Game Manager Job Description

Game Manager Job Description

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Game manager provides oversight for all games, game protection, and overall operation of the Table Games/Slots operations on assigned shift.

Game Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Improve operations by conducting analysis
Leads the planning and implementation of projects – online and offline focus
Reviews project proposals to define goals, requirements, deliverables, tasks, time lines and procedures for accomplishing the project
Defines resource requirements
Tracks project deliverables using appropriate tools
Efficiently identifies and communicates project issues
Designs and maintains project documentation
Coordinates with quality assurance team
Constantly monitors and reports on progress of the project to all key stakeholders
Facilitates regular project status updates / meetings

Game Manager Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Game Manager

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Education for Game Manager

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Employers hiring for the game manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Marketing, Business, MBA, Engineering, Education, Technical, Communications, Management, General Education

Skills for Game Manager

Desired skills for game manager include:

Games market
Marketing tactics and e-commerce
Performance metrics
Applicable NCAA rules/regulations
Our industry
Project Management and team leadership
Scheels’ policies
Merchandise
Rules and procedures
Fair and consistent corrective action for any and all violations of company policies

Desired experience for game manager includes:

Tracks change requests and manages active feature backlog
Creates project evaluations and assessment of results
Participates in business analysis when appropriate
Act as a point of contact and support with all EU and LatAm Diablo and Overwatch projects and ensure their success their overall goals are being met in a global environment
Participate to the creation, coordination, tracking, and facilitation of the global production schedules to ensure that projects are completed on time
Facilitate and streamline global processes established in coordination with Diablo and Overwatch development teams

