Head of New Games
PRODUCT MALTA

We are adding a Head of New Games to our product team as we continue our mission to consistently deliver the best iGaming product this industry has ever seen. Covering our whole product line, including Slots, Bingo, Table Games and increasing Gamification of the back office and campaign tools offering, you will be responsible for a small team driving huge amounts creativity, innovation and excitement to our world class game offering.

The Head of New Games will have the responsibility of acting as an advisory to the rest of the product team alongside managing your own team of highly knowledgeable individuals. Focussed on creating and incubating games, you’ll enjoy an atmosphere where there is a genuine excitement for innovation. You will combine data insight, player experience and creativity to develop exciting game concepts that will become the next generation of Yggdrasil games. You will bring a deep and strategic understanding of slot games, either online or landside and a history of creating or producing innovative, effective and sticky games that have left their mark on payers and the industry alike. Working closely with Product, Technology, Studio and Commercial teams, we need an outstanding communicator with a strong commercial acumen and sincere passion for making kick-ass gaming products.

Key skills

  • Deep and strategic understanding of all our product verticals and the market landscape
  • Understanding of players’ needs and the ability to put yourself in their shoes
  • At least 4 years experience working for supplier or operator in a similar position (Game Producer, Product Manager, Head of Slots, Head of Casino etc)
  • Proven track record of successfully managing a team
  • Project management experience in projects with many dependencies
  • Well structured and organized
  • Great communication skills

Nice to have

  • Appreciation of technology and commercial application
  • Successful application of Scrum / Agile methodologies

Objectives

  • Give input to roadmap and meet the requirements for Global New Game Releases across all environments and product verticals - including slots, Table Games, Bingo & promotional tools
  • Guide the “New Games” function through the idea development process, such as concepts, mockup and prototyping, consistently contributing great ideas
  • Expand the new game portfolio to meet and exceed customer expectations
  • Ensure that the New Games Log has sufficient ideas, concepts and innovations to complete the roadmap with excellent games and tools
  • Keep up to date with all market product releases, tools and innovation across casino & social game markets to inspire exciting new ideas & concepts
  • Act as advisor to Product Owners

Yggdrasil is one of the fastest growing iGaming providers in the industry, if not the fastest. With an armful of recent awards, we are still hungry for more! The industry, operators and end-users, have an appetite for innovation as well as the proven methods and Yggdrasil is set out to provide both. We have set forth to continue to deliver top performing gaming experiences, based on the principles of hiring great people and giving them the freedom to create and execute with a pride and passion for the best products on the market.