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Social Media Specialist (Temporary) - Sledgehammer Games

Activision Blizzard - Foster City, CA

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Social Media Specialist (Temporary) - Sledgehammer Games

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Located in the San Francisco Bay Area and Melbourne, Australia were the videogame development team behind Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare 3, Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare and Call of Duty®: WWII. Since our founding in 2009, our greatest passion has been making AAA games. The strength of our team makes us not only excellent at what we do, but also how we do it. We firmly believe in supporting our talented employees to be the best they can be. Here at Sledgehammer Games, everyone is a game maker.

As we head into Decade II of development, were focused on constantly evolving, innovating and taking risks which are some of the most rewarding aspects of game development. With world-class audio, design, engineering and art teams, weve been able to achieve some of the highest-quality game execution of any studio in the industry. We love what we do and work hard to make sure that each new game we make is even better than the last. Creativity is key, and were looking for talented game developers for our exciting next project.

Sledgehammer Games is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at or search for Sledgehammer Games on your favorite social media platform. Want to hear what its like at the studio directly from current employees? Check out our #LifeatSHG developer profiles:

Your Mission:

We're on the hunt for an outgoing and creative Social Media Specialist who is passionate about games, online communities, and stays on top of the latest industry news and technology. This role will work closely with our Director of Marketing and Communications to deliver on our world-class community program; including community social network presence, community content, and community blog. The Social Media Specialist works within our development team and will be the person responsible for publishing content on all the Sledgehammer Games social accounts.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities: :

  • Executing on the studio community plan.
  • Developing and managing the online community for Sledgehammer Games and its current project.
  • Working with our Director of Marketing and Communications on reporting, social stats, growth, and troubleshooting.
  • Working with ATVI PR, keeping the online community up to date and active by monitoring forums and adding relevant and exciting content on a frequent basis.
  • Monitor important online discussions and events to make sure Sledgehammer Games is represented where applicable.
  • Responding to fan e-mails and discussion boards.
  • Participate in social networking sites.
  • Assist in front end design aspects for, Sledgehammer Games web sites, and contribute images/videos and copy (e.g., regular blogging).
  • Promote and increase awareness of the blog's potential both within the company and externally.
  • Claim and protect brand names on social networks by creating profiles.
  • Help generate screenshots and movies using proprietary tools. (and you'll score major points if you can edit video)
  • Help manage back-end functionality of the Sledgehammer Games website, including database maintenance.
  • Identify key community members in order to establish relationships, partner, and collaborate.
  • Work with our customer service team to deliver timely community support.
  • Coordinate the efforts of evangelists, forum moderators, and advocates so that Sledgehammer projects are executed efficiently.

Reporting - Track and report the following on a regular basis:

  • Quantitative measures as outlined by business goals.
  • Amount of activity at community sites.
  • Qualitative report of consumer responses.
  • Suggestions and feedback for management and executive levels.
  • Identify and develop strategies for emergent digital platforms to broaden the studios social reach.

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:

  • Have an interest in video games.
  • Be self-sufficient and self-motivated.
  • Possess excellent written communication skills.
  • Have experience contributing to successful online community plans.
  • Be adept at conveying a positive disposition in all written communications.
  • Enjoy interacting with people of all personality types.
  • Have created some online content of your own.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Desktop publishing software, Photoshop, Illustrator, and HTML.
  • Stay up to date on new social media tools, best practices and how other organizations and companies are using them.
  • Have an interest and knowledge in competitive video games and eSports.
  • Participate in professional networking by interacting with peers and leaders in online arenas.

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush and Bubble Witch. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for Every World - weve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.