Sr Product Manager (Economy Design)
15 days ago
Who we are
At Fortis Games we aspire to make great games that bring people together while redefining how game companies work. We believe in building a sense of belonging through our games, their communities, and how we operate and treat each other. Through our game communities, we will create powerful connections and lasting memories. We will foster a culture of diversity, equity and belonging where together our diverse skills, experiences and background impact the games we make.
We are an early but mighty organization with a leadership team of game industry veterans. There are many opportunities for you to have a big impact on the products we’ll be making as well as the overall direction of the company. If you’re passionate about tackling difficult problems with direct and thoughtful communication and team first mentality, we may be the right place for you.
Economy Product Manager
In this integral role as an Economy Product Manager, you'll be instrumental in shaping the economic fabric of a new game situated at the crossroads of strategy and RPG genres. You will craft intricate in-game economic systems by harnessing your expertise in economic modeling and deep understanding of player behavior. Your mission will involve translating player experiences into quantitative models and collaborating closely with a dedicated systems design team. This position offers the chance to meld analytical precision with innovative game design, leaving a lasting imprint on player engagement and game progression.
- A background in a quantitative discipline, be it through professional or academic experience, such as Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Finance, Investment Banking, Consulting, etc.
- Proven experience in modeling game economies using tools like Google Sheets, Microsoft Excel, or similar platforms.
- Demonstrated ability to transform qualitative player experiences into robust quantitative models.
- A solid grasp of systems commonly employed in free-to-play progression schemes.
- Strong analytical and quantitative skills, capable of modeling intricate systems and forecasting player behaviors.
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with an emphasis on conveying complex concepts clearly and concisely.
Nice to Have
- Prior involvement in a live free-to-play RPG or Strategy mobile game, either as a designer or product manager.
- Experience in live operations and monetization, understanding how tuning can influence player spend patterns
- Economic Modeling: Spearhead the design, development, and refinement of the in-game economy, emphasizing elements like currency, item pricing, player progression, and other associated economic constructs. Collaborate closely with systems designers to ascertain that the economy aligns well with the broader game design objectives.
- Balancing: Ensure the in-game economy is balanced and fun, considering player progression, earning potential, and spending opportunities.
- Data-Driven Insights: Partner with the data analytics team to derive insights from player behaviors and trends. Utilize these insights to make informed adjustments to the in-game economy as warranted.
- Collaboration: Foster a tight-knit working relationship with the systems design team to create a game economy that resonates with the desired player journey and overarching design goals.
- Documentation: Consistently produce and update clear, exhaustive, and insightful design documentation pertinent to the in-game economy, adapting as the game undergoes changes both during its development and post-launch phases.
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Why join us
There are many reasons to join us, but here are a few:
- We strongly believe we are changing how games studios operate and at the core of what we do is making great games that create a connected community
- We're not just about making Games Where You Belong. We're also about building communities where our people belong. That's why Fortis is a thriving environment that celebrates diversity, embraces inclusivity, and fosters growth.
- Build and grow with a seasoned team of accomplished talent who have left an impactful mark in their disciplines, both in and out of gaming
Fortis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.