Job Posting Reveals 'Games on Google'

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Several web sites are built off of social gaming, and it looks like Google is opening up a new business for just that purpose.

Although the social gaming scene is largely dominated by heavy hitters like Zynga and Apple -- and as an umbrella for several other companies, Facebook -- Google's wide network of influence makes for an interesting gambit. It'll be interesting to see if Games at Google is used as a Google App, or its own separate website service. According to The Telegraph, Google's network currently boasts a whopping one billion users a month -- several of which could be prime targets for social games.

From the posting:

Rare opportunity to grow a brand-new business - Games at Google! We are looking for a strategic, technical and game-loving Product Manager to drive Google's gaming strategy. You will design strategies for game distribution and discovery, player identity, game mechanics, and more. In addition to designing a great user experience and building out key partnerships, you will be significantly influencing Google's social platform as you work directly with a critical set of early adopters, game developers. Interesting and impactful decisions involving social gaming, privacy, virality, business, and technical APIs await you and the strong, passionate team of gamers you will work with.

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