Tapjoy is a mobile advertising and monetization platform whose unique Mobile Value Exchange model allows users to select personalized advertisements with which to engage for virtual rewards or premium content. Tapjoy helps unlock mobile joy by empowering more than 750 million mobile users who choose to watch videos, subscribe to services, install applications and participate in other types of advertisements in exchange for virtual rewards they can use in their favorite apps. Tapjoy's turnkey in-app advertising platform helps developers acquire cost-effective, high-value new users and monetize their applications, while its powerful advertising marketplace lets brand advertisers reach a global mobile audience spanning more than 20,000 applications. Tapjoy is backed by top-tier investors, including J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Rho Ventures, North Bridge Venture Partners, InterWest Partners and D.E. Shaw Ventures. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company also has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Santa Barbara, London, Paris, Dusseldorf, Beijing, Seoul and Tokyo. For more information, please visit www.tapjoy.com .
The Technical Product Marketing Manager will lead the ideation, technical development, and launch of key initiatives in Tapjoy's consumer products. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following as additional roles and/or focus will be needed as the company and department continues to grow and evolve:
Contribute to the company-wide strategic direction for mobile and translate that into concrete consumer-centric mobile product objectives
Drive the full mobile product development cycle in collaboration with Design and Engineering teams
Bring a detailed eye for HTML5 user experience and design to ensure features drive high adoption and customer delight
Leverage data to optimize the welcome path and improve retention or converting new users to engaged users
Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction
Define methods for quantifying success (or failure) and ensure that your team has a clear ability to understand and articulate its objectives
Research and stay up to speed on the competitive landscape
Participate in product launches to build technical product messaging, pitching Tapjoy's technology to analysts and press, developing consumer messaging and general support of the launch plan
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field
3-5+ years technical product marketing or product management experience with consumer facing products (apps, websites, portals, etc.)
Strategic, analytical thinker with the initiative to see a program through from concept to completion
Experience with mobile development or mobile technologies
Well-versed and passionate about cutting-edge mobile social media; experience with advertising/gaming a plus
Ability to firmly grasp technical concepts, business goals, and the user experience, and optimize products given resource constraints
Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment and juggle multiple assignments and changing priorities?
Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and with minimal supervision?
Incredible communications skills, knowing how to speak with both engineering, business intelligence, customer support, and sales audiences across different levels of technical understanding
Proven ability to define and execute product innovations with a fail-fast mentality
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment
So...why would you want to work for Tapjoy?
The real question is...why wouldn't you?
We are a small company doing very big things
We value innate intelligence, the curiosity to learn more, and the ability to solve problems - and we provide a ton of autonomy in which to do this
The mobile app space is a large opportunity and will continue to grow. We've done well so far and we clearly see where we need to go - and now we need your help to get there
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