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Sr. Product Manager, Gaming

Discord

Discord

Product
San Francisco, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2023

Discord is your place to game with friends. Whether you’re raiding with your guild, learning to beat a boss, or streaming a new game, Discord is where you come to hang out with friends.

Discord’s Gaming team makes Discord the best social platform for gamers, and we’re excited to build social tools for the next generation of gamers. Are you ready to accept our quest and party up?

We're looking for a Product Manager to join us and lead this important area. You will create a vision, building systems and features, and ideating creative solutions to improve our Gaming mission at Discord.

What you'll do

  • Reporting to our GPM of Gaming and working with partners from different parts of the business

  • Guide the product philosophy, vision, and roadmap for Discord’s gaming strategy

  • Lead a team of engineers and designers to build social features and experiences that help people game, talk, and have fun hanging out with friends

  • Partner with User Research, Data Science, and Product Marketing to understand new gaming markets and genres, and create the next evolution of Discord’s gaming strategy

  • Work cross-functionally with Partnerships to build a powerful integration layer between Discord and games

  • Define and own performance against important metrics and report progress against those goals to the relevant partners.

You’ll Succeed In This Role If…

  • You’re excited by large scope and comfortable proposing your own strategy. You will be our first Gaming IC PM.

  • You have experience helping Gamers. You’ve worked on Gaming/Gaming-adjacent products, or use Gaming products.

  • You love shipping, learning, and iterating. You’re comfortable with 80/20 thinking; you like moving fast.

  • You’re willing to wear different hats. Discord is a startup and our most successful Product Managers are chameleons.

Bonus Points

  • 4 or more years product management experience or experience building social consumer products, with experience in shipping products from design to deployment.
  • Familiarity with a variety of gaming markets and genres (mobile, international, console, PC)

  • Experience building synchronous social products (audio, video, streaming)

  • Active Discord user

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $190,000 to $233,000 + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role and level. Within the range, individual pay is determined by additional factors, including job-related experience. Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include equity, or benefits.

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Benefits and Perks

  • Comprehensive medical insurance including Health, Dental and Vision (plus up to $20,000 for gender affirmation procedures)
  • Mental health resources and quarterly wellness stipends
  • 16+ paid holidays, 4 weeks of PTO + use-what-you-need sick days
  • Paid parental leave (plus fertility, adoption and other family planning benefits)
  • Flexible long-term work options (remote and hybrid)
  • Volunteer time off
  • A diverse slate of Employee Resource Groups
  • Plus commuter contributions and other perks for office-based employees

About Us

Discord is a voice, video and text app that helps friends and communities come together to hang out and explore their interests — from artists and activists, to study groups, sneakerheads, plant parents, and more. With 150 million monthly users across 19 million active communities, called servers, Discord has grown to become one of the most popular communications services in the world. Discord was built without selling ads or user data and instead, offers a premium subscription called Nitro that gives users special perks like higher quality streams and fun customizations.

We’re working toward an inclusive world where no one feels like an outsider, where genuine human connection is a click, text chat, or voice call away. A place where everyone can find belonging. Challenging? Heck yes. Rewarding? Double heck yes. It’s a mission that gives us the chance to positively impact millions of people all over the world. So if this strikes a chord with you, come build belonging with us!