About Play It

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Play It is reaching the new middle class — the new wave of gamers in rapidly growing countries like India, Nigeria, South Africa, and Latin America.

We are delivering a connected gaming experience to both users on Feature Phones and Android devices, applying relatively new 'gamification' principles that have revolutionized the gaming industry in developed countries. Achievements, virtual rewards, time-outs, and buy-ins have catapulted the likes of Double Down Casino, Super Cell, and King Entertainment to generate astronomical revenues and user engagement in Europe and North America. We can reach millions and millions of eager gamers, where network constraints and data costs are inherent obstacles for other gaming operators.

…we are gaming for the next billion consumers.

Play It offers a variety of products for mobile gaming in emerging markets.

Play It Cricket

Compete against a world of cricket fans by managing your favorite Cricket players while getting the hottest news and stats to support your picks.

PI Cricket is an engaging match-by-match Fantasy Sports Game. You are the manger of your fantasy team. You also get a play-by-play second screen experience when you play the Play It Predictors. Predictors are game related stats picks where you place your prediction on the score, first runs, wickets taken and so on. PI Predictors are played before and during the game. Win prizes including airtime and compete to maintain your position on the Play It Leaderboard! Available on Android and Feature Phones.

PlayItGaming.com

Sports News, scores, stats and casino insight… Get all the info you need to be the best! PlayItGaming.com is the desktop platform for gamers and sports fans. Get latest news, stats and scores on your favorite cricket and football matches.

Play It Football

Test your Football knowledge by managing your favorite Football players in match-by-match fantasy game play. You get the hottest news and stats to back your player picks. PI Football is an engaging match by match Fantasy Sports Game. You are the manager of your fantasy team. You also get a play-by-play second screen experience when you play the Play It Predictors. Predictors are game related stats picks where you place your prediction on the score, assists, yellow and red cards given and so on. PI Predictors are played before and during the game. Win prizes including airtime and compete to maintain your position on the Play It Leaderboard! Available on Android and Feature Phone.

Play It Interactive Board & Advisors

  • Paul Mantini
    Chairman
  • Cameron Chell
    Co-Founder / Director
  • Robert Kennedy
    Co-Founder / Advisor
  • Rodney Thompson
    Advisor
  • Mark Elfenbein
    Advisor

Play It Interactive Management

  • Cory Cleveland
    President & Co-Founder
  • Jason Faulkner
    Head of Technology
  • Ray Newal
    Head of Development
  • Jill Lennox
    Head of Marketing
  • Shahbaz Chaudhry
    Product Development
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Current Career Postings

Play It Product Manager - Toronto

Play It Interactive:
Play It is the gaming company for the next billion gamers. We believe everyone in the world desires a social connection and to be entertained - this is strongest in emerging markets like India and the Sub-Continent.
Play It is building and distributing fantasy sports and casino card games for the next billion gamers in emerging markets. We are giving our users a localized, socially connected, cross platform gaming experience in an otherwise tremendously underserved market. It is important to note that we build for Androids and Java Feature Phones (in one build) while adapting to the congestion and constraints of cellular networks - ie. 2G. Our early traction has validated our assumptions and is showing great promise for the future of Free-to-Play in developing countries.
We are looking for a passionate, articulate and process driven person to join and grow with our team. Potential international travel is likely.
Position Summary:
This position manages the development of the Play It Applications and hosted services. The Product Manager plans and leads the work activities of the development team.
  • Manage and motivate a team of local and remote technology developers.
  • Coordinate product development meetings and direct execution of the product road map using Agile Development methodology.
  • Create user stories and product wireframes and manage and report on A/B testing for games and applications.
  • Collaborate between management, developers, contractors, marketers and most importantly our end users.
  • Ensure the timely communication and resolution of production or app problems.
  • Must enjoy working in a fast paced environment.
Experiences, Skills and Academic:
  • University degree in Computer Science, related discipline and/or relevant work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years previous management experience with demonstrated leadership skills is required.
  • Knowledge of PHP code an asset.
  • Communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Strong advocate of continuous improvement and learning.
  • Excellent Project and People Management skills.
  • Bilingual (Hindi/English) is an asset but not required.
  • Experience with Agile development methodology and Jira software is preferred.
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Future Postings

We're always looking for more passionate minds to join our team. If you think you have something to offer, don't hesitate to send us an email.

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