Product Manager

Job typeGame Development/Publishing, Product Management
BusinessWB Games
LocationUnited States, California, Carlsbad, United States, California, San Diego
TypeFull Time
Posted DateFeb. 11, 2021

The Position

WB Games San Diego is looking for a Product Manager to work closely with an internal team under the supervision of the Director of Product to define, launch, analyze, and operate free-to-play games. The ideal candidate for this role has worked with internal teams defining business goals and translating goals into business requirements and/or design specifications. Specifically, the Product Manager will be extremely detail oriented, with a strong product orientation and an affinity for data and analytics in support of driving both product-level and business decisions in conjunction with Product Management leadership.

What part will you play?

  • Provide detailed insights to development and product leadership to directly influence the on-going development of a live title
  • Provides hypothesis-driven analysis of incoming game data
  • Calculate expected outcome of proposed new features
  • Prioritize backlog/roadmap recommendations where appropriate
  • Directly utilizes multiple tools/dashboards to monitor performance of A/B tests, price changes, cross-promotion programs etc., as well as conduct specific analyses and drive product and live management decisions based on insights
  • Executes with high precision and excellence, projects and tasks to ensure best in class title launches including but not limited to:
    • Creation of consumer facing campaigns; IAM, Push Notifications, Local Notifications, News feed etc.
    • Creation of reports, dashboards and Management information
    • Cross discipline liaison with Customer Service & Community teams
  • Responsible for working directly with Game designers, UX/UI designers and production to give insight and product oversight on in-development features

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree required
  • Graduate degree and Formal Business & Economics Training preferred
  • 1+ years Product Management experience in video game industry with increasing responsibility
  • At least 2 years experience in free-to-play games
  • Strong familiarity with free to play games marketplaces, trends and best practices
  • Passion for gaming, free-to-play and games-as-a-service
  • Level of familiarity with higher order mathematics and statistical analysis greatly advantageous
  • Ability to think scientifically and dispassionately about hypotheses related to the performance of the product, formulate plans and tests, resolve experiments, and improve metrics
  • Understanding of free-to-play games and free-to-play games market
  • Strong knowledge of free-to-play monetization strategies
  • Very comfortable managing KPIs through analytics for live, long term engagement games
  • Skilled in MS Powerpoint, Word and Excel – Swrve, Braze, Unity, Looker, Sensor Tower/App Annie, Tableau, Big Query advantageous

Your information will now be submitted via our parent company’s site, TimeWarner.com.