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Game Economy Product Manager , Amazon Games

Amazon.com


Location:
Irvine, CA 92606
Date:
12/01/2021
2021-12-012022-06-26
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  • Engineering
  • Marketing
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Job summary
Amazon Games is looking for a In-Game Economy Product Manager with an analytical background to monitor and execute economic changes in complex game economies involving player-to-player trading. This position location may be flexible depending on candidate requirements.

Amazon is all-in on games, and our mission is to be the most customer-obsessed company in the games industry. At Amazon Games, we€™re creating compelling games like New World, a sandbox MMO set on a supernatural continent, as well as several - as of yet - undisclosed titles. Amazon Games is also delivering great game benefits to Prime members each month via Prime Gaming, and providing game developers of all sizes with the tools they need to succeed with Amazon Game Tech

As an in-game Economy Product Manager you'll focus on driving data based decisions and analysis around complex game economies. Working with analysts, engineers, game designers, and product managers you'll balance and optimize player driven economies, combat fraud, track bots, and trace bad actors through detailed data analysis.

Key job responsibilities

  • Creating working models in-game economies using live telemetry
  • Develop data visualizations and reporting for live in-game economies
  • Balance and Optimize in-game economies
  • Support anti-fraud and botting measures through detailed analysis

About the team
Amazon Games applies the principles of Amazonian culture to the world of game design. We have a diverse team of talented, creative people pairing their love of making games with the unique strengths that come with being part of Amazon. Across all of our teams and locations, we are united by a common purpose: to share great gaming experiences with customers around the world. We believe in a future where everyone is a gamer and everyone can create, compete, collaborate and connect through games, and we are looking for the right people to help us build that future. With the power of Twitch and AWS at your fingertips, you will have the chance to innovate in gameplay, creativity, marketing, and technology, while working alongside some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.

Inclusive Culture, Work/Life Balance, & Career Growth
We embrace our differences and are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We offer ten employee-led affinity groups with 190 global chapters, innovative benefits, and annual and ongoing learning experiences (including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences). Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance and offers flexible working hours. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. Additionally, our team is dedicated to supporting you with mentorship and pathways for ongoing development. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and are building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and promotes career choice.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years working with product analytics
  • 2+ years working on live games
  • Experience working on at least one complex user driven economy

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to communicate data analysis through data visualizations
  • Advanced SQL skills
  • Deep understanding of video game economics
  • Able to create economic models for quantitative systems
  • Experience combatting bots or RMT in online worlds
  • Experience with Fraud Analysis
  • Experience with predictive analytics, ML or econometrics
  • Clear, concise, accurate communication (both verbal and written) with audiences of varying technical abilities and business contexts
  • Passion for online gaming


Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
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