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Product Strategy Director

Epic Games

Epic Games

Product, Operations
Cary, NC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2023

WHAT MAKES US EPIC?

At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

What We Do

Product Management partners with game development, publishing, marketing, and platform teams to provide a data and market-driven view of product strategy that aligns with business goals. As part of Epic’s Growth Team, we use our product expertise to identify and drive growth levers to grow our player base and business.

What You'll Do

Epic seeks an experienced Product Strategy Director to enable creators and brands to build successful experiences and businesses in the metaverse using Epic’s tools and games. This role will help the existing team establish a new function within the Metaverse Development team that will collaborate on building, launching and scaling products such as Fortnite Creative and new monetization tools.

This role will contribute to assessing market needs to influence new product development, segment stakeholders, identify risk, and develop growth plans for creators and brands. This role will collaborate closely with Product, Engineering, Publishing, Marketing, and Growth teams. A successful candidate will have strengths in cross functional leadership, strategic planning, analytical skills and resilience as well as a strong competence in gaming, UGC ecosystems and creator platforms.

In this role, you will

  • Be the voice of Creators in the product development and iteration process to ensure that we are always building positive player experiences created by a growing community of creators and brands
  • Contribute direct and aggregated creator insights to product strategy across multiple product areas and drive launch plans, feedback and growth
  • Maintain and contribute to a comprehensive stakeholder segmentation for creators and brands
  • Facilitate and contribute to comprehensive partner enablement for creators and brands
  • Collaborate closely with our Growth and analytics teams to align partner feedback with measurable insights
  • Serve as a key collaborator with Creator Community, Product and Partner teams

What we’re looking for

  • Deep experience in technology, internet UGC platforms, gaming and/or media industries
  • 5+ years of experience in product marketing, product strategy, management or consulting
  • Experience scaling products for creators and/or UGC
  • Experience working with bringing brands on to social platforms
  • Experience influencing and communicating cross-functionally at all levels

EPIC JOB + EPIC BENEFITS = EPIC LIFE

Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents.

Throughout the year we celebrate our employees with events and company-wide paid breaks. We offer unlimited PTO and sick time and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical.

ABOUT US

Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.