Senior Product Manager- Strategic Projects
Job Title:Senior Product Manager- Strategic Projects
Job Title: Senior Product Manager: Strategic Projects
Reporting To: Director of Product
Department: Call of Duty: Mobile Product Team
Location: Santa Monica, California
Welcome to Solid State Studios! We’re a new in-house studio within Activision, dedicated to developing the best AAA mobile games in the world. Our first project is the AAA mobile hit Call of Duty: Mobile, which generated over $1 billion in consumer spending in 2021. We are looking for great talent who are passionate about their work and share our belief in what AAA experiences on mobile can and should be. We’re incredibly excited to build our teams and get to work, and invite you to join us in making something special.
As Senior Product Manager: Strategic Projects, you are responsible for driving a variety of strategic projects for Call of Duty: Mobile. These include growing our revenues through third party payment channels, improving the experience for getting new content onto players’ devices, and diagnosing and reacting to trends behind changes in the number of active players. You will work with analysts and researchers to get a deep understanding of the main factors driving your strategic projects, and use insights to craft and prioritize strategies to improve our performance. You will report to the Director of Product, who leads the Call of Duty: Mobile product team.
Drive a range of strategic projects on Call of Duty: Mobile
Lead third party payments strategy and execution
Improve experience for getting new content onto players’ devices
Diagnose high-level factors behind active user trends, and improve our frameworks for how we think about the main drivers behind user growth
Use learnings to recommend and prioritize product improvements to improve active user trends
Partner with our development team at Tencent to define our roadmap for new features and implement solutions
Monitor impact of product changes and recommend iterative improvements
5+ years experience in product management or driving strategic projects
Experience creating new or improved product features or executing on projects that drive business outcomes
Able to clearly synthesize insights from analysis and research to diagnose root causes of problems
Strong structured and critical thinking skills, able to craft a clear and well prioritized strategy and roadmap
Strong analytical skills and ability to dig into data to uncover insights, experience with analytical tools like SQL and Tableau preferred
Experience designing and running A/B tests
Excellent communication skills and ability to influence others
We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.
Solid State Studios is an emerging team within Activision Publishing focusing on both publishing and live- operations for Call of Duty Mobile along with our new in-house studio dedicated to the development of AAA mobile titles. Designed around the singular focus of creating the best games in our space, ours is a mobile studio like no other. Developing in collaboration with Activision studios around the world, work on a new AAA mobile game in the Call of Duty franchise has begun.
It takes the industry’s best talent to make entertainment history, and while we have world-class franchises, infrastructure and resources, our success comes from a driven and diverse team of people producing greatness together. We’re looking for developers from mobile and PC backgrounds passionate about their work and who believe in realizing the potential of mobile gaming as much as we do.
We’re highly collaborative, relaxed, and deadly serious about creating incredible entertainment for passionate players around the world. We approach mobile development as a craft, and our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got you covered!
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!
Our ability to build immersive and innovative worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!
The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.
Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.