Job ID : 1088207 Date Updated : November 23rd, 2020

Regional Product Manager, Japan

Hiring Company Wargaming Japan Ltd.
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Chiyoda-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience ~ 9 million yen

Job Description

About Us
Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus.
Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally.
Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships.
Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts.

Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming!

Job Overview
This role contributes to World of Warships APAC’s success by providing support on live operation of global-one-build F2P game.

Regional Product Manager will also assist Regional Publishing Producer and regional functional managers (community, content, etc.) in planning & execution of APAC regional operations, including activities in key countries, IP licensing, and partnership managements.
Good understanding & insight of JP F2P market and ability to manage partnership is needed 

What will you do?

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following

  • Work closely with Regional Publishing Producer of WOWS, regional functions and global points of contact to ensure the self-publishing success.
  • Study the trends of PC Online market in APAC to help planning approaches to APAC market (with expertise in Japan market).
  • Conduct KPI & in-game data analysis to develop understanding of status of the game to provide the insight to related teams.
  • Carry out Live operation support, including event planning around key APAC seasonality.
  • Manage partnership with IP licensors and look for possible IP licensing opportunities.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status No permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

What are we looking for?

  • 3+ years of experience in consulting, product management or other roles with experience in event planning, partnership management, and analytic problem solving
  • Deep understanding of Japan game market and latest trend in the industry
  • Solid understanding and experience with the product life-cycle .
  • Culturally sensitive across the APAC region.
  • Ability to analyze status of product & problem solving based on data
  • Fore-sight and trend spotting/setting with knowledge of gaming industry & passion for games.
  • Business travel needed, frequency around once in a quarter.
  • Open minded – willing to enjoy & dive into game and market that is not your favorite.

What additional skills will help you stand out?

  • Fluent in speaking and writing Japanese and English
  • Experience in working for game product in Japan
  • Experience in Intellectual Property licensing and partnership management
  • Creativity on effectively merging product with popular trend
  • Proficiency in other Asian language is a plus.
  • Experience & understanding of Wargaming games

Work Condition: 
We will do remote onboarding/working for somewhile until all situation is safe to employees.

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Chiyoda-ku
  • Yurakucho Line, Kojimachi Station

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience ~ 9 million yen
Work Hours 10am to 7pm
Holidays Weekends, Public holiday
Job Division World of Warships Product Team
Hiring Company Information

Wargaming Japan Ltd.

Regional Product Manager, Japan - 1088207

Company Details

Company Type International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio About half Japanese

Company Description

Wargamingは1998年にベラルーシ共和国は首都ミンスクで設立して以来、Wargamingを代表する『World of Tanks』や『World of Warships』をはじめとした数々のゲームタイトルを世に送り出してきました。

本社をキプロス共和国の首都ニコシアに移設した現在も、 5,000名以上の社員がメインスタジオのミンスクや日本支社のある東京を含む全世界15か所以上の拠点で働いています。