Thursday , February 9 2023

Working at Netflix – Head of Strategic Partnerships, Games

Website Netflix

Job Description:

Netflix is looking for an experienced Head of Strategic Partnerships to join the Netflix Game Studio to help deliver the next generation of video games for a worldwide audience. This role is a part of the Game Operations team, supporting the development and deployment of new games on our platform by working closely with internal teams and key platform partners to drive the global game distribution strategy at Netflix. The Head of Strategic Partnerships will have a proven track record of building strong relationships with platform partners, game service providers and game developers, driving the partnership strategy for the Netflix Game Studio. The role will work with a broad array of Netflix cross-functional teams including Platform Product and Engineering, Game Studio and Development leadership, Central Tech and Development Operations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Own and manage the global distribution relationships with Platform Partners including Apple and Google, sharing the product portfolio strategy and product roadmap with partners, exploring potential opportunities (promotional feature opportunities, platform/feature collaborations)
  • Partner with the Live Services team, Creative Production team and Game Developers to identify, test and analyze optimal asset mix for best-in-class player adoption through Netflix service discovery and publishing platform placement including App and Play Stores
  • Collaborate with Game Developers and Platform Partners to deliver solutions to complex challenges in our product release plans including timing, policy constraints and technical limitations
  • Partner with Product and Platform partners to build out the expansion of our distribution strategy for our subscribers to access our games where they want to play, and can have the optimal play experience
  • Cultivate strategic partnerships with game service providers, performing ‘build vs. buy’ analysis of service features for optimal game development and live service management on the Netflix service

Job Requirements:

  • Proven track record of building excellent partnerships game development, technical and platform leadership
  • Continuously looking for ways to improve and iterate an existing framework, or building anew for best results
  • Excellent partner management skills, ability to quickly identify issues and challenges, engaging critical stakeholders for expedient resolution
  • Experience working with live service games
  • Technical proficiency in third party feature and service integrations to enable assessment and recommendation to Game Development leaders and Netflix Platform Product and Engineering teams
  • 7+ years of experience in partner management, account management or BD in the game industry, working closely with gaming platforms (mobile, console, PC)
  • Passion for video games, innovations in software and hardware and how they enrich the player experience
  • Familiarity and understanding of game development, technical challenges of delivering a game to various distribution platforms

Job Details:

Company: Netflix

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Los Gatos, CA, USA

Application Deadline: N/A

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