About our Company

Splinterlands is a digital trading card game that is built on blockchain technology. Combining the true ownership of traditional paper card games with the convenience of online gaming, our play-to-earn game model allows our community members to earn Crypto while they play, and make a difference for their futures.

Working for Splinterlands means being part of a team. Our extremely passionate, dedicated, and quickly growing team already consists of a core group of very talented developers, and we are looking to expand and fill out the team to scale up our projects quickly. Though we are looking to grow quickly, we are careful about selecting employees, as we aim to build quality. As part of our commitment to taking care of our team, we offer our full-time members health insurance, paid time off, and a variety of other team-related perks.

Position requirements

As a Product Owner, you will be responsible for owning the product vision from stakeholder interviews and roadmap creation to product release and maintenance. In this role, you will work cross-functionally to achieve success by facilitating a product workflow from defining product strategy to user experience to technical development through performance reporting. Our Product Owners are innovative, organized, and approachable. They also have a passion for gaming as well as an understanding of game mechanics and economies.

Responsibilities for Product Owner

  • Drive the strategy and development of products through all stages of the product pipeline
  • Identify opportunities for product growth and create business cases for approval
  • Nurture ideas and create solutions to address existing user problems
  • Review business needs, define product requirements, prioritize projects, generate user stories, and groom product backlog
  • Lead both weekly synchronous meetings and asynchronous strategy and ideation sessions
  • Communicate effectively with team members up to leadership to achieve project goals
  • Collect data analysis to identify insights and improve upon the game experience
  • Collaborate with and lead cross-functional teams to create transparency of the process, optimize the end experience for the players, and ensure product success
  • Display top-notch interpersonal and communication skills that extend to our community of players
  • Partners with Marketing to define go-to-market plan and coordination of announcements

Qualifications for Product Owner

  • Minimum 5 years experience as a product owner, product owner experience in the gaming industry is a plus
  • Knowledge of Agile principles and processes as well as strong project management skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills – critical thinker
  • Must enjoy gaming!