Senior Product Manager

Gala Games

Gala Games

Product
Greenbrae, Kentfield, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Senior Product Manager

  • LocationGreenbrae, California

Gala

Gala is creating entertainment that empowers on the blockchain. Across our family of brands, including Games, Music, Film, and VOX, we're empowering creators and fans to build the future of entertainment.

Powered by talent from around the globe, we believe in making bold moves to create products that have never been seen in the marketplace. Gala was founded by Eric Schiermeyer (gaming legend and co-founder of Zynga) and Michael McCarthy (the Creative Director behind viral gaming hits such as Farmville 2). Since then, Gala has grown to be a leader in Web3 entertainment.

Under the Gala brand, we have a growing roster of reputable partners across Gaming and Entertainment, including DreamWorks, AMC, and NBCU. Plus, legendary game developers Peter Molyneux and Will Wright and music greats like Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Kings of Leon, and BT.

Our values are based on openness and ownership and the ability to deliver games, experiences, and opportunities to people worldwide. We are breaking down barriers to bring our communities joy, entertainment, and real-world value.

At Gala, we work with flexibility; we have a great time with our colleagues and love getting things done. While working here, you'll imagine and create new and exciting things for the world to enjoy. Your talents and efforts will improve our audiences' lives in the real world.

And this is just the beginning…

The Role


We are excited to add to our stellar team. Gala is seeking a Senior Product Manager for one of our Core Chain products and its affiliated features. The ideal candidate is an analytical product manager with extensive experience dealing with large volumes of transactions in DeFi products. Gala has transitioned from being a web3 games and entertainment provider to a leader in the world of blockchains, with Gala Chain disrupting the ecosystem with its new offerings like GalaSwap and GalaCloud on its chain. We need a leader, a driver, someone who understands and can own the GalaChain ecosystem. You will drive a cohesive plan for moving the team and the product forward.The role involves strong 0-1 product judgment, user-experience understanding, and an analytical mindset to drive results and prioritize iterative and continuous improvements. This is a heroic opportunity to change the blockchain space.

You will be a part of a company of super-achievers who work together to bring forth the evolution of entertainment. The ideal candidate has prior blockchain experience, excellent people skills, business acumen, and an exemplary work ethic. We want someone with experience and passion for web3, cryptocurrency, and NFTs. We would love someone with a deep passion for games, strong product management skills, and an impressive track record for working in a fast-paced, evolving, creative-minded environment.

Responsibilities


  • Work with the leadership and core team to break down visions and strategies (directional input) into actionable product features and improvements.
  • Create detailed specifications of products & features (technical, when required).
  • Conduct user research and surveys across and outside our target audiences.
  • Lead UI/UX designers to produce wireframes and UI/UX breakdowns optimized for the best user experience.
  • Devise accurate medium-term roadmaps that span multiple functions (product, engineering, operations/sales).
  • Present detailed metrics and breakdowns of audiences, behaviors, and flows every week, if not more often, to reinforce confidence.
  • Be fully responsible (Owner) for product metrics (growth and retention to begin with) and outcomes of experiments.

Essential Skills and Qualifications


  • Bachelors in math, statistics, finance, or computer science/engineering.
  • Masters in business administration from a Tier 1 school is highly desirable.
  • Work Experience: 8+ years in software development with 6+ years of product management experience, and 2+ years as a hands-on product manager.
  • Demonstrated experience taking a product from 0 to 1 and 10 to 100 in a B2C setup.
  • Prior professional experience working with the DeFi or trading web3 community (B2B or B2C).
  • Strong quantitative data analysis & critical thinking skills with sharp attention to detail.
  • Experience in driving high-quality user experience and ability to build detailed wireframes.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills, with a flair for organizational managerial skills.
  • Self-motivated, stellar work ethic, fun collaborator
  • Excited by problem-solving
  • Fearless

Nice-to-Have Skills and Qualifications


  • Driven and motivated by innovation

Gala is an equal-opportunity employer and adopts a zero-tolerance approach to discrimination.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all current and prospective employees regardless of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse workforce because, in our view, diversity enables better business outcomes. We also believe that a more inclusive workplace, where people of different backgrounds work together, ensures better outcomes for all staff. From application to interview, we place inclusion at the heart of all we do.

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • U.S. based Employees receive unlimited PTO
  • U.S. based Employees receive 100% employee-covered benefits (Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program and much more

NEXT STEPS


If you have the experience, passion, and drive to join our team, then please submit a resume by clicking the apply button below!



Gala does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including, and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services, and recruiting agencies. Gala will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees.

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