Eastside Games Developer Relations Lead in Vancouver, British Columbia
WHAT IMPACT CAN AN DEVELOPER RELATIONS LEAD HAVE AT ESG?
East Side Games’ Developer Relations Lead is a critical lead member of the Business Development team and is responsible for discovering the best game developers in the world and forming partnerships with them to make awesome ESG games! The Lead will help ESG build world-class Developer Relations practices and help us build the team.
You will focus on finding the best developers who have the skills and passion to make games with East Side Games, and help them understand the value and impact they will have by partnering with ESG. You will be heavily involved with matching our brands and IP to the developers that you have ready - for example: which developer will make the next Office: How We Manage?
You must love solving problems and getting shit done, oh and working with some of the coolest game studios in the biz!
WHAT YOU MIGHT DO IN YOUR DAY TO DAY
Be a trusted advisor with our Developer partners by deeply understanding their business, their capabilities, and aligning their needs to our solutions
Be a steward of the company by vetting and signing only the best Developers to make ESG Games
Outreach, pitching, and signing Developer agreements
Advocating for Developers within ESG - be the voice of the customer and let us know what they need and want
Be the ESG expert: provide expertise on our technology Kits, roadmap of technology and product offerings, assist on upgrade planning, and advise on key features and functionality
Build bigger: help build the Developer Relations team by operating as the Lead; develop Go-To-Market plans and execute, bring your proven practices to help us scale, and help structure how the team operates
WHAT YOU BRING TO ESG
3-5 years of Developer Relations experience in customer facing roles such as Sales, Business Development, or Account Management
Experience with Game Publishing, Advertising, and/or Platforms is a plus
Strong consultative and strategic customer relationship management experience
Significant experience engaging and communicating with C-level and senior executives, internal and external
Excellent written communication skills oriented on addressing, documenting, and solving complex business issues and opportunities
Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
Bachelor’s Degree required
A gamer, particularly mobile games, but we still love you if you’ve imagined your own board game, play console games, or enjoy other online experiences.
Hungry, humble, and smart and can use these three pillars to impact you and those around you.
Comfortable in an environment where priorities and plans change rapidly, but with intention.
Solution-oriented, self-motivated, and diligent.
Community-minded, whereby a collective mission of the project is a shared priority.
Empathic, compassionate, and curious.
Your values are governed by justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO WORK AT ESG?
We are East Side Games – a pillar in beautiful Vancouver’s gaming community. Our mission is to create games that are easy to pick up, hard to put down, and don’t suck! We put players at the heart of our evolution, independence, and profitability. With their help, we’ve defined the narrative, idle gaming space with huge IPs that reach the lives of millions globally… And we’re just getting started!
Culture rules here, and that’s what makes us unique. We put people at the core of what we do. We believe that you can steer the ship of your career, and we anchor through support, trust, and connection. Tackle your challenges, share your learnings, then share a drink with the studio in our weekly Cheers Friday Announcements. Have we piqued your curiosity? Then check out our amazing Culture (https://www.eastsidegames.com/company/culture/) and Benefits (https://www.eastsidegames.com/careers/jobs/benefits/) ! We note that our culture is not a monolith, and is ever-changing based on the folks holding space at East Side Games.
WE’RE BUILT ON THE FOUNDATIONS OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
East Side Games are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply, and will utilize the strengths you bring to foster your growth and the studio’s growth.
If this sounds like everything you hoped for and more, and you’re enthused to build genre-defining narrative idle games, click the “Apply Here” button below. If now is not the right time for you but you know someone who would be a great match for us at East Side Games, check out our referral bonus here! Let’s build great games together.
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