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Senior Product Manager

V4P FEB19 029


Data, Analytics & Strategy

Job Description:

CCS Content Area is looking for a Product Manager to lead our New Player initiatives. The Content Area is one of the product areas in Candy Crush Saga creating new gameplay and experiences for our players. We’re a multi- disciplinary team of about 40 people.  

The successful candidate will be able to work well cross functionally with Production, UX Design, Game Design, Data Science, Research, Engineering and Marketing teams to build world class gameplay identifying opportunities for innovation, increased efficiencies, and business impact. 

As a Product Manager in the Content Area you will:  

  • Build, drive and develop the product strategy and roadmap working closely with Engineering and other cross- functional colleagues such as UX Design, Game Design, Data Science, UX Research, Engineering, Marketing, etc.
  • Build a great team environment, coordinating and aligning your “cross- functional” colleagues as well as stakeholders towards area goals
  • Define, measure and improve key metrics that inform the success of our products and features
  • Use analytics and quantitative analysis to monitor game performance, recommend A/B- test optimizations and provide input for gameplay improvements to increase user retention, engagement, and monetization
  • Incorporate player research, data and market analysis to implement to inform our Area strategy and roadmap
  • Provide stakeholders with regular or ad- hoc updates on initiatives and features

Skills to Create Thrills  

  • Product management experience from live products/apps/games in a data- driven environment
  • Capable of conveying a product vision to a range of different audiences
  • Experienced in operation of live games or products and data- driven environments
  • Skeptical, curious, and analytical. In a word: scientific
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Strong quantitative analysis skills and a history of supporting data informed decisions.
  • Reliable scheduling/time management skills.
  • Proactive attitude, you’re known by your colleagues as an intrapreneur.
  • Working in a humble and open manner, with a willingness to both teach and learn from your colleagues.
  • You’re curious to answer questions such as: What makes a casual mobile game work? Why do people like it? How do games encourage players to stick around and want to spend money? What are the core game loops?

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications need to be in English.
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V4P FEB19 029

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