PRODUCT MANAGER

BARI, ITALIA

FULL TIME, PERMANENT CONTRACT

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Who we are looking for

As Product Manager you will help create the long-term strategies and vision for Marshmallow Games' products, working with a large degree of autonomy. You will be responsible for the roadmap and product KPIs. You will work with project managers, developers and designers to ensure that data-driven products are created that meet the needs of our users.

Responsibility

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Define the long-term vision according to the growth objectives we want to achieve. Knowing how to communicate the vision to the whole team, making sure it is shared and adopted;
  • Define the product roadmap and make sure it is followed;
  • Propose and formalize new features that make the product grow by ensuring that they are validated by a correct sample of people. Motivate other team members to propose new features in turn;
  • Commit yourself passionately to promote a constant improvement of the product UX;
  • Work with the Data Science team to define the KPIs that will guide the choices of the roadmap and in general the future of the product;
  • To devise, propose and then evaluate A/B tests on the product that are formally measurable and can lead, in an iterative way, to the improvement of performance.
  • Use A/B testing, market research and user interviews to identify customer needs and increase their enjoyment of the product;
  • Collaborate with the Marketing, Data Science, Engineering and Art teams making sure they are interacting best for product growth;
  • Share knowledge with other teams, providing constructive and actionable feedback. Always be available to receive comments and questions about your work with the right positive attitude;
  • Being obsessed with the latest market trends, the developments of competing products and the behavior of our users to always seek new opportunities for improvement and growth.

Age is not a requirement for us, our ideal product manager is a motivated person, who has a passion for innovation and is predisposed to continuous updating.

Must have

  • At least 3 years of experience as a Product Manager or roles that have made you manage a digital product and multidisciplinary teams independently;
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Experience in publishing digital products or services, participating in the entire development cycle: design, creation, execution, QA, growth etc.;
  • In-depth knowledge of the deliverables that characterize the UX world (personas, journey map, user flow etc); 
  • Experience in translating UX testing and feedback into new features;
  • Experience with data-driven design and decisions;
  • Experience with analytics systems and ability to read data in depth;
  • Communication experience with both creative and technical teams;
  • Excellent analytical logic skills;
  • Ability to plan for the long term and to quickly adapt their plans to new requests/needs;
  • Excellent command of English, both written and spoken. 

Nice to have

  • Experience in consumer products, preferably kids, gaming, mobile or educational;
  • Preferably technical or business background;
  • Work experience completely in English;
  • Cambridge Assessment English level C1 (BEC) certificate or equivalent;
  • Master's degree in technology or business;
  • Knowing how to create low fidelity mockups to define user and UX flows.

What we offer

We are a rapidly growing team where everyone has the same importance in the realization of a project and is responsible for the quality of the product. This means that you will soon find yourself working independently and collaborating on projects that involve other team members.

We work in an informal working context where objectives are pursued and a lot of flexibility is expected.

You will have the opportunity to make your contribution in the creation of products used by hundreds of thousands of small users all over the world and to deal with projects that involve important customers and partners, contributing to your human as well as professional growth.

We care about the serenity of our team members, for us it is important to put everyone in the conditions to work at their best, we will listen to your needs and we will make sure that the business growth coincides with your personal growth desires. 

About

Marshmallow Games srl (www.marshmallow-games.com) is a fast growing innovative SME in the gaming and edutainment sector for children. Our apps have exceeded 2,000,000 downloads and have been listed by Apple as one of the best apps on the AppStore worldwide, reaching the top of the charts in over 150 countries. We have collaborated with companies of the caliber of TIM, Clementoni and Unicef ​​and we boast among our investors and advisors some of the main entrepreneurs and professionals of the Italian digital scene.

Currently our team consists of 18 people with digital and entertainment backgrounds from all over Italy, and we plan to reach 30 by the initial months of 2022. 

Our latest product Smart Tales (www.smarttales.app) is the Netflix of interactive stories focused on learning STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) for children aged 3 and over and represents the fruit of our experience in these years in the world of children's apps. Smart Tales has received numerous awards and accolades and has been “App of the Day”on the App Store in over 50 countries. 

We are a young, dynamic and informal team, but above all prepared and professional.

We are based in the sunny, dynamic city of Bari, a few meters from the sea and in a modern loft with a swimming pool, surrounded by greenery in line with our way of living in the company and with our growth objectives.

Benefits

We strongly believe in corporate welfare and our goal is to create a team of enthusiastic and focused professionals and for this reason we try to put everyone in the right conditions to work at their best and express their potential to the fullest.

We therefore provide for:

  • possibility to work remotely for short periods;
  • possibility to access a stock option plan if your contribution is in line with our growth objectives;
  • training and moments of discussion inside and outside the team;
  • an informal, professional and meritocratic work environment;
  • opportunity to work in a stimulating workspace surrounded by greenery, with large indoor and outdoor relaxation areas, a stone's throw from the sea and with access to a splendid swimming pool;
  • maximum availability on the part of the founding team to meet your needs.

This advert is addressed to both sexes, pursuant to laws 903/77 and 125/91, and to people of all ages and all nationalities, pursuant to legislative decrees 215/03 and 216/03.

Place of work: Bari

Type of contract: Full-time permanent contract

Availability required: Immediate 

SEND AN EMAIL TO: careers@marshmallow-games.com

About Us

Headquarters

Via Giovanni di Cagno Abbrescia 17/D
70125 Bari
Italia