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Management & Marketing Vacancies

Associate QA Manager Cross Platform Games Yorkshire UK Ref 1536

We are working with a cross platform game studio based in Yorkshire, UK who is looking for an Associate QA Manager to join their expanding team during their record period of growth.

What will you be doing?

  • Organising multiple QA processes from beginning to end
  • Overseeing the performance and focus of testers
  • Bug database and test plan usage
  • Mentoring other members of the team
  • Ensuring defect-free titles
  • Risk assessment
  • Bug analysis reporting
  • Evaluating game functionality

Who you are

  • 2+ years' QA Management in the games industry
  • Leadership skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary, a great work environment, brilliant work outings and fantastic opportunities to progress your career. 

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1536.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Brand Digital Content Designer Cross Platform Games South UK Ref 1520

Are you passionate about design, user-experience and creativity? Do you have experience creating and editing video quality? Would you be interested in an opportunity to work with a studio that makes games enjoyed by millions of players worldwide?

We are working with a cross platform game studio based in the South of England who is looking for a Brand Digital Content Designer to join their team and breathe life into their brand content and culture.

What will you be doing?

  • Creating visual assets as well as presentation and branded document templates
  • Website maintenance 
  • Producing video content and other media
  • Planning, directing and editing high quality video content on YouTube etc.
  • Building captivated audiences
  • Sharing news about the studio's various offices
  • Maintaining social media presence
  • Supporting recruitment and PR
  • Designing merchandise

Who you are
  • Portfolio demonstrating your digital skills such as web design, graphics, illustration, photography, animation, branding, video, UX...
  • Video creation and editing experience
  • Software skills e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier, InDesign, Sketch, Pinnacle, 3D Studio Max...
  • Modern wen CMS systems e.g. Craft, Drupal...a bonus
  • UX tools a bonus

Benefits

This is an excellent opportunity to work with one of the UK's biggest game studios. This studio offers medical and dental care, a great pension and annual bonus scheme, a state-of-the-art working environment and 25 days of holiday.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document as well as your portfolio to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1520.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Ideation Designer Games - Quebec Ref 1516

We are working with a highly successful digital games and simulation studio based in the beautiful city of Quebec, Canada looking for an Ideation Designer to join their studio and work on their website, Web and mobile applications. 

This studio believes passionately in their mission to build appealing worlds and craft stunning and inspiring games. They specialise in original games, VR, mobile and multiple platforms to create unique gaming experiences.

Your main responsibility will be to communicate the creative vision of the studio's new title in a clear and convincing manner to all customers. 

What will you be doing?

  • Pitching and proposing with the business development team for all customers
  • Customer and partner relationship maintenance
  • Ensuring production inter-dependencies are addressed
  • Ensuring high quality of all project aspects
  • Delivering the project's creative vision
  • Ensuring technical requirement, procedures and schedules are met
Who you are

  • 5+ years' creative/artistic experience in the video games industry
  • Degree in a relevant artistic/technical field in the games industry
  • Experience delivering game titles across multiple platforms
  • Appreciation of technical disciplines e.g. concept, design, interfaces, animation, sets, characters, textures, lighting...
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Artistic culture
  • English and French


Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary, health and dental care, free healthy snacks and the opportunity to work in a comfortable and friendly environment on projects which you can be genuinely proud of.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1516.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

QA Tester Cross-Platform Studio UK South Ref 1497

We are working with a cross-platform studio based in the South of England who is looking for a QA Tester to join their team and expand their exciting new title.This is a fantastic opportunity to take ownership of selected areas of this studio's project.

What will you be doing?

  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of programmers, designers, artists and producers
  • Providing valuable feedback to the team
  • Test plans and documentation
  • Testing both structured and unstructured

Who you are

  • 2+ years in the games industry in QA
  • Able to use game development tools and engines e.g. Unity, Unreal, LBP, Alpha...
  • Experience in a development studio a bonus
  • Experience in a live environment a bonus

Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary as well as health, leisure and life cover benefits. This is a permanent position with career development structure in a cozy, sociable studio in a technology hub in striking distance of London and countryside.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1497.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Lead QA Cross Platform Studio Yorkshire Ref 1457

We are working with an independent cross platform game studio who is looking for a Lead QA to join their team on their mission to create top quality, premium games. You will be responsible for the full QA development cycle.

What will you be doing?

  • Taking ownership of project planning
  • Determining project needs and deliverables
  • Outlining the project coverage throughout the development cycle
  • Producing test coverage documentation, test execution plans and metric reports
  • QA Test Lead management and team mentoring
  • Performance evaluation
  • Project analysis and time management
  • Keeping project metrics in line with expectations
  • Budget limitation management


Who you are

  • 3+ years in the games industry
  • 1+ released games as a Lead QA
  • Mentoring experience
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills


Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary, a great work environment, brilliant work outings and fantastic opportunities to progress your career. 

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet quoting reference 1457.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

QA Tester AAA Studio London UK Ref 1382

We are working with a leading AAA studio based in London, UK who is looking for a QA Tester to join their team.

What will you be doing?

  • Ensuring issues and bugs are reported on
  • Taking ownership of test cases including document testing, QA processes and reporting methods
  • Ensuring all features of the project are tested and supported


Who you are

  • Worked on 1+ AAA title as a tester
  • Testing experience on PC and console
  • MS Office
  • Bug Databases
  • TRC/TCR a bonus
  • Version control software a bonus
  • Degree in a relevant area a bonus
  • Software such as JIRA, Eazy Bi, Perforce...a bonus
  • Interpersonal and communication skills


Benefits

We offer a great city location, with a multicultural and international staff  as well as no crunch, bonus and competitive salary.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1382.

We are an equal opps compnay, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

    Product Director F2P Mobile Games Spain Ref 1148

    Are you a skilled Product Director? Do you have experience working in the mobile games industry? Are you interested in working for a leading mobile games studio?

    This F2P iOS and Android games studio based in Barcelona, Spain, is looking for a Director of Product to join their team.

    What will you be doing?
    • Reporting to Vice President of Product
    • Ensuring financial targets are met
    • Using market data to choose new game features
    • Measuring product performance using critical metrics
    • Coordinating Marketing, Customer Success and Community Management

    Who you are
    • 3+ years in mobile gaming product management
    • 2+ game titles
    • Game design and creation
    • Educated to degree level
    • Team management
    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    Benefits
    This studio offers a friendly and comfortable working environment as well as breakfast and lunch, fresh fruit, an onsite gym, monthly events and a competitive salary.

    Application
    Please email me your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1148.

    We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint. 

      QA Tester - Southern Germany Ref 1370

      This is a well-established independent studio based in Southern Germany with a series of hit PC titles. They are looking for a senior or lead QA test analyst for exciting upcoming projects, are you looking to advance your career in the games industry?  

      In this role you will; 

      • Plan, test and identify issues within games for a variety of projects and different platforms
      • Communicate and keep the team informed with detailed reports, issues and tests in the bug tracking system
      • Organise and coordinate testing sessions


      What will you do?

      • 1 year + experience working in a testing environment
      • Experience and ability to work effectively in detailed testing
      • Able to keep track of bugs and the varied processes involved
      • Experience and ability to work effectively in a team with changing priorities


      Pluses:

      • Knowledge of specific terminology based in testing and database experience
      • Any knowledge of testing practices in automatization or additional language skills


      Benefits;

      • Good work-life balance
      • Flexible hours
      • Collaborative work environment


      Please send your CV as a word document referencing to 1370 ash@big-planet.biz  to apply!

      We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

        Marketing Manager Games Publisher London Ref 1252

        This cross platform indie studio based in London, UK is looking for a Marketing Manager to join their team.

        What will you be doing?

        • Collaborating with the partners and team to build a market plan and strategy for every released title
        • Executing marketing plans with external vendors
        • Analysing campaign success for future optimization
        • Building, configuring, testing and improving customer programs and campaigns
        • Excuting company-wide campaigns
        • Researching potential strategic partnerships
        • Raising the consumer and industry-facing profile


        Who you are

        • Interpersonal and communication skills
        • Writing skills
        • 3+ years marketing in the games industry
        • Social media understanding e.g. YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Discord...


        Benefits
        This studio is based in Central London, offers social events, pub trips, a competitive salary and a good pension scheme.

        Application
        Please email me your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1252.

        We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.

        Snr-Lead QA Tester- South UK - AAA Games Studio Ref 1333

        Our multiplatform, award winning client is looking for a Senior QA Analyst to join their growing team based in the Home Counties, UK. If you have QA experience and want to expand your career further into a succesful game studio, this could be the role for you. 

        In this role you will;

        • Replicate, log and check bugs and fixes in the games, prior to release
        • Maintain and update the databases
        • Create and maintain the test plans to meet specific technical specifications
        • Follow test plans and test for functionality, performance and compatibility with systems
        • You will work in an interdisciplinary team with with programmers, designers and artists to identify, report and recreate bugs, ensuring the highest quality outcomes


        What will you do?

        • Understanding of game development and testing methods
        • Experience testing and tracking software, for example JIRA, Mantis and DevTrack
        • An experienced and confident PC user
        • User-focussed with initiative, organisation and problem-solving skills
        • Passionate and knowledgeable about games of all genres
        • Technical experience of 4+ years
        • Knowledge of current-gen TRC/XR's


        Benefits!

        • Competitve Salary
        • Cycle to work scheme
        • Staff Discounts 
        • Friendly work environment and social events 


        Applications

        Please send your cv as a word document with the reference number 1333 to ash@big-planet.biz to apply!

        For this role EU candidates will be considered.

        We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate.  We are GDPR compliant.

          Community Manager AAA Game Studio NW England Ref 1274

          This AAA family friendly game studio based in the North West of England is looking for a Community Manager to join their team.

          What will you be doing?

          • Community engagement programs
          • Implementing global social strategy
          • Managing the PR and communication strategy
          • Building content for press releases, community channels and trade events
          • Connecting with players, customer support and producers
          • Reporting on key metrics


          Who you are

          • Community Manager experience - mobile and F2P a bonus
          • Degree in a relevant field
          • Social media campaign management
          • Knowledge of social media channels and trends
          • Written content for social media 
          • Community engagement program development
          • Quantitative and qualitative feedback (A/B testing, online survey insights, community channels...)
          • Detail oriented
          • Interpersonal and communication skills


          Benefits
          This company offers a competitive salary in a friendly and comfortable working environment, as well as a fantastic bonus and pension scheme.

          Application
          Please email me your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1274.

          We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.

            Pay Per Click Campaign Manager Games Publisher London Ref 1253

            This cross platform indie studio based in London, UK is looking for a Pay Per Click Manager to join their team.

            What will you be doing?

            • Daily account responsibilities e.g. with Google AdWords, Yahoo, Bing...
            • Social advertising e.g. with Facebook, Twitter...
            • Account metrics e.g. keyword bids, daily and monthly budget caps, impression share, quality score...
            • Building a large keywords list
            • Creative copy suggestions and graphical ad templates
            • Executing paid search facets e.g. campaign structuring, targeting, network display...
            • Managing new paid search campaigns, ad groups and accounts
            • Reporting on major metrics and goal and revenue tracking
            • Monitoring web analytics dashboards and key reporting tools
            • Evaluating search results and performance
            • Communicating project development to the team and management


            Who you are

            • Interpersonal and communication skills
            • 3+ years marketing in the games industry or similar
            • Social media understanding e.g. YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Discord...
            • MS Excel, PowerPoint & Word
            • Website analysis e.g. with Google Analytics and internal reporting tools
            • PPC ad platforms across different business verticals
            • AdWords/Big certification a bonus


            Benefits
            This studio is based in Central London, offers social events, pub trips, a competitive salary and a good pension scheme.

            Application
            Please email me your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1253.

            We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.

              Marketing Franchise Manager Game Studio UK Midlands Ref 1381

              We are working with a highly sucessful cross-platform game studio based in the UK Midlands who is looking for a Franchise Marketing Manager to join their team.

              What will you be doing?

              • Building long-term roadmaps for the studio's core franchises
              • Producing business cases presenting audience insights, financials and analytics
              • Analysing financial performance, consumer insights and competition to advocate strategy adjustments
              • Ensuring strategic annual goals are met
              • Managing profit and loss
              • Managing company-wide communications strategy
              • Reporting on franchise successes
              • Providing support to brand pitch tools and marketing innovation

              Who you are

              • Commercial marketing experience
              • Team management
              • Diplomacy and a range of influencing skills
              • Interpersonal and communication skills
              • Analytical skills
              • Marketing qualification a bonus

              Benefits

              Competitive salary, great work environment, brilliant work outings and opportunities to progress your career. 

              Application

              Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1381.

              We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

              Marketing VP Mobile Games Spain Ref 1352

              We are working with a leading F2P mobile game studio based in the beautiful Barcelona who is looking for a Marketing VP to join their team.

              What will you be doing?

              • Taking ownership of the long term marketing plan, vision and strategy goals
              • Managing the studio budget
              • Leading a marketing team of 30+ people
              • Developing understanding of the user such as user motivators
              • Building marketing acquisition provider relationships through creative PR strategies
              • Resource allocation
              • Identifying opportunities for growth


              Who you are

              • Mobile Marketing experience
              • Multichannel marketing
              • Previous leadership of a team of 20+ people 
              • Data and analytical skills
              • Interpersonal and communication skills
              • Games industry experience a bonus
              • Spanish a bonus
              • Offline Marketing a bonus


              Benefits

              You will be offered top of the range technological resources, fantastic opportunities for career progression, a competitive salary, bonus scheme and will be working with a talented and internationally diverse team.

              Does this sound like your dream job?

              Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1352.

              We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate.

              We are a GDPR compliant company.

              Lead QA Analyst - Yorkshire UK Ref 1350

              Our client is looking for a Lead QA Analyst to join their growing, successful team based in Yorkshire UK.After years of record success our client is now working on new, exciting games that you could get involved in.

              In this role you will;

              • Plan and organise teams effectively based on the workload and level of task to beset, coordinate and monitor the progression of the team
              • Collaborate and work closely with development teams and external QA to identify, report and recreate bugs, attend development calls, ensure the highest quality outcomes
              • Follow test plans and test for functionality, performance and compatibility with systems
              • Reproduce bugs and defects in games, investigating and verifying fixes before the games are released

              Requirements;

              • Experience in a computer game development and/or studio environment 
              • Experience working on at least one game as the lead QA from start to finish development and release
              • To effectively work with and understand essential requirements from the development team as well as to confidently lead meetings and tasks
              • Experience leading and mentoring members of staff

              Please send your CV as a word document referencing 1350 to ash@big-planet.biz to apply!

              We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.


              Product Manager Mobile Games Spain Ref 844

              This world renowned mobile games studio based in Barcelona is looking for a product manager to work on their live-ops titles.

              What will you do?
              - Responsible of one/several product streams of a game (LiveOps, Balancing, Economy, etc).
              - Design, balance, and aim at continuously improving all the live features related to the product stream/s of focus, together with the Game Design team.
              - Deliver product performance analysis working with the game’s Data Scientist/s.
              - Prepare A/B tests and report on the key findings.
              - Ensuring daily/weekly revenue targets are met, by proposing, executing and continuously improving the game’s content 
              - Deliver Market & Competitors analysis of relevant competitors and games of the same genre

              Who you are
              5+ years of experience in the mobile gaming industry, mainly in product management roles.
              - Experience building models and defining data needs
              - Excel.

              Sounds like I'm talking about you then please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 844.

              We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

              Data Scientist - AAA Console Games Studio - UK Ref 1279

              Our client is a major games studio based in the Midlands Uk. We seek a proven Data Scientist to join our already successful team.


              •   Work closely with key stakeholders to identify and prioritize business and information needs to track and report. 

              •   Direct the data capture requirements from within the game team, owning strategic insights to understand the impact of design / product decisions on game quality and health.

              •   Analyse game telemetry and qualitative feedback to test and monitor gameplay in order to provide insight on how game features and content are impacting the overall player experience.

              •   Design A/B experiments to test acquisition, engagement, and monetization strategies.

              •   Perform ad hoc analyses regularly.

              •   Identify and clearly articulate conclusions and recommendations drawn from data, both in person and through digital presentation.

              •   Design and maintain customised reports to the required needs of the audience, Executives, Production, Game developers etc.

              •   Work closely with the Business Intelligence and IT Operations teams to ensure underlying infrastructure is suitable for Business Intelligence reporting requirements.

              •   Keep abreast of current practices, techniques and tools within Business Intelligence and gaming trends to foster product improvement within the studio.


              Requirements


              •   3+ years of relevant analytical and technical experience with the ability to uncover patterns of behaviour and relationships.

              •   3+ years of hands-on experience in data mining & statistics, including querying large, complex data sets.

              •   Experience with data visualization and statistical packages.

              •   Ability to draw and present conclusions based on information from different sources.

              •   Ability to convey potentially complex messages in a simple and straightforward manner.

              •   An enquiring mind and self-starter attitude with the confidence to challenge the way we do things and bring innovation to our products.

              •   Ability to work in a fast paced environment with proven experience to manage and prioritise a changeable workload.

              •   Team player and self starter with the confidence and ability to work with all disciplines within the business.

              •   A passion for gaming.


              CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz to apply quoting reference 1279.


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