Kongregate: Director of Product

Posted by | October 12, 2010 | Web Professional Jobs Blog


Location: San Francisco, CA

URL: http://www.kongregate.com

Kongregate is a browser based game portal combining over 30,000 games with achievements, high scores, chat, profiles, payments, and other community features. Kongregate reaches 11 million players per month, who spend over 23 million hours on the site. We’ve just been acquired by GameStop, the largest video game retailer in the world, and are poised for even more growth as they push their hundreds of millions of video game enthusiasts to our site.
Our engineering and design teams are creative, prolific, and tight-knit. We practice agile, test-driven development with 2-3 releases per month. In this position you would be the sole PM for our web business, reporting to the Co-founder/COO. 
Your responsibilities:
  • Work with the founders, engineering and design teams to define product strategy
  • Create preliminary design concepts and wireframes – work with design and engineering teams to implement, refine, test, and iterate
  • Write user stories to concisely capture requirements- work with engineering team to prioritize, track progress, test, and provide feedback
  • Create and analyze split-tests and other analytics to measure effectiveness  
  • 4+ years product management or design experience 
  • Passion for the web, preferably for gaming as well
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Low tolerance for busywork, GANTT charts, and PowerPoint
  • Strong technical aptitude and understanding of web technologies
  • Demonstrated leadership ability

To apply: Send resume to jobs@kongregate.com with "Director of Product" in the subject line

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