Technical Product Manager III - Publishing, Localization Technology

Mar 31, 2023
Los Angeles, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Technical Product Manager III - Publishing, Global Localization

Riot’s mission is to put players at the center of everything we do. The Global Localization team aspires to deliver a custom, made-for-me experience to players all over the world. As a Technical Product Manager in Global Localization at Riot, you will set and drive the product vision of the localization tooling that services the whole Riot and its ecosystem of partners in the localization domain. You will be part of a product engineering team developing tech solutions regarding centralized shared services, end-to-end request flow applications, automations and 3rd party integrations. You will report to the Head of Localization Technology.


  • Use product and technical knowledge to bring end-to-end product implementation for our product portfolio
  • Work closely with technical and product partners to identify opportunities to solve for applying our reusable tech at scale
  • Consolidate timeline of portfolio delivery, incorporating both up-stream dependencies and down-stream dependencies
  • Establish the portfolio planning, review rituals, artifacts, and ensure integration with Riot level strategic planning schedule
  • Communicate portfolio roadmap status, risks, and blockers with extended stakeholder group 
  • Break down technical features and their impacts, work with Regional Localization Organizations to identify the appropriate technical and non-technical solutions to solve for user pain points

Required Qualifications

  • 7 +years of experience in a product management/production/business planning role working with technical teams/engineers
  • 4+ years of game industry or relative experience
  • Experience creating quality products, with the ability to identify flaws and inefficiencies in the design, experience, and behavioral outcomes
  • Experience guiding the full product development process: creation, design, execution and quality testing.
  • Experience with data-informed feature/service design and decisions
  • Experience communicating both creative and functional feedback to diverse groups
  • Cross-group collaboration that create influence among the senior leaders across a highly matrixed organization
  • In-depth understanding of portfolio management concepts (to include Risk Management, P&L and Resource Forecasting)

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes the delight of players. We will be looking at your past studies, experience, and your personal relationship with games. If you embody player empathy and care about players' experiences, this could be your role!

Our Perks:

Riot has a focus on work/life balance, shown by our open paid time off policy, in addition to other perks such as flexible work schedules. We offer medical, dental, and life insurance, parental leave for you, your spouse/domestic partner and children, and a 401k with company match. Check out our benefits pages for more information.

Riot Games fosters a player and workplace experience that values teamwork embodied by the Summoner's Code and Community Code. Our culture embraces differences as a strength, and our values are the guiding principles for how we approach work. We are committed to putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the center of everything we do, and promoting a fair and collaborative culture where Rioters treat one another with dignity and respect. We encourage you to read more about our value of thriving together and our ongoing work to build the most inclusive company in Gaming.

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