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Senior Product Manager

Epic Games

Cary, NC 05-29-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Senior Product Manager (Item Shop)


What We Do

Product Management partners with game development, publishing, marketing, and platform teams to provide a data and market-driven view of product strategy that aligns with business goals. As part of Epic's Growth Team, we use our product expertise to identify and drive growth levers to grow our player base and business.

What You'll Do

As a Senior Product Manager on the Fortnite Item Shop, you will build and evolve the user-facing shop experience. This role will partner with peers across the entire growth product team. This role will be an integral member of the Fortnite ecosystem development team which builds products and features that make Item Shop not only a great experience for users but also the best-in-class in gaming.

In this role, you will
• Define measurable feature and initiative goals as well as create detailed business and product requirements that are used to guide item shop design and technical specifications
• Collaborate with stakeholders to identify inefficiencies in internal processes and build new tools that support development
• Take accountability for the adoption and success of features and product, both internally and externally
• Create experiments to test hypotheses with design and production in establishing true MVP while considering long-term scalability for future sequencing that has dependencies on multiple teams running at the same time
• Maintain a live backlog, balancing the needs of internal and external stakeholders
• Monitor overall economic health and the performance of the item shop to define best practices, identify new opportunities, and provide regular updates to the cross-functional team
• Partner with Analytics, Player Insights, and other Product Managers to answer business and design questions through mock-ups, user reach, and iterative releases

What we're looking for
• 6+ years of Product Management experience across live operations, virtual economy management, and feature/system design. UX design familiarity, Merchandising experience, Marketing experience are a plus
• Have gone 0-1+ in launching and scaling consumer-facing products. Tooling, Front-End Optimization, Performance and Scale experience preferred
• Experience with merchandising and user purchase behavior
• Have strong problem-solving skills and a willingness to roll up your sleeves to get things done
• Top-notch written and oral communication skills; including experience writing concept pitches and product requirement documents
• Demonstrated leadership in collaborating and influencing stakeholders at all levels of the organization
• Passionate about doing the right thing, not afraid to say NO, and know how to take calculated risks to create maximum impact

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjo892-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.