Director of Product - GluPlay

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Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity with a level of impact and plenty of room for growth? This newly created Director of Product role is a Studio leadership position driving forward the product vision and direction of Diner DASH Adventures. As part of the Studio leadership team, you will collaborate with a broad range of key stakeholders including the Studio General Manager, Product Managers, Designers, User Acquisition, Marketing, User Research, Business Intelligence, and Finance. 
We are looking for someone that has a desire to have an immediate impact on our business and have the ability to advance growth in the area of casual mobile games. Deep exposure to every facet of our business will allow you to connect opportunities to tactics. You will be connecting business strategy, to data driven insights to accelerate our growth beyond the game.

What you'll be doing

  • Strategic Partnerships - You will be responsible for leading and delivering special projects outside of our core game experiences. Examples may include competitive intelligence, geographic opportunities, evolution of the business model, web presence, 3rd party development product opportunities, etc…
  • Business Intelligence - You will be responsible for the growth and development of our business intelligence team. Your focus will be looking at BI as a product, including surfacing opportunities such as machine learning, to creating data visualization tools. You will grow and develop a talented team. You will be relying on the expertise of the team in mapping robust pipelines, reporting, etc…. 
  • Chief of Staff - You will bring goal orientated, data rich conversations and the scientific rigor to studio executive meetings, and cross team collaboration opportunities.
  • User Acquisition Cross Collaboration - You will partner closely with our UA teams, assessing our overall funnel performance and surface opportunities for expansion. You will lead key initiatives such as international revenue expansion.
  • Synthesis, Recommendations and Execution - You synthesize information from multiple sources to generate insights and recommendations on business strategies and execute select projects.
  • Strategic Framework and Market Analysis - You are the quarterback on our strategic framework, supporting the Studio EVP and Game GM’s on deep market insights to ensure our strategy is reflective of the market opportunity. This will entail gaining alignment, establishing a framework and driving the annual strategic planning. Collaborate and coordinate with the leadership team, including the GM’s and other key partners to align product strategies, extension opportunities, and partners to achieve our growth goals.

You'd be a great fit for this role if you have

  • PM background: Highly analytical. Proven experience in data driven analysis, recommendations and actions. Experience with multivariate testing.
  • Experience with mobile games and apps, ideally products targeting female demographic. Comfortable engaging in multiple aspects of Mobile from acquisition to product development.
  • Previous experience in effectively partnering within a multi disciplinary environment. Validated experience leading large, cross-functional projects.
  • Partnership mindset: Enjoys building win-win partnerships, bringing cohesion to a cross functional team. Can influence cross multiple levels of an organization.
  • Proven track record of creative, structured approach to problem-solving and data-driven and user-research-driven decision-making.
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in P&L ownership
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organization skills, and ability to handle multiple projects and responsibilities.

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Location

Our office is right across the street from Moscone Center West, just minutes from the BART station and 4th + King Caltrain with shuttle service.

What are Glu Mobile Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have our Fun team which volunteers regularly plan and run various company-wide events for team bonding and stress relief. We also have several guilds that meet in various disciplines.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Glu employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their Medical FSA and 270 a month towards Transit FSA
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $2500 of expenses.
Vision Benefits
We have multiple vision plans, including a $0 premium plan for all Full Time Employees.
Health Insurance Benefits
We have 4 different health plans including Kaiser and a HSA account
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary.
Team workouts
Glu's team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga and Grokker team challenges
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
GLu provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Empower. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Company Equity
Glu offers RSUs as part of our equity package, as well as refreshers for top performers.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Glu allows qualified employees to purchase company shares at a discounted price every 6 months.
Performance Bonus
Glu's performance bonus plans are targeted percentage bonus, awarded yearly. Additionally we offer spot bonuses for going above and beyond.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 16 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 8 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker, with a mixture of supplementing EDD, STD and our benefits.
Flexible Work Schedule
Glu provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Core hours.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Glu sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Glu employees receive between 16 and 21 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Glu offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees including a Transit FSA and CalTrain GoPass.
Company Outings
Glu hosts company outings Semi-annually in addition to our studio and team events.
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Our game room includes Pool Table, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Glu has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and even Kombucha on tap.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking with 24/7 access and monitoring downtown SF. In Foster City we have free parking.
Pet Friendly
Glu Sports, in Foster CIty, pet policy is Occasional bring your pet to work days
Relocation Assistance
Our relocation assistance plan is offered for some positions.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Glu offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers help with paying for classes.
Lunch and learns
Glu hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer a budget annually for continuing education.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
We support paid industry certifications.
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