Psyonix is a video game developer best known for Rocket League, the award-winning game that combines soccer, driving, and highly competitive gameplay. As part of the Epic Games family, we are an industry-leading game studio rooted in a crunch-free philosophy that emphasizes an amazing employee experience, located in the heart of San Diego. For nearly 20 years, we have been a driving force behind some of the most successful games in the industry, including Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Bulletstorm, Unreal Tournament III and Unreal Tournament 2004.
At the core of Epic and Psyonix’s success are talented, passionate people. Psyonix prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.
Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.
What we do
Psyonix and Epic are looking for a Product Director to join our Product Management Leadership team to work on Rocket League!
What you will do
You will partner with development to drive features that support user growth and monetization, work with the development team to continuously groom the roadmap to ensure the highest impact items are prioritized.
In this role, you will
Partner with development to drive features that support user growth and monetization, work with the development team to continuously groom the roadmap to ensure the highest impact items are prioritized.
Work with development team and other functions that drive initiatives out of game that improve monetization and increase user growth
Develop and present opportunities to drive increased user growth, engagement, and monetization to senior leadership.
Analyze daily/weekly KPIs and develop insights on engagement and monetization performance. Partner with other functions to ensure those insights are shared with Psyonix and supporting Epic teams. Utilize these insights to make meaningful improvements to game KPIs.
Work with Psyonix leadership to ensure that feature and IP content cadence will support the revenue plan that the team has signed off on. Call out any potential concerns/red flags with the plan as needed and provide recommendations on changes that need to happen to stay on plan.
Model expected outcomes for feature/content releases to help us better estimate the impact of these releases and adjust planning going forward
Build and update annual forecasts for user growth and revenue, and align with Strategic Finance on these targets.
Drive strategy and optimizations to maximize user growth and retention on new products (ex. Rocket League Sideswipe) through all stages of launch (Alpha, Beta, and Worldwide).
Provide ad hoc analytics support for questions that arise during weekly Product/Analytics/Marketing meetings, and leverage findings to drive actionable changes in the game
What we are looking for
Passion for games and platform technologies
8+ years of product management or related experience.
Experience building and leading a team of product managers, working with cross-functional and cross-product area partners and working across product areas.
You possess a bias towards action and experience creating, executing and delivering against a product roadmap and driving business impact.
Experience in the live-operation of a successful free-to-play/freemium business model.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Proven ability to structure analysis and find answers to business questions via hands-on exploration of data.
Exceptional customer sensibility and empathy, with expertise creating product/feature specs with clear business justification, technical requirements, user flows, and wire-frames
Past experience with structured, hypothesis-driven product iteration, rigorous metrics analysis, consumer insights, and design experimentation
Excellent verbal & written communication skills, with experience communicating both creative and technical feedback to a diverse group of stakeholders
Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or equivalent practical experience, advanced degrees a plus