Sr. Product Manager

GameHouse Canada

July 02, 2014

Original postings on the Viatec site are removed after the position is closed, but the posting will be archived here. The original posting was at
http://www.viatec.ca/job-board/11814

Job Category: 
Technical
Job Specialization: 
Other
Job
Company Overview: 

GameHouse® develops and distributes games that people love to play and share. With the largest catalog of 3,000 casual games and counting, we offer more games and more ways to play them - all across the expansive mix of channels including online, download, iPhone, iPad, smartphone, tablets, Facebook, and Google+.

Our Canadian studio (GameHouse Canada), based in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia, focuses on creating incredible social experiences on Facebook and mobile devices. We enjoy one of Canada's mildest climates and an ideal location for people of varied interests. GameHouse offers competitive salaries, extended health and dental benefits, stock options, generous vacation time, and flexible working hours. The studio is centrally located downtown allowing for ease of access from all parts of Greater Victoria. 

We love working at GameHouse Canada. We think you will too.

Job Summary: 

GameHouse Canada is searching for a Senior Product Manager who will be responsible for driving successful projects via a series of metrics-based initiatives, working with a team to operate games as a service while providing experience, direction, and measurable performance analyses to help drive creation of new features.

The Sr. Product Manager takes ownership of a game and its performance goals; it is a metrics-driven role and responsible for taking a leading role in defining the product roadmap and improving monetization performance of the games. The Senior Product Manager spends time on the following areas of responsibility as noted:

20% Reviewing growth and revenue metrics for games on a daily basis, reporting on success of the portfolio and answering to monthly and quarterly targets

20% Utilizing game analytics to develop new ways to improve game engagement, growth, and monetization KPIs

20% Designing and implementing ongoing A/B tests, usability tests, and other market-facing analytic activities to drive product development decisions

30% Driving development, prioritization, and implementation content and feature plans (product roadmap) in partnership with development team

10% Working with the community managers to manage game changes and promotions.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, technology management or the equivalent
  • 3+ years’ of experience in product management with a demonstrated focus on metrics-based decision making  
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, creative and be able to work with a team to operate games as a service while providing experience, direction, and measurable performance analyses to help drive creation of new features 
  • Demonstrated capacity for developing and understanding product strategy, strong aptitude for determining the optimal way to position products in the market 
  • Knowledge of social networks like Facebook, Google+ 
  • Experience forming cross-group and cross-functional partnerships to achieve goals 
  • Experience driving successful projects via a series of metrics based initiatives
  • Highly analytical – loves to synthesize large amounts of data
  • Experience with iOS and Android gaming platforms 
  • Loves to play games 

Preferred

  • MBA or equivalent
  • Experience marketing & paid acquisition
  • A/B and/or multivariate test experience
  • Experience in web analytics and optimization
  • Social gaming experience, as it pertains to casual MMOs, Facebook, etc. 
How To Apply: 

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