Producer / Product Manager, Amsterdam

product management

Your Future role

- Planning & Operations

  • Work with the developers to define the regular game updates, sales content and monetization features
  • Develop the product plan and strategy for updates, events, sales, etc. by defining the necessary tasks and strategy behind all elements
  • Create the monthly operations plans to detail work packages and strategic activities
  • Identify and leverage sales opportunities across games and platforms 
  • Work closely with the Brand Manager to identify and leverage opportunities for Marketing support of your product
  • Update and maintain the product's Master Roadmap with all planned activities
  • Oversee the daily operations for your product and work with the Game Operation Specialist to define the necessary work packages

- Project Management

  • Manage the execution of sub-projects within your product, such as update releases, major feature additions, major sales events, etc.
  • Define work packages for all areas of your product, define the responsibilities and track the execution and deadlines with your product team
  • Support your team with best practices for managing their workload

- Forecasting and Budgeting

  • Create and maintain the yearly budgets and monthly KPI forecasts for your product(s)
  • Create special forecasts for sub-projects, such as platform- or update-releases

- Team Management & Communication

  • Oversee and manage your product team's daily work and help them with hands-on support and mentoring
  • Hold regular meetings / calls with your team, the product team in our Moscow HQ, the developers and other necessary colleagues
  • Take care of personnel back office and line management duties for your team (Holiday requests, Feedbacks, Salary Planning, etc.)
  • Ensure the communication flow for all aspects of your product inside and outside of your team and represent the title and its goals in regular Town Halls
  • Make sure that all aspects of the product plans are documented in our internal tools and made available to the necessary team(s)
  • Work with your fellow Producers to share common knowledge and best practice across products

Desired Experience and Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience working in Product Management online video games with a Free-to-Play model or similar experience, ideally on an Online Shooter
  • You have created product strategies with a proven track record of developing and implementing action plans to expand games into new markets and audiences
  • You have worked with monetization and audience KPIs and created action plans, forecasts and reports against these KPIs
  • You have experience working with development teams in defining and implementing product roadmaps and rollout plans for online games
  • You have experience working with Marketing in creating and supporting holistic Marketing Plans for game and update releases in the EU and NA markets
  • You are skilled in Project Management and comfortably working with different methodologies (Waterfall, Agile), which you have successfully implemented to achieve the desired results
  • You have an interest in and understanding of Free-To-Play games and their business model with a strong affinity towards Online Shooter titles
  • You have experience playing on and/or working with Video Game Consoles
  • You are proficient with standard office tools such as Word and Excel, Google Sheets and other online tools (Mind mapping, Project Management, Task Management, etc.)
  • You have excellent People management and communication skills
  • You are fluent in English

It would also be great if you had...

  • Experience working with JIRA and Confluence for task and information management
  • Additional languages such as German, French, Chinese, Korean or Russian

Extra Perks:

  • Flexible working hours & home-office opportunity
  • Competitive salary & 30% ruling support
  • Relocation package
  • Medical health insurance
  • 25 vacation days & Good Friday off
  • Free fruits, snacks and drinks in office
  • Languages courses, book club and My.Ted talks
  • Team events