Product Manager – Merge Gardens FUTUREPLAY GAMES / Helsinki

PUBLISHED: May 30, 2022

We’re looking for a Product Manager to join us!

As a Product Manager, you will support the growth of Merge Gardens. We have an experienced and enthusiastic team, and a solid roadmap. Now we would need a Product Manager to bring critical expertise in the liveops product management.

You will focus on three things: 

  • Hands-on liveops
      • Designing and running A/B tests
      • Designing and optimising offers and sales
      • Running and optimising liveops events
      • Optimising in-game economy (merge & match-3)
  • Market research
      • Analysing our top competitors to understand featuresets, liveops strategies and economies
      • Analysing the marketspace to identify trends and map out the competitor space
      • Finding good ways to communicate your analyses, and get the team and the whole company inspired by it
  • Data-driven development
    • Driving the product roadmap, using market intelligence and data from the game
    • Iterating on game-facing dashboards and one-off data analyses
    • Using data to improve the financial performance of the game, and empower the team to make good product decisions based on your data analysis
    • Supporting the team with project plans and setting goals

 

In addition to the Merge Gardens team, your closest colleagues will be in our data, player experience, community and marketing teams. You will also regularly share your findings with the whole company. This is a new position at Futureplay and we wish that through your open and no-nonsense type of a personality, you will be able to create a straightforward and effective way of working with the team. Together only the sky’s the limit!

We expect you to have strong experience in a game product management role as well as a deep understanding of the market and competitor games. You live and breathe mobile games. You have excellent data analysis and mathematical skills, SQL query skills are a plus. You’ve previously managed live mobile games with A/B tests, live events and sales/offers. You have strong project management skills. With your communication skills you’re able to turn complex concepts into easily understandable entities. You have the ability to lead by example and communicate expectations in a low hierarchy organisation. You preferably have a technical degree.

We offer:

  • True ownership and responsibility
  • Competitive salary and benefits, flexible working hours
  • Great, caring community working in an agile environment
  • Strong focus on employee wellbeing
  • Space to grow and learn
  • Low hierarchy and support in learning to navigate within it
  • Work in Helsinki, one of the most relevant game development capitals in Europe
  • Relocation support, if needed

How to apply:

Please apply through our Career site by sending us your cover letter and CV. Please note that we may start discussions with the most suitable candidates already during the application period, and the position will be filled as soon as we find a match.

About Futureplay

Futureplay was founded in 2015 by a team of five Finnish game industry veterans who shared a vision to transform the way mobile games are played around the world. In the short years since, we have released seven titles that have been played by over 120 million people worldwide, and expanded our team to more than 40 people.

At Futureplay, we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment and providing the same opportunities for everyone. We value people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas, so even if you feel like you don’t meet all the requirements listed here but feel that you have the potential, we encourage you to apply! We carefully review each and every application and would really love to hear from you!

We’ve a focus on creating beautifully designed, easy-to-pick-up-and-play mobile games, and our portfolio includes successful games like Idle Farming Empire, Battlelands Royale & Merge Gardens. With the recent acquisition by Plarium we’ll stay independent, but can achieve much more under their wings.