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Product Owner

Avalanche Studios Group is a game developer and publisher that defined and evolved open-world games, offering an amazing portfolio of fantastic games from its three creative divisions: Avalanche Studios, Expansive Worlds and Systemic Reaction.
The studio group boasts outstanding games across multiple genres, including the Just Cause franchise, Rage 2, theHunter: Call of the Wild, Generation Zero and Second Extinction as part of its portfolio. Avalanche Studios Group self-publishing divisions are looking for a passionate, business minded, and analytical Product Owner expert to take business ownership of one of their games.
The PositionAs Product Owner, you will drive the future product and business development of a title or a franchise. 
As the leader of the commercial success and vision for a live product, you will own the P&L. Your responsibilities include setting the long-term strategy for the game focusing on delivering the product(s) which serve to represent our communities best, and defining business and quality goals.
You are agile and thrive in a fast-paced environment. You define your priorities according to your goals, you communicate those goals and priorities masterfully, and your strong leadership skills have a proven track record of driving solutions cross-functionally. Your knowledge of the business behind video games in general, and how to serve the communities that congregate around games, is of vital importance, as is the ability to think and act strategically. You have a high level of command of utilising data to champion customer-centric insights, using them to define the roadmap, and evaluate results.

  • You are the P&L owner for the product you are directing, and a strong leader of the product team
  • You are a key member of the division leadership team, holding a seat at the table which provide direction to those in the division
  • Set the long-term business and development roadmap for the product
  • Research, assess, evaluate, and produce business plans and visions for current and future business opportunities
  • Champion data fluency, ensuring that the systems, reports and dashboards put in place support the definition of the product roadmap, including feature set and resourcing
  • You are market aware, identifying new trends and key opportunities for innovation
  • You are community-centric - know the audience, evaluate player patterns, and spread insights to internal teams about what drives and motivates our players and communities
  • You direct the focus for the marketing and development teams to optimize our opportunities and drive towards the business goals you set
  • Provide motivation and direction to ensure that project goals and deliverables are clearly communicated and achieved

Required Qualifications

  • 4+ years in interactive entertainment, with at least one shipped product in a leadership role at a gaming company
  • Experience with owning and managing a P&L, a product roadmap, crafting product requirements, and specifications
  • Ample knowledge about the video games market, user acquisition, and optimization of the player funnel
  • Management experience, with a proven track-record of growing and empowering direct reports 
  • Extensive knowledge of working in a KPI-focused environment, and delivering ROI
  • Experience with forecasting and creating monthly/yearly/long term budgets
  • Fluent English and great communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Collaborative, proactive, responsible, and self-motivated
  • Excellent presentation skills Team player
  • Not averse to international travel as required

Desired Qualifications

  • Passionate about video games
  • Experience working in an international environment

Employee PromiseWe provide goals instead of instructions and the opportunity to do the best work of your career.
Our ValuesAt Avalanche Studios Group, we believe in worlds beyond limits, we are committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Everyone at Avalanche Studios Group has a shared responsibility to create an open and inclusive work environment where everyone is treated equally and with respect. Being part of our world is not contingent on where you’re from, your gender, or sexual orientation. It’s all about your passion and creativity.
How to ApplyWe will only consider applications in English that consist of both a cover letter and a CV. In your cover letter you should include why you want to work at Avalanche Studios Group. For this role you need to be able to work full-time in our Liverpool or Stockholm office.
To apply for this position please register below. Apply as soon as possible as we review applications continuously. All further information is provided under non-disclosure agreement only.

Product Owner

Liverpool, UK
Full time

Published on 06/01/2023

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