Product Management Associate

Games Jobs - Marketing - UK & Europe

Job Title Product Management Associate
Skills Required Brand / Product Manager
Job Description Perfect World Europe is looking to immediately hire a
Product Management Associate

The Product Management Associate supports Product and Monetization Managers in their daily work by providing concepts, analysis and general input based on extensive knowledge of our games. The Product Management Associate will contribute heavily to the success of the Product Management Team’s execution of in-game and monetization activities in all our games. This is an entry position and this role reports directly to the Senior Manager of Operations.

Responsibilities & Job Duties:
  • Extensively play our games to develop a deep understanding and knowledge of the core gameplay and monetization loops
  • Using this game knowledge, you will work closely with the Product and Monetization Manager in order to
    • identify, develop, document and communicate opportunities in our games to improve the core KPIs for retention and monetization
    • prepare and analyze game data and provide interpretation thereof in concise reports
    • develop, review and execute monetization activities in our games
    • gather game feedback and requests and structure them to be communicated to the game developers
    • take ownership of executing and constantly improving the regular KPI reports for the Management Team
  • Interface with the US based Product Managers to communicate and review initiatives, game feedback and feature requests to optimize our games for our European audience
  • Work with our international offices to define and request analytics game data and provide requirements and feedback to the database administration teams
  • Cooperate closely with our Community Management game specialists to exchange and synch game specific knowledge and insights
  • Support the Product Management and Management team with miscellaneous analytical and organizational tasks

Skills
  • Full fluency in English, both spoken and written
  • Prior experience with Game Design and/or Monetization of online games especially in the MMORPG sector
  • Strong gaming background with a vast experience with different platforms, genres and games and the different Monetization models present in the Gaming sector
  • Ability to dig into a game, understanding, analyzing and improving the systems and features
  • Proven experienced in analyzing complex systems and presenting your findings in a structured manner
  • Intuitive understanding of numbers, data and how to present them to different audiences
  • Strong self-organization and self-motivation with a constant drive to improve your skills and work results
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team or taskforce
  • Proficiency with office tools such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint What would be nice 
  • Prior professional experience in a Product Management or Monetization role within the Games industry
  • Any additional language proficiency is a plus 

Company description:

Perfect World, listed on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange since 2007 (PWRD), provides top-tier online games with superior quality, and develops and publishes games on multiple platforms across the world. Perfect World Europe B.V., located in Amsterdam, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Perfect World Co. Ltd. and is focused on the publishing, operation and marketing of online games in the European market.
With a broad and growing portfolio of AAA games like Dungeons & Dragons Neverwinter, Star Trek Online, Swordsman, Forsaken World, PWI and many more, the company is positioned for steady growth and expansion of its active community of players. With the introduction of its new online games platform Arc, providing a full-featured, all-access platform for Perfect World’s growing game roster, the company sets out to create the premier destination of the best free-to-play online games for players and a one-stop shop for partners for publishing those games. The first titles recently announced include Path of Exile and APB:Reloaded.
Our company culture emphasizes the joys of work, teamwork and high reward. 
Perfect World Europe has the heart of a startup minus the financial challenges of being "too agile". Our culture is built around our commitment to providing people with a fun work environment that fosters a "work hard, play hard" mentality. Playing games and knowing what works and what doesn't (aka "product research") is part of the job.
You will find flat hierarchies and opportunities to grow and learn, you will work in an international and multicultural environment.

How to apply:

If you feel that your skills, experience and talent will make a valuable contribution to our success, we’d love to hear from you. Please email us at jobs.eu@perfectworld.com with the headline Product Manager Associate and include your cover letter, resume and salary expectations.
Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to reply to each applicant. All applications are considered for the position, and those selected for further evaluation will be contacted by email.
Salary
Location Amsterdam, the Netherlands, UK & Europe
Job Category Marketing
Date posted 04/07/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Perfect World Europe B.V. using their internal reference .
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