We’re looking for a Product Owner who will lead an agile team of professionals to own all aspects of continuous development and live-operations of several Instant Games on a new major gaming platform currently being rolled out globally.
The Product Owner is responsible for crafting roadmaps of each game, owning the continuous optimization of KPIs and gaining a deep understanding of the Instant Gaming landscape and nuance of various platform APIs.
The perfect candidate would be data minded, able to deeply understand third party APIs, and have strong leadership skills, as well as having experience working on free-2-play casual games. Being close to the game design and making game balancing decisions based on KPI data would be a common topic.
You can either work REMOTELY or in our central Berlin office surrounded by a great bunch of people!
Project Management. You own the process, scope, schedule, and resource plan internally and externally
Data Driven. As Product Owner you make informed, data-driven decisions to maximise the commercial aspects of several Instant Games
Communication. You communicate plans, decisions and progress in a clear way to all stakeholders and ensure thorough documentation
User Oriented. You make sure that the game perfectly meets the needs of the target group
Gain a deep understanding of the Instant Gaming landscape and nuance of various platform APIs; actively share knowledge within the team and company
Identify development opportunities for our Instant Games using different platform API’s
Work collaboratively on design, test and maintenance of games delivered by the team
Act as a knowledge broker to resolve blockers and technical dependencies
Promote continuous improvements
4+ years of experience as a Game Producer, Product Manager or similar in the mobile games F2P industry
Very deep knowledge of Free2Play, KPIs, current trends of business models and user monetization in the mobile games space
Technical Background (Computer Science, academic or recent experience)
Strong organizational and analytical skills, high attention to details
Experience in working in an agile team, ideally as a scrum master or product owner
Ability to understand technical details of a system and foresee edge case scenarios and performance issues in a proposed solution
Passionate about games, self-driven and able to work with little supervision towards a common team or company purpose.
As a Bonus:
Previous experience in delivery of HTML5 games / Instant Games by using industry recognised frameworks like Pixi.js, Phaser, Cocos2d, Construct
What we offer:
We have a flexible working setup - either fully remote or on-site in central Berlin. Your choice! Working and living in Germany has many advantages as e.g. a high job security, great work-life balance and one of the best universal health care systems in the world! Further our Berlin full time employees benefit from:
With offices in Berlin (HQ) and Toronto, SOFTGAMES is an instant gaming company. We develop casual, truly social games that can be played instantly across all devices. We partner closely with Facebook, Samsung and more to craft the next generation of instant games that billions of people can play together. To-date, more than 500 MM people have played our games on Facebook, including Cookie Land, Solitaire Story Tripeaks, Mahjong Story, Space Invaders, Fish Story, Bubble Shooter or Candy Rain.
At SOFTGAMES, we believe that different perspectives and background in our teams contribute to the quality of our work. We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion / worldview, disability, age as well as sexual orientation and identity.
Have we caught your interest? Then we look forward to your detailed application together with your salary expectations and earliest possible start date.