Do you believe in the power of play? Would you like to work for a company that truly puts kids first? As Business Performance Director for Toca Boca and its sister studios, Noid and Nørdlight in our Digital Games group, you will engage and shape fun, quirky and playful organisations full of people who all believe in the power of play. As the group is growing, so is the need for business performance strategy. We’re all on a mission to bring amazing products to our audience of kids all around the world.
The Business Performance Director is responsible for generating and driving the vision of our multiple game studio strategy. This includes developing a way of working for our overall business strategy across multiple game studios. They will own the full cycle, from prototype to final product in the following areas: The Design and creation of the game / studio suitable business model, create and follow through suitable KPIs measuring game potential and success and form a sustainable business for our live games. Together with the other studio leaders they will be responsible for the studio function, from both a quality perspective and also a leadership/people perspective, to create a world class game development and a healthy work environment.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Be the game teams go-to-person when it comes to understanding of in-game KPIs as well as overall market trends.
Building an organisation that empowers the teams to optimise commercial opportunities and make the best commercial decisions
Infuse a business development mindset in the team
Support decision making with robust modeling and analysis, sharing these with teams and key stakeholders
Identify opportunities, build business cases and influence stakeholders to drive the growth of our games
Help bridge the gap between data and the game team, making sure we use data to inform our decisions where appropriate
Collaborate with Business Analysts and Data Scientists to generate insights, ensuring that we use data to create the best possible experience for our players
Engage in scenario planning using hypotheticals derived from data sets and KPIs.
We would love it if you:
Have a passion for games and a desire to create best in class products
Like to collaborate with diverse teams with varied experience and backgrounds
Know how to communicate complexity and ambiguity to stakeholders, verbally and in writing
Having a deep understanding and a proven track record in reviewing, supporting, and assessing the economic design of products.
Strong experience in statistics, being able to interpret them and communicate insights to others with less experience
Strong experience with forecasting, tying this into strategy and making data driven decisions
Strong experience in interpreting data within live services
Have prior experience in either the gaming industry or other industries with short implementation cycles
This is us!
Toca Boca together with Noid, Nørdlight, Sago Mini and Originator, make up the Digital Games group within Spin Master. We create games, digital toys, and everyday products that are filled with fun that kids from any corner of the world can instantly relate to. We celebrate the diversity and quirkiness of their world and give them the freedom to play in ways that only they can.
The Spin Master Mission and Vision is to make life more fun by pushing the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun!
Good to know!
This position is full time and based in our Stockholm studio with a hybrid working model (part office, part working from home). We apply a 6-month probationary period. You’ll need to be located in Sweden as we are unable to support relocation. As we’re an international company with over 20 nationalities working here, you need to be fluent in English. Your application should therefore be in English.
Toca Boca develops digital games that capture the power of play and that are filled with fun and silliness that kids around the world can instantly relate to. Since our first product launch in 2011, we have released 46 apps that have been downloaded more than 444 million times the world over, making us the No. 1 mobile-first kids brand in the App Store. Our products focus on sparking kids’ creativity and imagination, creating opportunities for open-ended play.
With offices in Stockholm and San Francisco, Toca Boca is owned by Spin Master Corp., a global children’s entertainment company that creates, designs and manufactures a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties.
What We Look ForTOM
CollaborationAmazing ideas come from anywhere. We believe transparency, honesty and constructive communication are crucial for making great things.
PlayfulnessOpen. Curious. Creative. Leaving room for spontaneity is important to us for creating a fun and playful work environment.
Standards of QualityGood enough is never good enough. We strive to innovate and evolve our craft, and we’d never get there without working together toward our visions.
PassionWe all share in the excitement of making great things together. It's what drives us to do the things we do.
ResponibilityWe take ownership and pride in everything we do. From gender to accessibility — we are dedicated to inclusivity.