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Product Manager, Product Strategy, Tokyo Studio



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

This role focuses on driving business success through the strategic growth of existing products, the planning and evaluation of new products, and the international expansion into new markets.


  • Define and execute growth strategies for existing products.
  • Collaborate on the planning and evaluation of new product concepts.
  • Evaluate and execute strategies for international market expansion.
  • Lead communication and negotiations with game IP partners, both existing and new.
  • Engage and support the development of organizational and talent growth strategies.
  • Work closely on various communications within the company.
  • Identify strategic opportunities and develop scalable solutions.
  • Create detailed strategic plans for product development and market penetration.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members and stakeholders, including regular and reliable attendance and participation in meetings.
  • Required in-office 3 days on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.


  • 3+ years of experience in strategy consulting or strategic roles within a business.
  • Advanced Business-level proficiency in Japanese and English.
  • Proven leadership in a dynamic and horizontal working environment.
  • Knowledge and passion for Japanese entertainment.
  • Strong alignment with Niantic’s vision to improve society through location-based games.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced hybrid environment and handle stress appropriately and/or ability to solve practical problems and be sufficiently adaptable to handle dynamic situations with little advance notice.
  • Experience working on cross-functional teams with ability to communicate effectively through written and verbal communications, including synchronous interactions with others.

Plus If...

  • MBA preferred.
  • Adaptable leader in dynamic environments.

The total compensation package for this position includes a new hire offer base salary range of $153,900 - $204,000 + bonus + equity + benefits.

Individual pay within this salary range is determined by work location and additional factors, including assessed job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can answer any questions about new hire total compensation during the hiring process. An overview of benefit offerings for your location can be found on the careers page.

Join the Niantic team!

Niantic's global-scale augmented reality platform and digital map powers spatial computing experiences in the real world. Incubated out of the Maps team at Google, Niantic first created Ingress and then Pokémon GO, a cultural phenomenon and hit game played by tens of millions of people each month. Niantic’s Lightship platform, which powers Pokémon GO, also supports the company's other games including Pikmin Bloom, Peridot and Monster Hunter Now. Developers use Niantic’s platform to build their own AR applications and experiences, either with the Lightship Platform or directly through the web with 8th Wall.

We believe that cultivating a workplace where our people are supported and included is essential to creating great products our community will love. Our mission emphasizes seeking and hiring diverse voices, including those who are traditionally underrepresented in the technology industry, and we consider this to be one of the most important values we hold close.

Niantic is a hybrid first company. We believe that in person interaction and collaboration fosters creativity, a sense of community, and is critical to our future success as a company. Our hybrid work schedules allow for a mix of remote and in-office work.

We're a hard-working, fun, and exciting group who value intellectual curiosity and a passion for problem-solving! We have growing offices located in San Francisco, Sunnyvale, Palo Alto, Bellevue, Kansas, London, Tokyo, Hamburg, Hyderabad, and Zurich. #LI-HYBRID