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Senior Platform Product Manager – Live Services

This is a unique opportunity for a Senior Product Manager to join Creative Assembly as part of a talented development team, working on the Game Backend Platform in a professional, and dynamic environment. Our team is focused on enabling and helping CA to build, publish and run player focused online games. This role is based at our studio in Horsham, West Sussex.

This role would be suited to an experienced Product Manager or Senior Product Manager with a passion for games.

Key Responsibilities

As a Senior Product Manager, you will focus on understanding our game teams’ needs, driving engagement and growth of customers using CA Platform capabilities, ensuring that the solutions our team is working on are aligned with the CA Platform Strategy are valuable and viable. 

On a day-to-day basis, you will:

  • Contribute to higher-level CA Platform strategic discussions and communicating product strategy with dependent teams
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, other product managers, design, and engineering to bring your ideas to our customers though rapid iterations
  • Present your findings to large groups, including senior leaders and create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners
  • Drive the strategy, tactics, and delivery timelines for your product area
  • Inspire your cross-functional peers to build strong partnerships in delivering excellent products and services.

Knowledge, Skill, and Experience 

Essential

  • Demonstrated understanding of the techniques and methods of modern product discovery and product delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to learn multiple functional areas of business – engineering, design, finance, sales, or marketing
  • Demonstrated ability to figure out solutions to hard problems with many constraints, using sound judgement to assess risks, and to lay out your argument in a well-structured, data-informed, written narrative
  • Proven ability to engage with engineers, designers, and company leaders in a constructive and collaborative relationship
  • Strong oral and written communication; you can communicate complex concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organisation. 

Desirable

  • Experience in game development companies
  • Experience working in platform teams.

About Creative Assembly

It’s an exciting time to be a part of our craft-led studio as we push boundaries, creating deep and detailed experiences that last. 

Our teams are diverse from across the world, from trainees to industry veterans who constantly challenge us and make sure we are striving for the best within our games and our studio life. We are united through our shared values of Quality, Focus, Teamwork, Respect and Trust and we win awards for our culture and our people-centric approach, having won a Best Place to Work Award for five consecutive years. We invest in our people, the studio, and our projects. We are a company that’s secure and safe – you don’t need to worry about job security at CA.

Flexible working at Creative Assembly includes hybrid, fully remote for eligible roles, and in-studio. We recognise that there is no one-size-fits-all approach and empower our teams to define the working patterns which work best for them, which may mean different things for different teams and roles and at different times.

We’ll give you the creative freedom, tools, support, and development to achieve your potential. 

Our studios are based in Horsham, UK and Sofia, Bulgaria, including several bespoke state-of-the-art audio suites and a dedicated motion capture facility. 

We offer many benefits to support you and your family including:

  • Flexible working: hybrid, fully remote and in-studio working
  • Work from Anywhere for a temporary period each year (restrictions apply such as VISAs)
  • Enhanced holiday allowance, maternity and paternity breaks, flexibility with our core hours, and no-notice holidays
  • Bespoke relocation package for you and your dependents, with support throughout the process from our dedicated Relocation Specialists
  • Private medical and dental insurance, life insurance, permanent health insurance, critical illness cover and free health care screening
  • Generous holiday allowance plus full studio closure over the Christmas and New Year period, and all UK Bank holidays
  • Annual discretionary studio bonus
  • Join our award-winning education and social responsibility programme; the Legacy Project, as an industry ambassador to mentor and educate others
  • Defined career development pathways and personalised training support including SEGA Dev Day, internal masterclasses, prestigious creative workshops, on-site training with renowned specialists and global conference attendance
  • Opportunity to join our Diversity and Inclusion Network – an employee-led group
  • Season ticket travel loans and cycle to work scheme with free bike servicing and discounted car valet service on site
  • Free games and merchandise plus access to our extensive games library
  • Free breakfast in the studio every day - toast, bagels, pancakes, cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit, smoothies, juices, milkshakes and more in our fully stocked kitchen
  • Wellbeing support with an employee assistance programme and onsite confidential sessions
  • In-studio heavily subsidised massage therapy
  • Discounts for home technology, travel insurance, corporate gym membership, cinema tickets, holidays, trips out and Ikea vouchers, and many local businesses including estate agents
  • Studio parties for you and your family; such as our Summer Festival, Christmas Party plus a separate Children’s Christmas Party. We also have Cinema days and wrap parties for game releases
  • Studio community activities such as life drawing, creative writing, Pilates, Walking Challenges, Couch to 5k, basketball, game and movie evenings, board game club, 5-a-side football, CA Choir, Sword fighting (yes, sword fighting) and loads more.

Our studio sites have disabled access. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

Senior Platform Product Manager – Live Services

Awarded Company

Horsham, UK
Full time

Published on 05/26/2022

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