Carry1st London, England, United Kingdom Full-time 2024-03-17

Carry1st is Africa’s leading publisher of mobile games and digital content. Operating at the intersection of games, publishing, and fintech, we scale awesome content in frontier markets by solving hard problems.  Across our publishing and Pay1st business lines, we are partnered with top global game companies like Riot Games, Activision, and Stillfront.  We are backed by top investors like: a16z, Bitkraft, Google, Konvoy, Riot Games, Sony and Nas.

As Game Lead, you’ll drive development, scale challenges, and deliver fun, constantly improving player experiences. You will develop the product vision and specifications to drive revenue, using data to inform your decisions. We are looking for a mix of leadership and product management, as making your ideas reality requires you to be able to articulate a vision and partner with teammates across different verticals.

What will you do?

  • Develop and live operate awesome games that all players can enjoy
  • Articulate clear executable product strategy grounded in market research and game design
  • Break down complex game projects into clearly defined roadmaps and milestones
  • Act as P&L owner responsible for achieving business goals while being mindful of costs
  • Build a great team – recruiting, aligning, and coaching team members across disciplines
  • Share learnings and act as a craft leader across the broader games product org


What makes you a great candidate?

  • 5+ years of experience in F2P games in product-oriented roles
  • Experience working with mobile games across the product life cycle
  • Experience leading teams to align and execute against a product vision and goals
  • Able to create and design experiences that shape positive player behaviors
  • Strong quantitative analysis skills and a history of supporting data informed decisions
  • Strong first-principles thinking problem solver


What will it be like to work at Carry1st?

Carry1st is a fast-paced and dynamic place to work. Our team is diverse and global as we operate fully-remotely across 25+ countries. At Carry1st, you will have the opportunity to…

  • Build awesome, industry-changing products, every day
  • Grow with a VC-backed startup at the intersection of gaming and fintech
  • Work from anywhere in the world with international teammates
  • Own shares in the Company – enabling you to benefit from the value you create 

Some additional perks…

  • Co-working excursions: Travel to meet your colleagues in cities around the world
  • Awesome equipment: Get everything you need to work effectively 
  • Remote working allowance: Put an additional $600 / year to optimize your WFH experience
  • Learning and development: Attend courses, conferences and training events
  • Social events: Participate in regular company events to relax and connect with teammates
  • Birthday leave: Enjoy a paid day off on your special day  

We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. Join us!

Learn more about Carry1st…

  • Andreessen Horowitz shared why they invested in Carry1st
  • VentureBeat announced that Carry1st raised $27m to develop and publish mobile games
  • Remerge hosted Cordel on a podcast to discuss Carry1st and the African gaming market