Management & Marketing Vacancies

Licencing Exec Wanted Publishing Dept Games Midlands Ref 1047

This leading independent studio based in the in Midlands is looking for a licencing executive to working in our growing marketing and publishing department.  You will:

  • negotiate and secure license deals
  • Ensure our games maintain their originality and remain authentic 
  • Encompass our partner brands
  • Be fully compliant with all the legal and commercial obligations 
  • Act as liaison between the games development team and the license-holders products;
  • Be fastidious and have a sharp eye for detail
  • Manage key relationships both internal and external including reporting

What will you do?

  • Obtain Licensing approvals across projects
  • Research and secure permissions/negotiate contracts (for in-game assets) as well as drafting budgets.
  • Coordinate Licensing data transfer and approvals, and ensuring accuracy is maintained.
  • Work with the external legal team.
  • Source & build licensing and research contacts network and share with Team.
  • Deal with requests for technical and statistical research information
  • Obtain quote and coordinate external workforce as and when needed
  • Licencing experience preferred 
  • Law background a bonus
EU candidates only please.

Please email me your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1047.

We are an equal opps employer, value diversity and don't discriminate.  We are GDPR compliant.

Bus Dev Director Wanted Automotive Industry England Onsite or Remote

This innovative VR simulation studio in the automotive industry based in the North West of England is looking for a business development director to drive the growth of their brand.  You will have experience in sales & introducing new business in the digital sector.

What will you do?

  • Expand our reach in sales, productization and client-led activities, ultimately closing as well as taking care of new and existing leads.
  • Software licensing track record in automotive sector
  • Experience dealing with UK automotive OEMs e.g. JLR, Bentley, Rolls Royce...
  • Demonstrate tried technical knowledge with commercial expertise to predict, and the react to, future trends in the car sector and tech industry.
  • Support the implementation of the commercial vision, ensuring that all client and business development opportunities are developed.
  • Inform and drive relationships with clients and go-to-market networks, such as creative agencies.
  • Ensure continued innovation by fostering back client intelligence to the executive team, partnering cross functionally with key stakeholder to guarantee our tech continually evolves in response to market demands and maintains an ambitious advantage.
  • Support the development of new business models within the automotive industry designed around our creative platform.
  • Implement tracking, monitoring and analyses of sales activity and performance to ensure profitability and return on investment, integrating robust commercial processes across all meaningful departments including marketing, development and project management.
  • Consistent track record of developing, negotiating and delivering multi-million pound software licensing deals.
  • Personable and motivated, building strong professional relationships with existing clients to deliver revenue expansion.
  • Ambitious, with the ability to work effectively on their own initiative in a rapidly changing and highly aggressive marketplace.
  • Knowledgeable, with an understanding of the digital technology sector, particularly 3D visualisation and/or automotive.
  • Persuasive communicator, possessing outstanding presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Bachelor's degree or above.

This role can be onsite or remote and offers a great base salary and share options.   

Please email me your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 914.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency, value diversity and we do not discriminate.

Brand Manager PC & Console Studio South of England

This PC and console studio based in the South is looking for a Brand Manager to lead their pillar franchise. You will be responsible for the release and marketing strategies, monitoring data and meaningful metrics, marketing execution and ensuring revenue targets are reached (short and long term).

What will you do?

  • Forecasting including weekly status reports, and leading regular reviews with partners
  • Own the Brand and Community team
  • Work with Development, Biz Dev, Licensing, 3PP, Brand, Retail, and Creative Services
  • Be aware of genre-significant developments and provide reporting/SWOT analysis on competitors
  • Execute excellent marketing campaigns to support key releases and sales
  • Drive a new player focus with analysis, data and insight
  • Set and watch community and customer experience and perfection
  • Handle the relationship with external agencies such as media partners and PR
  • Be a central point of leadership for all publishing related activities
  • Lead strategic negotiations and close key take care of the assistance of the Biz Dev/Legal teams

What we look for in you

  • Financial forecasting and financial franchise planning abilities
  • Experience of releasing core games and DLC on PC and console platforms.
  • Ability to craft and outline a clear vision and strategy around a Franchise with multiple products
  • Strong analytical, organisation and reporting skills including Excel power user capabilities
  • Experience of briefing, managing and executing multiple marketing campaigns
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent team manager
  • Experience briefing media plans via agencies, including PR
  • Ability to understand market direction and spot gaps to maximise commercial and customer benefit
  • Lead and help craft a regular portfolio of add on content in addition to a portfolio of products
  • Strong social skills and the ability to represent the franchise outwardly to any external party
  • Supportive and organised managerial experience
  • A keenness to get involved with communities, fans and hobbyists – especially rail fans
This role would suit someone who is looking to take their next step in his/her career. 

