Product Manager, Game Monetization

Production San Francisco, California


Description

Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games such as Cooking Dash, Deer Hunter, Covet Fashion, Design Home, Racing Rivals, TAP Sports Baseball, and branded IP games including Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, on the App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, Facebook, Mac App Store, and Windows Phone. We have worldwide studios in North America, Russia and India. Our headquarters are in the heart of the bustling SOMA district of San Francisco.

Role overview

We’re looking for an experienced Product Manager, Game Monetization to utilize quantitative and qualitative data in order to design and optimize monetization features for our immersive online Smartphone and tablet games. You will be expected to drive the product monetization strategy and to be our business expert on existing and emerging game monetization models and mechanics. The ideal candidate is able to both drive business results and create fun experiences for users.

Responsibilities

  • Concept and design innovative product features aimed at improving customer acquisition, retention and monetization
  • Analyze metrics and user feedback in real time to derive insights on user trends and behavior
  • Coordinate with production and marketing to implement and launch new game monetization features
  • Measure the success of your product features after release and optimize their performance through rapid, data driven iteration
  • Align the overall product roadmap for a game with the current business needs

Requirements

  • 4+ years product management experience in a quantitative role
  • 2+ years experience managing free-to-play online and / or mobile game products with a focus on monetization
  • Deep understanding of free-to-play game systems, economies, currencies and balance
  • Experience building a game economy from the ground up
  • Experience with RPG/CCG's highly desireable
  • Strong analytical capabilities in Excel, with attention to detail
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to craft clear, concise product requirements and specifications documentation
  • Understanding of UI/UX design concepts and principles
  • A passion for games and gaming
  • Self-direction, drive and leadership
  • Bachelors Degree from a top university, MBA a plus

Life at the cutting edge of wireless technology is an exciting but demanding place to be. Glu is always on the lookout for exceptionally talented individuals to join our team. We reward talent, creativity, and the ability to get the job done. At Glu, you’ll find dynamic people, a hip, forward-thinking culture, a team-oriented environment, and opportunity for advancement. If you are interested in mobile technology and want to be a part of a team that makes the future of wireless technology happen, then Glu is for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.  Glu is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We welcome people of different backgrounds and experiences to ensure a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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