Job summary Want to shape the future of Alexa gaming? Come join the Alexa Games Domain to influence how gamers experience voice gaming and help make Alexa the digital assistant of choice for the gaming community.
Key job responsibilities Do you love games and technology? We believe the future of gaming includes voice. The Alexa Games team builds the tools and services that game developers will use to unlock the next generation of voice-driven gaming experiences for gamers. We're looking for a seasoned Product Manager who is customer obsessed, can think big and think creatively, has a high degree of ownership, knows and loves games and gaming, with a history of success building features or experiences on new technology platforms. On our team, you'll have an enormous opportunity to impact the customer experience and help develop a new business.
You may be the one we're looking for if you are interested in:
Quantifying business opportunities by continually assessing the needs of the customer, market trends, and competitive landscape.
Thinking deeply about the needs of game developers.
Partnering with other internal teams to identify new gaming features/mechanics and create prototypes/proof of concepts.
Creating and managing product roadmaps, prioritization, and constraints to ensure consistent execution of the product lifecycle process from concept to post-launch enhancements.
Defining product and customer experiences with high quality business requirements and user stories and manage scope of each product launch to deliver on time and on budge
Making hard, high-judgment trade-offs between performance, features, and speed-to-market
Ensuring clear communication and coordination across business, design and engineering teams to manage the scope of each product launch for on time, on budget delivery of key features
Creating and closing the feedback loop for key stakeholders and customers for your features and games
A day in the life Build the strategy, deliver the tactics, and collaborate with engineering, and Project Management cross-functionally to drive the Alexa Games Domain mission to make Alexa a gaming destination for gamers everywhere.
About the team The Alexa Games Domain mission is to make gaming better with Alexa and to make Alexa an indispensable part of players' gaming lives. We work on Alexa devices, gaming devices, and with gaming companies to bring great gaming experiences to Alexa customers.
5+ years of experience in product or program management, product marketing, business development or technology
Experience with end to end product delivery
Experience overseeing roadmap strategy and definition
Experience with feature delivery and tradeoffs of a product
Experience contributing to engineering discussions around technology decisions and strategy related to a product
6+ years of experience driving product innovation on nascent technology platforms in the gaming or entertainment industries
8+ years of experience managing software and/or hardware development projects and working with development teams
Experience communicating technical concepts to a non-technical audience, including doing demos
Experience leading cross functional programs across many functions that includes interactions with senior leaders
Experience working successfully to build products with remote team members
Experience in project management methodologies, business analysis, or process improvement.
Direct responsibility for designing, developing, and shipping video games.
Excellent customer experience intuition; demonstrated success in delivering a world-class customer experience.
Agile project management experience.
Excellent communication and persuasion skills; demonstrated success building buy-in for an innovative and bold vision.
Nimbleness and comfort with ambiguity; comfort responding quickly to rapidly evolving threats and opportunities.
Demonstrable teamwork skills and resourcefulness, including strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams through influence as well as direct management; excellent interpersonal skills.
Demonstrable experience developing and implementing process improvements.
Proven experience leading cross-organizational programs and ability to set and hold teams and individuals to timelines and deliverables without explicit authority.
Possess self-drive to keep moving things forward even in the face of ambiguity and imperfect knowledge.
Experience interpreting and communicating analytics
The pay range for this position in Colorado is $151,200 - 204,600[yr]; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site. Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.
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