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Product Owner

About Prodigy

Prodigy Education, a global leader in game-based learning, is on a mission to make every student in the world love learning. We believe learning should be as fun as playing a video game. This is central to our educational philosophy, because when you love what you do, you do it better. Visit www.prodigygame.com to learn more.

With Prodigy, kids practice standards-aligned skills in Math and English as they play our fun, adaptive learning games. All with teacher and parent tools to support their learning in class and at home.

As a Product Owner, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our Math game products. Your strategic vision and execution will directly influence the success of our features and systems, driving significant improvements in player engagement, retention, and revenue.

Your Impact

  • Develop a deep understanding of our players, the problems they face and how Prodigy can resolve those pain points
  • Identify and implement incrementally better solutions to enhance game systems and economies, ensuring a seamless and engaging player experience
  • Develop and manage feature strategies that align with business goals, optimizing the order and integration of new features to maximize their impact
  • Lead cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality game features, raising the performance bar through effective management and motivation
  • Leverage data to gain insights, validate hypotheses, and accurately forecast the impact of new features on player behavior and revenue
  • Improve operational practices through scalable agile methodologies, ensuring efficient pre-production and production processes
  • Establish and disseminate best practices across teams, mentoring new Product Owners to foster a culture of excellence
  • Act in accordance with security policies and procedures

About You

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in product management within the gaming industry
  • Deep understanding of free-to-play game systems, mechanics, and economies - Role-Play Game & SIMS experience is a must
  • Proven track record of successfully managing and optimizing game features
  • Strong ability to analyze quantitative and qualitative data to drive insights and validate hypotheses in a B2C environment
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience leading cross-functional teams and improving team dynamics
  • Experience in driving operational improvements and ensuring efficient workflows
  • A track record of identifying opportunities and issues within game systems and creating incrementally better solutions
  • Strong grasp of behavioral economics, monetization strategies, UX patterns, and UX research to maximize the KPI impact of initiatives
  • Experience in financial modeling and forecasting to inform strategic decisions and optimize business outcomes

Working At Prodigy

  • Be part of a mission-driven organization dedicated to helping every student in the world love learning! At Prodigy Education, your work positively impacts the lives of millions of students and teachers worldwide.
  • Join a company which empowers a Growth Mindset among its team members, so you grow as we do. You’ll also work on award-winning products which harness the magic of math and power of language for students in grades 1st-8th.
  • We understand that a thriving team is at the core of our success. So, on top of an inspirational mission and rewarding work, our Total Rewards Program reflects our commitment to your financial, physical, and mental well-being.
  • It’s not just about the work though; it's about the culture. As the Toronto Star reports in a recent feature on Prodigy: "Prodigy’s secret sauce is that it sees its corporate culture as something that is built slowly from the ground up and is always evolving.” Check it out here.
  • #LI-Hybrid
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Team: Product Management

Location: Greater Toronto Area, Ontario

Location Type: Hybrid

Work Type: Full Time Employee (FTE)

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Prodigy Math is used by almost one million teachers a year, and was named the most popular supplemental education platform in classrooms in the United States! Our products have also won numerous consumer awards, including the Mom’s Choice Award, Parent and Teacher Choice Awards, and National Parenting Product Award.

Come as you are. We believe the power of our collective potential will transform education. We are building towards a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace to empower and create access and opportunity for all. We welcome applications from people from all underrepresented groups, including (but not limited to) people of any gender, age, or religion, members of the LGBTQIA2+ community, BIPOC and other underrepresented races and nationalities, people with disabilities, veterans, and anyone who may contribute to the further diversification of Prodigy Education. If you feel like you don’t have all the qualifications for this position and are willing to use your initiative to learn the rest, we’d still love for you to apply!

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Prodigy Education will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please notify us at jobs@prodigygame.com, and we will work with you to meet your needs.