Yggdrasil Gaming is a provider of superior online and mobile casino games. As an established underdog among giants, we have emerged as one of the industry’s most respected and acclaimed suppliers, providing games for some of the world’s biggest operators.At Yggdrasil, we tie together innovation, creativity and an approachability that let us turn ideas in to projects, and then turn those projects into great new products in a terrific new studio at the heart of Nordic gaming. With a reputation for building the most beautiful, most playable games on the market, we are the ideal home for someone who is happy to join us in challenging the status quo and focussing on being the best producer, provider and team out there.

CPO

Yggdrasil is extending our top end team as we start a search for a Chief Product Officer. A key position in driving our culture of creativity and dedication to making incredible casino games.

You will lead a hugely knowledgeable team of Product Owners with a spectacular portfolio of slots and exciting new products in Table Games and Bingo. You will bring active, pragmatic and practical direction to the product organization to attain the company’s larger strategic goals. Working tightly with Technology, Studio and Commercial teams, we would like a good communicator with a strong commercial acumen and a passion for making a kick-ass gaming product. Longer term, we are looking for you to take a structured, scalable approach, enabling growth and seeking high level synergies within the organsiation, without slowing the exciting pace of innovation and creativity that we are known for.

Key skills.

  • Strong background in leading fast moving Product teams
  • Effective leadership of senior, highly knowledgeable teams
  • Control of extensive, business critical P&L
  • Quality relationship building with internal teams
  • Consistent willingness to challenge the status quo
  • Repeated demonstration of high end digital product delivery
  • Promotion of technical and product innovation
  • An eyes-open approach to influences from competitors, similar industries and the Internet of Things

Nice to have.

  • Effective client facing or pre-sales experience
  • Strong appreciation of technology and commercial application
  • Successful application of Scrum / Agile methodologies

Objectives.

  • The Chief Product Officer (CPO) will lead the execution and delivery of the company´s business strategy through Spearhead strategy and execution for the product and platform team, incl. business planning, budgeting and forecasting
  • Provide strategic direction and conceptual development of road map
  • Drive Innovation that works, combining product synergies across multiple verticals and tools
  • Own P&L for Product organization, ensuring effective use of resources across the organization with effective monitoring and control
  • Iterate on existing portfolio and experience to grow sales, engagement and retention
  • Look ahead and lead strategy and execution to future generations of Yggdrasil products
  • Transform ideas into actionable concepts, projects, timelines
  • Focus on hands-on development of user experience for all Yggdrasil products including out of box experience, content, interface design and UX
  • Develop strong partnership with Sales, Marketing and Legal team to create well-rounded product offering that pushes the company objective
  • Ensure all staff in the organization operate at the level of competence for their posts, to coach, support and develop staff to enhance their performance and to take effective steps to deal with underperformance
  • Ensure that key decisions are well defined, well based and reviewed
  • Be ready to handle and lead non-planned tasks and issues
  • On a regular basis and when needed communicate with and inform CEO, board and other stakeholders

About.

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.

Annika Wahlstedt
Executive Search Consultant

+46707908741
annika.wahlstedt@headagent.se
Jonas Berglin
Junior Search Consultant

+46 739 46 86 44
jonas.berglin@headagent.se

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