Product Manager

Cary, North Carolina, United States

Overview

For over 25 years, Epic Games has been making award winning games and game engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that brings environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design.  As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

 

Epic Games is searching for a Product Manager who will be a part of collaborative teams working on new and emerging IP in a player-focused environment. As a Product Manager at Epic, you will use your creative and analytical skills to partner with game development teams to deliver players a fun and engaging experience.

 The person in this role will be responsible for the following:

  • Working closely with Producers, Game Designers, and Engineers to define, launch and optimize a feature roadmap and live operations strategy

  • Creating dashboards to monitor key acquisition, retention, engagement and monetization metrics; provide regular updates to studio and team leadership

  • Answering design and business questions through in-depth data analysis using SQL, Excel, and other business intelligence tools

  • Leveraging analytical tools such as A/B testing and user testing to identify improvements to existing features and systems as well as propose new feature, content, and event ideas

  • Managing the execution of the daily and weekly in-game event schedules

    • Participating in event strategy and design discussions

    • Coordinating with community team members on player messaging

    • Setting up, launching and monitoring events

    • Define best practices and identify optimization opportunities

  • Developing a deep understanding of trends in the gaming industry through the monitoring of market data and evaluation of top titles

 The ideal candidate will have a mix of the qualifications below:

  • Experience with free-to-play retention and monetization principles and mechanics

  • Demonstrated ability to integrate and constructively contribute to a collaborative team environment

  • Results driven personality who is self-motivated to consistently deliver high quality work

  • Experience gathering, analyzing and communicating large data-sets to make actionable insights; Excel and SQL experience is required

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills

  • Experience writing project plans and product specification documents

  • 2+ years of experience in an analytically focused role like product management, data science, or management consulting

This is going to be Epic!


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