Title: Senior Product Manager – Gameplay Tech
Location: Remote/ In-Office
We’re looking for a Senior Product Manager to join our team at Hypixel Studios, which collaborates remotely from around the world. Our members range from industry newcomers to experts with 25+ years of experience. Team members come from a diverse set of backgrounds, but share a common passion for building polished player-focused, community-powered games.
Join us on our mission to bring players together in an inviting, immersive world where they can make their mark. Hytale empowers creative expression across a spectrum of experiences including sandbox adventure, social play, minigames, and creativity using a suite of powerful and accessible tools.
The ideal candidate for our production team will have a breadth of game development experience ranging from early R&D to live game operations, and have strong instincts for how to build tech-heavy foundational gameplay systems that will support a wide variety of gameplay features and content for years to come. As a Senior Product Manager working on these systems, you will lead development of gameplay capabilities that define Hytale’s universal feel and ensure that they support the needs of multiple game modes and future experiences to come.
Who you are:
- You are passionate about empowering others to do incredible work. You care deeply about understanding the needs of other developers and take great pride in enabling them to create amazing experiences.
- You are technologically fluent and always curious to learn more. You enjoy diving into complex engineering problems and working with developers to identify the best path forward.
- You are a confident strategic thinker who values the collaborative input of those around you, and you’re always open to new data and perspectives that may shift your thinking.
- You love thinking about games and what makes them great. You’re always playing games and picking up on the nuances of what special touches and details matter most.
- You are a leader that can mentor colleagues, define clear expectations, and inspire a team.
- As an excellent communicator, you are authentic and transparent in helping players and team members understand the decisions we make as developers.
Some of your role:
- You will partner with tech leadership to establish a compelling vision and strategy for Hytale’s Core Gameplay systems.
- You will focus on delivering critical gameplay capabilities that enable developers and content creators to ship great experiences to players.
- You will drive clear, thoughtful prioritization through one or multiple team backlogs.
- You will manage multiple layers of stakeholder and customer relationships to ensure the right priorities are in place.
- You will continually leverage data, research, and whatever resources are available to validate product direction and demonstrate strong judgment around how and when to react.
- 8+ Years of experience in game production across early product development through live game operations
- Multiple shipped AAA titles, bonus if done across multiple platforms
- High technical fluency, bonus if experienced with developing game engine capabilities
- Proficient in both written and verbal communication with technical and non-technical individuals
- A familiarity and passion for open-world, builder, and survival games
We can offer:
- A chance to work on a new game project with an extremely motivated team
- Opportunities to learn and grow personally and professionally
- A stable and secure work environment
- The ability to work remotely
We’re looking for applicants who are self-driven, put players first, and that have a history of making cool stuff. In return, we can offer an environment that values and supports individual creativity and passion and believes in fostering new talent. We recognize the value of diversity in every sense and actively encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.