JOE - June 2012

Director of Monetization
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Director of Monetization
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Durham, NC, USA
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
C7 -- Game Theory and Bargaining Theory
D1 -- Household Behavior and Family Economics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
E3 -- Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles
Keywords: behavioral economics, consumer behavior, household behavior, monetization, social media, social games
Deadline Information: Applications appreciated as soon as possible
Deadline Date: 06/2012

JOE ID Number: 201206_397120

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
fiveonenine games is seeking a smart and energetic behavioral economist or consumer behavior expert to join its quickly growing social games team! Dedicated to quickly becoming one of the top social mobile/web publishers,, fiveonenine games, is the social entertainment joint venture of two leading media companies, The E.W. Scripps Company and Capitol Broadcasting.

The position will develop and refine in-game economies while collaborating with key decision makers on new game features. They will be responsible for working with our product development teams to decide how the virtual economies are structured and optimized in every mobile and web social game.

Responsibilities include:

--Develop monetization strategy and oversee day-to-day revenue management for free-to-play mobile games
--Apply principles of behavioral economics and consumer psychology to fiveonenine's games
--Manage sales and in-game economy data, categorize and maintain in-game virtual items
--Work closely with game design and production teams to develop new monetization methods early in game development
--Collaborate with analytics to monitor and improve key performance metrics such as virality, engagement, and player lifetime value
--Monitor key metrics on a daily and even hourly basis, react appropriately
Application Instructions:

Please email cover letter and resume to

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Lloyd Melnick
fiveonenine games LLC
280 S Mangum Street
Suite 340
Durham, NC USA 27701

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For more information, phone: 919-794-5975

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Lloyd Melnick
fiveonenine games LLC
280 S Mangum Street
Suite 340
Durham , NC USA 27701

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