Game Manager Examples

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Game Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of game manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for game manager
  • Act as project regional leader and champion a consistent, organized process
  • Gather documents and information to organize EU and LatAm business, functional, and creative requirements for Diablo and Overwatch development projects with all department leads and deliver them to appropriate production resource(s) in US
  • Maintain understanding of all global Diablo and Overwatch development projects
  • Participate in weekly meetings with EU and LatAm US functional and department heads to review status and deliverables
  • Evaluate risk and proactively ensure that all redundancies are in place to counteract potential issues
  • Bring experience, direction, and measurable performance to the game design process
  • Maximize titles' engagement, virality, monetization, and of course, fun!
  • Plan and execute product roadmap to meet goals via a weekly deployment cycle
  • Use a strong quantitative background to balance features and manage virtual economies
  • Work closely with game producers to provide product economy analysis, revenue optimization, feature recommendations, and on-going live support for our games
Qualifications for game manager
  • Knowledge of game production pipelines and workflows development processes
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels with both technical and non-technical professionals
  • Agile development experience or Scrum Master certification
  • Strong knowledge of Diablo, action RPG and FPS games
  • Leverage analytics and quantitative analysis to monitor game performance, tune mechanics, and identify new features to improve user conversion, retention, and monetization
  • Create, balance, and optimize virtual economy models
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Game Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of game manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for game manager
  • Leverage Data Analytics, multivariate testing, and other partner tools to drive AEM
  • Develop and manage an ongoing segmentation strategy for CRM within our mobile games and across our mobile portfolio
  • Develop initial frameworks for responsive CRM, triggered notifications & decision tree matrixes in an omni-channel environment (push notification, interstitial, store front, email)
  • Partner with content producers to ensure all player communication is relevant, valuable and time sensitive
  • Serve as point of contact for a cross-functional team to schedule event based push notifications & in-game messages
  • Collaborate with game team PMs & marketing to evolve how best to cluster and target players through each of our player communication channels (push notification, interstitial, store front, email)
  • Develop campaign analyses for our mobile game’s CRM campaigns & guide best practices
  • Advise on new business opportunities in regards to data, segmentation and append technologies
  • Provide data-supported, actionable insights regarding customer messaging strategy to improve business decisions
  • Lead brainstorms, develop strategic campaign calendars, track against KPIs, outline dependencies and improve engagement & retention of our players
Qualifications for game manager
  • Experience/passion for golf and/or travel is a plus
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a project management or production role in the gaming industry
  • Successful track record of shipping products in the gaming industry
  • 2-4 years of experience in product management in consumer web or social media, or experience in a top ranked management consulting firm or investment bank
  • Previous start-up experience is a strong plus
  • Social networking experience is a strong plus
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Game Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of game manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for game manager
  • Contribute as the CRM stakeholder to strategic intelligence-initiatives that traverse business units (PBM, Network Engagement, Brand Marketing, Product Management, and technology teams) that address larger company goals
  • Assist in the development of machine learning algorithms, automated response networks & new technologies to better target player segments
  • Earn a deep understanding of the technologies that power our player network and be able to educate others on its capabilities & opportunities for growth
  • Act as a point of contact and support with all EU and LatAm StarCraft and Heroes of the Storm projects and ensure their success their overall goals are being met in a global environment
  • Participate in the creation, coordination, tracking, and facilitation of global production schedules to ensure that projects are completed on time
  • Facilitate and streamline global processes established in coordination with the StarCraft and Heroes of the Storm development team
  • Facilitate transversal communication between teams in the United States (US), EU & LatAm regarding business, functional and creative requirements for those regions
  • Act as a regional project leader and champion a consistent, organized process
  • Gather documents and information to organize EU and LatAm business, functional, and creative requirements for StarCraft and Heroes of the Storm development projects with all department leads and deliver them to appropriate production resource(s) in US
  • Maintain understanding of all global StarCraft and Heroes of the Storm development projects
Qualifications for game manager
  • BA/BS degree – CS/EE/Engineering degree preferred
  • SQL & Hadoop experience a plus
  • Avid gamer, sports fan a plus
  • BS/BA degree, ideally in Marketing, Communications, Computer Science, Business and/or related field and experience
  • 5+ years of experience in CRM and/or Loyalty marketing, in a top ranked brand or agency
  • Strong understanding of, and interest in, the mobile games space the wider online environment
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Game Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a game manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for game manager
  • Manage the hiring and administration of seasonal employees working as game day technology staff
  • Conduct and report in-depth analyses of the in-game economy and gameplay insights using statistical data and strong business acumen to impact top line KPIs
  • Develop strategic plan around user engagement and acquisition, and helps execute against the plan and tactics
  • Managing the ongoing relationship with players - including messaging strategy, design and execution of game events, positioning of new features, presentation of game updates, and ensuring communications stay on brand
  • You will be a deeply integrated member of the game team, developing and validating the business strategy of an ambitious new project
  • You will help set goals for the product roadmap, and use data to build confidence & clarity in the prioritization process
  • You will chase down leads from across as many information channels as possible (data analytics, competitive research, design hypotheses, player feedback, and more!), and you will synthesize this information and develop insights for team members from every discipline (Design, Production, DD, Art, Engineering)
  • Above all, you will be passionate about representing the voice and needs of our players
  • Work with key stakeholders within Sony Corporation to develop requirements for new products and services for PlayStation Network and PlayStation Plus
  • Work closely with design teams to create compelling new gaming experiences to delight customers
Qualifications for game manager
  • Comfortable working in a collaborative, competitive, fast-paced environment
  • E-Commerce work experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of RTS and MOBA / Team Brawler games
  • Ability to critique products and suggest improvements
  • Marked sense of initiative
  • Ability to maintain good relations with team members at all hierarchical levels
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Game Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of game manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for game manager
  • Prioritize features and requests from multiple global teams with an eye for customer value
  • Develop both internal and external product education strategies and evangelize our products and services
  • Leverage analytics and quantitative analysis to monitor game performance, tune mechanics, and identify new opportunities to impact KPIs (key performance indicators)
  • Have a deep understanding of large data, our data structures and how to analyze our data in an efficient manner to drive business growth
  • Works closely with Monolith’s vision holders on the creation of marketing assets that will differentiate Monolith product, demonstrate product strengths, and create consumer excitement
  • Works closely with Monolith’s vision holders in shaping Marketing, PR, Community and live service programs
  • Identifies, develops and executes strategies for establishing and growing online communities around Monolith and Monolith’s products
  • Trains Producers and other development staff on best practices for demonstrating product to external parties
  • Work closely with Product Management, Design and Production teams to provide product economy analysis, revenue optimisation, feature recommendations, and on-going live support for our games
  • Use a strong quantitative background to create, balance, and optimise virtual economy models
Qualifications for game manager
  • Strong contributor to the team and raises the bar on quality and performance
  • Flexible working schedule – working on game days
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, or a related field / or equivalent work experience, training
  • 10+ years of experience at a games, mobile, or consumer web company as a designer, producer, product manager or analyst
  • A passion for creating innovative, fun and compelling games
  • Strong business & creative capabilities – you can confidently draw a line from detailed player behavior all the way to market outcomes

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