Product Manager – Amsterdam

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24004 Posted: 3 weeks ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Our client is in search of an enthusiastic, organised and self-motivated person to be part of their Product team.



· Responsible for the full product/game life cycle, from writing specifications (working across multi-disciplinary teams: design, art, and engineering to launch core features within our existing and new games)

· Exhibit sound product judgment, ability to formulate product strategy and present clear measurable objectives that will lead to achieving our business goals.

· Communicate the product vision and drive the different teams to the common goal

· Communicate product releases and implementation plans to all key stakeholders

· Work with developers to define the regular game updates, sales content and monetization features

· Develop the product plan and strategy for updates, events, sales, etc. by defining the necessary tasks and strategy behind all elements

· Identify and leverage sales opportunities across games and platforms

· Work closely with the Brand Manager to identify and leverage opportunities for Marketing support of your product

· Update and maintain the product’s Master Roadmap with all planned activities

· Oversee the daily operations for your product and work with the Game Operation Specialist to define the necessary work packages

· Provide inputs based on in-depth data analysis and demonstrate how that analysis impacts key product metrics

· Manage prioritization and trade-offs among customer experience, technical constraints and business drivers

· Manage the execution of sub-projects within your product, such as update releases, major feature additions, major sales events, etc.

· Define work packages for all areas of your product, define the responsibilities and track the execution and deadlines with your product team

· Support your team with best practices for managing their workload

· Create and maintain the yearly budgets and monthly KPI forecasts for your product(s)

· Create special forecasts for sub-projects, such as platform- or update-releases

· Develop a deep understanding of our users: their problems, their needs, their desires and use it to improve the game

· Innovate, lead the industry and ensure we stay ahead of competitors in product features

· Identify opportunities for key initiatives to enhance the customer experience and improve the player experience.

· Partner closely with Analytics to own and analyse game metrics: retention, monetization, vitality and engagement to report on variances and make product or operational recommendations

· Manage ongoing maintenance and enhancement of product features




· Several years’ experience in product management within FPS/F2P gaming
Strong project management skills and ability to present work to executive staff

· Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to get things done and help your team win

· Exceptional data analysis skills. Experience with A/B testing and experimentation

· Strong organisational skills & attention to detail

· Strong passion for shooter games and creating fun, compelling and addictive user experiences

· Korean speaking is a big plus

· Proven ability to partner with cross-functional disciplines

· Outstanding written and oral communication skill

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