WePlay Esports is a leading esports media holding with key offices in the USA, China and Ukraine. The holding combines the best practices of esports, media and entertainment fields to provide cutting-edge products and services worldwide.
We improve our expertise in the field of international brands’ integration in esports. We create conditions for constructive dialogue between business and active, passionate audience of players and fans.
About the role:
We are looking for a highly skilled Product Manager to our Events team. Events is one of the main product of the WePlay ecosystem, which deals with broadcasting of our own tournaments on the web. The goal of the product is to create and constantly increase the viewer (fan) base that will constantly watch WePlay Esports using our platform and the built-in Twitch extension.
The team is created and exist for a while, so you might ask, who is the team? The team of friends that make esports the same sport as any other. We joke a lot and work even harder, because we enjoy what we see as a result. From a Product Manager we expect to have the same attitude.
— Communicating and collaborating with the internal stakeholders (pretty much all the departments: esports, marketing, communication and etc.);
— Working with product teams and stakeholders within the TECHIIA holding ;
— Understanding the connection between technology and business to present the most effective solution;
— We have passed the stage of “features”, now we need to look for insights, validate hypotheses, and engage in customer development to fulfill business needs and goals;
— Cross-functional product team management (optimization of the current management process);
— Formulating, adjusting and implementing the WePlay Events product strategy taking based on product metrics;
— Working with data (reviewing and analyzing), experience with analytics systems, analytical thinking.
— Knowledge of SDLC and software development techniques;
— Strong understanding of technology in web development;
— Ability to create simple and understandable business and technical documentation (PRD, English writing, diagrams, BPMN) for both existing and new products;
— Hands-on experience and knowledge Agile methodologies (scrum, kanban);
— Understanding the esport auditory and the niche itself;
— Knowledge of Jira / Confluence is a must;
— Google Analytics, Tableau, Amplitude (optional)
— Attention to detail, abstract way of thinking,
— Result and goal oriented attitude;
— Be able to identify critical situations and propose solutions, ideas
— Ability to clearly communicate with the internal and external parties, by possessing strong communication and presentation skills.
— Office space with comfortable work conditions, various esports entertainment activities and is within a 15 minutes walk from Osokorki subway station;
— 18 days of paid leave and 12 days of sick leave per year, with a flexible schedule possibility and remote work
— No dress code policy and low level of bureaucracy;
— Medical insurance after successful probation period completion (100% coverage, premium package);
— Up to 50% expense coverage for specialized training;
— Free English courses (with a native speaker)
— Corporate events (office CS:GO and Dota2 tournaments, WePlay Esports birthday, Summer BBQ Party, New Year Party, Children’s Days);
— Gym partnership program for the gym located in the same building with the office;
— Life events (maternity/paternity leave, “Welcome Baby” Gift, wedding Time Off);
— You will have a mentor and quarterly reviews to help you meet your goals and objectives, as well as 1-to-1 meetings with your lead to discuss work processes and much more.