Please send your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet quoting 901

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Product Marketing Manager Wanted Mobile Studio Copenhagen

This runner games studio based in Copenhagen is looking for a Product Marketing Manager to join our Brand Marketing team. You will bring premium free-to-play titles to gamers globally. You have a strong focus on delivering and executing creative marketing strategies that will bring together the attention of gamers and keep them engaged in our products. You should have at least one F2P mobile title under your belt. 

Who you are

  • Development of marketing plans and execution for product launches, game content updates and in-game promotions.
  • Craft and lead successful marketing campaigns across multiple channels to expertly drive product awareness, adoption, engagement, and retention.
  • Work closely with Marketing to understand the development roadmap, identify key selling points and provide recommendations for marketing support.
  • Know your customers through quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Connect with PR, Brand Marketing, HoG and executive teams to achieve business goals.
  • Conducting market research, benchmarks, polls and consumer studies to ensure that our games are targeted to the right people.
  • Ensure consumer messaging and brand positioning are consistent across all channels.
  • Drive new promotional programs and help identify marketing standard methodologies within and outside of games to effectively promote our products.
  • Develop marketing strategies and plans to achieve our worldwide consumer product goals.
  • Identify the target audience of our games, as well as, positioning, values, and selling points.
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams and lead the development of all brand-related content, product and communication assets.
  • Co-ordinating customer care activities/messaging, as well as defining specific game customer care policies when needed.
  • Proven knowledge base of free-to-play acquisition, retention and monetisation key product indicators.
  • Reports to Head of Games and Head of Brand Marketing.
  • Experience launching F2P mobile games essential
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in fields such as product marketing, or product management in F2P and mobile games. Having previous experience working in the games industry is a requirement for the role.
  • Experienced in launching successful new mobile games
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively
  • Excellent oral and written English interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to liaise with external partners and build and maintain positive relationships.
  • Strong project planning and organizational skills.
  • Effectiveness and comfort at working independently in a dynamic, ambitious, and fluid environment with the ability to adapt, spot issues early, and escalate.
  • Effective communicator, enthusiastic and capable of leading projects.
  • Real passion for and understanding of videogame technologies and the consumer gaming landscape.
  • Experience at a major video game publisher or entertainment company a plus.

Please email me your CV as a Word document quoting reference 864.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Game Marketer Wanted Mobile Studio Spain

This top ranking iOS and Android studio based in Barcelona is looking for a marketer to work on their amazing games.

What will you do?

  • Build the marketing strategy of a Social Point game - you will decide how much to invest, where to invest, who to target, what creative to use and what channels to use
  • Be the main person responsible for planning the marketing roadmap of the game (including programmatic, TV, Youtube, ASO and any and all marketing experiments you can think of)
  • Work together with our excellent marketing artists to make adverts that you need
  • Handle all negotiations with your partners to achieve Volume, Quality and ROI goals.
  • Run and track all marketing campaigns for your games to know what is working and what is not
  • Communicate and get buy-in for your marketing strategy from the product teams.

This is youAnalytical, problem solver, dedicated, team worker, rigorous and detail oriented. You are smart and an out of the box thinker but low ego and practical at the same time. You are not afraid to take risks, but ensure you have sufficient information on which to base your decision.

You also have
  • Product marketing experience
  • Experienced in setting marketing strategy
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong Excel and analytical skills.
  • Real passion for results, proven track record of exceeding targets

Please email me you CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 859.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Senior Product Manager Mobile Games Spain

This world renowned mobile games studio based in Barcelona is looking for a senior product manager to work on their live-ops titles.

What will you do?
- Responsible of one/several product streams of a game (LiveOps, Balancing, Economy, etc).
- Design, balance, and aim at continuously improving all the live features related to the product stream/s of focus, together with the Game Design team.
- Deliver product performance analysis working with the game’s Data Scientist/s.
- Prepare A/B tests and report on the key findings.
- Ensuring daily/weekly revenue targets are met, by proposing, executing and continuously improving the game’s content 
- Deliver Market & Competitors analysis of relevant competitors and games of the same genre

Who you are
5+ years of experience in the mobile gaming industry, mainly in product management roles.
- Experience building models and defining data needs
- Excel.

