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Product Manager, Ad Platform - Blizzard Media

Blizzard Entertainment

San Francisco, CA 03-09-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Want to empower the world's best games? Interested in defining the future of monetization for game studios and players? As a product management leader for the Ads Monetization Platform, you will work alongside data scientists, product managers, and developers to design and develop in-game advertising solutions in close partnership with our studios at Activision and King, and our advertising sales teams.

This role will focus on growing our advertising offerings to empower our Direct Sales team. This product area is poised to rapidly innovate and grow like no other time in its history, crafting how we think about in-game advertising and helping players connect with brands they love. You will be accountable for ideas from concept to implementation and foster new products across studios and sales teams alike.

A successful candidate will have growing domain experience in advertising platforms (DSPs, campaign management, ad creative workflows, measurement tools), working with large and distributed platform teams, and experience in developing products for internal and external partners. In addition, you demonstrate a passion for digital technology and know what challenges exist in today's digital advertising world.

Game Changer - What you bring to the role
• Be responsible for part of our direct sales product portfolio and ads platform
• Contribute towards the ads platform business strategy and drive excellence in our offerings to brands
• Work closely with sales, marketing, and advertisers to understand needs and develop effective product offerings
• Collaborate across product managers, engineers, data scientists, designers, marketing, sales, and a broad set of cross- functional partners to craft, implement and launch delightful products that improve business performance
• Problem-solving capabilities evidenced by a proven ability to quantitatively and qualitatively analyze product concepts, strategic opportunities, and competitive threats
• Support and maintain a set of sales support products

Skills to create thrills:
• Prior experience with Ad Tech, enterprise-user, end-user products, designing and deploying features or tools that improve customer engagement or monetization
• A compelling influencer with excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to prepare clear and concise stakeholder-ready documents
• Experience working with cross- functional teams(marketing, sales, etc.)
• 3-5+ years experience as a product manager, ideally in the advertising space
• Experience in agile product development environments
• Bachelor's degree in a technical field preferred, or MBA

About Activision Blizzard Media

Activision Blizzard Media is the gateway for brands to the #1 cross-platform gaming company in the western world, with hundreds of millions of players across over 190 countries. Our legendary portfolio includes iconic mobile game franchises such as Candy Crush™, esports opportunities like the Call of Duty® and Overwatch® Leagues, and some of the top PC and console gaming franchises such as World of Warcraft®, Call of Duty®, and StarCraft®.

The idea is simple: great game experiences offer great marketing experiences. We have built a new team to introduce innovative, impactful, and rewarding advertising experiences to our huge audience of highly-engaged players. We are looking for new talents to help take our emergent media offering to the next level.

We need all sorts of heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace, great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply can't expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people.

Ready to play?

Come join Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:
• Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
• 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
• Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
• Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
• If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting

In the US, the standard base pay range for this role is $92,920.00 - $171,814.00 Annual. This base pay range is for the US and is not applicable to locations outside of the US Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r786q9-3-239-117-1-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $92,920 to $171,814 Per Year ($ USD)

Company Profile
Blizzard Entertainment

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.