Program Manager, Prime Gaming

Amazon
Seattle, Washington, USA
12 days ago
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Join Prime Gaming, a fast-growing team at Amazon where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Work with game developers to grow their business and reach new customers, delivering high-value gaming content to Prime members around the world.

As a Program Manager you will have an opportunity to shape the use and adoption of Prime Gaming. You will manage partner campaign communication by addressing daily tactical operations, and driving short and long-term, strategic goals. You will be responsible for owning the end-to-end launch process and will work with internal stakeholders from Business Development through Quality Assurance to ensure we launch on time with quality. You will also build relationships with external stakeholders by managing developer expectations and ensuring their launch runs as smoothly as possible.

You know how to be scrappy but operate as part of a larger team and business. The role requires innovative thinking balanced with a strong customer and operational focus. You have a 30K-foot view of the launch while staying connected to the details. Leadership looks to you for launch readiness status and go/no go decision making. In addition, you will help define and improve our overall launch processes. You will dive deep into symptoms to identify root cause and implement improvements.

You will be the right leader if you are:

Confident – you lead with confidence and rally your team to meet their commitments to each other and to customers. You can influence without authority across functions and up and down the organization. You accept critical feedback while providing constructive input to others.

Organized – you are detail-oriented and highly organized. You keep track of multiple launches with multiple work streams. You have exceptional program and project management skills and know the right tools for the right situation.

A problem solver – you rise up to the challenge of solving problems you or the team have not solved before. You are creative with solutions and look around corners. Just knowing how to do something isn’t enough, you want to know how to works and how you can make it work better.

Fearless – you are not afraid to raise concerns or risks or make suggestions for change. You are self-reliant, have high judgment, and good instincts. You are comfortable with being uncomfortable and aren’t afraid to ask questions.

Communicator – you make sure the information flows by deciding what information to share and the best way to share it. You ensure there is consistent messaging among all deliverables and channels to internal and external audiences. You wrangle disparate ideas into a well-crafted documents organized around central themes and concepts and present them with confidence.

About Us
Amazon Games applies the principles of Amazonian culture to the world of game design. We have a diverse team of talented, creative people pairing their love of making games with the unique strengths that come with being part of Amazon. Across all of our teams and locations, we are united by a common purpose: to share great gaming experiences with customers around the world. We believe in a future where everyone is a gamer and everyone can create, compete, collaborate and connect through games, and we are looking for the right people to help us build that future. With the power of Twitch and AWS at your fingertips, you will have the chance to innovate in gameplay, creativity, marketing, and technology, while working alongside some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.

Inclusive Culture, Work/Life Balance, & Career Growth
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences and are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We offer ten employee-led affinity groups with 190 global chapters, innovative benefits, and annual and ongoing learning experiences (including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences). Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance and offers flexible working hours. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. Additionally, our team is dedicated to supporting you with mentorship and pathways for ongoing development. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and are building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and promotes career choice.

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
· 3+ years of program or project management experience in a related industry
· 3+ years of experience in running cross functional projects and programs

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience with running launch readiness for products of programs
· A desire to improve processes and streamline workflows
· Equally comfortable communicating with internal and external stakeholders
· Ability to work effectively with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
· Experience in and/or a passion for video games on various platforms (mobile, PC, console)
· Past experience in a high performance start-up or incubation effort within a larger company is highly valued

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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