Full Time Job

eSports Product Specialist

Psyonix

San Diego, CA 08-30-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Psyonix is a video game developer best known for Rocket League, the award-winning game that combines soccer, driving, and highly competitive and addictive gameplay. As part of the Epic Games family, we are an industry-leading game studio rooted in a crunch-free philosophy that emphasizes an amazing employee experience, located in the heart of San Diego. For nearly 20 years, we have been a driving force behind some of the most successful games in the industry, including Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Bulletstorm, Unreal Tournament III and Unreal Tournament 2004.

We're looking for an Esports Product Specialist to join our team in sunny San Diego, CA! In this role, you will focus on working behind the scenes to make sure that Rocket League Esports run as smoothly as possible. You will be responsible for a wide variety of esports related needs. You'll contribute to the broadcast media strategy and implementation, talent management, broadcast partner relationships, and broadcast quality assurance.

Responsibilities and Job Duties:
• Establish and maintain broadcast production workflow
• Cultivate and manage broadcast partnerships across all esports programs
• Watch broadcasts to verify quality, address concerns, and confirm sponsorship deliverables
• Identify and implement efficiencies of interdepartmental esports deliverables
• Ensure broadcast quality across all Rocket League Esports programs
• Ideate and pitch new ideas and angles for Rocket League Esports programs, products, and broadcast
• NOTE: Must be willing to travel frequently for events and work weekends

Ideal Candidate Must Have:
• At least 3 years of experience in esports operations, with additional media experience being a plus
• Deep experience and passion for esports
• Proficiency with business-related software, including Confluence/Jira, Google App suite, and production tools
• Understanding and experience with a variety of social media platforms
• A keen understanding and awareness of industry trends and emerging platforms
• Strong self-motivation, work ethic, and entrepreneurial spirit
• A team-focused outlook with a high degree of tact and diplomacy

Pluses:
• Bachelor's degree in business operations, sports management, or communications equivalent
• Graphic design experience
• Proficiency/Fluency in another language
• Additional media background with an emphasis on esports media and broadcast production
• A passion for gaming
• A passion for sports
• Previous experience on a ''Game as a Service'' or session-based game titles

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dyxy7q-3-238-132-225-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Psyonix

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.