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Product Director - Marketing

Ubisoft

Montreal, QC 05-10-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Ubisoft's 19,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players' lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their commitment and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin's Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

Job Description

As Product Director – Marketing on Rainbow Six Siege, you are responsible for the game's positioning framework, and its articulation into actionable marketing & communication strategies, through the development of assets and initiatives that support our live operations.

This is a highly collaborative role that is embedded within the production team and interfaces with multiple disciplines and teams, leveraging diverse expertise and talent to deliver a product- and player-focused strategy to increase engagement and retention.

As the guardian of brand image and perception, you are the liaison between our development and publishing teams, and ensure that the game's creative vision is carried out successfully towards our players – both current and potential – while serving operational marketing needs.

What you'll do
• Develop adequate and innovative live marketing & communication strategies to support our seasonal content releases, in-game activities, eSports events, ad-hoc initiatives and long-term objectives;
• Supervise the creation of all hero assets and key marketing deliverables in collaboration with the Brand Art team, internal Creative teams and external partners;
• Collaborate with operational marketing teams to ensure the proper deployment, coherence and consistency of the communication strategy and assets declinations through all touchpoints;
• Coordinate across teams to deliver best-in-class on- and off-line events with a focus on strengthening brand unity, while increasing engagement and broadening our reach;
• Partner with Strategic Insights teams to validate frameworks and creative, gather player insights, address feedback and eventually help steering game content developments;
• Research and monitor market trends to identify exposure and innovation opportunities and guide the Product Marketing team to act upon them;
• Oversee internal and external presentations for the game, and maintain a constant dialogue with the game development team and publishing stakeholders;
• Lead and coach the Product Marketing team, with a growth mindset and a bottom-up approach that empowers employees, nurtures innovation and strives for excellence;
• Oversee the marketing team's budget and track ongoing projects and new initiatives;
• As a direct report to the Brand Director, contribute to the development of the Rainbow Six' brand DNA and blueprint through support, collaboration and alignment with other product and brand teams.

Qualifications

What you bring
• University degree in Marketing, Business Administration or related field;
• 10+ years of experience in successfully bringing AAA game(s) to market, and/or increasing awareness/engagement/conversion through live marketing operations, including 3+ years in team management;
• Leadership and people management skills, capable of mentoring and providing a thriving environment to a team of expert marketing product managers;
• Results-oriented and customer-focused (both internal and external);
• In-depth knowledge of the market, trends and the video game industry in general;
• Great collaboration skills combined with an ability to understand and address challenges stemming from diverse videogame production and marketing professions;
• Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills;
• Flexibility to adapt to whatever the production brings and an ability to manage efficiently several projects simultaneously.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0x591-34-239-170-244-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Ubisoft

Ubisoft’s worldwide network of video game development studios and business offices work hand-in-hand each day to deliver rich and innovative gaming experiences that reflect the creativity and diversity of their teams