Product Manager, Localization
1 month ago
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 e nabling 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:
Skillz is looking for a Localization Product Manager to expand the customer experience for the Skillz platform across the globe. We are seeking an experienced, creative, self-starting Product Manager to define and manage new features for our global product initiatives. Localization will be a key component of the initiatives that you own and manage from conception to launch. To be successful in this role, you will need to be an analytical problem solver, a great communicator, and comfortable working with ambiguity in a fast-paced environment. You also need to be comfortable working with cross-functional teams in different geographies and at all levels (Design, Marketing, Legal, Operations).
What You’ll Do:
- Own the tactical execution of the product vision
- Manage the day-today design, development direction
- Influence stakeholders without direct authority
- 3-5 years experience in product management or project management ideally working with global teams
- Product feature experience in APAC, EMEA or LATAM regions
- Knowledge of localization workflows
- End-to-end product development and delivery experience
- Experience in one or more of the following: Mobile applications, consumer facing products. or platform experience
- Familiarity with non-English languages
- Experience with SQL
- Agile Methodology familiarity
- Multi-Currency experience
- In depth cultural experience outside of personal background
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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