Location: Montréal

Product Manager in Montréal at Ludia

Ludia
  • Company:

    Ludia

  • Type: Full time
  • City:

    Montréal

  • Date of publication: 12 Nov 2019
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Company Description


Ludia Inc. is one of Canada's leading mobile video game companies. Founded in Montreal 12 years ago, the company welcomes more than 300 bright and enthusiastic crew members. "Creating games that touch people" is our daily mantra. We work hard, have fun, innovate and level-up every day. As for the development of our games, we are proud to work hand in hand with awesome partners who trust us and support our creativity. Our high-quality portfolio includes original games based on internationally recognized brands such as Dragons: Titan Uprising, Dungeons & Dragons™, Jurassic World™: Alive, What's Your Story, Jurassic World™: The Game, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Legends, Dragons: Rise of Berk, and much more.

To work at Ludia means to be part of a studio that knows how to preserve its human side, promote development and recognize the value of each of its employees. It also means to work for a studio awarded «Canada’s best game maker » by Apple, and “Best Place to Work 2018” by gamesindustry.biz !

 

Job Summary

Company Description

With over 300 employees, the ability of supporting 1 Million + CCUs, and a variety of exciting projects to be developed in the near future, there’s never been a better time to join the Ludia family!

We are actively seeking a creative and passionate individual to join our team as a Product Manager.

Ludia Inc. is a Montreal-based video game company that creates and distributes cross-platform digital games. Our high-quality product portfolio consists of original and world-recognized branded properties such as: Dungeons & Dragons™, Jurassic World™: Alive, What's Your Story, Jurassic World™: The Game, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Legends, Dragons: Rise of Berk, Family Feud® 2 & Friends, Kung Fu Panda: Battle of Destiny, Waldo & Friends, and The Price Is Right™. We are a member of the FremantleMedia family, one of the world’s leading content producers.

Job Description

What will you do as Product Manager?

As a Product Manager you will be responsible for monetization and in-game optimization efforts as well as driving key business metrics for our games. You will need to be a good communicator to rich the business vision with the team. You will report directly to the producer.

  • Responsible to define Monetization strategy for one game (LiveOps, Balancing, Economy,A/B testing,  etc);
  • Identify KPI (Key Performance Indicator) and OKR (Objectives and Key Results;
  • Contribute of the MVP definition and the priority of the Backlog;
  • Define how you will manage the soft launch (Which country, which A/B test…);
  • Design, balance, and aim at continuously improving all the live features related to the product with the Game Design team;
  • Deliver insightful product performance analysis working with the game’s Data Scientist/s and Game Analyst(s);
  • Become the Live Operations champion, ensuring daily/weekly revenue targets are met, by proposing, executing and continuously improving the game’s content calendar;
  • Deliver Market & Competitors analysis, with special focus on the games operating directly in the same category.

What will be your Expertise?

  • You understand the mobile market and you will help to define the market size, the audience, the tendency for your game;
  • You understand how to do monetization for a Freemium game/ Player psychology;
  • Exceptional quantitative analytical and modeling skills and a history of making data driven decisions;
  • You are a team player and will be managing the economic designer and the game analyst;
  • Experience in project management, analysis, and ability to work across multiple teams in a fast paced environment and with a high degree of autonomy;
  •  Excellent interpersonal, verbal/written communication and presentation skills with the ability to influence across a variety of personality types;
  • Demonstrated superior influencing capabilities and the ability of developing tight trust-based relationships;
  • A passion for gaming.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years’ experience creating F2P games as a Product Manager
  • Management experience in the development of a title through all phases of the product lifecycle from pre-production to Live operations.
  • Experience working with Data, KPI’s and being commercially minded
  • Ability to analyse data, as well as strong Excel skills
  • Skills for competitor benchmarking and market analysis
  • Ability to model and compare different balancing options of a game
  • Skillful in presenting strategy and critical updates to peers and executives
  • Excellent data analysis skills required. Preferably experience with A/B and multivariate testing
  • Proven ability to partner with cross-functional disciplines and influence effectively
  • Strong organizational skills & attention to detail

Additional Information

What's in it for you?

  • Work in the heart of Old Montreal
  • An open concept work environment with an employee game room, foosball, Ping-Pong and pool table, Tiki Lounge and more
  • A broad health and wellness plan that includes annual health assessments, and a progressive, premium healthcare, accessible on mobile and online;
  • Four weeks vacation, RRSP contributions, referral incentives, and an attractive bonus program
  • Free snacks, coffee and tea, as well as catered meals
  • A training budget with free language lessons in English and French
  • A free gym pass starting on day one and access to on-site massages
  • Happy Hour Fridays with beer and wine after work, including our own beer on tap: La Ludique
  • An amazing team of creative individuals who work hard and play hard!

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