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Job Description:

Nickelodeon is the #1 Online Gaming group for kids and teens in the US!
Nickelodeon Online Gaming reach extends to over 12 million gamers per month in the US according to comScore, generating half a billion minutes of gameplay!
Nickelodeon is the #1 multiplatform entertainment brand for Kids!

 

Overview:
The VP, Games is responsible for the strategic direction and tactical processes for AddictingGames, Nick, NickJr and Shockwave Games. This management function includes direct oversight of the content design, selection and production processes, as well as guidance of interaction with shared functions such as creative, editorial and programming, sales/integrated marketing, project management, analytics, product development, and engineering.
Responsibilities:
Working with the SVP of Nick Digital on content and game experience strategy and direction
Deliver successful online games for Nick, NickJr, Addicting Games, and Shockwave that work across platforms
Define short and long-term content roadmaps
Managing content production budgets to meet key goals
Manage editorial and programming of AddictingGames.com, as well as Nick.com and NickJr.com games areas
Build and manage network of independent developers
Source and maintain a variety of game development studios
Coaching and development of team members
Representing the Nickelodeon online games business  inwardly within Nickelodeon/Viacom and outwardly to  game development partners and the industry at large
Continually update and improve company-wide process around game development

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree
10-15 years of relevant experience with 7+ of those years with Online Gaming
Managed a team of 8+ staff
Experience working with multi-platforms
Experience managing projects across multiple teams and disciplines, inclusive of both internal and external teams
Able to work in high-paced deadline driven environment
Excellent decision-making skills
 

Desired Qualifications:
Ability to communicate effectively with different audiences on a broad range of topics, e.g. technical, business and creative
Management of complex teams
Familiar with web games for kids
Passion for creating fun, compelling and addictive user experiences
Dedicated to bringing innovation to users
Job Category:

Others

Career Level:

Executive (SVP, EVP, VP etc)

Job Type:

Full Time/Permanent

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