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We want to build the greatest games and interactive entertainment in the world

Associate Product Manager

$70k – $95k • 0.0% – 1.0%
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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 an Associate Product Manager on the Core games team at Pocket Gems, you’ll manage the product life-cycle for core games from initial concept through development to release. You'll own and manage a live game played by millions of people around the world!

What You'll Do:

Own the analysis, product roadmap, and merchandising of virtual goods
Be responsible for driving financial results
Coordinate and collaborate with multiple teams, resources and timelines: engineering, art, UI, user acquisition, and marketing to create engaging and profitable content
Write clear and concise specs, and both wireframe and design new features
Analyze key success metrics, and rigorously test and optimize for them
Work in an entrepreneurial, learning environment with a world class team of engineers and product managers
What You Bring to the Product Management Team:

At least 2 years of experience in:
Strategy/Management consulting or finance (banking, PE, or VC)
Online/Mobile Product experience with a technology company
Experience in quantitative analysis and ability to refine hypotheses/models by digging into user data
Strong design mentality and a love for games
Most importantly, you should love the idea of creating highly engaging mobile content that will be seen (and played) by millions!
Bachelor's degree required

Extra Gems for:
Previous startup, social networking, engineering/software development experience

Degree in a quantitative discipline (CS, Engineering, Math, Econ, etc.)
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.

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


At Pocket Gems we believe in making sure that all of our employees have a meaningful stake in the company’s performance. We offer competitive salaries, retirement plans, and comprehensive benefits packages.

Families first

We plan programs that put Gemmers and their families first, like hosting little Gemmers at Bring Your Kids to Work Day. We also work closely with new parents to help them plan their time off and return to work.

Vacation policy

We’re strong proponents of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. As such, we offer generous vacation and holiday time for Gemmers to rest and recharge.

Awesome events

We throw killer parties – from our annual Halloween bash where everyone dresses up, to building boats made of cardboard to our quarterly team outings, we love having fun together!

Choose your gear

Trick out your computer and workspace – Mac, PC, one monitor, two monitor, red monitor, blue monitor. Want a bean bag chair and a standing desk? That’s a weird combo, but go for it!

Contribute to the office

Every new employee gets $100 to contribute to the new office. Past purchases include 3D printers, massage chairs and floating sharks (don’t ask).

Pocket Gems at a glance

We want to build the greatest games and interactive entertainment in the world

Pocket Gems focuses on Mobile, Games, Mobile Games, Virtualization, and PC Gaming. Their company has offices in San Francisco. They have a large team that's between 201-500 employees. To date, Pocket Gems has raised $65M of funding; their latest round was closed on May 2015 at a valuation of $300M.

You can view their website at http://pocketgems.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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