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Microsoft Corporation Senior Product Manager, Minecraft Creator Platform in Redmond, Washington

At Mojang Studios, the makers of Minecraft, we are on a mission to build a better world through the power of play.

Why play? Well, play is at the heart of everything we do. It’s the blocky backbone of our games, the core of our development philosophy, and even the origin of our name. From the relentless experimentation of our endlessly inspiring community to the classrooms where Minecraft has become an essential teaching tool, play is the bedrock of our existence.

We enable millions to create and play together, connect people across the globe, and foster a community that is among the most active and passionate in the world. Our community is global and incredibly diverse. When we are developing anything within our franchise, we keep this in mind. We want everyone to not only feel included in Minecraft, but also to see themselves in what we make. Our goal is for the Mojang Studios team to be as diverse as our community.

The Minecraft Creator Platform team in Redmond is looking for an experienced product manager to help us build the features that empower our community of talented creators. From new gameplay features to workflow improvements, you will help our creators be more expressive, be more productive, and overall just love our platform more. You are a product manager who has experience translating customer need into actionable plans and strategies. You have worked with teams of engineers to define, design, deliver, and iterate on features. You love bringing definition to complex technology projects and are able to pull in data from multiple sources to get to the heart of a customer pain-point and build momentum around it.

Responsibilities

  • Identify creator needs and market opportunities for new features via quantitative and qualitative analysis.

  • Craft a strategy and roadmap that aligns internal feature needs with creator needs.

  • Converting internal and creator needs into well-definedrequirements, backed by data analysis and a deep understanding of creator workflows.

  • Define product success criteria and measure and report the impact of new features.

  • Communicate customer value both internally with stakeholders and externally with our creator community.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years as a Product Manager, Program Manager, Producer or Director on a software engineering team.

  • Experience in gaming or working with creators is preferred, but not required.

In the end, it’s the people of Mojang Studios that make this place truly special. When you join, you’ll find yourself in the company of incredibly bright, warm, and creative individuals – all united and working toward a single goal. Come help us reach it!

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Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .

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