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Product Owner

Are you a product owner, designer, developer or project manager that wants to take their career to the next level? At Tactica, you will have the opportunity to be a product owner for mobile apps, games, and websites on exciting projects in a great working environment.

Job Type / Category

We are looking for a product owner to successfully lead products from initial concept to launch.

Responsibilities

  • Take lead of scrum teams as the Product Owner
  • Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements
  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
  • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product
  • Define product vision, road-map and growth opportunities
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Lead the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Research and analyze market, the users, and the roadmap for the product
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

  • Previous working experience as a product owner preferred, but strong experience as a designer, developer or project manager will also be considered
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Creative thinker with a vision
  • Attention to details

Company Profile

Tactica is an award-winning interactive digital media studio located in the heart of Winnipeg. Some projects we’ve worked on include tools to help parents with children who have autism, asthma and allergies, encouraging workplace wellness, enabling people to explore the impacts of climate change, touchscreen trip planners, French grammar games for kids, and more. Clients we’ve worked with include University of Calgary, Oprah Winfrey Network, CBC, McGill University, University of British Columbia, City TV, and more.

Our mission is to make the world a better place by continuing to push the boundaries of interactive experience design, and we’re looking for more like-minded people to join us. We have a new custom-built office located on famous Corydon Ave, near more than a dozen delicious restaurants. Our team is great and mostly hilarious, and we’re growing, so there’s lots of room to develop your dream career with us. With Tactica you will enjoy:

  • Contributing to projects that make a difference in health, education, and research
  • Challenges and learning from projects across many industries and platforms
  • Competitive salary
  • Professional development opportunities like conferences, workshops, training
  • Flexible hours and the ability to work from home
  • Direct access to stakeholders and executives
  • Health benefits (including massage therapy, nutritionist, and more)
  • Paid holidays
  • Free access to an onsite fitness centre
  • Endless free coffee and various teas
  • Team building off-site events
  • A pet-friendly office
  • An office NES and other game systems to help you chill and bond with team members

Job Type: Full-time

Experience: Designing, developing or managing digital media projects: 3 years (Preferred)

Education: Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)

Location: Winnipeg, MB (Preferred)

www.tactica.ca

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