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Management & Marketing Vacancies

Product Marketing Director Game Studio SE England Ref 1764

We are working with a highly successful console games and simulation studio based in the South of England who is looking for a Product Marketing Director to join their talented team. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a studio who believes passionately in their mission to build appealing worlds and craft stunning and inspiring games, and is this role offers a great chance for career progression.

What will you be doing?

  • Communicating with both internal and external partners
  • Defining and implementing the studio's global market strategy
  • Product marketing campaigns for support of key launches as well as seasonal sales and DLC release
  • Ensuring promotional assets are top quality and in-line with the target audience
  • Tracking product Key Performance Indicators
  • Keeping track of competitor and consumer trends

Who you are

  • 2+ years in a marketing manager role
  • Multiple PC/console titles under your belt
  • Previous experience managing marketing campaigns for successful video game titles
  • Knowledge of publishing platforms for both console and PC
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Benefits

This is a great opportunity to have a significant impact on the future of this studio's games in a challenging but supportive environment. This studio offers a fantastic work-life balance, a competitive salary and state-of-the-art technology.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1764.

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

Data Specialist Social Games NW UK Ref 1669

This leading social games company in the NW of England is looking for a game data specialist to provide key metrics which will influence the decisions on their pillar titles in production. We are looking for a data mad person, someone who lives and breathes numbers and has the experience in the games industry in a similar role to back it up.  Are you exactly what we are looking for?

What will you be doing?

  • Identifying potential opportunities and improvements through player data analysis
  • Issue debugging via tracking
  • Predictive analytical models
  • Offering advice to your team regarding data and analytics
  • Bridging the gap between the game and the analytics system
  • Ensuring the best player experience through improvements of key metrics

Who you are

  • Big data technologies/database systems
  • SQL, Python, ML
  • Looker, Tableau...
  • Experimental design
  • AWS a bonus


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 e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1669.

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

Chinese + Thai, Japanese, Korean or English Speaking Localisation & Translation Mobile China Ref 1588

We are working with a leading mobile game studio based in China who is looking for someone to help improve the localisation and translation aspects of their games. For this role you will need to be able to speak fluent Chinese plus English,Japanese, Korean or Thai.

What will you be doing?

  • Working alongside an international localisation QA team
  • Identifying and providing solutions for possible language, implementation and UI-related bugs
  • Gathering global player feedback

Who you are

  • Educated to degree level with a Bachelor's or higher
  • Fluent Chinese
  • 2 languages; English or Japanese or Korean or Thai speaker

Benefits

This studio offers great opportunities to advance your career, brilliant relocation package, very competitive salaries, and the chance to work in a high-tech state of the art studio.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1588.

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


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.

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.

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.

    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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