VP of Product (Real Money Gaming) at Players' Lounge (W18)
$150k - $250k  •  0.10% - 0.25%
Earn money and crypto playing your favorite AAA video games
New York, NY / Remote
Full-time
6+ years
About Players' Lounge

Players’ Lounge enables gamers of all skill levels to earn money and cryptocurrency playing their favorite AAA video games. Our mission at Players’ Lounge is to give gamers a social and monetary return on investment of their gaming time. We are the game agnostic, play-to-earn layer for the most popular games in the world.

We have raised $20m in funding. Investors include: ycombinator, Samsung, Griffin Gaming Partners, Strauss Zelnick, Drake and Myles Garrett.

About the role

We're looking for a Vice President (VP) of Product who will play a pivotal role in the future of our company. Our VP of Product will be responsible for the technical vision and development of our real money wagering products. You’ll be managing other engineers, product managers and developers, collaborating with the marketing and support teams, as well as executing the overall vision for the real money product roadmap. You will report to the CEO.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, manage and mentor a team of product managers, developers, and related personnel.
  • Product planning and assignment of tasks and deliverables.
  • Product lifecycle management from concept to launch of the product(s) across all products/product lines.
  • Lead, define, represent and communicate product strategy to all stakeholders.
  • Assess product development sprints and enhancement opportunities.
  • Develop budgets, forecasts, and metrics.
  • Monitor product development sprints and evaluate results.
  • Own the product roadmap and communicate with C-level staff, board members, and other stakeholders.
  • Monitor and manage strategic marketing plans for each product or product lines.
  • Define pricing and competitive positioning for each product.
  • Drive innovative ideas, solutions and products through leadership and decisive action.
  • Hire and build incredible teams and processes to deliver products that satisfy the needs of customers.
  • Become the key evangelist of Players' Lounge and participate in press activities, conferences, discussions with thought leaders and market analysts.

Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience as a product leader
  • Experience in gaming, real money wagering and/or mobile games
  • Strategic & creative thinker with the ability to craft go-to-market strategies and campaigns in collaboration with marketing
  • Demonstrated knowledge of operational issues with (portfolio management, risk management, etc.)
  • Able to formulate and implement global strategies for products
  • Customer-centric mindset with the capability of translating that into the product development process
  • Successfully implemented data-driven processes to turn a vision into an actionable roadmap
  • People leader with demonstrated success in leading and mentoring the research, design, and development team
  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail
  • Understand the user experience and design
  • Drive product analytics to understand feature usage, comprehension, and optimization
Technology

TypeScript Next.js Node.js Elixir GraphQL MongoDB React Native

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