Product Management Leadership at Blizzard As a core part of our games’ leadership teams, successful Product Management leaders at Blizzard need an outstanding mix of quantitative and qualitative capabilities. We expect the same levels of creativity, innovation, and resourcefulness that our creative teams bring to areas like design and art from our business leaders in strategy, data, live ops, and monetization.
This requires a unique combination of data-driven thinking to identify strategic opportunities, the creativity and passion to implement in player-centric ways, and the collaboration and ability to influence and align deeply hard-working and invested teams.
This role is anticipated to be a hybrid work position, with some work on-site and some work-from-home. The potential home studio for this role is Irvine, CA.
Develop the long-term product vision and strategy for Overwatch 2 maximizing player and franchise value
Establish clear goals and metrics across the franchise that ensure cross-functional alignment through both planning and execution
Lead all new monetization initiatives end-to-end, create and manage a feature roadmap while also maintaining and evolving existing monetization systems like Battle Pass, Mythic ecosystem and Shop
Collaborate closely with game designers, engineers, artists, and UX/UI specialists throughout both planning and execution of the product roadmap
Create high impact presentations, analysis and reporting keeping senior leadership informed about business performance and actively sharing valuable learnings across development, marketing and finance
Manage and mentor the product management team supporting and improving the existing high performance culture
Identify, quantify and prioritize game and feature opportunities together with senior leadership
Educate functional leaders on industry best-practices when it comes to new business models, live ops, content strategy, innovative features, and launches
What you bring to the table:
8+ years of experience including product management, live ops' performance, monetization design, management consulting or equivalent experience; proven ability to lead product management teams
Experience with advanced business modeling and forecasting, business intelligence, project management and data visualization tools like SQL, Tableau, Confluence, etc.
Demonstrated data-driven decision making with intellectual humility and a passion for testing
Collaborative problem solver, structured and organized thinker, excellent written and spoken communications
Excellent interpersonal skills to manage sophisticated projects with diverse partners all over the world (subject areas, regions, etc.)
Knowledge & Skills
Deep knowledge of the key performance metrics that drive Free-to-Play Games-as-Service performance
Proven track record of planning and delivering monetization features and roadmaps
Passion for the business of games especially first-person shooters
A leader by influence who is excited to pitch in and help
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! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.
We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to [email protected]. General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.
At Blizzard Entertainment, we pour our hearts and souls into everything we create. Best known for iconic video game universes including Warcraft, Overwatch, Diablo, and StarCraft, we’ve been creating genre-defining games for millions of players around the world for more than 30 years. We’re on a quest: bring our dreams to life and craft the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Hard work, iteration and polish go into the Blizzard “secret recipe,” but the most important ingredients come from talented people who share our vision. If that sounds like you, join us.
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.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.
We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:
Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.
Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting https://www.benefitsforeveryworld.com/.
In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $120,600.00 - $223,110.00 Annual. These values reflect the expected base pay range of new hires across all U.S. locations. Ultimately, your specific range and offer will be based on several factors, including relevant experience, performance, and work location. Your Talent Professional can share this role’s range details for your local geography during the hiring process. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.