What you’ll be doing...

Verizon’s launch of 5G service will usher in a new era of functionality. 5G is the fifth generation of wireless technology, but users will know it as the key to unlocking only previously imagined experiences. The connectivity benefits of 5G will transform the way we think about media and entertainment.

Reporting to the Head of 5G Media & Entertainment Products, as the Senior Gaming Product Manager, you will be charged with delivering next generation gaming experiences that harness the power and capabilities of Verizon’s 5G network connectivity. You will lead a team of product managers and work closely with producers, publishers, game designers, UI/UX agencies, studios, and engineers to define and launch future experiences in cloud gaming, PC/Console gaming, mobile gaming, eSports and more. You will be instrumental in developing brand defining games, products and partnership.

  • Team leadership – Directing team(s) and setting the direction for Gaming Products & Services team and management goals that align with company goals. Coaching staff, creating opportunities for staff development, and making decisions on hiring, performance management, recognition and rewards. Addressing talent planning needs and ensuring appropriate staffing and skill mix.
  • Ideation and visioning – Directing and overseeing the creation of brand defining Gaming experiences that showcase the power of Verizon’s 5G network and extend Verizon’s wireless leadership. Ensuring ground breaking development of new ideas in various areas/platforms of Gaming. Leading internal teams and outside partners in identifying, prioritizing, building, and piloting innovative Gaming products and services.
  • Product strategy – Leading the enterprise-wide strategy and business case development for new Gaming products and services. Defining and owning product vision and roadmap. Providing business specifications and prioritizes features for the execution of Minimum Viable Product (MVP) ensuring that anticipated MVP cost meets Return on Investment (ROI) expectations. Evaluating internal capabilities and external opportunities (building, partnering and investing) based on qualitative, quantitative and financial measures. Continuously monitoring customer, competitor, market and technological forces to address customer needs and gain market share.
  • Product Management – Championing new Gaming products and experiences both internally and externally. Being a senior member of the functional management team working closely with product development, network, sales, marketing and advertising teams to ensure consistent focus on improving the product P&L and meeting established goals. Reviewing product performance, profitability, impact to shareholder value, contribution to brand growth and customer love. Representing Verizon in any external meetings and industry events to enhance the marketing and branding efforts.

What we’re looking for...

You are a passionate advocate for the customer and a champion for change, willing to challenge the status quo. You are a self-starter comfortable with working in a fast-paced, newly established environment. You are a strategic problem solver and are execution oriented with the ability to start with a blank slate, operationalize the final solution, and lead all the steps in between. You are a leader with the ability to influence and drive toward continuous innovation and improvements. You have excellent communication skills both written and verbal and can communicate with all levels both inside and outside the organization.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Bachelor or Master's degree in science, engineering, economics or creative fields.
  • Ten or more years of experience within product management, product marketing or marketing communications.
  • Ten or more years of experience at a gaming publisher (E.g. Activision) launching and managing games.
  • Proven results in last five product launches.
  • Experience recruiting, developing, managing and inspiring high performing teams.
  • Direct experience managing a P&L and evaluating return on investment for product and/or marketing initiatives.
  • Substantial experience leading cross-functionally in a highly matrixed environment.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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