Sounds like I'm talking about you then please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 844.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

User Acquisition Specialist Mobile Games Spain

This top iOS and Android game studio based in Barcelona, is looking for a user acquisition specialist to work on their pillar titles. Join us and help us make 2018 the best year ever in mobile social gaming.

What will you do?

  • Handle negotiation with partners to achieve Volume, Quality and return on investment goals.

  • Buy media through Facebook, Google, DSP or other providers.

  • Run and track your campaigns in order to guarantee their optimization.

  • Develop innovative solutions for customer acquisition.

  • Work together with the Analytics & Product teams to optimize campaigns
This is you
Analytical, problem solver, dedicated, team worker, rigorous and detail oriented. You are smart, creative and practical at the same time.

You also have

  • 3+ years of experience managing, growing and optimizing mobile acquisition campaigns through Facebook, Google, Ad networks, DSP or any other media platform.
  • Strong Excel and analytical skills.
  • Ability to compile and analyse performance data and metrics.
  • Passion for results, proven track record of exceeding targets.
  • Experience buying, negotiating and analysing media.
  • iOS and Android marketplaces.
  • Deep understanding of how to take the most of the providers algorithms and fraud benchmarks.
  • Experience using PMDs / FMPs, and attribution platforms

If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 843.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Data Scientist - AAA Console Games Studio - UK

Our client is a major games studio based in the Midlands Uk. We seek a proven Data Scientist to join our already successful team.

•   Work closely with key stakeholders to identify and prioritize business and information needs to track and report. 

•   Direct the data capture requirements from within the game team, owning strategic insights to understand the impact of design / product decisions on game quality and health.

•   Analyse game telemetry and qualitative feedback to test and monitor gameplay in order to provide insight on how game features and content are impacting the overall player experience.

•   Design A/B experiments to test acquisition, engagement, and monetization strategies.

•   Perform ad hoc analyses regularly.

•   Identify and clearly articulate conclusions and recommendations drawn from data, both in person and through digital presentation.

•   Design and maintain customised reports to the required needs of the audience, Executives, Production, Game developers etc.

•   Work closely with the Business Intelligence and IT Operations teams to ensure underlying infrastructure is suitable for Business Intelligence reporting requirements.

•   Keep abreast of current practices, techniques and tools within Business Intelligence and gaming trends to foster product improvement within the studio.


•   3+ years of relevant analytical and technical experience with the ability to uncover patterns of behaviour and relationships.

•   3+ years of hands-on experience in data mining & statistics, including querying large, complex data sets.

•   Experience with data visualization and statistical packages.

•   Ability to draw and present conclusions based on information from different sources.

•   Ability to convey potentially complex messages in a simple and straightforward manner.

•   An enquiring mind and self-starter attitude with the confidence to challenge the way we do things and bring innovation to our products.

•   Ability to work in a fast paced environment with proven experience to manage and prioritise a changeable workload.

•   Team player and self starter with the confidence and ability to work with all disciplines within the business.

•   A passion for gaming.

CV to ash@big-planet.biz to apply


Our client is a leading AAA games studio, well established with 2 hit series of games titles in Production. We are looking for innovative marketers who possess that same passion and dedication to define the product marketing strategies for our short-term and long-term projects, to work with our development studios and external partners, and to be the creative spark to inspire our internal teams and generate the maximum chance for success across our product portfolio.

Whilst previous experience within the games industry is preferable, it is not essential. Of greater importance is that you possess the ability to translate and communicate the passion and excitement we feel for our games to the players and partners that will be awaiting our new games.

Key Duties:

General overview of the role:

•   Evangelise and represent the product(s) and brand(s) to both internal stakeholders via product presentations, territory tours, media events, retail presentations, consumer events and more
•   Engage the development studios in the marketing process to ensure alignment and engagement with strategic and creative direction
•   Use market data and consumer research to identify trade and consumer trends to help the studios to iterate on new ideas
•   Create and own the Product Marketing Plan, which includes product positioning, target market identification and analysis, category &competitive analysis, pricing analysis, marketing strategy, creative development and through the line marketing execution
•   Work with appropriate internal and external teams to develop all marketing materials and strategies including PR, community,advertising, packaging, online, retail and promotional materials
•   Ownership of product from concept to launch, and into post-launch phase via additional content and lifecycle management
•   Where appropriate, manage external agency partners to deliver world-class campaign materials on budget, on time and on strategy
•   Drive the development of key assets including screenshots,game footage, website, visual renders and video materials
•   Ownership of global asset calendar to meet global marketing and PR milestones. Oversee the timely distribution of these assets to distribution partners and agencies
•   Manage the preparation and onsite support for sales meetings, trade shows, press events and consumer launch events
•   Ownership and management of central marketing budget including assert, packaging, website and advertising production and research budgets
•   Develop and manage research plan, including focus groups,surveys and post-analysis information sharing

