Outplay Entertainment is looking for an ambitious Product Manager who is passionate about making a huge impact on the business performance of our games performance, 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.
Outplay Entertainment is the largest independent mobile 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 for mobile phones and tablets.
This approach has seen us recognised for a stable of award-winning titles, including Mystery Match, Crafty Candy and Booty Quest. Our portfolio of awesome games is expanding, and we are always on the search for talented and passionate people to help us grow. With over 30 nationalities represented and a diverse range of experience and expertise, our teams thrive off their ability to work at the forefront of the mobile games industry, building or supporting live game experiences that are enjoyed by millions of players across the world.
The fun and passion injected into our games is reflected in our culture too. Outplay is more than just work. New team members will join a family that has conquered Munros, raced karts, taken on Tough Mudder and Rough Runner, competed in bake-offs, downward dogged, and even ventured to the wilds of Scotland together.
About the Role
As a Product Manager at Outplay Entertainment you will be responsible for the business goals of our games, working closely with our game development teams, 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.
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.
You will 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.
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.
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.
Passion for Mobile Games and an understanding 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
Ability to understand our business and product goals, identify the data requirements, analyse the collected data and interpret the results to provide the best recommendations for business goals.
Detail-savvy but results-oriented
Experience as a Product Manager/Product Owner on mobile F2P games
What we can offer
You will have the chance to benefit from our talent initiative, The Outplay Academy – and the opportunity to acquire new skills and grow alongside the business. From mentoring schemes and educational workshops to industry event attendance and guest speakers – we are proud of our dedication to development.
We also offer the following staff benefits:
Private medical and dental care
33 days holiday
Access to our team discount scheme
Employee assistance package
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.
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