Gearbox Software Recruiting Sales Manager & Assistant Art Director
About Gearbox Software:
Since its inception and our first release, Half-Life: Opposing Force, the talented developers at Gearbox Software have had the pleasure of creating video games for some of the most exciting and revered brands on the planet. The Gearbox Software team has also created original, owned and managed brands including the award winning, best-selling Brothers in Arms series and the record-setting, genre breaking Borderlands franchise. In addition, Gearbox Software has acquired other major video game properties including the Duke Nukem and Homeworld brands. With all of its owned franchises, the people of Gearbox Software enjoy driving and managing a deep portfolio of licensed and internally produced
Sales Manager: Gearbox Publishing
As part of the Publishing group the Sales Manager is responsible for supporting sales across all pre-sale and post-sale client conversations. As the sales product expert, the Sales Manager works cross-functionally to identify creative solutions for strategic marketing programs that mutually deliver against client objectives and align with Gearbox Publishing’s vision.
Reporting to Head of Publishing, this individual will collaborate with key internal teams to develop compelling brand packages across: Console, Social, Retail, E-Commerce, Experiential & Competitive Gaming. As the lead Sales Manager, this role is responsible for orchestrating all internal resources to ensure client and campaign expectations are met and Gearbox is in a strong position to drive brand renewal conversations. This role will be a full time hire, based in our Frisco, Texas office.
Partner with Brand Marketing to develop growth strategies for current and new brand partners
Manage the Pre-Post sale process, from ideation, execution and renewal
Develop brand proposals for strategic 360 programs, scalable media, and custom requests
Manage project timelines, following up on brand approvals and ensuring internal and external deadlines are met
Manage and deliver brand opportunities across multiple sales territories, pending needs of the business. (Potential Travel Required)
Evolve Gearbox’s Go-To-Market materials, ensuring our product story and offering is relevant and competitive in the ever-changing digital marketplace
Act as internal conduit between sales helping educate and keep all internal stakeholders abreast of marketplace changes and brand product expectations
Support sales managers in client meetings and identify the right opportunities that mutually support with Gearbox Publishing’s vision and brand marketing objectives
Responsible for driving revenue and corporate priorities through digital distribution of videogames at major retailers including, Sony, Microsoft, Steam and Nintendo
Responsible for securing the best possible placement, promotions, and performance for Gearbox Publishing
Responsible for driving and implementing new digital opportunities in each of the different platforms
Tracking and managing sales reports for internal Gearbox departments (Executives, Publishing, Finance, etc.)
Work cross functionally with international, brand marketing, production, business development, Operations and other Gearbox divisions to ensure the company’s strategic objectives are met
Manage budgets to ensure sell thru objectives are met
Determine overall strategic priorities for driving ultimate results
Lead the analysis of market data, industry dynamics, local market intelligence, product and customer shopping trends
Digital marketing and/or agency experience with an emphasis on new media and/or gaming
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a busy environment.
Understanding of basic marketing principles and how to use qualitative and quantitative data to create compelling brand stories and packages
Entrepreneurial spirit and comfort thinking outside of the box
Collaborative and confident individual who is comfortable navigating complex internal conversations with multiple stakeholders
Excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong presentation skills are necessary
Strong customer service attitude including interpersonal and problem-solving skills with a focus on the details; ability to influence decisions at all levels of an organization
Demonstrated capacity for gathering and scrutinizing data to identify issues, opportunities, patterns, and sustainable business solutions
Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills a MUST
Over five years’ sales/business development experience preferably in gaming or consumer products
Preferable Job Qualifications:
Interest in gaming and/or advertising industry
Solutions-driven and creative disposition
Passionate about brand marketing and prior agency/marketing experience
Proven background of developing relationships with partners and vendors across multiple countries
Apply here:- https://gearboxsoftware.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=40
Assistant Art Director
(Contract or Full-time)
Assistant Art Director is responsible for reviewing art, providing feedback, reference and other resources under guidance of the Art Director to contractors and external partners to ensure the quality of outsourced content. Works with Art Director, Content Leads and Producers to coordinate efforts of art team and external partners to ensure quality and schedules are met.
Collect and distribute reference material and art direction to external artists.
Develop detailed JIRA tasks that can then be assigned out by the Art Producers as needed
Liaise with outsourcing Art Leads and Producers as needed to provide them with the information they need to properly staff for the amount of work required.
Evaluate incoming art assets to make sure they meet the established level of quality and meet the technical requirements.
Check assets into editor, source and can setup materials and textures according to spec and protocol.
Using examples provided by the Art Director and the Art Team, develop internal or external solutions to flesh out delegated areas of secondary importance that support the established art direction.
Provide additional artistic support in the areas of architecture, construction, biology and any other areas necessary to facilitate sound art creation.
Excellent artistic eye when it comes to making content for video games
Understands technical specifications for art content creations
Proficient in Photoshop, 3Ds max and other standard art creation programs.
Minimum of 3 – 4 years professional experience
Unreal 4 engine experience a plus
Technical material creation a plus
Experience in team leadership a plus
Apply here:- https://gearboxsoftware.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=41
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