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PlayStation Studios is on the lookout for an accomplished senior gaming player support leader to become the Sr. Player Support Operations & Strategy Lead for our Live Service team. This vital role focuses on crafting, developing, and operationalizing a sophisticated player support framework tailored to our diverse live service game portfolio.

This position is designed for a passionate industry veteran known for a strategic mindset, exceptional player support expertise, and a collaborative approach to managing comprehensive player support needs and retention strategies across various platforms, including console, PC, or mobile.

You will report directly to PlayStation Studios’ Director of Player Engagement, playing an instrumental role in evolving our player support strategies and contributing significantly to the success and health of our live service offerings.


  • Collaborate closely with the Director of Player Engagement to refine and operationalize the strategic vision for player support, guaranteeing effective and cohesive execution across PlayStation Studios’ live service titles.

  • Innovate, develop, and implement best practices, tools, and processes for player support, focusing on streamlining operational workflows and elevating efficiency and effectiveness within the player support domain.

  • Lead targeted initiatives aimed at refining player support operations, enhancing the quality, impact, and effectiveness of our player support efforts throughout PlayStation Studios.

  • Engage in proactive collaboration with cross-functional teams, aligning player support operations strategies with the broader goals of PlayStation Studios to ensure a unified and player-centric approach to player support.

  • Utilize and analyze clear KPIs to uncover opportunities for improved player support, influencing key stakeholders and propelling successful initiatives forward.

  • Guide the selection and integration of the latest player support technologies and platforms, aligning them with our strategic objectives to enhance engagement capabilities and support.

  • Champion a culture of innovation, continuous improvement, and best practice sharing across PlayStation Studios, enhancing our overall player support framework and capabilities.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated leadership within the gaming industry, particularly in player support operations and strategy for live service games, showcasing the ability to drive strategic operational improvements.

  • Expert understanding of player support strategies, focusing on achieving operational excellence, process optimization, and leading innovation within player support practices.

  • Proficiency in analyzing player support metrics, employing data-driven insights to inform strategic decisions, refine operational approaches, and enhance player support outcomes and customer satisfaction.

  • Strong communication skills, adept at effectively collaborating with various internal teams and external stakeholders, ensuring clear articulation of strategic visions and fostering successful partnerships.

  • In-depth knowledge of current player support technologies, trends, and best practices, with a proven track record of applying this expertise to elevate player support in a dynamic gaming environment.

  • A history of leading and developing high-performing teams, dedicated to promoting an environment that emphasizes growth, operational excellence, and continuous learning.

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The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.

$132,000—$198,000 USD

Equal Opportunity Statement:

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