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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.

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).
  • 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.)

Skills and Experience:

  • 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.
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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.




Job Description:

  • Moving and then maintaining our Django shop into ASP.NET, MVC, C# solution.
  • 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 degree­ level 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.
  • You don’t need to be the most competitive gamer but it does help to have 
knowledge of gaming and the games industry.
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EVP Community and Customer Experience

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Team: Community & Customer Team
Reporting to: Founder & CEO
Location: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9BB

Role overview

EVP Community and Customer Experience will completely own and drive the strategy and execution for customer and community development. This includes responsibility of the following departments/teams – (Inclusive of 10 direct reports) - 1st line support - customer service team - Community management team - Community editorial communication - Customer/community UAT sign off - Streamer management - 2500 streamers signed up. - Customer communication management - Customer communication matrix – messaging - Social communications (Facebook, twitter) - Customer feedback management - Standard messaging on the website - Personalisation for customer messaging - Measuring effectiveness of communications KPI’s - Brand Ownership (customer acquisition through brand and Keeper of the brand) - Live chat . 



Skills:

  • Strong experience building and managing a customer/community teams within the gaming industry.
  • Experience working cross-functionally to manage bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate issues, balance business needs versus internal team constraints, and champion a great customer experience.
  • Strong experience of social media growth, community management, consumer behaviour, customer service and digital games services.
  • The ideal candidate will have a passion for video games and more importantly for helping others.
  • You will be able to represent and collaborate the voices of Green Man Gaming and also be able to communicate and relate to gamers.

Experience::

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a technical field, such as computer science or engineering.
  • 5+ years experience actively engaging in developer communities, through blogs, forums, conferences, or other developer-focused sites.
  • 2+ years of experience in community management, PR, or similar communication experience.
  • Strong game industry experience (5+ years) working in a Customer/Community capacity on digital platforms.
  • Demonstrated ability to dive deep to understand the customer, product, and business.
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Senior Buyer

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Team: Trading
Reporting to: Trading Director
Location: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9BB

Role overview

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



Responsibilities:

  • Develop and improve the digital and physical 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 boxed and accessory 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.

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.
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Community Manager

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Team: Customer Experience and Community
Reporting to: Head of PR and Communications
Location: Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9BB

Role overview

Green Man Gaming is an Award winning global e-commerce technology company in the video games industry and the first choice for millions of gamers around the world.  Our passion for games and strong community platform provides gamers with the ultimate multi-platform destination to connect, shop and get the best insights online. The new Community Manager will be joining the company at an exciting time as we launch our brand new and powerful Community platform which will give gamers the ability to connect with each other and their favourite content creators, share insights and forums and get the latest game information and statistics. As part of our aim to grow the Green Man Gaming community, maintain our existing users and raise awareness of our community and social features, we’re looking for a talented Community Manager to lead the programme and be our brand ambassador. We’re looking for someone who is a passionate gamer that can relate to our community and build their visibility / credibility amongst our target audience.  The ideal candidate has experience of building and growing communities, moderating and managing social networks / blogs / forums and is a strong communicator. 



Key responsibilities (but are not limited to):

  • Develop and implement community strategy to grow and maintain user numbers and increase engagement.
  • Engage with and support community moderators and influencers.
  • Recruit new community moderators and provide training and guidance.
  • Execute communications plan to roll out the new platform.
  • Be the brand ambassador for Green Man Gaming in the gaming community.
  • Monitor and collate feedback for internal use and respond to community queries.
  • Work closely with the social media / blog / content creator / SEO content team to create engaging content for the community.

Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrable community management skills in the video games industry.
  • Experience of growing communities and recruiting influencers.
  • Clear understanding of social media channels and forums such as Reddit.
  • Ambitious, Confident, Self-motivated, and able to work in a team as well as independently.
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise your workload and work to tight deadlines i.e. great at managing projects.
  • Ability to analyse and collate data, produce reports and work with internal stakeholders to achieve KPI’s.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment under pressure.
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills.
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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].