Sr. Product Manager

GameHouse Canada

January 23, 2015

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http://www.viatec.ca/job-board/13189

Job Category: 
Other
Job Specialization: 
Project Management
Job
Company Overview: 

At GameHouse, we believe it’s good to game! As the largest developer, publisher, and distributor of casual games, we offer more games and more ways to play them - all across the expansive mix of channels including online, download, smartphone, tablets, and leading social networks. We also power some of the world’s most popular game destinations including www.gamehouse.com, www.zylom.com, and www.atrativa.com.

Our GameHouse Canada studio, located in spectacular Victoria B.C., is dedicated to making fun and rewarding social games that connect players with their friends and families. Our top-rated games on Facebook and Google+ include GameHouse Casino, Adventure Slots, Let’s Make A Deal, Collapse! Blast, UNO® Boost, and more. 

Do you live to game? Then we’d love to hear from you!

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: 

Please apply online at: http://hire.jobvite.com/m?3dy2Zhwy