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Product Manager, Games - External Development

Company: Netflix
Location: Los Gatos
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Netflix is revolutionizing entertainment. We connect people with movies and television globally by delivering outstanding content and technological innovation. This is your chance to be at the forefront of Netflixs new offering of Video Games. We will bring these new experiences to market through the world's leading streaming entertainment app with 208 million paid memberships in over 190 countries who are already enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages.Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, and now they can download and play mobile games anytime, anywhere with a collection of Netflix curated and produced Games. At Netflix, we have an insatiable need to continually improve our product experience and the creative elements that support it and this team sits at the forefront of the effort. What We ExpectThe Live Service Product Manager is primarily responsible for our live service games; they will analyze and report on game & event performance, from high-level KPIs to deep dives into specific strategies. They will utilize game data, competitive research, and player feedback to formulate new engagement strategies. They will support our developers in crafting daily, weekly, monthly content programs to ensure the highest performance of their game. Additionally they will work with producers and designers to prioritize content that improves retention and provides members with a great gaming experience. PMs will also work across Completable and Repeatable games to ensure the portfolio as a whole is healthy and driving the correct outcome for the business. Responsibilities:

  • Own Live Service optimization efforts at the title level
  • Use deep knowledge of the mobile market and free to play space to ensure we are approaching game optimization and features in the best way for high retention
  • Partner with Producers to provide product analysis to support Live Service decisions that optimize each game.
  • Closely collaborate with external studio product & creative partners to ensure external games cater to players motivations while maximizing acquisition and engagement drivers, and manage key features that further optimize efforts towards live service best practices.
  • Determine the research strategy to ensure product decisions are data-driven and meet user needs, including the ability to qualitatively and quantitatively teardown games on any platform.
  • Drive experiments across live titles on new business models built on top of the subscription business model.Required Qualifications:
    • 5+ years of experience in the gaming industry, working in analytical roles including strategy & analysis and product management, assessing ongoing performance and optimization for games in multiple categories
    • Exceptional experience in game design for retention optimization. Deep understanding of economy and monetization design
    • Experience working with live service games on any platform (PC, console, mobile), supporting feature development and live service over several major feature deployments
    • Deep understanding of engagement drivers in live service games
    • Experience managing teams directly and managing cross functional groups through influence
    • Continuously looking for ways to improve and iterate on existing framework, or building anew for best results
    • Passion for video games, innovations in software and how they enrich the player experience

Keywords: Netflix, San Francisco , Product Manager, Games - External Development, Executive , Los Gatos, California

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