Join the VRChat Team!
VRChat offers a first-of-its-kind, game-changing platform that provides an endless collection of social VR experiences and gives the power of creation to its robust community. With over 250,000 worlds and growing, VRChat’s vision is to allow users to bring their imaginations to life and help shape the metaverse anywhere in the world on any device. VRChat has raised $100M to date with the support of investors Makers Fund, Anthos Capital and HTC and is building out a strong team to achieve hyper-growth in the coming years.
The Director of Product, Economy, is a highly strategic Senior IC role on the newly formed product management team at VRChat. This person will have full ownership of the VRChat economy, consisting of our VRC+ subscription product, the Creator Economy, New Revenue Products, and Payments + Fraud Prevention. This person will play a pivotal role in establishing the VRChat economy as a core heartbeat of our product and company, thereby shaping the future of our platform and driving revenue growth.
This role reports into VP Product at VRChat, and will work closely with a dedicated cross functional team, heads of various functions, with periodical interaction with the exec team and the VRChat Board as well.
Duties & ResponsibilitiesTake ownership of the entire Economy roadmap and establish a good framework for categorization and prioritization.Support high quality execution with timely decisions and team leadership.Create the short and long term strategy for this space, and align it with higher level product vision and strategy.Actively oversee live operations of the economy, monitoring KPIs to find opportunities and issues.Run a smooth and collaborative planning process to generate plans that reflect strategic goals, user insights and past learnings.Manage execution throughout the half to deliver against goals and objectives.Represent progress at periodic product reviews, and seek leadership support in a timely manner to unblock execution.Partner with production for execution support and work collaboratively to resolve issues. Stay current on industry trends and best practices in virtual economies, e-commerce, gaming, UGC and social platforms to inform strategic decisions.Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including the Creators team, creators, partners, and the broader VRChat community.Support the VP Product in critical strategy, organization and execution areas.
Experience, Skills & Qualifications7+ years of product management in a high-growth consumer tech company.Past expertise in virtual economies, e-commerce, gaming, UGC and/or social platforms.University degree, with design, technical or business background or mix of education and experience.Extensive experience in product intuition and UX design, with a healthy obsession to discover and fulfill the needs of users.Expert at defining metrics and making product and strategic decisions based on A/B testing and/or qualitative feedback.Intellectually curious about new technologies and societal changes, and understands how to apply innovations and trends to product opportunities.Proven demonstrable impact, driving $10M+ high impact growth opportunities.
BenefitsWork from anywhere! VRChat is a 100% remote companyHealth Benefits401K for US & RRSP for Canadian EmployeesStock OptionsGenerous paid holiday scheduleUnlimited/Flexible vacation timePaid parental leave benefits
VRChat is an equal-opportunity employer, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. VRChat fosters a diverse, creative, and collaborative environment where anyone can contribute to any of the ongoing projects or direction of the roadmap at any time. If you’re a passionate team player who wants to have an impact on a dynamic team, we’d love to hear from you!
Offers are subject to satisfactory background and reference checks.