Developer Relations Program Manager - Ad Platform

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South East UK
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Developer Relations Program Manager - Ad Platform

Activision Blizzard is currently scaling its advertising business, Activision Blizzard Media, an embedded business unit of King - the makers of the #1 mobile game Candy Crush Saga and wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard. This team is building innovative, impactful, and rewarding advertising experiences to our huge audience of highly-engaged players and to create powerful solutions embraced by the world's biggest marketers.

King is seeking a Technical Program Manager, passionate about delivering awesome advertising technology, to manage the delivery of advertising technology into our game franchises. If you have experience with mobile video advertising and/or gaming, even better!

The right candidate is a self-starter and an independent thinker. They may have experience as a Systems Engineer or Product Manager. They are analytical and detailed-oriented, and have a curiosity about how and why systems and products work.

Your role within our Kingdom


Plan, coordinate, and execute the rollout of key ad experience features and ad platform capabilities cross our network of games. Working closely with Ad Product and stakeholders in engineering and game studios to ensure visibility and efficient delivery of features.

Monitor the operational success of key ad platform features and capabilities, with a critical eye on performance, regression, and continuous improvement.

Serve as a conduit of information back to Ad Product on product and process improvements.

Provide tactical expertise in triaging issues and helping to get to resolution

Lead a cross-functional integrations team, responsible for supporting and facilitating the adoption of ad tech at a developer-to-developer level.

Skills to create thrills


Strong engagement with developers for the adoption of APIs

Previous experience in a similar program management or developer relations role with expertise in shipping mobile SDK capabilities, video ad products, or ad features in a mobile environment.


Experience working with agile development teams and processes.

A demonstrated focus on automation and process improvement.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to prepare clear and concise stakeholder-ready documents.

Experience with project management, software development, or ad technology; able to work in a highly technical environment.

Openness to regular travel within Europe to support games integration.

Bonus points


Technical education (CS, EE, etc.) or equivalent work experience.

Experience with C++ and Mobile Native programming languages.

A great saga needs 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. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes. And that's it.

We're Seriously Playful

Officially, we're a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world. Unofficially, we're a serious business that's not afraid to have fun. Every day at King, we mix intuition with logic, art with science and magic with mathematics to create the games the world loves to play. Together with our parent company Activision Blizzard, our mission is to bring moments of magic to everyday life. If you think this is something you can help us achieve, let's talk.

Apply now!

Want to join our Kingdom? You'll find all you need to apply, plus more information on our culture, values and benefits, including relocation packages at All applications should be made in English.

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