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Funding1M-5M USD
IndustryGames, Mobile, Travel, Software, Consumer
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Product Lead for VC-backed co. making language learning fun & social

at PlaySay Inc. in Washington D.C., DC   —   Jun 27, 2014   |  
PlaySay is looking for a strategic product leader to join their growing team. The company just launched as a TechCrunch Disrupt Finalist! PlaySay is a VC-backed co. making language learning fun & social through a new gaming layer on Facebook. Over 30 universities adopted PlaySay's former platform.

The Product Management Lead would provide experience, direction and measurable performance to the process while mapping out and managing the roadmap. Based out of San Francisco, this position offers a fun and exciting growth opportunity and the ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment while creating next generation language learning technologies and mobile platforms through social game mechanics, machine learning, natural language processing, adaptive processes, intelligent agents, etc.
Responsible for the product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle
Gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements
Defining the product vision and managing the roadmap
Working closely with engineering, marketing and business development
Manage Revenue features, optimize buyer retention and frequency
Streamlining product goals with company's overall strategy
2-5+ years of experience in leading product management in consumer web or game development
Must be able to graphically create wire-frames and give interface direction to UI team
Strong organizational and analytical skills & attention to detail a must
Previous experience with facebook apps a plus
Passion for creating fun, compelling and addictive user experiences
Passion for writing product specifications, White papers
Outstanding written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated capacity for developing and understanding strategy
Strong aptitude for determining the optimal way to position products in the market
Enthusiastic, performance-driven self-starter and team player
Previous start-up experience a plus
Metrics driven decision making ability
Experience with A/B testing
• BA/BS degree required, MBA a plus
This is a full time position. PlaySay offers competitive salaries and company equity. PlaySay’s sun-filled office is located in SoMa of San Francisco.
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