Product Manager

About the Employer
As a leading mobile games developer, Jam City is looking to “level up” our talent for our Bingo team in Toronto. We’re on the hunt for innovators who consider themselves dynamic, collaborative and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

PERKS & BENEFITS
Unlimited Vacation, Paid Sick Days & Holidays*
100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, Vision Plan Base Plan*
Life Insurance, RRSP matching, Flexible Spending Accounts & More*
Catered Lunches & Well-stocked Kitchens
Company Events such as movie night, pub night and more…
You'll be equipped with a high-end laptop, monitor and mobile device
Convenient location in downtown Toronto’s entertainment and technology district
*Only applies to full-time positions.

ABOUT THE ROLE
We are currently looking for an experienced Product Manager to join our Jam City Toronto studio! You will get the opportunity to work with some of gaming’s top talent, while providing cross functional leadership between production and growth.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Employ usage of data analytics, intuition and industry knowledge to design features that delight our users and drive revenue.
  • Make sure milestones are met; design challenges are managed across multiple features and progression is monitored throughout the lifecycle of the project.
  • Responsible in delivering data that assists game specifications and balance with a strong handle of Math and Statistics, driving the use of innovative game technology.
  • Conduct and use in-depth data analysis using SQL and dashboards to inform product decisions.
  • Explain the big picture -- how the iteration and creation of features will affect other pieces of the game, the game economy, and how it will change user spend behaviors.
  • Generates new and innovative approaches to problems, creates product specifications, design documents and white papers.
  • Plans, organizes, and schedules, in an efficient, productive manner, focusing on key priorities.
  • Manage input from stakeholders and coordinate plans.
  • Set and manage a schedule, deliverables and outcomes.
  • Takes initiative to identify and solve problems, or present solutions.
  • Work closely with GM to help carry out vision and strategy.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent in Math/Stats/Comp Sci or Eng.
  • 3+ years of experience as a product management on a live product.
  • Experience creating product specifications, design documents, and white papers.
  • 3+ years of utilizing SQL to create queries and create, modify and search databases.
  • Strong data analysis skills using SQL.
  • Analytical mindset, recognizing problems and opportunities through an objective and data-centric framework.
  • A passion for games, up to date on tech and trends in the games industry.
  • Outstanding written/oral, organizational and time management skills.

NICE TO HAVE

  • Experience in managing teams and deliverables.
  • Previous startup experience and comfortable in an agile environment.
  • Worked on a F2P mobile game.
ABOUT JAM CITY
Jam City is an award-winning mobile entertainment studio providing unique and deeply engaging games that appeal to a broad, global audience.

Led by CEO Chris DeWolfe, former MySpace co-founder and CEO, and COO Josh Yguado, former 20th Century Fox executive, Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest-grossing and most enduring mobile games. Jam City’s global franchise Cookie Jam has generated more than half a billion dollars, and Panda Pop has more than 120 million downloads to date.

The company also is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative-rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands. The company’s popular RPG game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery was the #1 game in more than 40 countries at its launch in April 2018.

Jam City has nine studios located in Los Angeles (HQ), Berlin, Buenos Aires, Bogotá, Burbank, Cedar Falls, San Diego, San Francisco, and Toronto.