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Economy Design Director

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Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Development
Salary $NEG DOA
Type
Location Other
Reference 8456_JP07381EDD

My client is a video game developer and publisher. They create games for all digital platforms, including mobile phones, smartphones and tablets (including Apple ® iOS and Android ® devices), the triple play box and connected TVs . Founded in 1999 and leader in its field today, my client distributes its games in over 100 countries.

They are now looking for a Economy Design Director to join their team.

Overview of the role:

The Economy Design Director will be the go-to person overseeing the monetization strategy as well as working hands-on with analytics to make informed decisions based on the numbers and ultimately ensure monetization success.

Job responsibilities:

? Propose/execute strategies that successfully and measurably improve monetization
? Continuously analyze monetization strategies and propose methods to optimize and maximize game revenue
? Work closely with the production team to define and own game monetization strategies
? Evaluate game performance on all platforms to identify all monetization improvement opportunities and weaknesses
? Provide reports and weekly progress updates to all stakeholders involved
? Monitor the team throughout production to drive and define monetization features
? Analyze competitors and engage in benchmarking
? Collaborate with the Game Retention Director to ensure quality and consistency of strategy in conjunction with player retention initiatives
? Establish meaningful insights from large data sets and analyze campaign efficacy through quality data analysis and reporting in coordination with Business Intelligence

Required Qualifications & Skills:

? 4+ years of experience successfully monetizing browser-based or mobile online/social, games as a product manager or other related role
? Highly advanced understanding of social/online games and related monetization strategies
? Proven track record of successful game monetization in a casual/social game
? Proven track record of managing a game economy during live support
? Ability to plan, organize and complete multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines
? Strong understanding of video game mechanics and gameplay
? Exceptional work ethic and positive, inspiring attitude
? Superior verbal and written communications skills
? Working knowledge of MySQL.
? Passion for creating video games!

More details are available by contacting Jake Perkins at Aardvark Swift via email: jake@aswift.com