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About Green Man Gaming

Green Man Gaming is a global technology company at the heart of the video games industry.

Greenmangaming.com is an eCommerce store and community platform offering millions of gamers a single destination for all things gaming. With customers in 195 countries, the store stocks a wide catalogue of multi-platform digital games at the best prices and provides the latest game data tracking, reviews and discussions on its community.

Green Man Gaming Publishing works with independent development studios globally to market their own games and increase the visibility of games in a challenging marketplace. The industry expertise and knowledge of the publishing team provide developers with hands on and collaborative support that includes in-depth market analysis, integrated Marketing and PR campaigns, finishing finance options and global retail strategy.

Leveraging its patented technology, Green Man Gaming also partners with game publishers and leading hardware manufacturers to support their marketing initiatives. Announced at CES 2017, Green Man Gaming’s digital storefront is currently being made available on millions of Lenovo laptops worldwide through the Lenovo Entertainment Hub. Green Man Gaming has also partnered with Intel to build and manage their software distribution hub which offers digital games to hundreds of hardware partners as part of the Intel® Technology Provider Gold and Platinum Partners Program.

Green Man Gaming has gained significant recognition for its work in recent years, including:

  • Sept 2017: eCommerce Award Winner - Best Electronics, Computing, DVD, Film, Games, Music & Toys eCommerce Company
  • Sept 2017: British Academy (BAFTA) Cymru Awards Nominee - The Bunker, published by Green Man Gaming Publishing, nominated in the Game category.
  • May 2017: Identified as one of London Stock Exchange’s 1,000 companies to inspire Britain celebrating the UK’s fastest growing businesses.
  • March 2017: Retail Week Awards Finalist - Top 10 Growth Retailer of the Year & UK Top 30 Fast Growth Retailer list.

Senior Buyer

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Team: Trade Team
  • Reporting to: CCO
  • Location: 3rd Floor East, Times House, Bravingtons Walk, Kings Cross, London N1 9AW

Role Purpose:

The key purpose of the Senior Buyer is to help deliver, maintain and grow digital games offer to support the Green Man Gaming strategy.


About Green Man Gaming:
Green Man Gaming is a global technology company at the heart of the video games industry. Greenmangaming.com is an eCommerce store and community offering over 8,500 digital multi-platform games from 550 publishers to gamers in 195 countries in combination with the latest game insights and information. Millions of gamers worldwide have access to a single destination that allows them to discuss, discover and share all things gaming within a highly engaged community. This includes game data tracking, reviews as well as expert insights available on Green Man Gaming’s game hubs, blog and newsroom. Green Man Gaming Publishing works with independent development studios globally to market their own games and increase the visibility of games in a challenging marketplace. The industry expertise and knowledge of the publishing team provide developers with hands on and collaborative support that includes in-depth market analysis, integrated Marketing and PR campaigns, finishing finance options and global retail strategy. Leveraging its patented technology, Green Man Gaming also partners with game publishers and leading hardware manufacturers to support their marketing initiatives. Announced at CES 2017, Green Man Gaming’s digital storefront is currently being made available on millions of Lenovo laptops worldwide through the Lenovo Entertainment Hub. Green Man Gaming has also partnered with Intel® to build and manage their software distribution hub which offers digital games to over 1,000 hardware partners as part of the Intel® Partner Program. Green Man Gaming has been recognised by leading bodies in the video gaming, business and technology sectors with over 30 awards received since it was launched in 2010. www.greenmangaming.com
Responsibilities
  • Develop and improve the digital games offer through pricing and marketing initiatives.
  • Instigate, develop and manage relationships with third parties to develop our sales as we increase our global coverage.
  • Working in co-operation with the Marketing Manager to secure trade marketing revenue.
  • Manage the relationships with distribution on products to ensure the range is updated and competitive.
  • Carry out regular reviews of the range, tailoring to the customers needs.
  • Negotiate deals and offers with suppliers on new releases and catalogue.
  • Closely monitor others activity to ensure GMG remains competitive.
  • Help develop and maintain campaign calendar with the trading, marketing and content teams.
Requirements
  • Buying Experience (Essential – games industry is a bonus but not a prerequisite)
  • Experience in e-commerce (desired not essential)
  • Experience in the games industry (desired not essential)
  • Team player
  • Fast learner
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Thorough
Measurable Objectives – Specific to the Role
  • Conversion rates
  • Units sales, revenues and gross margin
  • Internal Communication
  • Team and colleague support
  • Attitude
  • Punctuality
  • Presentation
Measurable Objectives – Company Wide
  • Revenue & Profitability

SVP Human Resources

  • Reporting to: CEO
  • Location: 3rd Floor East, Times House, Bravingtons Walk, Kings Cross, London N1 9AW

Role Purpose:

To provide a comprehensive HR service which ensures that all team members are equipped and supported to foster a high performance culture.


