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Psyonix

(Closed) Director of Esports

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Psyonix
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ San Diego, CA

Psyonix, an independent video game developer located in downtown San Diego, is looking for a driven and organized Director of Esports to lead our esports team in an effort to grow and support the hit game, Rocket League! This senior management position reports directly to the Vice President of Publishing.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Designing, creating, and executing a vision for our globally-recognized, world-class Rocket League esports program
  • Leading and mentoring a cross-functional team tasked of delivering industry-defining competitive experiences for players and fans all over the world
  • Maintaining extensive knowledge of worldwide esports industry trends, programs, best practices, and competitive intelligence to help inform and shape Rocket League Esports' evolving ecosystem
  • Defining project scope, objectives, resource requirements, schedules, budgets, and key performance indicators in support of business goals defined by the executive leadership team
  • Developing and growing business relationships crucial to the success of the Rocket League Esports programs
  • Partnering with franchise, business, and content teams for effective integration into Rocket League Esports
  • Internally advocating solutions and soliciting requests on behalf of our professional esports competitors, teams, and league organizers to ensure that the leadership team is informed of the team's needs
  • Developing reports and documentation detailing performance, risks, and contingency plans for each project and periodically deliver reports to senior leadership
  • Working with the business intelligence, marketing, and finance teams to interpret data to make informed decisions a recommendations
  • Promoting a positive work environment that rewards innovation and creativity
  • Additional duties to be assigned

Ideal Candidate Must Have:

  • Intimate knowledge of the Rocket League competitive atmosphere
  • 10+ years of previous experience in the games, entertainment, or sports industries with relevant experience in the realm of program or project management
  • 5+ years of previous experience managing a competitive esports program, sports organizations management, or equivalent field
  • Prior event, and/ or tournament planning, organization, and budgeting experience
  • Outstanding self-motivation, work ethic, and written/ verbal communication skills with an attention to detail and professional delivery
  • Consistent ability to execute strong independent judgment under deadlines with a full workload
  • The ability to lead by influence and to think strategically and creatively
  • A team-focused outlook on strategy and problem-solving
  • A willingness to be "on-call" outside of business hours, including travel and work on holidays
  • An expectation of travel for as much as 25% of scheduled work hours per year

Pluses:

  • A passion for gaming
  • Frequent utopian visions of a world united through Rocket League 3v3s
  • Extensive knowledge of the esports and competitive video game scene
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