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Vice President, Gaming + Esports – Engine Shop (COMPLETED)

ENGINE SHOP IS NOT YOUR TYPICAL AGENCY.

We are looking for great people who are passionate about what they do.  People who understand the value of hard work, are willing to get their hands dirty and enjoy the process as much as the result.  People who love working on a team.  People with a make it happen and get it done attitude.  People who, no matter what the level, are leaders.  No two gears are the same but they all fit together to make an unstoppable machine here at Engine Shop.

Our people are why Engine Shop has been consistently named a “Best place to Work” by Ad Age and Event Marketer.

WHAT’S OUR STORY

We are an engagement marketing agency that integrates live experiences, digital engagement and content.  To best serve our clients, all roles come with the expectation of meeting Engine Shop’s standard of excellence.

But that’s not our only focus.  Our culture is a part of everything we do – from our casual work environments to our creative benefits and our acclaimed annual retreat.  It’s a part of how we treat one another, how we have each other’s backs and how we welcome people who are different.

SUMMARY

Our new Vice President, Gaming + Esports will be reporting to the President. The ideal candidate will provide value by expanding our existing business opportunities and clientele.  This person will need to be the front of the company and be dedicated to applying an effective sales strategy to grow our employer brand.  This position will be based in New York, NY or Los Angeles, CA. Read More

Esports General Manager, H1Z1 Pro League – Twin Galaxies (COMPLETED)

BACKGROUND

Focused on a “player-first” approach, the H1Z1 Pro League is a partnership between Daybreak Games and Twin Galaxies to create a sustainable, first of its kind, professional esports league for the “one versus all” battle royale genre. Through the partnership with Twin Galaxies, an organization built on community adjudication, the H1Z1 Pro League will be established as the pinnacle of integrity in esports. The truly unique partnership with Daybreak Games will allow for the close collaboration necessary to create a cohesive experience to go from average joe to professional player.As the next generation of esports league, the mission of the H1Z1 Pro League is to operate with integrity and dedication to players and teams to establish a sustainable ecosystem. The H1Z1 Pro League is set to get underway in early 2018, with 15 teams of five players each competing in 75-player battles over two ten-week splits, followed by finals slated for late 2018. Read More

Director, Player Operations – NBA 2K League (COMPLETED)

The NBA 2K esports league will launch next year with teams for 17 NBA franchises. Take-Two, the parent company of NBA 2K publisher 2K Sports, will run the league jointly with the NBA. The two companies announced the organization in February as the NBA 2K League.

The NBA is a global sports and media business built around three professional sports leagues: the National Basketball Association, the Women’s National Basketball Association, and the NBA Development League.  The league has established a major international presence with games and programming in 215 countries and territories in 49 languages, and NBA merchandise for sale in more than 125,000 stores in 100 countries on 6 continents.  NBA rosters at the start of the 2016-17 season featured a record 113 international players from 41 countries and territories.  NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV, NBA.com and the NBA App, which achieved record viewership and traffic during the 2015-16 season.  The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with more than 1.3 billion likes and followers globally across all league, team, and player platforms.  Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.

SUMMARY
This position will be responsible for leading the operations of the NBA’s recently announced NBA 2K League, as well as serve as the NBA’s resident expert on esports. This person will also be responsible for player relationships and management. Read More