Product Manager / Senior Product Manager

Manticore Games is the developer of Core, a platform and community that is redefining how virtual worlds and games are created, published, and played. Core’s mission is to empower and discover a whole new generation of creators.

We are looking for an entrepreneurial and experienced Product Manager to focus on different aspects of Core. In collaboration with design, engineering, production you will be responsible for defining, optimizing, and evaluating all aspects of Core.  As the Product Manager of the Core platform, your work will be critical to the platform’s success and growth. 

Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize, define, and design the development of new features that delight users and improve customer acquisition, engagement, and monetization performance
  • Collaborate effectively with design, engineering, production, art, analytics, and finance teams to ensure product requirements are delivered wholly & thoughtfully.
  • Partner effectively, and lead projects as the business owner, with the analytics team to understand and monitor key business drivers, improve feature forecasting accuracy, surface risks, and identify opportunities to accelerate user growth globally
  • Partner with engineering and art teams to develop complex features and systems
  • Help manage the end-to-end systems of a complex product spanning multiple feature areas. This will involve writing, consulting on specs, managing design challenges, and taking the lead for promoting interoperability and scale
  • Help envision and implement the overall product strategy, driving the usage of core innovative technology, and ensure that product decisions are based on in-depth data analysis
  • Effectively champion the product vision & strategy, monitor product progression through completion of milestones, and partner with production, engineering, and analytics throughout the product’s lifecycle

Requirements:

  • Passion for games and platform technologies
  • Strong analytical skills and a data-driven mindset
  • 4+ years of directly relevant professional experience. At least 1 years in a product role at a games company with a demonstrated track record of success
  • Exceptional customer/player sensibility and expertise creating product/feature specs with clear business justification, technical requirements, user flows, and wire-frame
  • Strong analytic skills and experience with data-driven, user-centric design, and decision-making. 
  • Past experience with structured, hypothesis-driven product iteration, rigorous metrics analysis, consumer insights, and design experimentation
  • Familiarity with consumer research practices and demonstrated experience using qualitative and quantitative research to inform business and/or product decision-making
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills, with experience communicating both creative and technical feedback to a diverse group of stakeholders
  • BA/BS degree in Engineering, Game Production, Business, Marketing, or a related field from a top academic institution. Msc/MBA preferred.

Manticore Games provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.