JOB TITLE: Product Manager

CREATED/REVISED: August 2017

COMPANY NAME: Ellen Digital/Telepictures Productions

LOCATION:  Burbank, CA


SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The games team at Ellen Digital Ventures is looking for a Product Manager to help us build high-quality, retentive gameplay experiences At EDV, we put the player first and always set out to create unique experiences that represent the fun and hilarity of The Ellen Show. This PM will not only work across our highly successful live games including “Heads Up!”, but will also be critical in shaping our growing roadmap of games in development. The ideal candidate has extensive experience in free-to-play live operations, a deep understanding of game systems design, and the ability to collaborate across multiple teams and disciplines including marketing, user acquisition, development, art, and design.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the product roadmap designed to build, engage, and retain a large and loyal player base

  • Use both qualitative and quantitative feedback to prioritize initiatives, define expected outcomes, and measure results

  • Run frequent user tests and leverage both qualitative and quantitative feedback to inform product roadmap and prioritize resources based on meeting or exceeding goals

  • Liaise with development team(s) through the product lifecycle and ensure timelines are met

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4+ years experience in a product management role, including free-to-play live operations, in the mobile game industry

  • A deep understanding of game systems design, and the effect different acquisition, retention, and monetization tactics have on a game’s ecosystem

  • Strong analytical skills and a love for finding patterns and actionable conclusions in key metrics data

  • Organized, can juggle multiple projects and re-prioritize as needed

  • Strong communication skills with technical & non-technical colleagues

  • Used to multitasking and collaborating across departments

  • Production or project management experience a plus

Telepictures productions is an equal opportunity employer.