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Franchise Leader - Amazon Game Studios

Franchise Leader - Amazon Game Studios

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Software Development
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Job Description

Amazon e-commerce, Amazon Web Services, Twitch, digital and physical media publishing… imagine being able to invent within this sandbox of Amazon assets to create awe-inspiring games for fans. This role entails full ownership of building and operating one or more game franchises, along with building large and vibrant communities of fans. The person in this role will lead one or more teams making games that are built for Twitch and AWS, taking risks on ideas that can set standards and radically evolve gameplay, and have the potential to generate significant free cash flow.

Amazon, as showcased by our acquisition of Twitch, is all in on games. We believe the evolution that began with arcade communities a quarter at a time, growing to the live streams and eSports of today, will continue to a future in which fans are creators, players are celebrities, and games are a global cultural touchstone that cut across age, gender and nationality. If you share our vision that games will produce some of the future’s most influential voices in media and art, come join us.

The right person for this role will already have demonstrated experience in building wildly inventive and successful games. You will have led entire companies or entire self-contained organizations within larger companies. You will have a strong opinion of where the games industry is going – globally and across platforms. You will have incredible product passion, an exceptional track record for building games that garner communities of millions, and the desire to take risks and build something enormous.

Basic Qualifications

· We can say it a lot of ways, but you’ll own it all.
· Build and launch awesome games that are fun to play, set standards, are fun to watch, garner large communities of fans, and generate significant free cash flow.
· Harness the power of Amazon to drive the games we make for customers.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
· You have to have done it before. This means multiple years in the games industry as a leader in your field.
· Well refined philosophies and practices around building and leading large organizations: including hiring world class talent; helping people grow rapidly in their careers; and leading them to deliver amazing results for customers.
· Deep understanding for business disciplines, such as managing a full P&L, and directly negotiating strategic business relationships.
· Impeccable written and verbal communication skills.