Required Skills/Attributes:

•   At least 2 years experience of leading end-to-end marketing campaigns
•   Fully understand the end-to-end process of defining global marketing and communications strategy for digital and physical products
•   Clear understanding of all marketing communications tools across the full marketing mix (including advertising advertising, PR, CRM,retails, promotions and sales)
•   Ability to apply critical thinking and analysis to projects
•   Ability to plan and execute product launch strategy
•   Excellent communication, collaboration and presentation skills
•   Great attention to detail and ownership of projects
•   Capable of dealing at multiple levels across the business
•   Demonstrable creative and strategic thinking
•   Self-motivated individual
•   Adaptability and strong organisation skills
•   Willingness to travel on company business

A competitive package is on offer, and the opportunity to develop your career in an award-winning team with a fantastic heritage.

CV to ash@big-planet.biz to apply

Digital Marketing Manager - Sweden

Do you live and breathe digital marketing? Love video games? Have you released and marketed games on Steam, Google Play and Apple’s app store? Then we want to talk to you. We are looking for a Digital Marketing Manager to develop, implement, track and optimize our digital marketing campaigns across all digital channels. If you want to play a key role in defining our future digital gaming strategy, please read on! This role reports to the Head of Marketing & Communications.

Key Qualifications

The successful candidate has the ability to ensure the creative development of the digital marketing strategies. We are seeking a candidate that is passionate about games and marketing that can demonstrate an ability to play a key role in defining the digital gaming strategy for the studio.

In addition to which:

  • Established network within the gaming community and digital game stores/outlets
  • 5+ years of proven working experience in digital marketing
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns
  • Experience from different digital gaming segments and business models
  • Extensive knowledge of Digital & Social marketing, including production, digital media, social behavior, research and analytics
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in digital marketing and measurement
  • Understanding of the competitive market, customers and industry trends
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Collaborative, proactive and solution oriented
  • Driven and motivated to work in a quickly evolving market
  • Experience working in an international environment
  • Passionate about video games

What we offer

We offer you to play an important part in a company that has a really exciting future. At this studio things are constantly in a state of motion and accordingly you will have the opportunity to learn a tremendous amount from working in this environment. In addition to the great health benefits provided by our Swedish welfare system we offer you a comprehensive health care package which includes:

  • Yearly contributions for health- and preventive care (usable for a gymcard, team sports, massage etc.)
  • A vision package including a free vision exam and customized glasses for computer work
  • Flexible working hours
  • A lot of great, both on- and off-site, recreational activities

CV to ash@big-planet.biz to apply

Social Media Manager - London - £25K to £28K

My client is a digital marketing agency basedin the West End of London. They work primarily in the mobile space, have 3international offices, and are expanding rapidly, with another 9 offices due toopen in the next 2 years. We require an experienced Social Media Manager tocontrol and push forward the online presence of the company.

Skills and experience required...

· A good degree from a leadingUniversity

· Professional experience as aSocial Media Manager in a related industry

· Some technical skills andKnowledge, e.g. Flash, HTML, CSS etc

· Excellent written communicationskills and a flair for writing.

· Self starter, self motivated andthe highest professional standards

· Portfolio examples of your workfor clients, your own blog etc

· Business Fluent English, otherlanguages a bonus

· Extra super-interesting content onyour CV that impresses us is always welcome

· An interest in mobilecommunications would be a bonus

In return we offer a great company culture,world leading high profile clients to work alongside, between £25K to £28Kstarting salary, private health, pension, full corporate benefits and theopportunity to travel. Start asap.

CV to ash@big-planet.biz

QA Lead with AAA Experience – Scandinavia

Our clientis looking for a QA Lead to run the team and liaise externally.


Bug regression to manage the timescale of bug tracking

Alongside the programming team, manage the daily priorities

Generate testing plans and drive excellence within the QA team

Liaise between the development teams and external contractors and partners

Team mentoring and HR


At least 3 years experience in lead QA position in video game industry

At least 2 cycles on AAA titles

Further experience in other platforms

Experienced in Agile/Scrum and Kanban

Familiarity with automated testing (unit tests, system tests, smoke tests and integration and UI testing)

We Offer

A permanent lead role in an expanding studio

Competitive salary

Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format to Adan Hill,Art & Design Consultant - adan@big-planet.biz 

Project Manager – Mobile Games – Agile - Berlin

Our client is a leading developer and publisher of mobileand web based games. We seek a proven Agile Project Manager to join our dynamicand successful team.


