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Business Performance Manager - Catalog Games

V4P FEB19 029


Data, Analytics & Strategy

Job Description:

Your role within our Kingdom

If working in an international, multifaceted, hard- working team has always been a motivation, then the Business Performance Manager position in King might be the job for you. Working collaboratively with Data Scientists you will provide input to boost engagement, virality and monetization across multiple platforms for our portfolio of 9 games at Catalog Games and Ads experimentation team.

You will establish relationships with partners providing recommendations and business insights and having a huge impact on the future of our games and ads experiments.

Reporting to a head of studio, you will:

  • Leverage analytics and quantitative analysis to supervise each game performance, recommend tuning mechanics and A/B tests, and identify new features to increase user conversion, retention, and monetization across our portfolio of five games at the studio.

  • Own, together with the producer, the short- mid- and long- term games strategy to ensure they improve the best digital revenue;  

  • Use data to fine- tune and balance our portfolio of games economy, providing economy analysis and drive metrics for revenue optimization;

  • Provide partners with regular or ad- hoc updates on business performance of the product and team;

  • Be a creative problem solver for future ads experiments

  • Be player centric to deliver a better user experience.

  • Champion positive relationships with the team to ensure a collaborative approach to achieving agreed ads experimentation targets and DAU targets;    

  • Be a guide on industry trends and the competitor landscape to evolve our thinking;

  • Evolve envelopes and business models across multiple platforms for maximum effect;

  • Manage relationships with marketing to see opportunities for additional sources of revenue for implementation;

Skills to create thrills

You are a hard- working problem solver and have the ability to draw data driven business insights that will add real value to King. You are proactive and demonstrate the ability to learn quickly and work in a fast paced and collaborative environment whilst communicating optimally with teams and individuals across King - such as Data Scientists, Game Developers, Producers and Marketeers.

  • Prior experience in an industry with very short implementation cycles such as e- commerce, online products/services or games

  • Validated experience delivering business models which improve revenue

  • Highly analytical, with outstanding experience of big data decision making   

  • Excellent understanding of statistics, the ability to interpret these with confidence and drive through your recommendations

  • Positive relationship and influencing skills

  • Validated leadership and management skills

  • Solid understanding of the games industry

  • A passion for casual games

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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