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About Green Man Gaming

Green Man Gaming is a leading online engagement commerce platform in the video games industry and the first choice for millions of passionate gamers around the world. We offer a wide range of games from AAA to indie titles across multiple platforms in 185 countries worldwide. We work with over 400 publishers, developers and distributors to offer our customers a wide range of games at competitive prices. Green Man Gaming also help developers publish their own games and bring them to market, supporting them every step of the way. Our passion for games and strong community platform provide gamers with access to the latest insights, reviews and updates from the gaming industry. Our vibrant online community also connects gamers and rewards them for in-game activity. This gameplay data allows us to further improve the overall gaming experience. Our objective is to help gamers to connect, play and enjoy immersive gaming experiences.

Green Man Gaming has won significant recognition in recent years, including;

  • Sept 2016: eCommerce Awards – Pureplay eCommerce Company of the Year (Winner)
  • Sept 2016: eCommerce Awards – Large eCommerce Company of the Year (Winner)
  • Sept 2016: The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 (#61)
  • July 2016: WCIT Enterprise Awards 2016 Finalist for the Enterprise Entrepreneur Award
  • Dec 2015: Deloite Technology Fast 500 EMEA Winner (#116)
  • Nov 2015: Deloitte UK “Fast 50 Winner” (#22)
  • Sept 2015: The Sunday Times: Tech Track 100 (#23)
  • June 2015: The European E-commerce Entrepreneurial Award 2015 (Bronze)
  • May 2015: The Sunday Times BT Business SME Export Track 100 (#53 from 354,000 companies)

Jobs advertised are for UK residents.

Senior SEO Manager

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Team: Marketing
  • Reporting to: Head of Marketing
  • Location: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9BB

About the role:

100% ownership of driving the SEO strategies and objectives of a fast growing, dynamic online retailer with global ambitions and a lively, informal culture. We have decided to bring SEO ‘in-house’ and as such, this is a role to make your own. We will support you with the tools and data that you need in order to achieve the objectives of the role (see below) – and indeed will look to you to help to define those things. Prospects for this role include building a team over time as well as broadened and more senior responsibilities. We are therefore looking for a passionate, analytically astute and creatively minded Senior SEO Manager to drive all areas of our organic search strategy including technical optimisation, content development, outreach and our internal processes. We’re seeking a skilled communicator who can work both autonomously and as part of team since collaborating with colleagues and stakeholders will be an essential component in achieving success within the role. Your SEO KPIs will include:

  • Increasing traffic from non-brand KWs to GreenManGaming.com
  • Improving KW rankings/visibility – specifically the total number of KWs promoted to and maintained on page one
  • Revenue attributable to non-brand KW traffic
  • New customer acquisition attributable to no-brand KWs

 


Role Responsibilities
  • Review technical SEO issues and recommend fixes on an ongoing basis
  • Develop and execute successful SEO strategies designed to achieve the main SEO objectives outlined above
  • Conduct keyword research to guide content and design teams
  • Provide ongoing recommendations for the improvement of our content strategy – both onsite and offsite i.e. blog/newsroom/SEO hubs, social media and the community
  • Optimise website content e.g. product description pages, landing pages, category pages and SEO hubs
  • Collect and analyse data and report on traffic, rankings and other essential SEO metrics e.g. engagement and conversion rates
  • Work with social media and PPC teams to optimise campaigns
  • Keep abreast of the latest SEO techniques and best practice so as to apply them, where relevant to Green Man Gaming
  • Direct off-page optimisation projects where relevant (e.g. link-building)
Skills and Experience
  • Proven SEO experience working across Google, Bing, Yahoo
  • Deep and up-to-date knowledge of SEO best practice
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Solid understanding of performance marketing, conversion, and online customer acquisition
  • Familiarity with relevant tools (e.g. SearchMetrics, SEMRush, Conductor, Screaming Frog, MOZ) and web analytics tools (e.g. Google Analytics, WebTrends, Omniture/SiteCatalyst etc)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Analytical mindset with numerical aptitude
Nice to have:
  • As a computer games company, a passion for games is a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of, or experience working in, other digital channels
  • SEO experience working relating to other search engines (e.g. Yandex, Naver, Spiegel) also a bonus

Senior/Lead Software Engineer (Backend)

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Team: Engineering
  • Reporting to: SVP Engineering
  • Location: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9BB

Role responsibilities

Lead Software Engineers are key to building and maintaining the Green Man Gaming and Playfire experiences 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. You’ll be working on maintaining the existing and developing new high-performance, high-availability backend (micro) services for handling transactions and other actions of our users and managing the flow of data between On-Line Transaction Processing layer and On-Line Analytical Processing Layer. You will also work on implementing various data mining and analysis algorithms prepared by Business Intelligence.


Job Description
  • Object-oriented and/or functional programming skills in at least one of: Python, Scala, Java or Go
  • Solid understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Integrating applications with Amazon Web Service (AWS)
  • Some understanding of application design-patterns, web services, etc.
  • Flexibility, lateral thinking and problem-solving skills are crucial
  • Database knowledge ideally relational databases (Postgres, MySQL, etc.) as well as NoSQL (MongoDB, DynamoDB, etc.)
Nice to Have and/or Willing to Gain
  • Experience with JavaScript
  • Exposure to a MVC framework for web development
  • Experience with multithreading and asynchronous processing ○ Understanding of data-intensive computing and distributed system design
  • Experience with provisioning infrastructure in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform
  • Any data analytics experience including but limited to Hadoop, R, MapReduce, BigQuery is highly regarded
  • Understanding of DevOps technology landscape such as Docker, Vagrant, Micro-services
  • A passion for data science, data engineering and machine learning

Software Engineer (Backend)

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Team: Engineering
  • Reporting to: SVP Engineering
  • Location: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9BB

Role overview

Software Engineers are key to building and maintaining the Green Man Gaming and Playfire experiences 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. You’ll be working on maintaining the existing and developing new high-performance, high-availability backend (micro) services for handling transactions and other actions of our users and managing the flow of data between On-Line Transaction Processing layer and On-Line Analytical Processing Layer. You will also work on implementing various data mining and analysis algorithms prepared by Business Intelligence. 


