Product Manager (Gaming)

at TapBlaze (View all jobs)
Los Angeles, CA
2022-11-28

POSITION SUMMARY

TapBlaze is looking for an ambitious, innovative product manager to help drive the roadmap of our hit game, Good Pizza, Great Pizza. The qualified individual is aware of game KPIs and possesses a deep understanding of the game design and economic systems that move the needle. In this role, you will design and deploy experiments, analyze and interpret data, deliver insights and make actionable recommendations that will shape the game and engage our global audience. You'll contribute to improving our game mechanics, multiplayer, monetization, and live event offerings.

ABOUT TAPBLAZE

Here at TAPBLAZE, our mission is to make great games for players that will be remembered for decades. As a small team, we have created games such as "Good Pizza, Great Pizza" that have been downloaded more than 300 million times across the globe, giving a fun, innovative experience to millions of players every day. Our core values are the reason we have found success as an independent studio and guide our hiring process: we are ambitious, disciplined, ownership-minded, results oriented, and extraordinary. We operate internationally and we are growing day by day.

We seeking individuals that have the same core values and are looking to level up themselves, the games they work on and the company they work for. Only with great attention to details can this be achieved - please mention "beauty is in the details" in your cover letter.

OBJECTIVES

  • Own live service optimization efforts
  • Define the long term vision of the game and feature roadmap to increase core KPIs
  • Develop and manage a full live-ops event calendar to maximize revenue and keep players engaged through balancing and optimizations
  • Collaborate with team to create active and passive live events
  • Use data to drive actionable insights pre- and post-release
  • Identify areas of opportunity for improving KPIs, and help prioritize ideas to impact business goals
  • Design AB tests to quantify prioritized ideas
  • Develop the research strategy to ensure product decisions are data-driven and meet player needs, including the ability to qualitatively and quantitatively teardown games

COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to effectively balance the needs of technology, business, and player experience
  • Deep understanding of economy and monetization design
  • Versed in systems design and game tuning for free-to-play games
  • Deep understanding of engagement drivers in live service games
  • Continuously looking for ways to improve and iterate on existing framework, or building anew for best results
  • Great attention to detail - actually has read this job description; please include the phrase "beauty is in the details" in your cover letter.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • 3+ years of game product management with mobile live ops experience
  • Experience in game design for retention optimization
  • Experience in balancing in-game economies
  • Proven product management experience driving features from ideation to launch to live iteration
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Los Angeles, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work
  • Prolonged period of time sitting at a desk and computer

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY

As an equal opportunity employer committed to meeting the needs of a multigenerational and multicultural workforce TAPBLAZE recognizes that a diverse staff, reflective of our community, is an integral and welcome part of a successful and ethical business. We hire local talent at all levels regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability, and actively foster inclusion in all forms both within our company and across interactions with vendors and partners.

If this position caught your eye, send us your resume! For best consideration, include a cover letter in your application explaining why you would be a great fit.

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