Sr Product Manager Wed Aug 08 02:00:00 CDT 2018 Renton, WA 459215600 998 Wizards of the Coast 1 Employee <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc., and the world&#39;s largest publisher of adventure games, including Magic: The Gathering&reg; Trading Card Game and Dungeons &amp; Dragons&reg; Roleplaying Games has an exciting opportunity for a Sr Product Manager to join our Digital Publishing team.</span></span><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">WHAT IS THIS ROLE ALL ABOUT?<br /> The Senior Product Manager, Monetization has the right mix of formal business management skills, passion for gaming, and experience in a high-tech, creative environment. You are ambitious, intelligent, and intellectually curious. You embody the principles of continuous improvement and data-informed design. You thrive in an environment of collaboration, mutual respect, and straightforward communication.</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">You will be responsible for planning and driving Acquisition, Retention, and Monetization (ARM) strategies for our portfolio of digital games. You will work with game teams to drive best practices in envisioning, evolving, and operating live games across some of the most revered game franchises around the globe. In this role, you will work with Production, Design, Engineering, BI, Marketing, and Community Management to represent the voice and needs of our players while targeting the intersection of retention and revenue generation.</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience and expertise in defining and operating online free-to-play games and have a deep understanding of the player interactions within those products at the both the individual and community levels. Ideally, the candidate will have expertise in managing a small team of direct reports, ensuring team goals and vision are defined and met.</span></span></p> <p><br /> <span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS WIZARD</span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Collaborate to define the product vision, strategy and business model.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Work with game teams to prioritize, optimize and spec game features that maximize retention, acquisition and monetization.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Set priority, requirements and create specs for ARM features; drive and operate the resulting initiatives.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Manage live operations for the game, including creating and running events and sales.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Partner with BI to develop the metrics and reporting to enable rapid generation of insights and then monitor game performance, tune mechanics, and identify improvements to drive KPIs.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Analyze data generated from live environments and partner research teams to model and optimize the impact of existing and new game features.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Benchmark and analyze strategies of competitive games.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Track performance daily, communicate results to internal and external stakeholders and propose new designs and/or modifications accordingly.</span></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">&nbsp;<br /> AM I QUALIFIED?<br /> Experience Creating and Casting these Spells:</span></span></p> <ul> <li>A minimum of 5 years working in a Product Manager role supporting AAA products.</li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Successfully shipped 2+ high performing digital games.</span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Knowledge, Abilities and Characteristics of the Ideal Wizard:</span></span></p> <ul> <li>Expert on digital game business models, ARM strategies and best practices.</li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Strong attention to detail.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Strong competence in analyzing data and drawing actionable insights.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Strong modeling skills and a master of Excel.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Able to communicate complex concepts, projected performance, and risks to team and senior management.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Outstanding communications, project management, and relationship-building skills.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Proven ability to work well in a team environment and manage multiple complex projects with diverse groups.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Proven ability to exert influence without authority.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Comfortable with uncertainty.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Passionate about digital games.</span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Education and Training:</span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">BA/BS degree in Math, Economics, Computer Science or other quantitative field.</span></span></li> </ul> <p><br /> <span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Physical Requirements:</span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Office environment, able to work on computer or phone for long periods of time.</span></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position.&nbsp; It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities, or requirements of the position.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">@ID:998@Job Category:Technology@Location:98057@Employment Type:Regular@</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><a href="http://www.hasbro.com"><font 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Through Hasbro Studios and its film labels, Allspark Pictures and Allspark Animation, the Company is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is committed to making the world a better place for children and their families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 1 on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by <em>CR Magazine</em>, and has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by <em>Ethisphere Institute</em> for the past six years. 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Sr Product Manager

Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc., and the world's largest publisher of adventure games, including Magic: The Gathering® Trading Card Game and Dungeons & Dragons® Roleplaying Games has an exciting opportunity for a Sr Product Manager to join our Digital Publishing team.
 

WHAT IS THIS ROLE ALL ABOUT?
The Senior Product Manager, Monetization has the right mix of formal business management skills, passion for gaming, and experience in a high-tech, creative environment. You are ambitious, intelligent, and intellectually curious. You embody the principles of continuous improvement and data-informed design. You thrive in an environment of collaboration, mutual respect, and straightforward communication.

 

You will be responsible for planning and driving Acquisition, Retention, and Monetization (ARM) strategies for our portfolio of digital games. You will work with game teams to drive best practices in envisioning, evolving, and operating live games across some of the most revered game franchises around the globe. In this role, you will work with Production, Design, Engineering, BI, Marketing, and Community Management to represent the voice and needs of our players while targeting the intersection of retention and revenue generation.

 

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience and expertise in defining and operating online free-to-play games and have a deep understanding of the player interactions within those products at the both the individual and community levels. Ideally, the candidate will have expertise in managing a small team of direct reports, ensuring team goals and vision are defined and met.


DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS WIZARD

  • Collaborate to define the product vision, strategy and business model.
  • Work with game teams to prioritize, optimize and spec game features that maximize retention, acquisition and monetization.
  • Set priority, requirements and create specs for ARM features; drive and operate the resulting initiatives.
  • Manage live operations for the game, including creating and running events and sales.
  • Partner with BI to develop the metrics and reporting to enable rapid generation of insights and then monitor game performance, tune mechanics, and identify improvements to drive KPIs.
  • Analyze data generated from live environments and partner research teams to model and optimize the impact of existing and new game features.
  • Benchmark and analyze strategies of competitive games.
  • Track performance daily, communicate results to internal and external stakeholders and propose new designs and/or modifications accordingly.

 
AM I QUALIFIED?
Experience Creating and Casting these Spells:

  • A minimum of 5 years working in a Product Manager role supporting AAA products.
  • Successfully shipped 2+ high performing digital games.

 

Knowledge, Abilities and Characteristics of the Ideal Wizard:

  • Expert on digital game business models, ARM strategies and best practices.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong competence in analyzing data and drawing actionable insights.
  • Strong modeling skills and a master of Excel.
  • Able to communicate complex concepts, projected performance, and risks to team and senior management.
  • Outstanding communications, project management, and relationship-building skills.
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment and manage multiple complex projects with diverse groups.
  • Proven ability to exert influence without authority.
  • Comfortable with uncertainty.
  • Passionate about digital games.

 

Education and Training:

  • BA/BS degree in Math, Economics, Computer Science or other quantitative field.


Physical Requirements:

  • Office environment, able to work on computer or phone for long periods of time.

     
We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities, or requirements of the position.

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Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World's Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands, including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, LITTLEST PET SHOP and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner brands. Through Hasbro Studios and its film labels, Allspark Pictures and Allspark Animation, the Company is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is committed to making the world a better place for children and their families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 1 on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine, and has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for the past six years. Learn more at www.hasbro.com, and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews) and Instagram (@Hasbro).


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Engineer, Manager, Senior Product Manager, Product Manager, Engineering, Marketing, Management, Operations

Date: Aug 8, 2018

Requisition ID: 998