Product Owner - Social Gaming

  • Location: Part Remote
  • Salary: Attractive package provided
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 25594

I am looking for a talented, experienced Product Owner to join a world leading technology and services provider for the gaming industry. This award winning company are looking for someone who can provide knowledge and skill set working as part of a close, hardworking team in the office and will offer the change to work half the team remotely. 

You will be working as a part of the Product Ownership Office (POO)serving as a driving force for the development team. You will take full responsibility for managing the Product Backlog and supporting a fluent Agile process in the team, going from ideas to detailed concepts, develop and maintain an appropriately prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation. In addition you will be responsible for the following:

  • Taking responsibility for translating the business vision and goals to a clear backlog for the teams
  • Prioritize the product Backlog according to the business goals and vision
  • Confirm that the sprint content correlates with the Product Backlog
  • Communicate with relevant stakeholders about specific issues and get their inputs
  • Work together with the team to release the product in high quality and on time 
  • Understand basic and advanced metrics: ARPDAU, WAU, MAU, DAU, ARPU, D1/D7/D30 retention and LTV 
  • Plan the long-term direction of the game generating ideas for features that make the games viral, engaging and highly monetizable
  • Maximize sales revenues, user acquisition, retention, monitor market share and profit margin
  • Perform A/B test, derive and prioritize changes and actions 
  • Conduct and analyze usability test 
  • Announces releases 
  • Demos solutions to key Stakeholders   

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science or any other related field
  • At least 2-4 years of experience in gaming industry as a product manager with a focus on mobile applications
  • Experience with game design or production is necessary
  • Experience working in an Agile / Scrum team environment
  • Passion for making and playing outstanding games across different devices, awareness of current titles and industry trends
  • Excellent knowledge of, gamification, fidelity system, player engagement, player retention
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Analytical skills

Bonus understanding:

  • Experience in creating, balancing economic systems in casual casino games
  • Ability to make features work across different platforms, testing them with users via QA platform
  • Familiarity with male and female casual gamers demographics
  • Experience in a games as a service business (set goals, test hypotheses, apply solutions, test and then iterate)
  • Ability to make decisions and judgements on consumer insights and data, to improve the product

This is fantastic opportunity to join an exciting company. If this is of interest to you, please do get in touch for more information. 

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