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Requisition ID: R023553

Job Description:

Job Title: Associate Product Manager, Live Services (Call of Duty)

Reporting To: Director, Product (Call of Duty)

Department: Product Management

Location: Santa Monica, CA

Your Platform

Founded in 1979, Activision has continuously disrupted the world of entertainment as a leader in the videogame industry. With a history of delivering iconic game changers – like Pitfall®, Tony Hawk®, Guitar Hero®, Crash Bandicoot™, Skylanders™ and Call of Duty® – our obsession is delighting our players around the globe. Focused and committed to innovation, we consistently deliver the most beloved, engaging and successful entertainment.

And while we have world-class franchises, infrastructure and resources, our success comes from a passionate, dedicated and diverse team of people producing greatness together. So, if you’re interested in our biggest priority, it’s our people.

We’re currently driving the next era for our company and community by creating amazing experiences for fans and continuing to make Activision an inclusive place where everyone can thrive.

Join us, make history. To learn more, check us out at www.activision.com, www.activisiongamesblog.com or @Activision on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Your Mission

As an Associate Product Manager (Call of Duty – Live Services) you will focus on post-launch campaign management and live services; helping deliver engaging player experiences all year long. You are able to work well cross functionally with product, studio, analytics, production and marketing teams to drive world class campaign execution both in and out of game.

You will play an integral role in driving the day-to-day performance of the title. We are looking for a self-starter, comfortable working in a dynamic environment while taking on multiple projects and adapting to the changing needs of our games, players and business opportunities as they arise.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Product Marketing Planning – assist Product Management team create global marketing plans, with the opportunity to own and drive key projects, while partnering with cross-functional teams to complete on time and on budget.

  • Be The Product Expert – create best-in-class messaging that lives both in-game and out, ensuring key selling features and product info is represented accurately in market.

  • Campaign & Operations Management – support PM in building out strike plans, identifying cross-functional team requirements and communicating to key partners, ensuring effective coordination of marcomms across multiple titles, in and out-of-game.

  • Asset Management – Ensure asset/copy review and approval from key partners in BU, studio and legal as required; work back from release dates in digital marketing calendar to ensure on-time delivery, providing updates as required.

  • Performance Tracking – Monitor performance of live services promotions and build mini after-action reports including performance analysis and recommendations to be used by Product Management team to drive future promotions and planning.

  • Business Opportunity Analysis – Perform quantitative analyses, find opportunities and develop supporting materials, including creative and innovative solutions to complex problems.

  • Player Champion – embody the “consumer” view internally, driving a fan first viewpoint across the org and post-launch engagement plans.

  • Competitive Intelligence – Assist Product Managers complete competitive intelligence efforts to maintain visibility on the best methodologies leading publishers, titles, genres and business models.

Player Profile

Experience

  • 2+ years of product management experience in gaming, entertainment, technology, or consumer products

  • Experience in strategic campaign planning and execution, specifically post launch/live services experience in gaming preferred (console, PC, or mobile)

  • Strong quantitative analysis skills and a history of supporting data informed decisions

  • Experience defining in-game engagement programs, providing creative input and implementing player communications that drive performance

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Business, Marketing, Economics, or similar; MBA is a plus, but not required.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong verbal and communication skills paired with the ability to solve problems and achieve results with cross-functional teams

  • Knowledge of marketing campaign planning, including social media and online promotional vehicles

  • Ability to digest game- and marketing-data, derive actionable insights, and communicate data-driven next steps with teams across the organization.

  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills with demonstrated performance of handling multiple products/projects at once

  • Passionate about video games

  • Strong history in gaming is preferred with an understanding of the latest gaming systems and industry trends

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!

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world’s largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet.

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment.

Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Rewards

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/.

Rewards

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 $72,720.00 – $134,460.00 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.

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