Director of Product (Games)
This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for someone with an entrepreneur mindset to join a fully remote start-up from day one. You will be responsible for the strategic direction of the game development studio, building it from scratch. You will work closely with key stakeholders, oversee and prioritize the general product road map and performance, report on KPIs to management, and define the requirements for future hires.
To succeed in this role, you will need to be a natural problem-solver. Our client is looking for a creative, driven, flexible and forward-thinking individual with a proven track-record in the field of game design, who has tremendous project management skills. You will join the company on a mission to become a world leading game supplier, providing a wicked experience to operators and their players through game-changing products.
You will have the ability to create your own path within this role, however these are some of the responsibilities you will take on:
Lead the product strategy and delivery
Hire, manage and develop a diverse team of Developers and Designers
Articulate a clear vision, strategy, and roadmap for the product offering based on deep product understanding and insights
Validate product hypotheses through market experiments (surveys, concept testing, analytics tools, A/B testing, etc.)
Identify, engage, and build the right ecosystem partnerships working with go-to-market teams
Communicate vision and progress to stakeholders at all levels
Inform key strategic, financial, and operational decisions for the Board
Apply appropriate methodologies (design thinking, lean, agile, etc.) and best practices to provide appropriate structure for effective execution
The ideal candidate will boast the following skills;
You're an experienced Product Leader and have led at least 3 cross function squads
You've launched products and taken them from zero to one in startup environments
You have experience launching products in complex and technical within the iGaming industry
You're all about the positive transformation of environments
You're obsessed with user-centric design, lean startup and Agile software development (but are not dogmatic when it comes to process)
You're comfortable when it comes to influencing stakeholders on each level
You’re metrics focused and use them to measure your success and ensure you deliver on time
You have at least 5 years' experience working within Game Suppliers within the iGaming industry
You know how to lead cross-functional teams of developers, graphic designers, animators and QA.
Up-to-date knowledge of best practices in gaming.
Quality focused and player centric.
Proven track record of developing successful game concepts.
Excellent understanding of casino operators, players, affiliates and streamers needs
Prior experience in having ownership of product, including the creation of new, maintenance of current portfolio and end-of-live process.
If this opportunity ticks your boxes, get in touch to set-up a call.