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Full-Time

Head of Publishing

Unannounced Project

Posted on 6/27/2024

ArenaNet

ArenaNet

201-500 employees

Develops online roleplaying games

Compensation Overview

$220kAnnually

+ Bonus

Expert

Bellevue, WA, USA

Category
Project Management
Strategy Development
Business & Strategy
Required Skills
Market Research
Sales
Communications
Marketing
Requirements
  • 12+ years of experience publishing within the gaming industry.
  • 8+ years of people management experience.
  • Experience building and managing relationships with external console and PC platforms
  • Proven track record of success in building and extending publishing units across multiple brands or franchises, 3rd party publishing relationships, 3rd party development and/or brand extensions.
  • Strong business acumen with expertise in market analysis, financial management, and strategic planning.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, with a passion for gaming and innovation.
Responsibilities
  • Build the strategic long-term plan for publishing at ArenaNet.
  • Manage and support current key publishing leaders in running their departments and teams across marketing, sales partnerships, and customer support fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Oversee operations of studio publishing relationship development, business development, franchise expansion game and transmedia opportunities, third party development, and product insights.
  • Identify new market opportunities, target audiences, and distribution channels to maximize the reach and impact of our games.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including game development, finance, legal, and other key stakeholders to ensure seamless execution and alignment with business objectives.
  • Conduct market research, analyze player feedback, and gather insights to inform decision-making and optimize publishing strategies.
  • Protect and enhance the reputation and visibility of our gaming brands in the market.
  • Develop and execute brand extension strategies and tactics to expand the reach of our franchises beyond their core internal game development and marketing reach.

ArenaNet LLC specializes in developing advanced online role-playing games, including their notable title Guild Wars 2, which offers a high-quality, immersive gaming experience. At ArenaNet, employees enjoy a creatively stimulating environment focused on innovation and community engagement. The company stands out in the gaming industry through its dedication to employing cutting-edge technologies and maintaining an interactive relationship with its global player community, making it a compelling place to work for those passionate about shaping the future of gaming.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Bellevue, Washington

Founded

2000

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

6%

2 year growth

38%