offer you

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Zynga RSU’s, RRSP Match
  • Extended Health coverage as well as life Insurance
  • Goodlife fitness annual membership
  • Commuter benefits, daily lunches, snacks & drinks
  • Vacation: Open vacation policy
  • Generous Paid Maternity/Paternity leave
  • Zynga happy hours and frequent employee events
  • Casual dress every single day
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion

Zynga is an equal opportunity employer. We are proud of our broad community; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds. Join us!

We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

Zynga is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need an accommodation during the interview process, please let us know.

 

Careers region: North America

Careers Category: Product Management

Careers location: Toronto, Canada

Careers Type: Full-Time