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Senior Project Manager • Full Time

Kazoo is looking for a smart & imaginative Senior Product Manager with mobile game development experience, that thrives in an agile environment. The right fit is someone who enjoys creative problem solving, learning new technologies, loves gaming & collaborating and taking ownership & pride in the work that they do. We are a small collaborative team and each member wears multiple hats to keep things fresh and interesting!

Responsibilities 

  • Own mobile game product development, strategic vision and business ops for new or an existing game

  • The ability to translate game data into a digestible format to the development team to help support features and overall design decisions

  • Analyze data and utilize best practices to ensure optimal decisions are being made in-game

  • Understand the game economy and apply knowledge to guide live-ops optimization to maximize retention and revenue

  • Become the authority in the psychology of games

  • Work closely with the design team and create a problem space for them to design into

  • Set, then deliver, business goals for new features

  • Work with game team to prioritize the highest-impact features for improving revenue and retention

  • Build a comprehensive understanding of what features and themes increase user engagement

  • Develop test plans for new features, including forming hypotheses, variant configurations, and quantitative success criteria

  • Present product updates, KPIs, and other analysis to everyone from executives to the full game team

  • Manage feature development from concept to launch, then make live optimizations based on analysis and player feedback to further improve performance

  • Coordinate and inspire engineering and design teams – and LOVE it!

Qualifications

  • You love games! You have a passion for creating new game features and playing computer games

  • At least 6+ years experience in the games industry  

  • Ability to pull your own data with a fluent understanding of SQL

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills with an emphasis on metrics driven decision making

  • Experienced product leader with goal-oriented mindset and the ability to set clear milestones and objectives

  • Strategic thinker who loves creating incredible user experiences

  • Can graphically create wire-frames and give interface direction to the UI team.

  • Social, online and/or iPhone/Android product management experience

  • Knowledge of mobile technology -- its boundaries and unique potential as it applies to games

  • Game design and/or UI/UX background and experience

  • Python/scala and understanding of data pipelines

  • Experience writing SQL queries and distilling complex analysis into actionable insights

  • Experience using Tableau and other reporting BI software 


Education

  • BA/BS degree – CS/EE/Engineering/Math/Statistics/Economics degree

Experience

  • 6+ years of experience as a Product Manager and has recently launched or worked on a chart-topping game

Perks & Benefits

  • 100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans

  • Unlimited Vacation, Paid Sick Days & Holidays

  • 401k & Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Flexible working arrangements

 

About Kazoo Games

 

Kazoo Games was founded by company CEO David Schulman and CCO Sean Ro to make exceptional midcore and casual mobile games that stretch players' imaginations. With a core team of top-notch game makers, Kazoo is positioned to reach new audiences with its games and emerge as the next leader in mobile entertainment. Both co-founders have a proven track record of making wildly popular games in leading companies and as entrepreneurs; they founded Kazoo in 2019 to streamline development and focus on making hit games with passionate teams. Read more at www.kazoogames.com

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Send us an email to:

 jobs@kazoogames.com 

Please include your resume and a link to your portfolio.