Ubisoft Entertainment - San Francisco, CA
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Ubisoft is composed of over 18,000 talented people located in 55+ development studios and offices across the globe. With more than 80% of our teams dedicated to creation, Ubisoft is the biggest in-house creative force in the industry.Home to the North American Ubisoft headquarters since 1996, Ubisoft San Francisco opened its development studio in 2009 and since developed Rocksmith® and Rocksmith 2014, to teach millions of people how to play guitar and bass. With a song library of over 1,500 songs and 9 years of support the Rocksmith franchise helped millions of players around the world on their musical journey. In 2017, the studio released the critically acclaimed South Park: The Fractured But Whole, in collaboration with Trey Parker, Matt Stone, and South Park Digital Studios. The studio is currently working on two unannounced projects.Ubisoft's worldwide network of video game development studios and business offices work hand-in-hand each day to deliver rich and innovative gaming experiences that reflect the creativity and diversity of their teams. This cross-studio collaboration model means every team member has the opportunity to participate in challenging projects based on iconic brands including Assassin's Creed®, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege®, Tom Clancy's The Division®, For Honor®, Rabbids®, Rayman®, Watch Dogs®, Far Cry®, The Crew®, Just Dance® and more. Ubisoft is a global leader in the video games and entertainment software industry.Ubisoft is committed to enriching player's lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. We create worlds where people can express themselves, explore and discover new possibilities.Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling game-changing challenges in entertainment and beyond? At Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas are given a chance to shine and everyone is eager to share knowledge.Take entertainment to the next level. Join us and create the unknown.When you are an International Brand Manager at Ubisoft San Francisco, you have a direct influence over the quality of our new AAA action game, impacting the Communication Strategy, Marketing, PR, Community and Game Dev teams committed to the project.As a key member of our Marketing/Brand team, you will work embedded within the dev team, alongside talented and creative Ubisoft veterans who have been responsible for products that are enjoyed by millions of players globally with billions of dollars in revenue. This is a ground-floor position in a game with Live Operations that will grow our biz and Brand team. Your expertise would be invaluable in that process.WHAT YOU'LL DO* Work closely with the production team to understand and shape the game's brand identity, target market, and creative vision + stay up to date on its content release schedule.* Come up with product ideas that fit the feel of the game and enhance its intended experience.* Pitch your concepts (and showcase their value and purpose) + validate, discuss, and refine them with interdependent teams.* Define product priorities and strategies + manage the marketing roadmap and communications timelines.* Collaborate with cross-functional teams (monetization, brand, external specialists, business, public relations, etc.) to maximize the lifecycle of the product* Partner with consumer research and community management to gather player insights + understand and address feedback and performance, sharing your learnings across the production floor.* Research and monitor market trends to identify exposure opportunities.WHAT YOU'LL BRING* An undergraduate degree in Marketing, Business, or equivalent* 3 to 5 years of work experience in marketing (in the video games industry or a creative/digital industry)* Understanding of pop culture and the video game production process* A highly collaborative spirit (building and delivering products is a huge team effort, after all)* Ability to translate analytical findings into actionable insights to inform decision making* A healthy regard for feedback: it's data, which you consider to be a valuable tool* Excellent prioritization, interpersonal, and communication skills + an eye for detail* An adaptable approach to presentation: you can read the room and adjust your delivery accordingly* A whole lot of flexibility to handle the many changes that will come up throughout production: you can respond to (and perhaps even relish?) moments of unpredictabilityWHAT YOU'LL GET* Medical, dental, and vision coverage* Employer HSA contribution (with enrollment in a HSA eligible medical plan)* 401k match* Paid vacation, holiday and sick time* Fitness, physical, and eSports challenge reimbursements* Rocket Lawyer online legal service membership* Paid parental leave* Paid time off to volunteer* Pawternity - paid time off to bond with a newly adopted pet* Sabbatical leave available after 5 years of employment* Generous discount on new Ubisoft gamesUbisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 24 countries and sales in more than 50 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.Ubisoft is committed to creating an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our player community. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and age or disability status.