Ref: RT43466

Senior Product Development Manager (Ref: RT43466)

Sector Others
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location Berkshire/Buckinghamshire
Salary (Annual) £50,000 - 60,000 / Year
A Highly successful gaming company seeks a talented Senior Product Development Manager to join their busy office in Berkshire, UK. Working across multiple departments you will use your expert knowledge within product development management to bring to the market highly successfully trading card games (TCG). As Senior Product Manager you will be responsible for line management of Production staff and Digital Product staff. You will work seamlessly with product related staff, and the Head of Division, as well as Marketing and Sales teams in the United States and Japan to assist leading the direction of the product.
• Help the sales team and share the responsibility of achieving sales targets by creating the best product by providing productive input from European territory, with the collaboration of global staff
• Provide product analysis for every release, to help and support the sales team how it will sell, and assist them to create forecasts
• provide analysis after Forbidden and Limited list comes out, to help the forecast of reprint product
• Work with other members of the Global Research and Development teams on products for the Western markets: make the best use of existing assets to maximize revenue and ensure product mix matches and will be embraced by the playing community
• Provide accurate product information and best-case impact on sales to assist Sales in their forecasting
• Help manage products released by Japan: play test and suggest changes to ensure as compelling a product mix for the Western markets as possible
• Maintain intimate knowledge of current Player/Deck trends, of Trading Card Games (TCG)
• Understand playing habits of players and collect qualitative feedback to be used for the creation of new products
• Research other IP TCG, and provide the suggestions for New package design, product configuration, product concept
• Work with global team and Organized Play team to devise Forbidden & Limited Card lists
• Work with Marketing to assist them with influencer marketing and explaining the key features of new products
• Work with the Director, Production & EU Product Manager, on product specifications for all product releases and other production-related matters
• Work with Marketing to create informational videos, with the explicit intent to move from written information to visual, video content
• Help create concepts for themes from a top down design approach
The Ideal Candidate

• A minimum of 8 years’ experience in product development/Product Management in TCG
• Must have Knowledge of the intimate workings of Card Business TCGs, including gameplay
• Ability to work with limited supervision. The Manager will work independently or with a cross-functional team to complete assignments. S/he should not need detailed instruction to achieve objectives
Updated: 312 days ago
Ref: RT43466