A job posting surfaced on Google’s LinkedIn profile that suggests the search and online advertising juggernaut is ramping up its stake in the digital games ground.
According to the job offer, Google is looking for a Product Manager to “grow its brand-new business — Games at Google!”. Based in Mountain View, this person will be responsible for designing “strategies for game distribution and discovery, player identity, game mechanics, and more”.
The company notably writes in the job description that the new Google Games product manager will be “significantly influencing Google’s social platform”, which means he or she will likely end up reporting to Vic Gundotra.
Here’s the full job posting: