Lucas Klegen

Manager of Engineering Operations, Wildlife Studios

Talk Title

How Wildlife Studios maximizes mobile game performance and discoverability

Room

Salle 2.02

Date

27.04.2023

Time

11:50 > 45 min

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Wildlife Studios, one of the world’s largest and most successful mobile game studios, has more than 60 mobile games in their portfolio, across Android and iOS. Whether they’re launching new titles or shipping updated content to live games, they’ve built their reputation on their ability to continually delight users with some of the best mobile experiences in gaming.

Key to maximizing game quality and organic discoverability is meeting the strict technical requirements of The App Store and Google Play — not an easy feat when delivering cutting-edge experiences to a diverse, worldwide audience.

In this presentation, Wildlife Studios Manager of Engineering Operations, Lucas Klegen, shares how his teams maximize and maintain high technical performance at scale, including how they’re:

- Keeping games consistently below the Google Play Console bad behavior thresholds.
- Increasing the frequency in which games are featured across The App Store and Google Play.
- Leveraging best-in-class insights to focus on actual issues and not false alarms.
- Anticipating issues before having to hear about them from players.

Speaker Bio

Lucas graduated from the Polytechnic School of the University of Sao Paulo with an Industrial Engineering degree. Prior to Wildlife Studios, he worked as a management consultant for over 3 years (most notably at Bain & Company). At Wildlife, Lucas has led several technical strategic initiatives, including the company’s technical performance efforts where he helped all live games maintain a high technical bar.

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