About Green Man Gaming:
Green Man Gaming is a global technology company at the heart of the video games industry. Greenmangaming.com is an eCommerce store and community offering over 8,500 digital multi-platform games from 550 publishers to gamers in 195 countries in combination with the latest game insights and information. Millions of gamers worldwide have access to a single destination that allows them to discuss, discover and share all things gaming within a highly engaged community. This includes game data tracking, reviews as well as expert insights available on Green Man Gaming’s game hubs, blog and newsroom. Green Man Gaming Publishing works with independent development studios globally to market their own games and increase the visibility of games in a challenging marketplace. The industry expertise and knowledge of the publishing team provide developers with hands on and collaborative support that includes in-depth market analysis, integrated Marketing and PR campaigns, finishing finance options and global retail strategy. Leveraging its patented technology, Green Man Gaming also partners with game publishers and leading hardware manufacturers to support their marketing initiatives. Announced at CES 2017, Green Man Gaming’s digital storefront is currently being made available on millions of Lenovo laptops worldwide through the Lenovo Entertainment Hub. Green Man Gaming has also partnered with Intel® to build and manage their software distribution hub which offers digital games to over 1,000 hardware partners as part of the Intel® Partner Program. Green Man Gaming has been recognised by leading bodies in the video gaming, business and technology sectors with over 30 awards received since it was launched in 2010. www.greenmangaming.com

Major Responsibilities

Recruitment & Selection:
  • Managing one in-house recruiter who handles between four and eleven roles at any one time.
  • Advising on job descriptions and interview questions for Management.
  • Overseeing the coordination of interviews and providing feedback to the hiring manager and candidates.
  • Providing training and support to hiring managers to ensure that the most effective selection methods are used and that interview and evaluation skills are developed where appropriate.
  • Managing the process from job offer to completion of the probationary process, including:
    • Producing all related documentation
    • Obtaining references
    • Managing centralised, cross department induction day in conjunction with the hiring managers
    • Creating and overseeing a buddy scheme for new team members
    • Providing support where conduct or performance is not to the required standards and ensuring appropriate action is taken.
Employee Relations:
  • Ensuring that the relationship between the company and it’s team members is managed appropriately and within a clear and transparent framework, including:
    • Creating / maintaining the staff handbook and associated HR policies
    • Monitoring and reviewing the effectiveness of the staff handbook and associated policies, implementing changes where necessary
    • Providing advice and guidance on the application of the company’s policies and requirements and ensuring that they are applied consistently
    • Leading on employee welfare and providing support as appropriate
    • Managing the exit process, including collecting feedback and making recommendations for action where appropriate.
Performance & Reward:
  • Contributing to a high performance culture by recommending programmes that recognise and reward the required behaviours, skills, capabilities and performance, including:
    • Managing the review process
    • Providing support and guidance to managers and employees on the process and how to get the best from it
    • Providing support and guidance to managers on giving effective feedback and managing conduct and performance issues
    • Providing support and guidance to all team members on how to receive and implement feedback
Training & Development:
  • Identifying and evaluating training and development interventions that support the continued development of the employee team, in line with organisational objectives
  • Managing the vendors of outsourced training solutions and in particular a tiered leadership course
  • Providing a coaching service to managers to ensure that they have the appropriate knowledge and skills to effectively manage their teams
Administration:
  • Ensuring that the delivery of information to leaders, managers and employees within the business is accurate, efficient, timely and cost effective
  • Maintaining all documentation and records associated with candidates, employees and ex-employees including sickness and holiday records
  • Maintaining onboarding and option scheme documentation
  • Assisting with payroll


Skills & Experience

Essential:
  • Proven HR generalist experience in a small to medium company, ideally in the technology sector
  • Experience in developing and supporting line managers
  • Solid knowledge of employment law and its application to the effective management of employees
  • Good knowledge of best practice in recruitment and selection, performance management (including conduct, performance and absence) and grievances
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • A high degree of emotional intelligence and self awareness
  • Commercial awareness
  • Flexible and pragmatic approach to achieving results and problem solving
Desirable:
  • Experience of working in collaboration with senior leaders
  • Knowledge of payroll

Junior Data Engineer

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: POA
  • Team: Engineering
  • Reporting to: EVP of Engineering
  • Location: 3rd Floor East, Times House, Bravingtons Walk, Kings Cross, London N1 9AW

Role overview

As Junior Data Engineer, you will assist various departments of the business in data retrieval and analysis tasks. You’ll be working directly for EVP of Engineering who will provide you with guidance and advice. You’ll deal with all sorts of data: server logs, user activity data, transactional data, monitoring feeds, external feeds. Graduates welcome!

