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Senior Product Manager at Wikia, Inc. in San Francisco, CA
Senior Product Manager
You’re analytical and thrive admidst chaos. You want to be part of a company - no a community, that’s doing big, collaborative things. Is the fastest growing US entertainment site in the world big enough for you? How about 70 million global unique visitors each month? If that caught your attention, read on.
Wikia, is a collaborative publishing platform that enables and encourages communities to create, discover and share content on virtually any topic from games to recipes and beyond. If you can dream it, chances are there’s already a wiki community for that.
About the role:
As a Senior Product Manager, you will use your data expertise to restructure, analyze and query information to develop what our customers want and need. You will collect data through custom analytics and user-studies. In doing so, you will find the overlap between what the audience wants and what we can provide. You will join a team of sharp, passionate Product Managers, Designers, and Engineers to conceptualize and build new engaging products for the millions of users that engage with Wikia each month. Reporting up to the SVP, Product & Design and managing a small team of product ninjas, this opportunity calls for an ambitious visionary and driver who believes in Wikia’s tenets of knowledge as influence, collaborative creativity, and rich, original content.
You love to discuss metadata, taxonomies and methods. Whether you’re speaking to a team of engineers or marketers, your communication skills are top notch. You speak the language of business with an engineering wherewithal. You’ve demonstrated skills in gathering requirements, writing specs, organizing resources, leading audience surveys and scheduling risk management enough times to make this product life cycle a part of your life cycle. You’re an open source advocate and a lover of community collaboration. Big points for Agile and/or MediaWiki experience.
About the company:
Wikia is a collaborative publishing platform that enables communities to discover, create, and share content on any topic in any language. Community-created wikis cover everything from the latest games, anime, music and TV shows to eco-friendly living and the world's best chocolate chip recipes. With 275,000 enthusiast communities attracting more than 65 million global unique visitors each month, Wikia is the largest user-generated media company and a Top 50 site, according to Quantcast. Wikia, Inc. began as the idea of Andrea Beesley and Jimmy Wales, creator of Wikipedia, and is the for-profit model of the popular open-source encyclopedia. Wikia is headquartered in a brightly colored SOMA office in San Francisco with offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, Cologne, and Poznan, Poland.
Benefits & Perks:
Wikia offers a competitive salary package including stock options, health benefits (medical, dental and vision), PTO, and a 401K. Our San Francisco office is located within walking distance to South Park, AT&T Stadium, and the CalTrain station, and is only blocks away from Market Street and BART. Our dog-friendly digs also come with a stocked pantry and gaming room, where some employees practice yoga at lunch.
Principals only. Agency and recruiter resumes will be considered unsolicited resumes that are not subject to placement fees.