Game Product Manager: Central Product Management

Location: Redwood City, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 157683

Position Title: Game Product Manager

External Description:

Game Product Manager: Central Product Management

EA is seeking a highly motivated Product Manager to join our Redwood Shores, CA office. As a member of the Central Product Management team, the PM will partner across game teams to improve product capabilities, focusing primarily within the mobile gaming organization. The PM will work closely with production and design teams to drive product vision, business strategy and feature requirements. The PM will also produce product insights that inform game teams and senior executives, and which will shape product roadmaps across game teams.  

*Please include a cover letter along with your application*

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with game teams to help define product vision, strategy and business model based on deep understanding of freemium game design and engagement/monetization mechanic
  • Partner closely with production and design teams to conceptualize, spec and implement engaging features, mechanics, systems and modalities of play
  • Tear down innovative product features across competitor titles to inform game teams and senior executive of current product trends; be the product ‘eyes and ears’ of the organization
  • Lead central product initiatives that influence product design across game teams; lead product initiatives through rigorous analysis, expert communication, and influence
  • Own and analyze game metrics (acquisition, retention, engagement, monetization, virality) and proactively identify and implement optimizations to player experience and core financial performance
  • Collaborate extensively with feature planning and optimization: define testing protocol, set up and execute multivariate tests, establish benchmarks internally and externally, measure performance and provide actionable recommendations to publishing, design and production teams
  • Partner effectively across marketing, strategy, demand planning, and other core functions to drive value for game teams and senior executives.

Required skills and experience:

  • Strong passion for video games; passion in mobile gaming a plus
  • Self-starter; internally motivated to solve problems through combination of critical thinking and creativity
  • Proven ability to partner with cross-functional disciplines and influence effectively
  • 2-5 years of experience in mobile gaming, top-tier consulting, tech product management, or similar functions
  • Strong experience in quantitative analysis, including the ability to model game parameters in Excel
  • Excellent data analysis skills required, experience with A/B and multivariate testing
  • Strong organizational skills & attention to detail
  • Strong PowerPoint and presentation skills
  • Performance-driven self-starter and team player with outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • S. or M.S. in Computer Science and/or Engineering or MBA from top B-school preferred

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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.

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Date Opened: 2019-09-19 00:08:54.233

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