About Green Man Gaming:
Green Man Gaming is a global technology company at the heart of the video games industry. Greenmangaming.com is an eCommerce store and community offering over 8,500 digital multi-platform games from 550 publishers to gamers in 195 countries in combination with the latest game insights and information. Millions of gamers worldwide have access to a single destination that allows them to discuss, discover and share all things gaming within a highly engaged community. This includes game data tracking, reviews as well as expert insights available on Green Man Gaming’s game hubs, blog and newsroom. Green Man Gaming Publishing works with independent development studios globally to market their own games and increase the visibility of games in a challenging marketplace. The industry expertise and knowledge of the publishing team provide developers with hands on and collaborative support that includes in-depth market analysis, integrated Marketing and PR campaigns, finishing finance options and global retail strategy. Leveraging its patented technology, Green Man Gaming also partners with game publishers and leading hardware manufacturers to support their marketing initiatives. Announced at CES 2017, Green Man Gaming’s digital storefront is currently being made available on millions of Lenovo laptops worldwide through the Lenovo Entertainment Hub. Green Man Gaming has also partnered with Intel® to build and manage their software distribution hub which offers digital games to over 1,000 hardware partners as part of the Intel® Partner Program. Green Man Gaming has been recognised by leading bodies in the video gaming, business and technology sectors with over 30 awards received since it was launched in 2010. www.greenmangaming.com
Must Haves:
  • Positive thinking
  • Willingness to learn
  • Analytical mind
  • Basic python programming
  • Relational databases and basic SQL programming
Nice-to-haves/willing to learn (if you don’t know this stuff, you’ll learn on the job):
  • Amazon Web Services
    • S3
    • RDS ( Postgres, MySQL, and SQL Server )
    • Redshift
    • Athena
    • Glue
    • Neptune (graph database)
    • Elastic Map Reduce
    • Kinesis
    • Lambda
    • ECS
    • …and a lot more of what AWS has to offer.
  • Other
    • Javascipt
    • Boto
    • Git
    • Experience with Ubuntu and/or CentOS.
    • Docker
    • Elasticsearch / Kibana

Content Administrator

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: TBC
  • Team: Marketing
  • Reporting to: Content Manager
  • Location: 3rd Floor East, Times House, Bravingtons Walk, Kings Cross, London N1 9AW

Role overview

The Content Administrator is tasked with managing the web content for product and visual merchandising to support the Commercial team. This role is the central point of contact for website merchandising and promotion implementation for the GMG website, and to maintain stock levels of all titles.


Role responsibilities:
  • Work in a fast-paced environment in conjunction with the Operations, Trading and Marketing teams to support and publish visual merchandising, products and other content for the business.
  • Using the information and assets provided by Trading and Design to efficiently deliver new store SKUs/products, in-time for launch dates or pre-sale activity
  • Supporting the Trading, Marketing and Operations department with page content, SEO and site search information and other promotional activity.
  • To build unique landing pages in the CMS to support specific promotions
  • To identify new processes which will enhance/improve the level of ‘service’.
  • To manage and update product pages according to assets and details provided by the publisher.
  • To facilitate the release of products, including additional merchandising required and the distribution of keys to customers, where applicable.
Skills:
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Thorough, with an attention to detail and process.
  • Self-motivated, willing to learn and develop in the role.
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple tasks and priorities in line with business demands.
  • Fast learner
Experience:
  • Must be comfortable in the use of Mac OSX, Microsoft Office and Google Apps environments.
  • Experience or understanding of HTML and CSS desired but not essential
  • Experience in e-commerce.
  • Experience in working with and administering of content management systems.
Nice to have:
  • Worked and managed on JIRA (Atlassian)
  • Knowledge of Episerver CMS
  • Knowledge of the gaming industry highly desirable.

Software Engineer -C#, .NET

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Team: Engineering
  • Reporting to: SVP Engineering
  • Location: 3rd Floor East, Times House, Bravingtons Walk, Kings Cross N1 9AW

Role overview

Software Engineers are key to building and maintaining the Green Man Gaming experience as well as delivering the scalability required by an aggressively growing business. We need more Software Engineers to help us manage the delivery of the team against these exciting platform requirements. 
This is a key and exciting role within the global Engineering team, responsible for the delivery of technology projects against key milestones. 
Key tasks: 


  • Maintain and further develop our ASP.NET, MVC, C# shop

  • Assist other areas of the business with specifying what they need from 
 Engineering to satisfy their requirements.
  • Follow an Agile development process to get things done in a timely fashion Thoroughly QA code before it is put live.
  • Documentation of systems being developed and deployed
  • Maintaining security of the code through more specific tests 

  • Perform and assist in Peer Code Reviews 

  • Assist Systems Engineering with deployments 

  • Keep up to date with emerging technologies and how they might fit into the GreenMan 


Specific Engineering Requirements:
  • Solid C# experience
  • Solid MVC experience
  • Experience HTML, Javascript, CSS is a benefit
  • Experience with Unit Tests, Test Driven Development, MVC, IOC / DI
  • Experience with Episerver is a benefit
  • Experience of working with Ecommerce solutions is a benefit
  • Good working knowledge of Visual Studio 2015, GIT
General duties and responsibilities:
  • Educated to degree­level or equivalent experience
  • Well Organised and delivery focused
  • A ‘can­do’ attitude and ability to roll the sleeves up and get on with the work
  • Contribute to an effective team working approach
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects to completion, within tight 
deadlines
  • The ability to work well in a team, to put yourself forward as an individual and 
maintain a good sense of humor

Interested in joining Green Man Gaming’s Award-winning team in Kings Cross, London?

Email us at [email protected] with your up-to-date CV and covering letter. Don’t forget to tell us why you want to work for us and include your career background and accomplishments.

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