• Senior Product Manager

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/9/2018 3:11 PM)
    Job ID
    728355
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon Game Studios is looking for a talented Senior Product Manager to lead product management on the world’s next biggest free-to-play competitive game!

    Your Responsibilities:
    • Bottoms up goal setting to hit top-down targets. This Sr. PM will be the expert on the behavior of our player base and work with demand planning, marketing, and finance to ensure realistic bottoms-up targets that will lead to top-level results.
    • Design experiments, predict and measure outcomes. This Sr. PM will drive and manage the backlog of experiments based on hypotheses that will drive maximum growth. Through closely monitoring KPIs and by running targeted experiments, This Sr. PM will predict impacts of experiments, measure results, closely monitor KPI and recommend next steps based on this learning cycle driving insights that will maximize product growth and player satisfaction.
    • Optimize dynamic in-game data and player experiences. This Sr. PM will understand product mix, customer segments, and acquisition and re-/engagement channels to drive the largest gap between LTV and CPA by maximizing and optimizing acquisition channels, product mix, and live events.
    • Roadmap prioritization. Through understanding of player data, this Sr. PM will work closely with the Franchise Lead, Creative Director and EP to prioritize the roadmap to ensure that the most important needs of our players and business are met. This Sr. PM will also determine content cadence by understanding production costs and consumption rates by the player base.
    • Report and communicate weekly KPI results, progress toward long term goals, near term tactics and long term strategy for ensuring targets are hit across the org.
    • Partner with marketing, community and game leads to plan and manage launches of major new features and assets.
    • Design KPI dashboard that has specific game and player level KPI to augment standard KPI tracked for all games.
    • Partner with marketing to build community strategy and determine best ways to embrace Twitch, then exectue on plan.
    • Partner with competitive team to build out functional business plans and operational KPI’s for a viable esport gaming ecosystem with the potential to grow to its own business unit.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 5+ years professional experience managing digital live operations at scale, with prior responsibility/ownership for driving at least one of: customer growth, revenue growth, customer acquisition optimization.
    • 3+ years game industry experience.
    • Degree in a technical or analytical discipline.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 7+ years professional experience managing all aspects of player lifecycle for a game at scale (games with over 2M monthly unique users).
    • 2+ years game design experience.
    • Ability to think on your feet and respond to rapidly changing data sets in real time.
    • Ability to compare different business models and do sensitivity analysis on inputs and outcomes.
    • Outstanding analytical skills and experience in planning and forecasting.
    • Passionate self-starter, decisive and able to move with speed to implement ideas.
    • Ability to work cross-functionally and influence decisions by using data across a variety of signals to build convincing arguments that address the needs of stakeholders.
    • Ability to problem-solve using creative thinking and innovation.
    • Experience weighing competing needs and ability to make trade-offs and tough calls quickly using data and analysis in a way that is timely. Recognizes the point of diminishing return of data analysis to make optimally speedy and informed calls.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication.
    • Familiarity with Twitch.
    • Experience with competitive esport ecosystems on the publisher, team, or tournament organizer level
    • Familiarity with data analysis and visualization tools (Tableau, STATA, SAS, JMP, etc…).
    • Prior experience in management consulting or investment banking.
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role.
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role.

    Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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