Job Title - Senior Product Marketing Manager - PC & Console
Reports Into - Head of PC & Console Marketing
Location - Almada/ Hybrid
A Little Bit about Kwalee….
Kwalee is one of the world’s leading multiplatform game developers and publishers, with well over 1 billion downloads worldwide for mobile hits such as Draw It, Teacher Simulator, Let’s Be Cops 3D, Airport Security and Makeover Studio 3D. We also have a growing PC and Console team of incredible pedigree that is on the hunt for great new titles to join Scathe, Die by the Blade, Robobeat, Space Chef and Wildmender.
What’s In It For You?
Profit sharing scheme - we win, you win
Quarterly Team Building days
Pitch and make your own games on Creative Wednesdays!
Flexible working hours - we trust you to choose how and when you work best
All the equipment that you need to be properly set up
Are You Up To The Challenge?
As a Senior PCC Product Marketing Manager, you’ll manage a product marketing manager and be responsible for launching some of our portfolio of Indie tiles across multiple platforms with a significant focus on building brand awareness, advocacy, Wishlists, community and ultimately (and most importantly) game sales.
Reporting into the Head of PCC Marketing you’ll be hugely influential in creating, executing, tracking and optimising integrated campaigns across both paid media (paid social, influencers and events) and organic media (community, social, influencers, ambassadors, SEO and rich content).
You will work in close collaboration with the Community & Social Media (CSM) team, Influencer & Media (I&M) Team, PCC Creative Team and Digital MArketing (UA & Growth) Team.
What Does The Job Actually Involve?
Create and execute product marketing plans (PMPs) that deliver against each game’s pre launch awareness and post launch revenue expectations, from initial signing through to retail launch and post launch - including budgets, KPI sets and beat schedules
Ability to juggle multiple campaigns and projects across numerous media channels and multiple games at the same time and communicate clearly with multiple stakeholders both within and external to your team to ensure challenging deadlines and Wishlist/ sales KPIs are met
Collaborating with internal and external creative teams to create best-in-class marketing assets to budget
Determine KPIs for the PMPs and meaningful metrics that allow accurate analysis of each campaign and track commercial performance so you can optimise your plans in near real time
Working as the key stakeholder and influencer within the PCC team and primary contact point for those outside of the department
Setting ‘challenging but achievable’ targets for your team for both quality of output, timely delivery of campaigns and above target results and taking responsibility for meeting these target
International travel as required
Your Hard Skills
Passion for games and knowledge of industry trends and key players
Previous experience on PC & Console games including three years in a product/brand management role for an established video games company
Highly numerate and data fluent you’ll own your budgets and be accountable to them as well as having the ability to interpret research and analysis and use it daily to make good decisions quickly
Strong creative and brief writing skills with an understanding of Google Docs
A creative flair with an eye for detail when briefing and feeding back on marketing artwork, assets and trailers.
You have excellent time management skills and understand the importance of hitting deadlines
Ability to work with other functional teams in the PC and Console Department, as well as with other Marketing teams within and outside of Kwalee.
Your Soft Skills
Kwalee has grown fast in recent years but we’re very much a family of colleagues. We welcome people of all ages, races, colours, beliefs, sexual orientations, genders and circumstances, and all we ask is that you collaborate, work hard, ask questions and have fun with your team and colleagues.
We don’t like egos or arrogance and we love playing games and celebrating success together. If that sounds like you, then please apply.
Your Team Mates
As a part of the marketing team you will ultimately report to the VP of Marketing whilst having P&L accountability to the Head of PC & Console department.
The PC Console Marketing team is mostly based in Leamington Spa HQ and in Bangalore, India. An open, enthusiastic and engaging personality and communication style is essential. You’re incredibly organised, data astute and fluent in process management so tracking numerous campaigns in several languages across multiple media will be second nature for you.
A Little Bit About Kwalee
Founded in 2011 by David Darling CBE, a key architect of the UK games industry who previously co-founded and led Codemasters, our team also includes legends such as Andrew Graham (creator of Micro Machines series) and Jason Falcus (programmer of classics including NBA Jam) alongside a growing and diverse team of global gaming experts.
Kwalee is one of the world’s leading multiplatform game publishers and developers, with well over 900 million downloads worldwide for mobile hits such as Draw It, Teacher Simulator, Let’s Be Cops 3D, Airport Security and Makeover Studio 3D. We’ve also have a growing PC and Console team of incredible pedigree that is on the hunt for great new titles to join TENS!, Eternal Hope, Die by the Blade and Scathe.
Everyone contributes creatively to Kwalee’s success, with all employees eligible to pitch their own game ideas on Creative Wednesdays, and we’re proud to have built our success on this inclusive principle.
We have an amazing team of experts collaborating daily between our studios in Leamington Spa, Lisbon, Bangalore and Beijing, or on a remote basis from Turkey, Brazil, Cyprus, the Philippines and many more places around the world. We’ve recently acquired our first external studio, TicTales, which is based in France.
We have a truly global team making games for a global audience, and it’s paying off: - Kwalee has been voted the Best Large Studio and Best Leadership Team at the TIGA Awards (Independent Game Developers’ Association) and our games have been downloaded in every country on earth - including Antarctica!
Location: Portugal, Portugal