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Senior Director Global Game Publishing

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Job Title Senior Director Global Game Publishing
Job Description

Level Infinite is Tencent’s global gaming brand. It is a global game publisher offering a comprehensive network of services for games, development teams, and studios around the world.

We are dedicated to delivering engaging and original gaming experiences to a worldwide audience, whenever and wherever they choose to play while building a community that fosters inclusivity, connection, and accessibility. Level Infinite also provides a wide range of services and resources to our network of developers and partner studios around the world to help them unlock the true potential of their games.
Our Games Publishing Lead will play an important role as part of Tencent Games’ Global Publishing team – reporting directly into the Head of Global PC/Console Publishing

Thanks to your superior understanding of overall market and players motivations and partnering very closely with our second-party production team, you will build great relationships with our game studio partners and collaborate with them to deliver AAA titles across multiple platforms (Consoles, PC and/or Mobile).

As Game Publishing Lead, you will follow AAA game franchises through all development stages, from initial concept design right through to commercial release and post launch support/live-ops and you will specifically oversee early product optimization, testing, and pre-release preparations, as well as all post-launch publishing efforts such as promotion, community management, user acquisition (UA), live-ops, and commercialization.

You’ll be leading our Brand marketing strategy from setting brand vision, game positioning and global campaign roadmap to the regional go-to-market execution of our live service/GAAS plans on:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Acting as the central point of contact you will facilitate information flow and work collaboration among different regions. Ensure the successful global release of the project.
  • Allocating publishing resources effectively, including human and budget resources across various regions and functions. Implement data driven and efficient management practices to enhance project efficiency, data performance, and profitability.
  • Coordinating with other teams at Tencent and with external partners/agencies ensuring our projects progress to successful completion. Together, we will help our partner studios make great games!
  • Being accountable for achieving key performance indicators (KPIs) including brand awareness, purchase intent, revenue, daily active users (DAU) and retention rates.
    Working with one or more Canadian based studios, including frequent international travel.
  • Driving quality in a collaborative and constructive way.
  • Being involved in strategic product planning, franchise and lifecycle management.
    Designing and run market and consumer research studies to identify and measure market opportunities and define game positioning.
  • Ensuring effective processes are in place for project tracking, including milestone reviews and feedback.
  • Supporting the studios to plan and execute the marketing strategy for their products.
  • Developing strong relationships to establish and maintain a reliable and timely flow of information and materials to all parties as necessary.
  • Coordinating with other teams in Tencent to leverage available services and know-how.
  • Analysing competitive products and new business opportunities and make recommendations to senior management.

REQUIREMENTS:

10+ years’ brand marketing, product management, or equivalent experience, shipping multiple titles across several platforms.

  • An excellent understanding of what is required to build and deliver AAA titles and franchises.
  • An understanding of F2P and live service/GaaS business models and best practices especially in the European and American markets.
  • A passion for games and a keen eye for market trends and data. Demonstrate the ability to identify and capitalize on genre or market opportunities effectively.
  • An open and flexible mindset, with strong collaboration and communication skills.
  • Excellent English language proficiency, both written and spoken, to serve as a working language.
  • Possess cultural awareness for both Chinese and Western cultures.
  • Exhibit a strong sense of responsibility, self-drive, and exceptional problem-solving abilities.
  • Be resilient to pressure and capable of managing work across different time zones. 
  • Prior experience in large-scale multinational projects is preferred.

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Sector Publishing
Category Game Publisher
Level Director
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary Not specified
Date Posted 21 June 2024
Reference #LI-AW1
Recruiter Tencent
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