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Product Manager, New IP

Pocket Gems, Core Games

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Pocket Gems wants to build the greatest games and interactive entertainment in the world. That’s the mission our founders began with in an apartment above a pizza shop back in 2009 and we continue it today.

Pocket Gems has grown to over 250 people in San Francisco. With $155 million in backing from Sequoia Capital and Tencent, we’re constantly breaking new ground with graphically rich mobile games, fun new genres of mobile entertainment, and innovative technologies like our mobile-first Mantis Engine.

Our products have been downloaded over 325 million times by players around the world. Most recently, we’ve launched Episode, a mobile storytelling network and platform, and War Dragons, a visually stunning 3D real-time strategy game.

As a Product Manager you’ll drive and contribute to the growth of, what we call, our Core Games! We’re looking for an experienced Product Manager to join our team focusing on our new, unreleased IP.  You’ll own and manage new product features in an exciting new mobile game!

What You'll Do:

  • You’ll contribute to the product development, strategic vision, and business operations for a new mobile game
  • You'll become an expert in the psychology of games and will build a thorough understanding of what features and themes maximize user engagement
  • Bring to life and execute on projects with your strong design mentality and intuition for game mechanics
  • Use your quantitative analysis skills to refine hypotheses and models by digging into user data and iteratively improving metrics
  • Write clear and concise specs for new games and new features

What You Bring to the Product Management Team:

  • Passion and affinity for the gaming space, good intuition for game mechanics, be able to refine hypotheses and models by digging into user data, and be excited about coordinating and inspiring our engineering and art teams
  • 3+ years of game industry experience in the role of a producer, product manager, or designer
  • 1+ years of experience leading a cross-functional development team in a live operation setting
  • Ability to understand and think creatively about the most engaging and profitable game mechanics and themes
  • Bachelor’s degree required, ideally in quantitative discipline (CS, Engineering, Math, Econ, etc.)

Extra Gems for:

  • Degree in Computer Science, other engineering degree, and/or MBA is a plus


Pocket Gems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

About Pocket Gems

About We want to build the greatest games and interactive entertainment in the world. That’s the mission Pocket Gems’ founders began with in an apartment above a pizza shop back in 2009 and we continue it today. Pocket Gems has grown to over 200 people in San Francisco. With backing from Sequoia Capital and Tencent, we’re constantly breaking new ground with graphically rich mobile games, fun new genres of mobile entertainment, and innovative technologies like our mobile-first Mantis Engine. Our products have been downloaded over 270 million times by players around the world. Most recently, we’ve launched Episode, a mobile storytelling network and platform, and War Dragons, a visually stunning 3D real-time strategy game.

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