Senior Product Manager
First Contact is looking for an innovative Senior Product Manager to drive the studio’s live operation success and guide our future product strategy. The ideal candidate is an excellent problem solver, a creative thinker, and looking for a unique role at a dynamic studio.
We are building genre-defining experiences for next-generation consoles and VR and the right individual will demonstrate a clear passion for delivering experiences that deeply engage players and deliver long-lasting success.
As the Senior Product Manager, you are immersed in live games from both a development and player perspective. You have a strong sense of how to link data and metrics with elegant, game-centric design solutions, leading to an engaging and successful player experience.
Partnering with Production and Design, you are able to clearly articulate areas of optimization, growth and success in order to build a feature and content roadmap for our games that drives engagement and delivers successful monetization.
You architect and analyze a robust set of data and KPI’s for our games, partnering with studio leadership to identify clear success criteria and regularly report on progress.
You are passionate about the player experience and maintain clear insights into player needs and frustrations, guiding the team towards a product strategy that successfully engages and grows the playing community.
This position requires broad, interdisciplinary communication skills and the ability to mediate across multiple perspectives, unifying the team to meet clear and measurable objectives.
Define clear KPI’s and live operation goals for the studios titles
Generate data sets for all aspects of a games operation, building valuable insights that drive our engagement and monetization success
Create regular reports for studio leadership that clearly articulate current performance and highlight areas for growth or improvement
Collaborate with Production and Design to establish product priorities, ensuring that effort and team workload is guided to meet product and business needs
Work with the community and marketing team to ensure that player and community needs are well understood and communicated effectively
Work with product teams to identify successful engagement and monetization strategies, ensuring that game specific economies and implementations are well balanced and meet player needs and expectations
3-5 years experience as a Product Manager in PC, mobile or console games
Knowledge and expertise of gaming KPI’s, analytical models and reporting frameworks
Proven fluency with large data sets and the ability to generate accessible and actionable insights
Expert understanding of in-game economies, tuning, balancing and optimizing for both engagement and monetization
Proven success with building long-term player engagement and growth on at least 2 titles
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Expertise at generating written reports for business and creative leaders
Experience and fluency with UX best practices and principles
Deep, up-to-date knowledge of games as a service market, with an emphasis on console practice
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