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Game Content Manager

Playstation

San Mateo, CA 07-13-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

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Game Content Manager

San Mateo

As part of the Portfolio team within the Global Third Party Relations team, the Game Content Manager will be one of the key people responsible for evaluating content potential within the PlayStation portfolio. They will also be responsible for helping to maintain the central source of truth and its related tool sets for tracking what titles are coming to PlayStation (and other platforms) and when. Through a combination of sources (submission data, publicly released information, human intelligence from meetings and partner portfolio reviews), this role ensures that the data upon which we base our decisions is accurate.

Responsibilities:

Content Evaluation:
• Evaluate and report feedback for titles that are in consideration for partnership and prioritization within the portfolio
• Work with internal producers to deep dive on playable builds and report on qualitative feedback with attention to game design, art direction, user experience, and more throughout major achievements of key partner titles

Sourcing:
• Work cross-functionally with Account Management teams in identifying title targets not yet on the platform for partnership or prioritization consideration
• Support recruitment efforts for new potential PlayStation partners
• Identifying and reporting on industry trends to support and influence the portfolio content strategy

Content Tracking:
• Assist in maintaining a data set of titles, dates, content information, and platform relevance for all content coming to major games platforms.
• Work with leadership to identify the optimal tools and data requirements in order to appropriately track and maintain data
• As requested, run custom reports based on inbound executive requests and parse data accordingly

Qualifications:
• Strong understanding of business models and content analysis associated with F2P, AAA and GaaS
• Ability to work cross-functionally with global SIE teams and with global third party development and publishing partners
• Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed up to twice a quarter (when it is safe to do so)
• Multi-disciplinary approach to analyzing creative content
• Five years minimum experience in the game industry with a heavy writing focus
• Game design, game-related writing and/or production background a plus
• Solid understanding of the development process (understanding how to best approach and evaluate content at different stages of development is important)
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Near-Encyclopedic knowledge of major games and genres across all platforms (console, mobile, PC, etc.)
• BS or BA degree or equivalent industry work experience required

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv7nnj-3-236-68-118-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Playstation

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services.