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Senior Product Manager, Live Operations, 2K Mobile 2K Novato Game dev. / publishing a day ago

Company: The Esports Network- JobBoard
Location: Novato
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K's portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today's most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment. Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, thinkers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Darkness, Mafia, Sid Meier's Civilization, WWE 2K, and XCOM. At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work! We are dedicated to diversity and inclusion, and want our community of candidates to reflect this commitment. We encourage all qualified applicants to explore our global positions. 2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). What We Need We are looking for a Sr. Product Manager, Live Operations who will collaborate with Game Designers and other cross-functional teams to develop and drive our live operations strategies as well as launch engaging new in-game content, events, and sales that maximize the potential of our products. As part of a small team that believes in self sufficiency, the Senior LiveOps PM needs to be agile and well-rounded in matters related to the live operation of mid-core mobile games. What You Will Do Reporting to our Director of Product , you will:

  • Develop and own the strategy and roadmap for live operations, in-game events, and sales
  • Gain a deep understanding of our players, content, and competition through research, data analytics, and experimentation
  • Demonstrate initiative by analyzing the state of the game, identify key issues, formulating actionable items, and driving initiatives through production into a live game
  • Prioritize features, conduct experiments, create in-game events, and develop monetization strategies that enhances player engagement and monetization
  • Monitor performance of in-game content, identify patterns, and use the learnings to inform live operations decisions
  • Identify areas of opportunity for new live ops oriented features/process improvements to continually lift game performance
  • Analyze and report on live ops event performance, from high-level KPIs to deep dives into specific areas
  • Present product updates, analysis, and insights to colleagues, including game team, cross-functional partners, executives, and the broader organization
  • Define business goals for live operations initiatives and deliver KPI improvements What Will Make You a Great Fit
    • 5+ years experience in product management or live operations management role on live free-to-play mobile games
    • Understanding of mid to hardcore F2P Live Service games (RPGs/4X)
    • Experience managing game monetization, sales, and offer creation and optimization
    • Experience with liveops event design, implementation, and analysis
    • Strong track record of growing mobile games after launch
    • Experience delivering impactful features and in-game events and sales that are heavily informed by both data and user research
    • Strong quantitative and analytical skills with the ability to derive conclusions from data, clearly communicate findings, and leverage the data to make informed decisions
    • Experience using experimentation as a strategic tool to break down big problems into testable hypotheses and analyze results
    • Experienced product manager with goal-oriented mindset and the ability to set clear milestones and objectives
    • Ability to work independently and manage multiple concurrent initiatives from concept to completion
    • Proven ability to work cross-functionally, influence, collaborate and work as part of a team
    • Experience working with external developers
    • Deep empathy for the users
    • Passion for mobile games
    • Advanced Excel is required
    • Basic to Intermediate SQL
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills Location: Remote or Novato, CA *** As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need reasonable accommodation. Please note that 2K Games and its studios never uses instant messaging apps or personal email accounts to contact prospective employees or conduct interviews and when emailing, only use accounts.The pay range for this position in California at the start of employment is expected to be between $130,000 and $170,000 per Year. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an 'at-will position' and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Keywords: The Esports Network- JobBoard, Novato , Senior Product Manager, Live Operations, 2K Mobile 2K Novato Game dev. / publishing a day ago, Executive , Novato, California

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