Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field (e.g. engineering, mathematics, economics, etc.) or equivalent practical experience.
  • Professional experience in a design, product management, analytics and/or operations role at a mobile apps company.
  • Ability to speak and write in Japanese and English fluently.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Advanced degree
  • 5 years of experience in a production or business operations role at a mobile game developer
  • Experience using SQL to retrieve data from large data warehouses, or excellent technical abilities and a strong desire to learn SQL
  • Experience working with data visualization tools to deliver results
  • Expert level knowledge in one or more of the following areas: free to play game monetization, user engagement strategies, user acquisition/reacquisition/retention, user segmentation methodologies, and/or app subscriptions

About the job

The Developer Business Growth team, also known as Growth Consulting, identifies business growth opportunities in strategic partners’ products and delivers strategic consultations enabling developers to identify optimum strategies to capitalize on the opportunities. We accomplish this via extended collaboration with developers in areas such as monetization, user acquisition/re-engagement, game economies, subscriptions, and more. Members of the Growth Consulting team are equal parts consultants, analysts, and product managers comfortable leveraging our domain expertise to transform data into information and presenting our findings to a room full of executives.

Google’s Global Partnerships team powers extraordinary user experiences through partnerships that solve users’ needs, advance our partners’ goals, and further Google’s mission. Our team provides meaningful solutions — from helping publishers and developers grow their businesses through monetization solutions, to helping our long-term partners anticipate and navigate change in a way that delivers economic and reputational value. We build and distribute products through partnerships across a multitude of product areas, including Ads, Search & Assistant, Geo, Platforms & Ecosystems, Devices & Services, Health, Retail, Payments, Next Billion Users, and more. We collaborate across Google, ensuring a coordinated approach when engaging with our most complex and strategic partners.


  • Analyze game's performance to identify areas for optimization and growth
  • Create and deliver presentations which communicate growth opportunities to product, analytics and executive leadership
  • Provide thought leadership through the creation and delivery of original strategy consulting materials enabling optimal capitalization on growth opportunities
  • Partner with developers during extended consulting engagements to assist with designing, executing, iterating and quantifying the impact of product improvements
  • Identify and unlock additional avenues of developer growth by partnering with internal cross-functional Google Play and Google teams


Due to the current health crisis related to COVID-19 and the escalating visa/travel restrictions in place, we're currently unable to extend offers to anyone who cannot work from Japan due to lockdown visa/travel restrictions, or other restrictive measures until further notice. Consequently, we will be prioritizing candidates who can start in this location by set date as expected. We're keeping the situation under review and would adjust our position should the restrictive measures be removed later on.

Games Growth Consultant

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