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Product Director – Stockholm – AAA Franchise

Location: Stockholm, Sweden Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #13537 Posted: 1 year ago

EA DICE

We are proud to be working with a client that entertains millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry.  That’s why they employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry. 

 

They are currently searching for a Product Director will to work on their global franchise team to define and execute the long-term vision for the business. Accountable for the future, but deployed in the now to make change happen, you will engage with teams and partners located all over the world.

 

Through consumer insight, player feedback, creative input from the game team, the Product Director is accountable for creating and executing of the strategy that will deliver high level of engagement and revenue over the lifetime of the franchise.

 

Being accountable for the franchise requires to provide regular updates on its performance by establishing KPIs, reports and any other form of documentation that provide a clear and accurate view of the businesses performance and the level of engagements of players with the service over time.

 

As the leader of a multi-disciplinary group, the Product Director must have strong foundational skills in business management, marketing, finance, game development and robust analytical skills.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Works in the franchise team with the Senior Leadership Team and partners to help the teams deliver against vision.
  • Owner of the monetization team including long term vision and roadmap
  • Collaborates with Live Service Production and Brand Marketing to develop Service Content Programming plans, and drive ongoing reviews of live service execution and performance for the games
  • Defines Live Service performance KPIs for the titles, and drives ongoing reporting and visibility of title performance through the studio via the Global Analytics team.
  • Maintains close relationships to all game teams in production
  • Recommend and guide the team to adopt current and industry best practices for data driven efficiencies and processes in live services

 

Skills and Experience required

  • Extensive experience in the game industry in a producer or product manager role.
  • Experience in running digital/virtual economies.
  • Experience in working with and influencing internal stakeholder to maximize joint positive outcomes.
  • Experience in digital service benchmarking and optimization, ideally in the entertainment sector.
  • Computer Science, Business/Marketing/Economics degree or equivalent qualifications desirable
  • Excellent understanding and proven track record of managing digital services (game, e-commerce, web)
  • Excellent economics and business fundamentals.
  • Ability to immerse yourself in data and identify key trends and opportunities
  • Ability to manage vertically and laterally in a complex organization
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Ability to communicate key messages across a broad audience
  • Ability to guide and lead the team through change when necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to balance tactical execution and tradeoffs
  • Excellent understanding of core free to play and social gaming dynamics

 

Person Specification:

  • Leader by natural authority, team player, enjoy collaboration, highly effective communicator
  • Autonomous and able to convert business goals into actionable items and follow through execution
  • Pro-active and hands-on contributor with an entrepreneurial attitude
  • Creative and pragmatic approach to problem solving
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced, constantly iterating and sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Results orientation and ability to work with short deadlines

 

Tagged as: Product Manager

Tags: Product Manager Categories: Development Management , Production

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