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Sr. Product Manager (Social Experiences)
San Francisco, CA
PlayStation’s Games Product Management team is charged with delivering great gaming experiences to players around the world. Located in San Francisco, the team is passionate about gaming and great products, as well as being friendly, supportive and inclusive. As our mission to strengthen social experience on PlayStation platform, we are looking for people who can help us build great social products! We’re always striving to create a learning and supportive environment, where every team member is empowered to do their best work.
The Senior Product Manager will be responsible for leading the definition of product requirements and deliverables for our social products, to help deliver world-class, socially-engaging experiences, which delight customers and make PlayStation® the best place to play.
- Develop requirements for new social features, products and services for PlayStation, working with stakeholders and partners across the global business
- Work with design teams to create solutions that are compelling, easy to use and realistic to implement
- Work with engineering teams to ensure we build the right thing and ship it at the right time
- Contribute to strategic direction for social products, services and features
- Articulate business and consumer rationale to the teams building the product
- Prioritize features based on product strategy and global business objectives
- Maintain and communicate the roadmap for your features and product
- Understand and communicate how your product is used in market, based on customer feedback, research and data, feeding back into future requirements and product roadmap
- Understand and communicate the competitive landscape as it affects PlayStation and its social strategy in particular
- 5+ years’ experience in an engineering, design or product management capacity with proven experience building great social or gaming products
- Ability to absorb and make decisions based on many different types of information (quantitative and qualitative user/consumer/market research, technical and design trade-offs and schedule implications)
- Great communication skills – to articulate spec detail, strategic rationale and everything in between
- Attention to detail
- Excellent people skills, with empathy to listen, communicate and understand problems and opportunities from all angles
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