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Product Manager (Game & Level Design)

Product Manager - - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Job Title Product Manager (Game & Level Design)
Job Description

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Opened in October 2011, Ubisoft Abu Dhabi is one of the first major video game studios based in the UAE capital and is focusing on developing and bringing to market successful mobile games for a worldwide audience.

Ubisoft Abu Dhabi successfully released two hidden-object / investigation free-to-play mobile titles: CSI: Hidden Crimes™ and NCIS: Hidden Crimes™, both based on the worldwide known TV shows of the same name. With the acquisition in February 2017 of the massive multiplayer free-to-play game Growtopia, the studio works on the title’s live operations.

The team keeps focusing its efforts on creating further content for its live games and strengthening its player’s engagement in addition to work on other unannounced projects.

This position is based in the vibrant expat city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi is multi-cultural city, based on an island in the Persian Gulf and 1-hour drive from Dubai. Abu Dhabi offers vibrant social and forward-thinking cultural lifestyle. It has an array of experiences and events including pristine beaches, Formula 1, Theme Parks, Louvre Museum, vibrant nightlife and year-round sunshine. Having ranked number 1 for the past 4 years in a row as the safest city in the world (Numbeo), providing a great home and standard of living.

JOB DESCRIPTION

You will be working on two free to play mobile games, one live project and one new unannounced project, ensuring players have a fun engaging experience and that our games are a commercial success. You will make decisions on in-game content, events, promotions, and sales to ensure key KPI’s are achieved and exceeded using data, experience and industry knowledge.

You will work closely with the production team to ensure our players are have quality, world class gaming experiences. You will be part of the product team, working closely with the production, data, customer support/management and marketing teams to ensure our players experience is enhanced.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide detailed insights regarding game and business model design in order to directly influence the development of our games.
  • Suggest features based on business goals and player impact. Generate expected outcomes by analyzing data from existing games, creating forecast models and performing funnel analysis. Added value and improved ROI are expected.
  • Identify player needs and spot opportunities to build features that improve engagement and retention, grow the user base and engage our players.
  • Manage an experienced Live Operations team of Data Analysts, Brand Marketing and Customer Support
  • Advise higher management team on long term decision making and roadmap planning.
  • Provide valuable input into business cases based on in-depth data analysis and demonstrate how that analysis impacts key product metrics.
  • Produce project performance reports on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Be a hub between Customer Support, Community Management and the Production teams, but also external stakeholders.

Key Skills:

  • From a F2P gaming background, already worked in a similar position or as a producer during post-launch phase on a F2P game.
  • Strong communication and project management skills. Able to collaborate with and inspire cross discipline teams to achieve goals.
  • Committed to participate to the creation and operation of games of the highest quality.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize work to meet specific deadlines required.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to leverage data to make informed feature designs and decisions. Strong negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel (Macros and formulas) and MS Office suite is essential
  • Strong familiarity with iOS and Android freemium games marketplaces, trends and best practices.
  • A good knowledge in databases/BI is a plus.
  • Must be a self-starter, a team player and driven.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/ BS degree
  • Over 6 years’ experience in product management or related role within gaming
  • Experience of live operations of a successful Free to Play mobile game.

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Category Product Manager
Hours Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Date Posted 3 November 2020
Reference REF15582F
Recruiter Ubisoft Abu Dhabi
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