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Senior Product Manager - Personalization | Candy Crush Saga

V4P FEB19 029


Data, Analytics & Strategy

Job Description:


We are looking for a passionate and creative Senior Product Manager interested in pushing our understanding and the application of personalization in our games. Supporting an already strong data savvy community, King acquired the AI platform company Peltarion in 2022 and our efforts within applications of machine learning and AI are ramping up. You would join the Kingdom at a very interesting time and will get the opportunity to be part of an excellent team, where we innovate on industry leading and genre defining games with over 200 million active players!

Your role within the Kingdom:

As a Senior Product Manager focusing on personalization you will be part of the Candy Crush Saga game team, and will be working with cross functional partners in a lively, dynamic and fast- paced environment. You will drive the personalization strategy to enable scaling of meaningful and relevant experiences to delight our hundreds of millions of players and grow our business.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Drive the product strategy and roadmap for personalization working closely with Data Scientists, Engineers and other cross- functional colleagues such as Designers, Researchers, Marketing experts, etc.

  • Oversee the implementation and execution of the product strategy, ensuring effective collaborative working models across involved teams and ensuring a high level of delivery quality

  • Build a great team environment, coordinating and aligning your cross- functional team(s) towards our goals

  • Define and evaluate key results and performance metrics that inform the success of our products and features.

  • Use analytics and quantitative analysis to monitor game performance, recommend optimizations and provide input for interventions to increase user retention, engagement, and monetization.

  • Provide stakeholders with regular or ad- hoc updates on the progress and performance of the personalization efforts 

Skills to create thrills:

You are a passionate problem solver and have the ability to draw data driven business insights that will add real value to King. You are an excellent communicator with experience managing a variety of different stakeholders. You are proactive and demonstrate the desire to learn quickly and work in a fast paced and collaborative environment whilst communicating effectively with teams and individuals across King.

Experience and capabilities that would suit this role:

  • You have experience in a product leadership or product management role at a tech/games company

  • You have previous hands on experience working with machine learning and applications with a bonus if it was in the personalization space

  • Prior experience in an industry with very short implementation cycles such as digital products and services or games

  • Highly analytical, an excellent understanding of data and statistics, with the ability to interpret data with confidence and drive through your recommendations

  • Curiosity and willingness to learn new skills 

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!

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