Interested in working at lightside?

At Lightside Games, we believe that what people play matters. We’ve seen God change people’s lives through our games.  Our latest offering, Stained Glass, is a fun and beautiful game that shares the Bible in a way people have never seen before.  Stained Glass is demonstrating very strong engagement statistics, averaging a nearly 5-star rating, and is endorsed by many leading global organizations.  The Stained Glass team includes some of the world’s foremost experts in faith-based gaming as well as two Apple Award winning members.

WE ARE CURRENTLY HIRING FOR SEVERAL POSITIONS

 

VICE PRESIDENT OF PRODUCT

The VP of Product will build and lead a successful product team to deliver Lightside’s Content Platform and the majority of the gaming content.

Requirements:

  • Strong leadership experience serving a product team at a technology company

  • A track record of hiring excellent people 

  • An eye and evidence of releasing beautiful and fun games with exceptional user experience

  • Demonstration of strong creative decisions, gameplay and art design

  • Demonstrated success with applying process across a large team

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve strategic goals and innovate in a fast-paced environment, and to evolve product strategy based on research, data, and industry trends.

  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, analytical and influencing skills, with proven ability to take initiative and build strong relationships. Can break down complex problems into steps that drive product development at Lightside speed

  • Strong bias toward action.

Responsibilities:

  • Leading the Product team to build a high-quality platform and games in the agreed-upon timeframe that adheres to Lightside’s core values of Fun, Beauty, Excellence, and Truth

  • Build a strong product team comprised of internal and external stakeholders 

  • Work closely with the end-users to understand their needs and communicate them to the engineering team

  • Work with CEO, Engineering team, and other stakeholders to guide products from conception to launch

  • Work with a cross-functional team of artists and engineers to manage the product roadmap from development to soft launch to launch and into live operations

  • Define, design and manage features and functionality that support the overall strategic vision of the products – maximizing consumer engagement and retention

  • Lead team that creates wireframes, writes specs, A/B test, optimizes feature performance, gathers requirements, and plans product rollout to deliver high-quality games

  • Drive monetization strategy to maximize engagement and revenue

Character: 

  • For our Culture 

    •  Commitment to Lightside’s Purpose 

    • Lives a life of integrity 

    • Treats others as they would want to be treated 

    • Coachable 

  • For This Role

    •  Leadership to attract and inspire the team to execute to plan 

    • Desire to turn a Vision to Reality

    • Commitment to deliver 

Expected Results:

  • Release the Lightside content platform in 24 months with high-quality content that impacts lives with God’s Truth, delivers high consumer enthusiasm and has high economic value on an LTV to CAC ratio basis. Beautiful and fun games are at the core of our strategy. 

  • Post-launch: Produce new content, add features to the platform and lead the Product team 

 

JUNIOR PRODUCT MANAGER

The Junior Product Manager will be responsible for writing technical specifications for product features that can easily be digested by the Engineering Team.  You must take ownership of the product and be a team player, as you will integrate cross-functionally with team members in Engineering, QA, Data Analysis, and the Executive Team.  Ongoing competitive analysis of other mobile games will be foundational to your success.  Additional responsibilities include defining the Product Roadmap, as well as data and metric analysis to make sound product decisions.  You will report directly to the Senior Product Manager.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in mobile gaming

  • 5 years work experience in Consumer Technology

  • Track record of driving product vision for excellent games

  • Thorough understanding of the Bible

  • Ability to write technical specs

  • Adept at spotting and taking advantage of trends in the mobile market

  • Strong communications skills and ability to influence an organizational team

 


Founded in March 2010 by Brent Dusing, Lightside Games seeks passionate people with extraordinary talent and a commitment to excellence. Our international team values fun and hard work as we strive to produce high-quality, transformative content that makes our players hungry for more! If you want to make fun games, create excellent content, and change the world, then Lightside may be the place for you!