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Product Owner

A product owner is a key leader in the business as they are responsible for maximizing the value of the product(s) that they have ownership over.  At Star Stable, our product owners are accountable for several areas, including business ownership, product design, marketing and project management. The product owner has their own end to end team(s) which can deliver items prioritized in the backlog, but they must also coordinate according to any dependencies in the company or any current program level initiatives. Each team will work with their product owner to determine the best way to structure and deliver based on the complexity of the problems they are solving in the product.

Main accountabilities

  • Defining/upholding the vision
  • Creating strategies for the product from the vision
  • Breaking down work for optimal player value (vertical slicing)
  • Prioritizing and Maintaining the Backlog
  • Evaluating Progress of product
  • Understanding the customer and therefore product relevance/value
  • Working with all stakeholders
  • Making the the teams work visible and transparent to the rest of the company
  • Ensure that the underlying platform is being developed in a sustainable way (By having a balance of new features vs tech-maintenance)
  • Holding performance / development discussions (1:1s) with team as a contributing team member; focusing on soft skills and core values (ex. how individuals work with the team)
  • Partnering with functional directors, surfacing needs for the team
  • Participating in hiring process for team fit, cultural fit

What you are likely doing....

  • Design sprints
  • Planning sessions
  • Prioritizing what to do next
  • Looking at results to see if they match expectations (determining and following KPIs)
  • Constantly interacting with stakeholders to ensure you are delivering value
  • Scoping and slicing sessions
  • Creating feedback loops for iteration
  • Identifying competency needs and working with functional heads to recruit

We are looking for someone with the following experience

  • In a product owner role previously
  • Good communication skills
  • Natural leadership as you will be managing stakeholders, the team, etc.
  • Some technical knowledge preferred mixed with commercial acumen
  • Agile mindset

Star Stable Entertainment AB offers an international and fun workplace driven by passion and innovation. Our game Star Stable Online (SSO) is a vast online multiplayer adventure game designed to encourage girls to work together to solve problems and complete challenges as well as explore a large scale, complex magical world from horseback. With more than 10 million registered users, Star Stable Online is one of the most popular MMO’s in the world, and one of the few online games targeted specifically towards girls.

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Department

Stockholm

Regeringsgatan 59
111 56 Stockholm Directions

Where work meets play

Here are just a few of the many benefits you'll enjoy at Star Stable:

Flexible working: 
Everyone has their life outside of the office. Whether you have kids, a cat, or maybe a horse?  Whatever it is that you tend to outside of the office, we offer flexible working so you can make it all work! 

Positive work environment:
We love to laugh, high five our successes, and help each other out.  We promise you a fun and positive working environment where you can fit right in.

Off-site events:
As much as we accomplish in the office, we know the importance of getting outside, too! That's why we frequently plan team outings to get out and explore the best that Stockholm has to offer us.

Health allowance:
Run for the hills! Heck, we'll even give you 5,000 SEK a year to get there.

Food:
Snacks on snacks on snacks. When hunger strikes, we've got you covered.

Fun, interactive workplace:
We have an entire section of the office dedicated to every gaming console imaginable, and it's all for you to enjoy!

Breakfast and fika:
It's a little easier to hop out of bed on Monday mornings when you know there's a nice breakfast waiting for you. To top that; we make Fridays so much sweeter just by adding some cake. These are regular occurrences here and ones that you're surely to love as much as we do!

Insurance/Pension:
Life comes at you quick, luckily we have a generous insurance package and pension so you can sleep at night knowing we've got your back.

Location:
Sweden is home to the second-highest concentration of video game studios per capita in the world, and we're at the center of it all!

Relocation assistance:
Relocation support-for our international hires, we team up with a great group of relocation specialists who can help bring you and your family to Sweden stress-free. 


 

Why join us?

 

Our mission is to empower and inspire, and we believe the best place to start is with a talented, diverse team. Star Stable currently employs 120+ people from all over the world and we're always looking for the best and brightest to join our team as we continue to grow.

 

We believe in a fun and balanced workplace, and that's why we offer special perks like flexible working hours, fun team events, and an office gaming area. 

 

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