• Product Manager - 3rd Party Publishing

    Department
    Product Management
    Contract
    Full-time
    Location
    UK-Cambridge
    Salary
    £Negotiable
  • Overview

    Jagex Ltd, the UK's largest developer and publisher of online games, is looking for a talented product manager to play a key role in RuneScape’s growing mobile publishing team. Reporting to the Head of Product Management (3rd Party), the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the commercial success of titles being published by Jagex.
     
    Working closely with the external development teams and internal publishing services you will be responsible for ensuring any titles to be published have the best opportunity for success and growth.
     
    This is an amazing opportunity to be at the heart of delivering a wide variety of titles from a stable developer/publisher, and requires an experienced, sharp and keen individual with a passion for online games.
     
    Key Duties Include:

    • Actively contribute to the management and strategic development of multiple externally developed titles to ensure commercial goals are achieved.
    • Continually driving incremental growth through key KPI areas, so deploying your effort where it can have the most impact is a key focus.
    • Produce monthly and ad-hoc KPI reports to the business.
    • Working with stakeholders to create product strategies and content roadmaps to drive retention, acquisition and win-back.
    • Working with the Marketing and Game Intelligence teams to improve the player lifecycle in the overall aim to reduce player churn and increase LTV.
    • Creating and aligning with existing cross departmental and development schedules.
    • Working with the production team, ensure launched content is on time and in line with community wishes and expectations.
    • Work with the development studio to ensure the title has everything required to allow continued successful service and growth once live.
    • Working closely with external and internal teams to ensure the frictionless delivery of release schedules, marketing campaigns and communications.
    • Understanding current trends in the free-to-play market and how they could be improved and applied to new titles.

    Essential Requirements:

    • Professional experience as a product manager, game economy designer, monetization designer, or similar role in the gaming industry.
    • Extensive experience in mobile monetization and product management across multiple titles and business models. PC monetization experience is a plus.
    • Excellent knowledge of the monetization of online free-to-play games.
    • Experience with both quantitative and qualitative analysis methods and application of this experience to game economy design.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Passion for games and desire to create fun and engaging online experiences.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong mathematical, statistics and analytical skills.
    • Bachelor’s degree in an analytical field.

    What we offer:
     
    If you join us you can expect a competitive salary and great benefits like fully paid for gym membership, bonus entitlement, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day. We also have GREAT coffee machines, an onsite canteen and pub and an in-studio cinema! Expect regular team events as well as EPIC company-wide parties to celebrate our successes.

     

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