Director, Casual Gaming

MLB Advanced Media • New York, NY 10001

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description


The Role:

Our mission is to create the best fan experience in professional sports. This role will be responsible for driving gaming strategy and feature sets across Major League Baseball digital properties including MLB.com, At Bat, and MLB.TV. We are seeking experienced Product Development candidates that can literally change the game.

Responsibilities:
  • Establish a 'north star' for your team (mission, charter & tenets)
  • Develop 3-year strategic plan for step-change growth
  • Define KPIs for product features and actively analyze data and fan feedback
  • Drive gaming strategy that enhances the fan experience across MLB products
    o Develop individual game features and entirely new games
    o Explore new business models for existing products/features
    o Experiment with and optimize engagement for existing product lines
  • Manage roadmaps for game features and ancillary skill-based games
  • Recruit & manage a team of A players responsible for supporting casual games
  • Build & manage relationships with stakeholders, including platform product owners, ad operations, sponsorship sales, commerce, external vendors, clubs and executives

Basic Qualifications:
  • Experience building & leading a team of A players
  • Successful launch of one or more original feature concepts
  • 5+ years Digital Product Management experience
  • Strategic thinking along with solid execution skills
  • Strong understanding of technology
  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Proven success working in a fast-paced, environment with rapidly shifting priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Unique Opportunity:
  • High profile opportunity in Pro Sports
  • Work on award-winning apps
  • Influence products used by millions of sports fans
  • Work in a highly collaborative team environment with other A players


Job Details

Location:  New York, NY 10001

Employment Type:   Full-Time

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