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Vice President, Mobile Games Operations

2K

This is a Contract position in Atlanta, GA posted May 18, 2022.

Who We AreFounded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world.

Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, and HB Studios.

Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, thinkers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Darkness, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, WWE 2K, and XCOM.At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work We are dedicated to diversity and inclusion, and want our community of candidates to reflect this commitment.

We encourage all qualified applicants to explore our global positions.2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.

(NASDAQ: TTWO).What We Need2K is looking for an executive leader to direct our mobile games operations with a focus on boldly expanding the mobile business and portfolio.

The ideal candidate for this role is responsible for setting and delivering against a range of key targets including total revenue, user acquisition, retention, and profit margins.

You must have a consistent track record of effectively identifying and capitalizing on global market opportunities to drive revenue growth and expand market penetration.

You should have a combination of expertise in product design, strategic and market positioning qualifications, and strong financial accountability.Using our core IP, lead and synchronize our global mobile strategy, growing mobile f2p, exposing 2K to the fastest growing gaming player base (mobile).

Simultaneously grow our business in APAC, to emerging markets via mobile Lead our partnerships with first and third party studio management and development teams, as well as publishing departments to develop, optimize and drive production and operational excellence across all mobile projectsLead a team developing the creative and technical vision for all 2K mobile products.

Set product line budgets and profit and loss performance goalsLead a team of mobile product specialists, managing performance and day-to-day work, setting direction, and establishing expectations; ensure that team has appropriate resources to achieve defined objectivesLead the development and management of an extraordinary mobile production pipeline to achieve an increase in velocity, predictability and accountability across all functions, while reducing overheadPartner with analytics team to increase performance across all business critical metricsLead the team researching and communicating game market trends, patterns, and customer requirements as they relate to the development of new features or contentLead the team directing key game metrics, proactively identifying optimizations to game tuning, player experience, and financial performanceDirect business reviews with key partners to establish performance benchmarks that measure and improve commercial performanceEffectively communicate the product strategy of the game to the product management team and shape launch strategy with the goal of hitting revenue targets, running and performing A/B tests, establishing benchmarks, and measuring performanceCoordinate with user acquisition to develop thorough understanding of incoming traffic and adjust new user funnel performance in order to hit critical metric goalsLead the team responsible for analyzing the economy design elements for new features, including but not limited to pricing and release schedule to ensure balance and monetization fundamentals are solidLead the creation of brand development and management by defining product features/roadmaps and direction, establishing long-term goals and brand metrics for successLead the teams managing products through their entire lifecycle from early design phase through post-launch, leading the P& L and brand plan across global territoriesIdentify, negotiate with, and supervise activities of third-party resources engaged for development and productionPartner closely with marketing leaders to ensure effective promotion and distribution.

Develop the long-term product strategy goals globally (3-5 years)Continually communicate project risks and obstacles effectively to both team members and management, while also suggesting appropriate mitigation strategiesWho We Think Will Be A Great FitBachelor’s degree, 10 years of experience with at least 5 of those years, in mobile or F2P games, or equivalent combination of education and experienceCapable of maintaining a “30,000-foot view” on projects, in order to provide balanced perspective for team leaders, who are much closer to their individual projectStrong focus on the leadership of leaders; must be capable of attaining the highest quality results without actually having hands on the individual teamsStrong familiarity with the gaming market and industry trends, as they relate to game development and the mobile spaceDesire and ability to operate in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment without losing focus or effectivenessA confident public speaker, particularly able to handle the successful navigation of executive project reviewsAn outstanding team leader, with a track record of directly improving the performance of team membersExcellent written and verbal communications skillsPassion, focus, creativity, and a positive outlookGood judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisionsAbility to effectively communicate with people at all organizational levels and from various backgroundsVersatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasmAs an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Please contact us if you need reasonable accommodation.Please note that 2K Games and its studios never use instant messaging apps or personal email accounts to contact prospective employees or conduct interviews and when emailing, only use 2K.Com accounts.