Director of Demand Planning (Mobile and PC Online)

Location: Singapore

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Requisition Number: 114286

Position Title: Director, Analytics

External Description:

Location: SINGAPORE / SHANGHAI

 

Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is the world’s top game publisher with an industry-leading portfolio including Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes, Need for Speed, EASPORTS™ FIFA, Plants V Zombies, and SimCity Build it.

EA Asia is looking for a dynamic, highly motivated Director of Demand Planning, with a proven track record of success and achievement. At EA, you will join a growing team that is shaping the future of interactive entertainment.

Reporting to the Vice President of Asia Publishing, you will be responsible for developing the Asia demand planning strategy and execution, working closely with the finance, game analytics, development, marketing, and Live operation teams. The right candidate will be able to drive detailed analysis across multiple industry leading mobile and PC Online games.

 

 

What you’ll do:

 

  • Lead game revenue forecasts supported with fact-based data-driven insights and analysis on both mobile titles and PC Online.
  • Develop and maintain forecast models for multiple products, working with game analysts, producers, marketing, and finance.
  • Recommend improvements to existing data structure and forecast methodologies.
  • Publish, design and implement reporting solutions from data acquisition to final presentation targeted towards sales, finance and executive management.
  • Apply quantitative analysis, web scraping, and data / text mining to deliver market and product insights and to expose hidden correlations between game features and sales.
  • Forecast market and product trends to help investment decisions, performance benchmarking, and business planning.
  • Communicate insights and recommendations to drive high-level conversations on the mobile/Online strategy and product plans.
  • Serve as the Asia industry subject matter expert to other EA teams; support leadership team to answer one-off questions.
  • Create weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports to update the management team on product performance and market trends.
  • Partner with BI and reporting teams to develop requirements for dashboards, data cubes, and reports for stakeholders.
  • Work with key stakeholders and publishing partners in Asia to evaluate ROI for new products, marketing strategies and other initiatives.
  • Define and improve upon the process to prepare monthly revenue forecasts on both new and existing mobile & online games.
  • Attend product review meetings to update forecasts based on the latest developments.
  • Track performance and forecasts against plan, generating reports on key risks and opportunities.
  • Communicate effectively to provide transparency in methodology and results to cross functional partners (Studio Teams, Finance, Biz Ops).
  • Support the sales, marketing, finance and studio teams with real-time analysis and recommendations.
  • Build the financial and business cases for new opportunities.

 

 

 

 

 

Core Competencies

  • Accountability: Prepare a road map for success, ensure all are clear, and take action to keep progress on track. Assume responsibility for actions and outcomes.
  • Adaptability: Embrace change and help others adjust. Modify approach according to context. Actively seek to become comfortable in new environments or roles.
  • Collaboration: Share expertise and resource to help others. Include all who can contribute to a successful outcome. Stay engaged even when not in full agreement.
  • Communication: Craft, synthesize and tailor stories for varied motivations. Integrate multi-channel considerations into a coherent whole. Share ideas and listen openly.
  • Innovation: Create solutions to challenges and positively question current thinking. Leverage logic and rationale to influence. Recognize and build on the ideas of others.
  • Decision-making: Establish criteria. Seek relevant information to aid understanding. Identify correlation. Determine causation. Arbitrate with balanced, compelling resolutions

 

 

What we’re looking for:

  • 6+ years of relevant hands on experience, preferably in mobile, Online gaming, consulting or entertainment
  • Excellent Excel skills: including macros, pivot tables, vlookups, charts and graphs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Working knowledge of SQL with experience writing queries for large, complex data sets
  • Familiarity with a data visualization software package (e.g., Tableau)
  • Familiarity with financial systems (e.g., Oracle Hyperion)
  • Familiarity with PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and to meet changing deadlines and priorities on multiple simultaneous projects
  • Team player and self-starter with the ability to liaise with multiple teams and stakeholders
  • A. or B.S. in Business Management, Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science – Master’s Degree a plus
  • Passion for videogames with an understanding of the Asia Online and Mobile gaming space is preferred 

 

…and, in general, the potential to sweep us off our feet!

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION: WORKING FOR EA

We are individuals that achieve the most when we work together – across disciplines, across departments, across geographies. We are always contributing to the collective, working together towards a common goal and never in pursuit of self.   A questioning mentality is the only mindset to have. Our own integrity is critical to gaining trust.  We constantly chase new heights and yearn to achieve new things; all without politics and selfish behaviour.

 

EA has created a shared set of Action Values which allows everyone at EA to focus on a shared endeavour.  To “Be Bold” by going big, taking the right risks, backing our bets and leading the industry.  To “Think Players First” by listening and responding, delivering beyond their expectations and striving to build lifetime customers.  To “Create Quality and Innovation” by delivering products and services that surpass expectations because we are relentless about improving quality and know when to take creative risk.  To “Act with Integrity” by doing the right think, trusting others and supporting their decisions and being transparent.  To “Be Accountable” by delivering on all our commitments, doing what we say, playing our position and delivering and rewarding results.  To “Learn and Grow” because we are at our best when we are always developing ourselves and others.

 

With these values, EA aims to boldly lead the global interactive entertainment industry by delivering revolutionary and high quality experiences to 500 million consumers around the world. At EA, we constantly reconsider what is possible – in the context of what we do and how we do it. We always challenge the norm. We always push the envelope. We strive to reinvent. We are a company with a creative soul and are uniquely passionate about what we do – and we have fun while we do it.   Having meaningful values embedded in EA’s culture, challenges us to always ask the question, “What must we do to be our best?”

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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