General Manager, Games

Skillz
Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Las Vegas, Vancouver
5 months ago
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About Skillz:

Skillz is the leading mobile games platform connecting players in fair, fun, and meaningful competition.

The gaming industry is larger than movies, music, and books, with more than 2.7 billion gamers playing monthly and 10 million developers worldwide. Mobile is the fastest-growing segment of the gaming market, expected to increase from $86 billion last year to $161 billion in 2025.

As the first publicly-traded (NYSE: SKLZ) mobile esports platform, Skillz has pioneered the future of the gaming industry. The Skillz platform helps developers build multi-million dollar franchises by enabling social competition in their games. Leveraging its patented technology, Skillz hosts billions of casual esports tournaments for millions of mobile players worldwide, and distributes millions in prizes each month.

Through its philanthropic initiatives, Skillz has harnessed the power of its platform to transform the way nonprofits engage with donors, enabling anyone with a mobile device to support causes such as the American Red Cross , Susan G. Komen , American Cancer Society , and NAACP by playing in Skillz tournaments.

Skillz has also earned recognition as one of San Francisco Business Times’ Best Places to Work , Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies , Parity.org’s Best Companies for Women to Advance , a two-time winner of CNBC’s Disruptor 50 , one of Forbes’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups , and the #1 fastest-growing company in America on the Inc. 5000.

What We’re Looking For:

A GM of Mobile Games will be responsible for owning and driving the revenue and profit performance for several major games in the Skillz portfolio. You will drive incremental revenue through the identification and execution of commercial strategies and the optimization of core business levers. These initiatives will drive tens of millions of dollars of revenue. As a business owner, you will lead the development and execution of long- and short-term strategies and work across all aspects of the business, including marketing, live operations, pricing, game content & quality, product, distribution, business development, and finance, etc.

The ideal candidate will be an analytically driven strategic leader with strong problem-solving skills, a high degree of business acumen, B2C and B2B experience, and the ability to work with and influence a variety of individuals, both internally and externally, at all levels.

What You Will Do :

Your Skillz:

Skillz embraces diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to diversifying our workforce, we do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, gender, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or disability status, and we operate in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance .

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