Pocket Worlds

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Technical Program Manager

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About the role

About Pocket Worlds

Our mission is to make the metaverse a reality and our vision is a decentralized virtual world built and owned by its citizens.

We have been working towards this mission for a decade. We are the creators of Highrise, the first virtual world on mobile, which has seen extraordinary growth over the last few years and now boasts over 17 million users across iOS and Android. Every day, the citizens of Highrise come together to hangout, explore, create, collect, and trade digital assets in our metaverse, and this has all flourished despite the constraints of Web 2.0.

This was only the first chapter in our story, and we are on the precipice of making history once again with Web3 and Highrise World.

About This Role

As the first Technical PM at Pocket Worlds, you will use your technical expertise to lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects from start to finish, and work with stakeholders to plan requirements, identify risks, manage project schedules, and communicate clearly with cross-functional partners across the company.

This is an incredibly important role here at Pocket Worlds, and we firmly believe that the contributions here has an opportunity to directly shape the future of both the Metaverse and Web3.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Statistics, Computer Science, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience managing technical projects.
  • Experience in a leadership role demonstrating excellent people and communication skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical, organizational, prioritization, and multitasking skills.
  • Experience with growth consumer product development.
  • Experience working with a fully remote team.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with mobile app development.
  • Familiarity with blockchain/web3.
  • Excellent influencing skills and delivering solutions in a highly-complex, always changing, and nebulous environment.
  • Excellent in Team Management.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, discussion, and organization skills.
  • Experience in a leadership role in a series A/B startup or as a TPM in a tier 1 tech company (Google/Facebook/Apple/etc.).


  • Work with a kick-ass team of product designers and engineers to bring Highrise from 3 million MAU to 300 million MAU. Lead strategic programs and guide leadership on making decisions to achieve this ambitious objective.
  • Set strategy, organize milestones, prioritize activities, and manage development for Highrise. 
  • Communicate with teams spanning all verticals in the company to facilitate communication and deliver objectives.
  • Own the development of features. Set timelines and coordinate with engineering to deliver on those timelines.
  • Be the "glue" that takes our development team to the next level.


Our goal is to define the future of the metaverse with the product we build, and to grow from tens of millions to billions of users in the process.

Join us on this journey and together we will build something incredible.

Why you should join Pocket Worlds


Pocket Worlds is a metaverse company that focuses on the power of social gameplay to connect people. We build deep, rich worlds that are social by design and last for decades. Our first world, Highrise, is a creative virtual world where people make avatars, express themselves, and create deep friendships along the way. Over 10 million people have already joined the world of Highrise, and it's growing faster every day.

We're a completely remote company with a diverse set of employees spanning 16 different countries. We are connected by a singular mission of building amazing games that bring our players together, and we live by our values, which you can read here.

Join our world class team who've shipped amazing products for Apple, Google, Electronic Arts, Zeptolab, Nanobit, and other top gaming companies.

Pocket Worlds
Team Size:70
Location:Austin, TX
Anton Bernstein
Anton Bernstein
Jimmy Xu
Jimmy Xu