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Creative Partner Program Lead

On Team Xbox, we aspire to empower the world’s 3 billion gamers to “play the games they want, with the people they want, anywhere they want”. Gaming, the largest and fastest growing category in media & entertainment, represents an important growth opportunity for Microsoft. We are leading with innovation, as highlighted by our launches of Xbox Series X|S, Xbox Game Pass, and xCloud, and our acquisition of ZeniMax Media (Bethesda).

Part of the Gaming Ecosystem Organization at Xbox, The ID@Xbox team focuses on enabling independent developers of all sizes to digitally publish their games on Xbox consoles, and on PC with Xbox Live. We’re incredibly proud of the more than 2000 games independent developers have published on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S via the ID@Xbox program, and we’re excited to continue to work on behalf of those devs to make shipping games on Xbox as easy as possible, as well as to use our resources to help inform and empower devs, and to amplify the promotion these publishers do for their games.

The ID@Xbox Creative Partner Program Lead will meet and form partnerships with both existing partners and new potential partners, with a focus on under-served and under-represented voices in games, in order to help bring these partners to our platforms and maximize their success on our platforms. We’re looking for an empathetic and self-motivated individual who loves videogames, has a passion for the independent development space and loves helping partners succeed and bringing new voices to our platforms

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Responsibilities

  • Establish relationships with new partners and extend relationships with existing partners, working in concert with current partner managers as well as independently
  • Seek and form relationships with developers, affinity groups and others in order to bring new categories of partners and games to Xbox, with a special focus on under-represented groups and games
  • Work with titles during development to help maximize those games’ potential on Xbox and for those partners
  • Work closely with partner teams inside Microsoft to help reach and ensure success for partners.

Qualifications

  • Must play and love videogames, and be comfortable having in-depth conversations about complete and in-development games
  • Must be able to play and offer feedback on in-development games
  • Business Development experience is a requirement; prior work with Game Developers or Content Creators is a major plus
  • Must be comfortable talking to new people, listening empathetically and quickly building rapport with new potential partners
  • Proven public presentation skills are a must
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required, including with executive audiences
  • Strong follow-up skills required, to track games through our process and ensure partners get information quickly and transparently
  • A college degree is an effective way to show you can finish what you start. It is not in any way required for those with relevant experience

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

Dienstverband:
fulltime
Type vacature:
Intern

Vaardigheden

  • Er is geen minimale opleiding vereist

Wat wij bieden

Contract:
Fulltime