Senior Product Manager, Mobile - Unannounced Project

Product Management Irvine, CA


Description

Blizzard Entertainment is a community of 4,000 global employees who are passionate about not only gaming but entertainment and the technology that drives our player experience.

We are on a quest to find a legendary senior product manager, mobile who is a grandmaster at their craft. This is someone who has a deep understanding of mobile game development and live operations of games after launch. They will lead Blizzard’s quest to create the best mobile game experience in the world. Most importantly, they have a huge well of empathy for players because they are players themselves.

The senior product manager manages portions of the product lifecycle and assists with feature backlog prioritization. They strategically drive critical feature development from a commercial perspective in collaboration with the game team.

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time.  This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

QUEST DESCRIPTION

  • Leverages analytics and quantitative analysis to monitor game performance, recommend tuning mechanics and A/B tests, and provide input for new features to increase use conversion, retention and monetization
  • Assists with the feature backlog prioritization and liaise with the dev team to update priorities
  • Uses data to provide economy health/balance analysis and drive insights for revenue optimization
  • Fosters strong relationships with your game team to ensure a collaborative approach to achieving agreed revenue targets
  • Drives user and competitive research to uncover user segments and identify player needs and product value propositions that resonate with discreet audience segments
  • Leads the analysis of critical feature performance
  • Presents the game team with findings and evangelizes the importance of business insights that will add real value

REQUIRED TALENT PROFILE

  • 5+ years of experience in product management on live free-to-play games; experience on a top grossing mid-core game a plus
  • Demonstrated passion and understanding for games
  • Ability to build wireframes, product specifications and draft white papers
  • Exceptional data analysis and problem-solving skills; SQL abilities is a strong plus
  • Outstanding written, oral and organizational ability
  • Must have the passion to self-motivate, the guile to sell your ideas to other stakeholders and the drive to execute those ideas cross-functionally
  • Ability to operate in an entrepreneurial environment, to thrive at an extremely fast pace and to find creative ways to get things done
  • BS, quantitative or technical degree a plus (math, economics, engineering, or finance); MBA a plus