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Product Manager, Mobile Games

Ellation, Culver City

Building Premium Video Experiences


Who We Are

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Crunchyroll COVID-19 Hiring Status

Crunchyroll employees are currently working from home, and we are still conducting remote interviews and hiring during this time. This role is expected to start remotely, and we’ll work closely with you as we understand every person has unique circumstances.

Location: Los Angeles

The intersection of media and technology is our sweet spot, and we are fortunate to be headquartered at the epicenter of the creative economy - Los Angeles. This office houses many of our corporate functions and cross-functional teams tasked with creating exceptional experiences for our passionate communities.

Mobile Games Product Manager

In this role you will support the Director of Production Management in the development, production, launch, and live operations of F2P mobile titles based on some of the top Anime brands in the world! You will carry out the live ops features and roadmaps, coordinating with U.S. and Asian developers, and supervising game metrics. The Product Manager will apply quantitative and qualitative data in order to optimize the daily live operations plans, including adapting Asian titles to ex-Asia as [email protected]

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and handle production and live ops roadmap with internal and external teams.
  • Lead the monetization and engagement strategy for multiple live games.
  • Optimize event and sales plans to increase monetization and retention while analyzing metrics to derive practical insights on user trends and behavior.
  • Measure the success of product features after release and optimize their performance through rapid, data driven iteration.
  • Handles a roadmap schedule of all Anime game releases and updates as well as working with Marketing, UA, and social teams to promote games across multiple promotional channels.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in product management, system design, live operations, or analytics on F2P mobile games.
  • Familiarity with behavioral economic concepts, data analysis, UX/UI, game systems design, and A/B testing.
  • Consistent track record of developing or improving features for a live, free-to-play mobile game while having a deep understanding of free-to-play game systems, economies, currencies, and balance.
  • Ability to build wire-frames, product specifications, and white papers.
  • Ability to work across a portfolio of products, and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Highly detailed oriented and ability to coordinate information clearly and succinctly with strong analytical capabilities added with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Bonus:

  • Familiarity with and passion for Anime properties a plus!
  • Experience in adapting and operating Eastern F2P games for Western markets and working with developers in Asia a plus.
  • Experience working with entertainment brands and IP holders a plus.
  • Asian Language skills a plus.
  • Passionate about mobile F2P games.

Benefits: Los Angeles

  • Competitive salary
  • “Use What You Need” time away from work policy
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, and life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care FSA
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Support program for new parents
  • Fun, passionate and skilled co-workers

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About Ellation

ABOUT US We are lucky to love what we do; bringing great content to passionate audiences on the platforms that matter. We operate at the intersection of technology and media and are redefining the next wave of media interaction and consumption. We are product, design, engineering, marketing and content people looking to bring communities together, build sustainable business models for content creators and use technology to increase engagement and access to content globally. We are builders. We are fans. We are innovators. We are Ellation.

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