Publishing Manager

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Job Title Publishing Manager
Job Category PR Executive
Job Description Kwalee is an expanding, independent mobile games developer based in the beautiful town of Leamington Spa, England, within the area known as Silicon Spa where over 3,000 game developers work.

Kwalee has rapidly become a key industry player in mobile gaming, launching several hit games including Go Fish!, Looper!, PLANK!, TENS! and SPILLZ, with many millions of players around the world.

The company was founded in 2011 by David Darling CBE - awarded by the Queen, co-founder of Codemasters and comprises of a highly skilled and creative team, including the original creator of the Micro Machines video games (yes, you read well, we have celebrities here!).

As a Publishing Manager you enjoy helping others to achieve their goals and are familiar with the mobile games industry. Working closely with our COO you will manage our external developers. 

What you tell your friends you do

“I’m like a coacher, I find the most talented developers and help them to fulfill their dream of having a hit game on the market.” 

What you will really be doing

  • Finding high quality mobile game developers/studios
  • Analysing the games submitted with our experienced team and giving feedback to the developers to improve them and make them more successful.
  • Negotiating the agreements with the game developers/studios
  • Establishing and maintaining an excellent and trusting relationship with the external teams.


 How you will be doing this

  • You’ll be part of an agile, multidisciplinary and creative team and work closely with them to find the best games and improve them so they’re a success.
  • 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 around 30 staff where you’ll have the opportunity to contribute daily to important development decisions. You’ll work within an extremely experienced and passionate team, including David Darling and the creator of the original Micro Machines video game. 

Skills and requirements

  • At least 1 year of experience within a relevant area for the role (publishing, project management, external relations, sales, analysis, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong sales and negotiation skills
  • Passion for games and knowledge of the mobile games industry
  • Highly organised, with strong attention to detail


 We do 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
  • In addition to a competitive salary we also contribute to your pension, offer private medical cover and life assurance
  • Creative Wednesdays! (Complete freedom to design and make your own games every Wednesday)
  • 25 days of paid holidays plus bank holidays
  • Quarterly team building days - work hard, play hard!
  • Monthly employee awards
  • Free snacks, fruit and drinks


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.
Salary
Location Leamington Spa, UK & Europe
Job Category Public Relations
Date posted 29/01/2019
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