Job Description:
  • Object-oriented and/or functional programming skills in at least one of: Python, Scala, Java or Go.
  • Solid understanding of algorithms and data structures.
  • Integrating applications with Amazon Web Service (AWS).
  • Documentation of systems being developed and deployed
  • Maintaining security of the code through more specific tests 

  • Some understanding of application design-patterns, web services, etc.

  • Flexibility, lateral thinking and problem-solving skills are crucial

  • Database knowledge ideally relational databases (Postgres, MySQL, etc.) as well as NoSQL (MongoDB, DynamoDB, etc.)

Nice to Have and/or Willing to Gain
  • Experience with JavaScript.
  • Exposure to a MVC framework for web development
  • Experience with multithreading and asynchronous processing ○ Understanding of data-intensive computing and distributed system design
  • Experience with provisioning infrastructure in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform
  • Any data analytics experience including but limited to Hadoop, R, MapReduce, BigQuery is highly regarded
  • Understanding of DevOps technology landscape such as Docker, Vagrant, Micro-services.
  • A passion for data science, data engineering and machine learning.

Senior/Lead Software Engineer -C#, .NET

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Team: Engineering
  • Reporting to: SVP Engineering
  • Location: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9BB

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

Senior Online Acquisition and Retention Manager

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Team: Marketing
  • Reporting to: Head of Marketing
  • Location: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9BB

About the role:

This is a key and exciting role within the Marketing Department, responsible for driving GMG acquisition and retention campaigns through paid search, display, affiliate marketing, social media and email. The successful candidate should be a paid media expert, be a keen practitioner of retention and loyalty campaigns and come from an online retail background. In return the role offers the potential for progression in the form of promotion, broader responsibility (e.g. the roll-out of localised websites), larger budgets and managing more people.

 


Role Responsibilities
  • Manage a team of 3-4 channel specialists driving marketing campaigns across eCRM, PPC, affiliate, display and paid social activity
  • Plan and co-ordinate integrated marketing campaigns to maximise the efficient acquisition of traffic (CPC, cost-per-visit), revenue and new customers
  • Plan and execute effective retention and reactivation campaigns so as to drive repeat purchase and average revenue per user (ARPU)
  • Ensure the timely delivery of acquisition and retention campaigns including, for instance, lead times for creative development and media placements
  • Supporting senior management in ensuring that campaign plans are completed and submitted in a timely manner
  • Measure and report on post-campaign metrics, communicating learnings and achievements to key stakeholders and the Marketing team in general
  • Research new media and brand partnership opportunities
  • Lead a programme of test and learn activity related to acquisition and retention channels, providing regular project updates and reports to line management and relevant stakeholders
  • Manage marketing finances ensuring that costs are kept within budget limits
  • Create presentations and other documentation on campaign plans and performance for the Head of Marketing as required
  • Manage and implement marketing tags via GMG tag-management-system
  • Manage and optimise product feeds
  • Contribute to an effective team working approach
Skills and Experience
  • A strong understanding and appreciation of digital marketing and a hunger to build even more experience in this field
  • Exceptionally strong analytical skills and ability to interrogate data and present insights in an easy-to-understand manner
  • Deep technical understanding of web analytics and digital tracking methodologies
  • Entrepreneurial, ability to work by themselves / within a team, multi-task, drive projects and meet deadlines
  • A ‘can-do’ attitude, combined with a solutions-oriented focus and willingness to ‘go the extra mile’ in order to get the job done
  • Minimum 3 years experience in managing and optimising paid and owned media channels i.e. PPC, display, affiliates/price-comparison sites, social media and email
  • Experience working in at least one fast-paced online retail environment
  • A proven track record in delivering essential retail-related KPIs such as traffic, new customer acquisition, revenue and margin
  • A demonstrable focus on ROI, CPAs and/or COS (cost of sale) when managing paid media campaigns
  • Experience managing external vendors/agencies
  • 3+ years hands-on experience using web analytics tools to deliver business reporting
  • Hands-on knowledge of tag management solutions such as Telium or GTM
Nice to have:
  • As a computer games company, a passion for games and a knowledge of the games industry is a distinct advantage
  • Working knowledge of SEO, conversion optimisation, UX and design are desirable
  • Knowledge of, or experience working in, other areas of eCommerce e.g. User Experience, Operations, BI
  • Experience working with data visulisation tools such as Tableau or similar is beneficial, but not essential
  • Experience designing high-converting UX with proven track record of success
  • Knowledge of CMS, HTML / CSS, JavaScript, PHP or ASP.NET is an advantage
  • Graduate or relevant qualifications in statistics, mathematics

Join the fastest growing digital retailer in the video games industry.

Join a Winning team...

Based in Bloomsbury, Central London, Green Man Gaming is one of the leading digital games e-commerce platforms globally. Heavily data driven and focused exclusively on gamers, Green Man Gaming combines its game-tracking community, playfire.com, with its robust digital e-commerce platform,greenmangaming.com, to create the most integrated social commerce platform in the videogames industry. We launched in 2010 and have grown to more than 60 people. If you are looking to progress your career, come and join us.

If you are interested in joining our award winning team please email your current CV and a covering letter including your background and accomplishments, and why you want to work with us to [email protected].