Senior Product Manager

See your career soar at Rovio
We’ re looking for an experienced Senior Product Manager to join our Rovio Stars team in Espoo, Finland!

Rovio Stars is in a unique position working with one of the biggest game brands in the world, allowing us to partner with some of the very best mobile game studios on the planet. We’re focused and committed to the long term success and have some phenomenally exciting productions in the pipeline. We now need a data driven Senior Product Manager to join the team and help shape the future of Rovio’s games business. 

Responsible for developing and managing game economies of F2P games, working closely with the development teams throughout the development cycle – from concept to live operations.

What you’ll take under your wings 

  • Participate in game design from F2P angle, ensuring good F2P design.
  • Create, manage and constaly optimize games’ economies (Acquisition, Retention and Monetization) combining analytical and creative inputs.
  • Helps Rovio by producing information and insight out of data, for each key area of Free to play design by applying data analysis to solve business problems
  • Work on day-to-day basis and and on site with the development teams throughout the development cycle –from concept to live operations. Performs analysis for game development and proposes revisions, changes and optimziatoin based on such
  • Benchmark competition, identify best practices & design mechanisms, and communicate them to the development team.
  • Collect needed data, analyze it and interpret the results to EPs and development teams. Improve the quality and performance of the game in terms of acquisition/social, retention and monetization through the generated insight.
  • Plan and help executing A/B tests and other campaigns using dashboards and statistical software. Especially A/B testing design, implementation and reporting.
  • Together with the EP and Tribe management, set goals & define, measure and analyse KPIs to measure success.
  • Work with the EPs to define priorities for the features, compare opportunities through market insight, business modeling & scenarios.
  • Managing the dashboards for in-game tracking, AB testing, activity and flow tracking, defining KPIs for new features.
  • Revenue scenarios and projections, P&L statements.
  • Strategy: Help management to evaluate potential new titles and to develp soft launch plans for upcoming titles in partnership with games producers

You would be working closely with game development teams, tribe production manager and leads, Games UA and Engagement, Business Intelligence and relevant cloud services teams.

Sounds like a lot? Well it is! But you’re up for it, right?

Having these feathers in your cap would be awesome

  • 3+ years of experience in gaming industry, social mobile games experience is a plus
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in product management/game design
  • M.Sc in Statistics, Economics or Mathematics (PhD preferred) 

 It`d be cool if you have these skills:

  • Proven track record in game economy and monetization design
  • Excellent A/B testing skills
  • Strong analytic skills and experience with metrics-driven decision making
  • Knowledge on user engagement and games with freemium business models
  • Strong and proven skills in mathematics, numerical modeling and statistics
  • Making suggestions on metrics and/or benchmarks
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluent in English

You have genuine passion for games, mobile entertainment, social media and developing high-quality, innovative and highly approachable games. You`re able to look at the product from the players` point of view while having genuine interest in data-driven design. You find yourself open to feedback and enjoy working in a fast-paced, constantly iterating environment. Not to mention your strong desire to improve and learn, driven by curiosity and passion.

What you get when you join our nest:
We offer an open, friendly and ambitious culture, world-class challenges and opportunities, competitive benefits, and a chance to get your game played by hundreds of millions of people and shape the future of one of the leading game developers in the world. For anyone relocating from abroad, we offer loads of support to make the move as smooth as possible.

Slingshot your application over now

Fill in the online application and wing it on over to us. Include these things too:

  • Cover letter telling us what position you’re applying for, what salary you’re looking for and the date you can take to the skies with us
  • Copy of your latest CV

This position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate has been found – so aim high and apply today!

Rovio’s Story

Rovio is now a global entertainment company, but back in 2003 we started off with just three guys in a college dorm. By 2009 we were struggling and decided to go all-in on a new game called Angry Birds™ – our 52nd title that became a pop-culture phenomenon and industry game-changer. The age of mobile blockbuster apps had begun. Fast forward to today and we’re expanding further into animation, publishing, licensing and other exciting areas to bring even more stories and offbeat characters to the world. And we always do things with an open mind and playful can-do attitude. 

Applying starts: 30.07.2015
Applying ends: 23.08.2015

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