Senior Product Manager

Product Management | Seattle, WA

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Job ID:
R-DC122118
Location:
Seattle, Washington
Post Date:
01/02/2019
Department:
Product Management

Life at Big Fish Games

Big Fish Games is an innovative developer and world-class publisher of a diverse portfolio of casual game franchises, including Big Fish Casino, Gummy Drop, Fairway Solitaire, Jackpot Magic Slots and Cooking Craze.   Founded in 2002, we serve millions of players every day and are dedicated to providing players with the opportunity to play, connect, compete and discover anywhere and on any device.  We are dedicated to enhancing life through exceptional play.

 

Our four core beliefs are what makes working at Big Fish Games unique. We believe in a work environment that:

  • Creates opportunities for impact
  • Shares a passion for challenge
  • Cultivates a spirit of creativity
  • Thrives through collaboration

 

The Mission

SkyRocket Studios is looking for a Senior Product Manager to join our dynamic team in downtown Seattle.  SkyRocket and Big Fish Games are committed to developing innovative and evolving “games as services” for mobile devices. By applying our creative energy to solid technologies and rapidly iterating, we are developing fun and engaging games for large and expanding groups of loyal fans. At SkyRocket, we work every day to delight our customers.

As the Senior Product Manager you will guide a game team to execute on strategic business goals throughout a product’s lifecycle. You will be responsible for defining the game’s key objectives for business success, strategies to accomplish them, and metrics to measure them, which will help guide the Game Designer, Marketing Manager, and Producer to a shared vision for the product. A successful candidate will be comfortable with guiding product vision, leading data analysis, forecasting, feature and requirements spec writing, A&B and multivariate testing, competitive analysis, and collaborating with a cross-functional team to define and achieve aggressive targets.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Define the product roadmap and collaborate to prioritize backlogs with your teams
  • Create Business Requirements Documents (BRDs) to shape the feature development of the game
  • Execute product strategy and work with producers and game designers to drive revenue
  • Validate product strategy through use of behavioral data, competitive and customer research, and deep customer empathy
  • Establish and manage to an aggressive financial plan
  • Work with marketing counterparts on customer acquisition, retention, and customer loyalty
  • Partner with the Game Data Analyst (GDA) team and research team to understand and monitor key drivers of your business
  • Monitor the competitive landscape to understand market opportunities and trends in your business
  • Frame the resources necessary to hit your goals and advocate for incremental resources when necessary
  • Present formally and informally to company leadership on a regular basis

Qualifications

  • BA/BS required
  • 5-8 years Product Management experience in mobile games or related apps
  • Deep understanding of the game industry and free-to-play mobile games
  • High analytical acumen with extensive understanding of business value drivers in the mobile F2P category. Demonstrated ability to lead complex analyses and apply outputs to improve business performance.
  • Extensive familiarity with live services strategy/execution with proven ability to develop winning growth plans
  • Experience in revenue forecasting and cost modelling, with close interactions with marketing or advertising
  • Ability to think both strategically and tactically
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results

 

Big Fish Games is an equal opportunity employer. We bring unique talents together to build something special that’s why we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.