Lead Product Manager - Boston
Do you want to define what PLAY means on the web? Zynga is looking for a Lead Product Manager who can bring its games to the forefront of the industry: creating unforgettable social experiences, connecting hundreds of millions of people throughout the world and delighting its users through games. Equipped with user data, the Lead Product Manager will have the creative freedom to provide experience, direction, and measureable performance to the game design process, resulting in creating high quality casual games for millions. Put yourself to the test and come join us!
Zynga’s Lead Product Manager will manage the end-to-end lifecycle(s) of complex products spanning multiple feature areas. This will involve writing, consulting on specs, managing design challenges and taking the lead for promoting interoperability and scale. In addition, the Lead Product Manager will drive the overall research strategy, driving the usage of core innovative game technology, and ensure that product decisions are based on in-depth data analysis. The Lead Product Manager will manage a small team; effectively design project plans based on priorities, set clear/measurable objectives and deploy team resources appropriately to achieve business goals. Lastly, the Lead Product Manager will effectively champion his/her product vision & strategy, manage/monitor product progression through completion of milestones and partner with product marketing for launch.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in product management in consumer web or game development is preferred but not required
Ability to create wire-frames, product specifications and white papers
Experience with a web based company managing web applications and multivariate testing is preferred but not required
Ability to lead, motivate, and develop a small team
Exceptional data analysis skills
Strong project management skills and ability to present work to executive staff
Strong passion for games, creating fun, compelling and addictive user experiences
Outstanding written/oral, organizational, analytical skills, and attention to detail
Ability to provide clear direction, set measurable goals and give insight on industry trends
Previous start-up, social networking and/or consulting experience is a strong plus
Past experience in managing teams is a strong plus
Zynga - 12 months ago