Senior Product Manager, Web Platform

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Senior Product Manager, Web Platform

FULL-TIME · AMSTERDAM

Do you want to create the ultimate online playground?

We're Poki, and we're on a mission to build the ultimate online playground for kids of all ages. Every month, 30 million users come to us for easy access to the best free games. We're growing, and we're now looking for a Senior Product Manager to take our platform to the next level. Do you have experience building a web platform at scale? And do you want to personally shape an exciting new product for a global audience of millions of users? Then read on.

Do you recognize yourself in the following?

  • I’m self-motivated and highly responsible – I thrive on freedom
  • I enjoy working in a dynamic and agile environment
  • I'm always open to new ideas, perspectives and solutions
  • I’m eager to learn and love to share
  • I'd love to work with a smart, informal and diverse bunch of people

    Then we might be looking for you!

TL;DR:

As our Product Manager you'll be the CEO of our product. You'll build a web platform that brings together users, game developers and advertisers, and grow it from 2M daily active users to 10M and beyond. You're an empathetic leader with experience leading cross-functional teams of engineers, designers and data scientists and building a product culture. Join us in our quest to build the ultimate online playground. 🏄‍

Your challenge:

  • Work with our founders and platform team on translating strategy to product vision as we build a platform for play where end-users and game developers come together to play and create.
  • Lead an interdisciplinary product team of engineers, designers, and data scientists in building and validating new products and features.
  • Grow our product teams, build a product management function, and take the lead in growing a user-centered product culture as we scale our organization.
  • Build and unify a set of game developer tools and SDKs that helps developers succeed with their games on web.

  • Collaborate with our data science team to design and implement smart content and personalization features.
  • Take the lead in rebuilding Poki and impact tens of millions of users as we grow to become the ultimate online playground.

The ultimate online playground

We believe that the web deserves a platform for play that's here to stay. This is what our platform will be about:

  • An unparalleled playing experience: easy access to the best and latest free games. No installs, never a dull moment.

  • Happy developers: our tools and SDKs enable the creative power of hundreds of independent game developers and give them access to our platform and the open web.

  • Sustainable advertising: the web is asking for advertising that's more fun and less annoying.

You:

  • Have 8+ years of experience building products, of which 4+ years in a product management role.
  • Have experience working on consumer/end-user platforms.
  • Are highly analytical. You're able to synthesize large amounts of disparate information and data. You’re a town planner.
  • You have an engineering background — or at the very least a strong understanding of engineering problems. You can talk code.

  • Are an experienced leader and an excellent manager and communicator. You share credits and love to co-create.

  • Are critical and autonomous. You know what you’re talking about. And you're not afraid to ask the right questions when you don’t.
  • Have solid experience implementing agile work flows.

Bonus experience:

  • Entrepreneurial experience
  • Familiarity with game development technology


We offer:

  • The opportunity to have a strategic impact on a product that is loved by millions of users
  • A diverse, talented and self-motivated team

  • Work in a fun, friendly and informal environment
  • A chance to build your career with our fast-growing company
  • A competitive salary

  • State of the art equipment

  • A flat organization with lots of personal responsibility and freedom

Sounds good? Then press below to start! 🎮

Please provide a link to a project that you're proud of and/or your GitHub profile.

About Poki

Poki is on a mission to become the ultimate online playground: a platform for play where users and game developers come together to play and create. 

Every day, two million kids of all ages come to Poki to play and discover free games, created by happy game developers, and monetized and distributed on the open web through our set of game developer tools and SDKs.

As a young and fast-growing company, we strongly believe in giving smart and creative people the freedom to do great work, hence we’re looking for skilled and passionate talents… like you.

So what’s in it for you? Challenging work, a smart team, and the opportunity to impact tens of millions of users with your work. And aside from that: flexible working hours, free healthy lunch at our central Amsterdam office and a refreshing company culture are just a couple of the other reasons. Come play!