NBC Universal Director, Product Management in Universal City, California

Job Number 33960BR

Job Title Director, Product Management

Business Segment Filmed Entertainment Group

Sub-Business Film Brand Development

Posting Category Digital Media

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province California

City Universal City

Responsibilities

As the Director, Product Management for Universal Games & Digital Platforms, you will be responsible for leading monetization and in-game optimization efforts and driving key business metrics across our portfolio of games, with an emphasis on our mobile titles. This role will report to the head of Publishing within the Universal Games & Digital Platforms division.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Build and lead a high-functioning team of Product Managers to drive monetization and optimization of Universal’s full portfolio of games.

  • Partner with creative and production teams on game design with an eye-towards utilizing free-to-play best practices

  • Oversee user and competitive research to uncover user segments and identify player needs and product value propositions that resonate with discreet audience segments

  • Lead Product Managers and collaborate with production to launch new titles and drive daily performance across the portfolio

  • Work with tech and business intelligence leads to build data and automation capabilities

  • Lead live operations, including reporting and recommendations for product optimization, economy management, and A/B feature testing

  • Work with tech and business intelligence leads to build data and automation capabilities

  • Define roadmap of daily/ weekly/monthly events to drive engagement, retention and monetization

  • Oversee execution of events and promotions

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • 6+ years of product management experience within free-to-play mobile gaming

  • Prior experience managing mobile game live operations, working with analytics teams and developers

  • Deep understanding of the mobile ecosystem, industry trends and players

  • Experience in project management, analysis, and ability to work across multiple teams in a fast paced environment and with a high degree of autonomy

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal/written communication and presentation skills with the ability to influence across a variety of personality types and resolve conflicts with competing ideas

  • Exceptional quantitative analytical and modeling skills and a history of making data driven decisions

  • Strong people management skills and the ability to lead, manage, motivate and inspire a diverse group of professionals

  • Advanced computer skills (specifically Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Photoshop) and working knowledge of technical aspects of key gaming platforms, including mobile, PC and consoleAdditional Job Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:

  • High degree of flexibility and able to deal with ambiguity regularly

  • Demonstrated superior influencing capabilities and the ability of developing tight trust-based relationships

  • MBA a plus

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