Game Economist and Pricing Manager

TabTale, a leading mobile game publisher with over 2 billion downloads, is seeking a Game Economist and Pricing Manager. We’re looking for a highly analytical individual who lives and breathes data, and can’t get enough of gaming.

Come play a central role in building, developing and managing the Game Economy of our awesome games. Help drive retention and in-app monetization by making data-driven recommendations, while working closely with our Studio Managers, Game Designers and Analysts.

This is your chance to join the gaming world and build an exciting new field at TabTale! Previous game economy experience is not mandatory - you’ll learn on the job and become an expert.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Game Designers - once they come up with a concept, it’s up to you to decide on pricing & profitability, and work together to build & integrate economy into game logic, to maximize revenue and retention.
  • Design, optimize and monitor game economy on an ongoing basis
  • Be the owner and subject matter expert for any game economy related decisions (such as promotional sales, special offers, feature pricings, etc.)
  • Build mathematical models simulating the features’ impact on the economy; utilize A/B testing to optimize
  • Implement innovative approaches for utilizing and building the game economy in the different games
  • Deeply analyze player behavior to understand how supply & demand works in the game; act upon your findings to maximize revenue and retention
  • Manage global pricing for the app stores; customize each game for different segments and locations










Requirements:

  • Strong analytical and quantitative problem-solving ability
  • Ability to learn quickly and independently on the job
  • Good understanding of economics and consumer behaviour
  • Experience modeling complex business plans, budgets and/or economical models (preferably with Excel)
  • Extensive experience using statistics (e.g. econometrics)
  • BA/BS in Economics, Psychology, Business, Statistics, Applied Math, Physics or related field
  • Excel expert
  • Excellent communicator
  • Passionate gamer - a must
  • Experience with monetization and retention analytics for social media, e-commerce or consumer products - a big advantage
  • Experience with B2C pricing strategies - an advantage
  • SQL knowledge - an advantage