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(Closed) Video Game Data Specialist

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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ California

Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interactions of millions. We bring the joy of co-op to everything, from casual gaming to world-class esports to anime marathons, music, and art streams. Twitch also hosts TwitchCon, where we bring everyone together to celebrate, learn, and grow their personal interests and passions. We're always live at Twitch. Stay up to date on all things Twitch on Linkedin, Twitter and on our Blog.

About the Role:

As a Video Game Data Specialist on the Internet Game Database (IGDB) team, you will ensure the quality and quantity of the data entering our database. This is an excellent role for people who are passionate about data, video games, and the games industry.

Your responsibilities will be centered around data validation, maintenance, and working with large amounts of data independently. You will have opportunities to experience work with many other aspects of the games industry, including communicating with games developers, covering industry events, localization, and community management.

You'll report to the Data Team manager, and will partner with teams across Twitch and IGDB to improve the gaming space and solve larger projects. We're looking for teammates who will enjoy working in Photoshop and are fluent in multiple languages, including English and Swedish. And if you're excited about upcoming video game technologies, even better.

We have offices in San Francisco, CA; Irvine, CA; Seattle, WA; New York, NY; and Salt Lake City, UT. We are remote flexible.

You Will:

  • Validate video game metadata
  • Maintain data processes and aggregation
  • Add and organize metadata to improve quality
  • Contribute to guidelines
  • Manage the community (both contributors and developers)
  • Cover gaming events
  • Partner with other teams across IGDB and Twitch to collaborate on bigger tasks
  • Research gaming metadata
  • Motivate team members


You Have:

  • Knowledge in video games and its philosophy
  • A passion for the gaming industry
  • Interest in metadata and taxonomy
  • Readiness to try new things and work with a diverse group of people
  • Knowledge in Photoshop


Bonus Points

  • Fluent in French, Portuguese or Spanish
  • Experience in the video game industry or with video game metadata


  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, or other legally protected status.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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