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Product Manager, Demand Optimization - Activision Blizzard Media

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Job Description

Activision Blizzard Media is the gateway for brands to the #1 cross- platform gaming company in the western world, with hundreds of millions of players across over 190 countries. Our legendary portfolio includes iconic mobile game franchises such as Candy Crush™, esports opportunities like the Call of Duty® and Overwatch® Leagues, and some of the top PC and console gaming franchises such as World of Warcraft®, Call of Duty®, and StarCraft®. The idea is simple: great game experiences offer great marketing experiences.

Activision Blizzard Media is growing quickly and our ad platform team is seeking a skilled product manager who can lead product vision, development and execution of our demand stack optimizations interfacing with both direct and indirect sales channels. As an early member of a small product team, you will have lots of ownership in shaping the growth of the next generation of ad- formats while tirelessly optimizing new and existing demand- side partnerships. You will play a critical role in powering Activision Blizzard King’s Ad Monetization growth and success. The ideal candidate can draw upon a deep understanding of auction dynamics and operating point controls across different campaign objectives and bidding models in the quest to grow yield per impression

Level Up - Your Role With Activision Blizzard Media

  • Lead the growth of the advertiser marketplace by driving analysis and experimentation to allow us to better understand marketplace dynamics and grow yield per impression.


  • Continuously drive all product opportunities and optimizations with an iterative development philosophy.
 * Evolve our platform, processes and tools to build advanced marketplace controls and reporting, across different campaign objectives and bidding models.


  • Improve systems, processes and technology that manage how we deliver against advertiser goals and budgets both for direct and indirect sales channels.

  • Combine quantitative and qualitative data to define quarterly and annualized roadmaps in conjunction with team leds.


  • Collaborate closely with engineering teams to ideate, prioritize and deliver great results in the above- mentioned areas.


  • Partner with marketing and sales teams to develop go- to- market strategy and manage launches of new products and features.

Game Changer - What You Bring To The Role

  • 3- 5 years as a product manager in digital advertising or a related industry.

  • Exceptional problem- solving, project management and organization skills, with meticulous attention to detail.

  • Highly analytical and understands how to measure success and use metrics to optimize products.

  • Compelling influencer with strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent product sense and has relevant experience driving products or tooling that involve user- centric design and workflow.

  • You can empathize with and anticipate the needs of a diverse set of customers, and have worked directly with Sales and Marketing.

Bonus Points

  • Experience working with large mobile publishers

  • Experience working with global teams.

About Activision and Our Family of Brands

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Activision develops, distributes, and publishes deeply immersive interactive entertainment for gaming consoles, mobile and tablet platforms, and PCs, including blockbuster franchises like Call of Duty® and Skylanders®.

Blizzard Entertainment develops, distributes and publishes some of the most iconic entertainment experiences in gaming, such as World of Warcraft®, StarCraft®, Diablo®, Hearthstone®, and Heroes of the Storm™, for PCs, mobile and tablet platforms, and consoles.

King Digital Entertainment creates leading interactive entertainment for the mobile world. With more than 200 fun titles, King's franchises include Candy Crush ®, Farm Heroes®, Pet Rescue®, and Bubble Witch®.

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Come join our world and work alongside some of the best and brightest minds in the business. All applications should be made in English.

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