Lead Product Manager


Los Angeles, CA, USA

Full time


Dec 22

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Founded by Akash Nigam, Evan Rosenbaum and Jake Adams, Genies is the world’s largest avatar technology company and driving force in the creation of digital identities that can be used across platforms. The company is setting the foundation for swift, widespread adaptation of avatars in society and culture through its internationally renowned Avatar Agency and SDK partnerships. With investors such as NEA (Rick Yang), Bond (Mary Meeker), Breyer Capital, CAA, Tull Investment Group, NetEase, Coinbase Ventures and Dapper Labs, Genies is creating a network of platforms and marketplaces where virtual identities lead the way in digital communication, connection, commercialization, and monetization. To date, the technology has been used by the likes of Gucci, FritoLay, GIPHY, Offset, Justin Bieber and many more.

We are excited about adding a seasoned Product Manager who will work cross-functionally to guide products from conception to launch for our Marketplace and broader consumer, and avatar agency product initiatives . By connecting the technical, creative and business worlds you will drive initiatives to design and build the strategic elements of the product stack, enabling go-to-market features and services to our growing diverse user base. You will break down complex problems into steps that drive end-to-end product development for our marketplace products and think outside the box to create innovative and seamless consumer experiences. The ideal candidate will have a strong analytical background with a focus in consumer facing marketplaces. Production knowledge within eCommerce or a robust collectable system in a game are desired as we aim to create the next generation of digital identity.

What You’ll be Doing:

  • Help manage the lifecycle of product development for the NFTs built on Genies platform, including the gamification aspects of how users interact and engage with their digital collectibles
  • Work cross-functionally with engineers, economists, designers, and artists
  • Serve as a key point of contact for content providers and other external stakeholders
  • Write, consult on, and oversee development based product specifications, including managing the design of Genies digital collectible scarcity, releases, and creating engaging ways to delight fans drive their interaction with branded experiences
  • Analyze content-specific marketplace economies, user engagement, retention, and monetization data at a macro and micro level. Report on performance, identify issues and opportunities, and suggest ways to optimize
  • Communicate effectively with senior management as well as with colleagues from design, engineering, and business backgrounds
  • Build compelling and interactive user experiences that drive engagement and enhance interaction with Genies digital collectibles

What You Should Have:

  • Academic degree and deep training in Economics, Statistics, Business, or Finance
  • 5+ years of Product Management experience - designing and building large-scale e-commerce, exchange, or video game marketplace capabilities
  • Proficiency in creating product wire-frames, user stories, and specifications
  • Excellent data analysis, project management, and executive presentation skills
  • Strong communication, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Self-starter with natural curiosity and investigative skills who takes ownership to drive results
  • Passion for gaming, crypto, digital collectibles, and building compelling and engaging user experiences
  • High volume/transaction marketplace experience

Nice to Have: 

  • Experience managing and building live applications and games with multivariate testing
  • Experience with blockchain, token economics, and media
  • Experience in both larger companies and startups

Here's why you'll love working at Genies:

  • You'll work with a team that you’ll be able to learn from and grow with, including support for your own professional development
  • You'll be at the helm of your own career, shaping it with your own innovative contributions to a nascent team and product with flexible hours and a work from home policy
  • You'll enjoy the culture and perks of a startup, with the stability of being well funded 
  • Comprehensive health insurance for you and your family (Anthem + Kaiser Options Available), Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Competitive salaries for all full time employees 
  • Unlimited paid time off, sick time, and paid company holidays, in addition to paid parental leave, bereavement leave, and jury duty leave for full-time employees
  • Health & wellness support through programs such as monthly wellness reimbursement 
  • Working in a brand new, bright, open-environment and fun office space - there’s even a slide! 
  • Choice of MacBook or windows laptop

Genies is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone.

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