· Assign duties, team size and structures

· Optimize team performance

· Coaching

· Ensure suitable and accurate reporting

· Enable great communication between departments

· Ensure constant improvement in practice and results

What we expect

· Degree or relevant work experience

· Agile project management experience & vocationalqualifications

· Great communications skills

· Team player

· Passion for your work

To apply send word document CV to ash@big-planet.biz

Senior Project Manager - Germany

Our client is a major MMO developer based in Berlin,Germany. We seek a proven Senior Project Manager to head up our latest MMOrelease.


· Work with the Producer to communicate timelineand goals for the game.

· Work with the Producer to plan and organizeexternal dependencies.

· Work with the Producer and Leads to establish aproject schedule

· Check resource allocation and schedules for alldisciplines for plausibility and formality

· Control if proper and measurable goals are beingset across all levels of hierarchy

· Maintain the schedule on daily and long termbasis ensuring it is up to date.

· Work with the Leads to ensure tasks entered inthe schedule are clear and concise.

· Work with the Leads and team members to ensureassigned tasks and timelines are communicated clearly.

· Have an overview of project tasks, assignees andtheir progress both daily and long term.

· Work with the team on a daily basis to tracktasks and ensure any potential blockers are identified and raised.

· Work with the Producer and Leads to resolveobstacles, dependencies, timeline issues and support the communication ofproject status and progress.

· Work with the Producer, Leads and the team tocontinually optimize and improve team communication and workflows.

· Develop and establish an efficient and effectiveteam organization and infrastructure

· Optimize the infrastructure to leverage teamproductivity

· Develop, implement and optimize a planning andtracking system that enables the team keep a current record about quality, timeand budget

· Take responsibility for an adequate tool chainand processes (e.g. Plan- / Tracking- / Risk- & Change Management)

· Check and control the balance of the goals“quality, time and budget” and escalate misbalances (if necessary, even abovethe producer)

· Implement and regulate communication structuresto other departments, working with key reports to create an organizationalstructure and processes that allow the team to efficiently produce high qualitywork on time and on budget


· 7+ years’ software project management experience(not product management)

· 5+ years’ experience as a main project manager

· Planned, managed and delivered at least 3software projects on time, in budget

· Proven, excellent project management knowledgeand experience in the field of mid to large scale software development projectswith co-located, multi-cultural teams of 30+

· Immaculate English language skills, ability tocommunicate own point of view clearly and concisely to senior stakeholders

· Honed analytical and problem solving skills

· Ability to interface with all facets ofproduction (Art, Game Design, Tech, etc.)

· Intimate familiarity with modern projectmanagement tools, techniques and practices.

· Thrives in high pressure environments, requiringkeen prioritization and multi-tasking abilities

· Exceptional leadership skills, motivatingteamwork, performance and drive for excellence

· Career focus on development process rather thancreative ideation

· Proven interest in multimedia products,preferably video games


· Passion for making and playing innovative games

· University Degree

· Experience leading creative and technical teamsin product development or Project Management experience in the video gamesindustry

· Planning, management and delivery of projectsfor mobile or online platforms

We offer:

· A challenging and engaging software developmentenvironment with multiple proven and exciting games from start to end

· A professional and international team ofspecialist in all areas supporting you with long-year industry expertise

· Teamwork, quick decisions and possibilities togrow and supply own ideas

· Career paths and options to develop further overtime

· More than 300 Million Users waiting for yourgame!

CVs to ash@big-planet.bizto apply

CTO / Lead Programmer (Senior) - Sweden

· Our client is an independent studio based inSweden, making AAA and mobile titles. We are looking for a highly experiencedsenior programer, with several AAA games on their resume, that can take on therole as Lead Programmer and CTO. As we expand they will be in charge of findingand hiring more coders with the necessary skills, and to coach the new talentsto grow in their field.

· They need to have passion for games and still bean avid gamer. They need to have a strong opinion and not afraid to speak theirmind, as they will be a part of a small core team in charge of developing largefranchises and internal development of new IPs and concepts.

· Most of all they need to come up with newcreative ideas for games and projects.

· This is not a position for anyone sitting aroundwaiting to be told what to do. We are looking for a partner in the expansion ofthe company. They need to be self sufficient and anticipate the needs of peoplearound them.

· Salary and relocation package is open fornegotiation with an additional cash signing bonus.

To apply send CV to ash@big-planet.biz

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