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Summer 2022 PM Intern
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About the job

Pocket Gems seeks to build the greatest mobile games and most compelling interactive entertainment in the world. That’s the mission our founders began with, in an apartment above a pizza shop back in 2009, and it continues to inspire us today. Since then, we’ve grown to over 200 people headquartered in San Francisco, and with $155 million in backing from Sequoia Capital and Tencent, we’re constantly breaking new ground in mobile entertainment.

Our products have been downloaded over 500 million times by players around the world and have grossed over $1 billion in revenue. We continue to release brand new content for Episode, a mobile storytelling network and platform, and War Dragons, a visually stunning 3D real-time strategy game.

As our community of players continues to grow, we’re committed to building diverse and inclusive environments across our teams, and in our games.

Product Manager Intern, Summer 2022

Pocket Gems seeks to build the greatest games and most compelling interactive entertainment in the world. That’s the mission our founders began with in an apartment above a pizza shop back in 2009 and it continues to inspire us today. Since then, we’ve grown to over 200 people in San Francisco, and with $155 million in backing from Sequoia Capital and Tencent, we’re constantly breaking new ground in mobile entertainment.

Our products have been downloaded over 450 million times by players around the world. In recent years, we’ve launched Episode, a mobile storytelling network and platform, and War Dragons, a visually stunning 3D real-time strategy game. As our community of players continues to grow, we’re committed to building diverse and inclusive environments across our teams, and in our games.

During our 10-week PM Intern program, you will be a meaningful contributor to our live products, leaving the summer having made a tangible impact on your team by owning a feature through the product life-cycle from initial concept to release.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE*: We intend to host our 2022 Summer Internship at our headquarters in San Francisco, however, our teams’ safety comes first and given the unpredictable nature of the recent pandemic we are prepared to host a remote program if conditions are unsafe to return to the office.
What You'll Do
  • Experience a feature life cycle end to end
  • Design and wireframe new features
  • Write feature specs
  • Coordinate and collaborate with multiple teams, resources and timelines: Engineering, Art, UX and QA
  • Own the analysis, testing and optimizing to achieve key success metrics of your features to drive financial results
  • Work in an entrepreneurial, learning environment with a world-class team of Engineers and Product Managers
What You Bring To The Product Management Team
  • Currently pursuing a Masters Degree (Bachelor’s degree required)
  • Experience in quantitative analysis and ability to refine hypotheses/models by digging into user data
  • Ability to manage complex projects and production schedules
  • Excitement about coordinating and inspiring our cross discipline teams
  • Most importantly, you should love the idea of creating highly engaging mobile content that will be seen (and played) by millions!
Extra Gems For
  • Experience in any of the following:
    • Mobile or social games
    • Strategy/Management Consulting or Finance (Banking, PE, or VC)
    • Online/Mobile Product experience with a technology company
    • Startup experience
    • Engineering/software development
  • Degree in a quantitative discipline (CS, Engineering, Math, Econ, etc.)
  • Design mentality and a familiarity and interest in casual / mid-core / core games
Other Internship Perks
  • An amazing summer packed with mentorship, networking opportunities, learning & development roundtables, fun intern events (Escape Room, Intern Olympics, Jackbox), and of course projects with real business impact.
  • Read more about what we’ve been up to here!
Please Note
  • We are looking for students going to U.S. universities in graduate programs, graduating in Winter 2022 or Spring 2023.
  • Prior gaming experience is NOT required.
Read more about what we’ve been up to!
  • Pocket Gems Blog
At Pocket Gems, we're building teams that value originality, inclusivity, and accountability -- and we hope to engage with talent based on these and other core values. We also offer competitive perks, such as flexible vacation, 401k matching, and a generous benefits package,

Pocket Gems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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