Carry1st Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa Full-time 2024-06-27

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 a Product Director for Platform, you will be responsible for our customer-facing Shop, the centrepiece of our ecosystem and where African gamers first engage with the Carry1st brand.

You will…

  • Define the vision and overall product roadmap for the Carry1st Shop on both web and mobile
  • Set ambitious quarterly OKRs and lead the Shop squad to hit as many as possible
  • Be the thought leader for e-commerce best practice that drives user conversion and retention
  • Ally closely with your counterparts in Tech, Design, Marketing and Data
  • Get to work with Tier 1 mobile games content and retail merchandising
  • Manage a team of 1 or 2 high-performing remote Product Managers


What makes you a great candidate?

  • 10+ years in Product Management, including 3+ years leading other Product Managers.
  • Proven ability to define and execute a product vision grounded in data and customer insights.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Product-Led Growth with a proactive, action-oriented approach.
  • Successful track record in developing and expanding retail e-commerce offerings.
  • Exceptional communication skills, capable of presenting effectively to C-level executives.
  • Bonus: Familiarity with the African e-commerce and gaming markets


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 30+ 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 

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 has raised $27 million to develop and publish mobile games in Africa
  • Remerge hosted Cordel on a podcast to discuss Carry1st and the African gaming market