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Director, Product Manager - Gameplay (Apex Mobile)

Multiple Locations: Los Angeles, California, United States • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 173581

Position Title: Senior Lead Game PM

External Description:

Drop into the excitement anytime, anywhere with the new battle royale Apex Legends Mobile™. Adapted from the award-winning Apex Legends™, the mobile experience has all the genre-defining action, best-in-class gunplay, and immersive universe that made the original a hit. Push the boundaries of competition with a diverse cast of Legends who bring unique skills and playstyles to the ever-evolving battlefield. If you’re passionate about bringing AAA-quality gaming to mobile devices around the globe, join our team as we build the ultimate battle royale experience with Apex Legends Mobile™.

Interested in owning monetization for one of the biggest mobile game launches of all time?

As Lead Product Manager on Gameplay, you will be accountable for the overall direction of the Apex Mobile gameplay vertical.  Partnering closely with the Lead Game Designer, you will represent the team and the business as you align on the direction of features like: Combat, Legends and Weapons, Maps and Modes, and the Competitive Integrity of our game. You will manage a cross-functional pod to formulate and execute on a long term roadmap shaping Apex Mobile’s gameplay direction.

The ideal candidate has a strong background in operating live, competitive, mobile games. You’ll have experience with  designing features, planning feature roadmaps, leading teams of product managers, and managing a pod of cross-functional resources. A strong attention to detail is required as this role has a direct impact on the player experience which is crucial to the product's success. As a captain of a cross-functional pod, you’ll create an inclusive environment to ensure the team feels heard.    

This role reports to the Head of Product Management and will work closely with our development team and design teams to ensure that our Gameplay systems are best-in-class, excite our players, and achieve our business goals. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Build a comprehensive strategy and vision for gameplay that will maximize lifetime player value and engagement.
  • Provide a long-term roadmap for gameplay features. 
  • Collaborate with other pod captains to create a holistic player experience, season over season 
  • Develop forecasts for the product in collaboration with analytics.
  • Drive KPIs and impact through data-informed decisions.
  • Analyze the performance of gameplay features to inform strategic decision-making

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required -  desired focus of studies in Economics, Statistics, Business, Math, or Computer Science
  • Proven and substantial impact on game KPIs
  • Strong analytical ability - formulate hypotheses, methodology, and a clear action plan based on outcomes
  • Deep understanding of competitive gameplay and various segments of players they attract.
  • Powerful communicator
  • Effective prioritization for self and others
  • Experience managing high performing teams 

Bonuses

  • Speaks Mandarin & English
  • Graduate degree in quantitative or business disciplines
  • Fluency in statistical modeling and modeling tools (E.g. Spreadsheets, Monte Carlo)
  • Experience collaborating in a cross-cultural and remote setting

 

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Community / Marketing Title: Director, Product Manager - Gameplay (Apex Mobile)

Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is an innovative tech company that creates incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need innovative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EEOText: About EA We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game. 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.

Date Opened: 2022-05-13 20:37:46.363

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About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. 

 

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. 

 

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

 

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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