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Community Manager

Kwalee is one of the world’s leading multiplatform game publishers and developers, with well over 750 million downloads worldwide for mobile hits such as Draw It, Teacher Simulator, Let’s Be Cops 3D, Traffic Cop 3D and Makeover Studio 3D. Alongside this, we also have a growing PC and Console team of incredible pedigree that is on the hunt for great new titles to join TENS!, Eternal Hope and Die by the Blade. 

With a team of talented people collaborating daily between our studios in Leamington Spa, Bangalore and Beijing, or on a remote basis from Turkey, Brazil, the Philippines and many more places, and we've recently acquired our first external studio, TicTales which is based in France. We have a truly global team making games for a global audience. And it’s paying off: Kwalee has been recognised with the Best Large Studio and Best Leadership awards from TIGA (The Independent Game Developers’ Association).

Founded in 2011 by David Darling CBE, a key architect of the UK games industry who previously co-founded and led Codemasters for many years, our team also includes legends such as Andrew Graham (creator of Micro Machines series) and Jason Falcus (programmer of classics including NBA Jam) alongside a growing and diverse team of global gaming experts.

This position is working with the Tictales studio - Drawing inspiration from visual novels and gamebooks, we provide interactive story apps, franchises, and services for many genres & audiences: romance, thriller, medical drama, fantasy and more! Our stories can be experienced on web browsers or mobile stand-alone apps.

Tictales are experts in crafting the best narrative and interactive storytelling experiences with a long-term vision : to bring bigger franchises to the world and enable content creators from everywhere to express themselves.

What’s the job?

Our ideal Community Manager is passionate about interactive stories, telling stories and likes to build community to share this passion. You want to join a creative, dynamic and passionate team, which likes to take up challenges with each new project. You will plan and set up the editorial calendar programme that will consist of engaging content across all our social media platforms. You will  be comfortable with fundamental web design techniques in order to create visuals (banner) based on our content. 

What you tell your friends you do

“I create the social media content that helps Tictales become a leading gaming company  in the interactive stories genre and share our amazing stories with our engaging and wonderful  fans around the world.”

 What you will really be doing

  • Lead the social media strategy for Tictales brand. 

  • Create short stories, texts, interactive stories to create emotion around our stories and our universe/brand.

  • You’ll update social media on a daily basis (on Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter) in order to grow our audience and you’ll monitor and reply to comments and messages.

  • Build community around the Tictales’s franchises (Discord, facebook group) 

  • Benchmark & competitor analysis (You’ll be closely monitoring other media to identify relevant stories and benchmark interesting format and trends)

  • You’ll report on your actions and analyze them with reporting document (KPI)

  • Host content as the face of our marketing vlogs, streams, panels, podcasts, webinars and more

  • Develop and execute social media and community management strategies to promote Tictales’s games and stories toward influencers in order to build partnership.

  • Become a recognised figure and a go-to contact for developers

  • Maintain a framework of systems and processes to plan & deliver effective content, social and community campaigns.

  • Create regular newsletter resources to target our key audiences/fans in order to give them more information about our projects. 

  • Make our fan communities great places to be, where our fans can find information about our stories and the behind the scene of the company. 

How you will be doing this

  • You’ll be part of an agile, multidisciplinary and creative team and work closely with them to coordinate efforts and get the best results.

  • You'll think creatively and be motivated by challenges and constantly striving for the best.

  • You’ll work with cutting edge technology, if you need software or hardware to get the job done efficiently, you can get it

Team

Our talented team is our signature. We have a highly creative atmosphere with more than 200 staff where you’ll have the opportunity to contribute daily to important decisions. You’ll work within an extremely experienced, passionate and diverse team, including David Darling and the creator of the Micro Machines video games.

Skills and requirements

  • Previous experience in a community manager/content creation role - at all stages of planning, production and editing

  • Experience executing effective social media and community management strategies

  • Passion for games, interactive stories and knowledge of industry trends and key players

  • Able to establish meaningful KPIs and metrics to monitor the performance of the social media’s strategy and demonstrate how it enhances our business goals

  • Comfortable on camera and ideally with experience as a content creator on YouTube or Twitch

  • Interest in the gaming community and social media trends, the successful candidate will use this mindset to generate creative ideas

  • Good understanding of new and emerging platforms, e.g. TikTok, with an enthusiastic drive to create innovative content

  • Able to manage multiple projects at the same time, communicating clearly with stakeholders.

  • Able to work with other functional teams within Tictales as well as with other teams within Kwalee.

We offer

  • We want everyone involved in our games to share our success, that’s why we have a generous team profit sharing scheme from day 1 of employment

  • Creative Wednesdays! (Design and make your own games every Wednesday)

  • Great work-life balance with flexible working hours

  • Quarterly team building days - work hard, play hard!

  • Monthly employee awards

Our philosophy

We firmly believe in creativity and innovation and that a fundamental requirement for a successful and happy company is having the right mix of individuals. With the right people in the right environment anything and everything is possible.

Kwalee makes games to bring people, their stories, and their interests together. As an employer, we’re dedicated to making sure that everyone can thrive within our team by welcoming and supporting people of all ages, races, colours, beliefs, sexual orientations, genders and circumstances. With the inclusion of diverse voices in our teams, we bring plenty to the table that’s fresh, fun and exciting; it makes for a better environment and helps us to create better games for everyone! This is how we move forward as a company – because these voices are the difference that make all the difference.

Community Manager

Portugal
Full time

Published on 06/01/2022

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