Outplay Entertainment is looking for an ambitious Product Manager who is passionate about making a huge impact on the business performance of our games, working hand in glove with our talented growth teams, including Game Design, LiveOps, Marketing, and Insights.
Our Product Managers have a key role to play in driving business success through innovative approaches to providing the most enjoyable entertainment to our global audience of players, leveraging the power of data insights.
As a Product Manager at Outplay Entertainment you will be responsible for the business goals of our games, working closely with our Game Development, Marketing and Insights & Analytics teams to define the strategy for achieving KPI goals for successful growth. You will help to inform the game development teams and align their work towards business priorities. In collaboration with Finance and other partner teams you will build forecasts and business models which help to communicate commercial targets.
Naturally, data driven, you will quickly cut through our data to identify impactful opportunities and innovative solutions to increase our game revenue using industry experience, competitor and market research and understanding of what our players enjoy. You will also shout about all the hard work that contributes to business success through insightful reporting of game performance to share our wins across the business.
During new Game development phase, you will define and set the KPI strategy. During soft launch and the Growth Phase you will work with the Game Designer and Producers to tune and balance the game economy and track the initial performance.
You will help guide backlog prioritization for live games based on your assessment of the product requirements and the potential impact of each feature being considered. You will review and feedback into new feature designs, plan and run A/B tests, analyse data with our Analysts and provide KPI driven approaches to improve game revenue, and you will drive our Live Operations Content calendar, focused on revenue targets and continual improvement.
This is an exciting opportunity for a creative, systematic and curious thinker, who wants to make a difference to the performance and direction of our games and company.
- 2+ years of experience as a Product Manager in mobile / online games with a demonstrable track record of driving business growth and customer satisfaction
- Passion for Mobile Games and expert knowledge of the “Free to Play” business model, including commonly used metrics and KPIs
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Strong analytical and modelling skills
- Deep empathy for our players and understanding of behavioural patterns
- Detail-savvy but results-oriented
- Academic achievement in one of the following areas: Finance, Statistics, Economics, Physics, Math or Computer science
Founded in 2010, Outplay Entertainment is the largest independent mobile games developer in the UK and based in the thriving game's hub of Dundee, Scotland. We create limitless fun for our players with lovingly crafted and innovative games that everyone can enjoy!
As a leading mobile developer, Outplay offers candidates an opportunity to work at the forefront of the industry, creating world-class games with a global audience and international recognition. To date, our games have received over 150 million downloads and we have received a stable of industry nominations and awards.
Our talent development initiative, The Outplay Academy, enables you to acquire new skills and grow alongside our ever-evolving studio. As part of the Academy, we offer mentoring schemes, educational workshops, the opportunity to attend industry events and host guest speakers for our teams and the local development community.
The fun and passion injected into our games are reflected in our super-friendly culture too! We find many ways to socialise, celebrate together and have created a comprehensive wellbeing package to support our team.
We also offer the following benefits:
- Private medical and dental care
- 33 days of holiday
- Employee assistance package
- Bonus Scheme
- EMI Share Option Scheme.
- Comprehensive Well-Being Package
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Outplay team are currently all working remotely.
During this time, we are working on the creation of a leading-edge, hybrid work environment that regardless of how you work, you have every opportunity to deliver and develop.
Therefore, our roles are open to being explored as future remote, hybrid or onsite opportunities.
At Outplay, our mission is to create limitless fun for everyone who plays our games, and we value every individual that helps make that goal a reality. We are committed to remaining an equal opportunities employer and provide a friendly, safe, and welcoming environment for everyone who works here irrespective of age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, physical appearance, body size, and sexual orientation. All our employees are treated with dignity and respect because being part of Outplay is more than just work – it’s a family.