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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 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.

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

Jobs advertised are for UK residents.

Senior Vice President of Merchandising

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Remuneration: Market, plus bonus and options
  • Team: Merchandising
  • Reporting to: EVP of Performance Marketing
  • Location: GMG, 3rd Floor, Times House, Bravingtons Walk, London, N1 9AW

Overview

The Senior Vice President of Merchandising is a key role, responsible for all Green Man Gaming store fronts.

Reporting directly into the Executive Vice President of Performance Marketing, but with significant exposure to senior management including the CEO, this is an exciting opportunity for a focused, determined individual to join one of the most successful eCommerce companies in the Games Industry.

We are looking for somebody who knows and loves games. To be successful in this role you'll need to either have extensive experience in the gaming industry or be an avid gamer yourself.

Role responsibilities:

Store fronts: Responsible for all the merchandising (layout, content and performance) of customer facing Green Man Gaming store fronts, including:

  • Green Man Gaming desktop website.
  • Mobile web adaptive website.
  • Mobile app store front.
  • Third party hosted websites (Lenovo Entertainment Hub).

Commercial execution: Define and deliver the merchandising strategy for the business trading initiatives, including:

  • Commercial, on-site execution including the management and implementation of commercial mechanics including vouchers, timed deal mechanics and sales.
  • Work closely with the marketing team, Chief Commercial Officer and senior buying managers to develop/execute commercial storefront opportunities.
  • In conjunction with the buyers, manage the commercial planners to deliver a cohesive range on the site.
  • Continually refine/improve customer journey and commercial on-site messaging.
  • Drive and adhere to key Green Man Gaming merchandising principles.

Communication and liaison: This is a focal role touching multiple departments.

  • Liaise with the trading and marketing teams to deliver driving successful marketing campaigns.
  • Work closely with trading, marketing and customer experience departments to deliver commercial objectives effectively and efficiently.
  • Work with the territory marketing executives to ensure localised websites from our multi-language consumer base receive an excellent customer experience and conversion.
  • Work with the performance marketing team to ensure that SEO and SEM implications of merchandising opportunities are maximised.

Analysis and key performance metrics: Supported by an analyst and the Business Intelligence team improve:

  • Click through rates from commercial landing pages.
  • Economic conversion.
  • Customer characteristics including bounce rate, exit pages, time on site.
  • Regularly review competitor best practice and performance benchmarking.
  • Improving PDP page functionality, info accuracy and messaging.
  • Recommend/champion UX and customer experience improvements.

Core Skills:

This role requires varied skills including a commercially imaginative/creative approach to merchandising, a deeply analytical mindset combined with a commercial drive underpinned by a desire to succeed. Skill sets include:

Leadership is key as this role as it will require the direct management, motivation and development of talented creative and highly commercial driven teams, including:

  • Content team (5 team members).
  • Design/creative team (5 team members)
  • The management of a Business Intelligence conversion and website performance analyst.

Commercial

  • Strong commercial awareness and previous experience, preferably within the gaming and / or entertainment industry, but open to all industries.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast moving dynamic eCommerce environment

Results orientated

  • Proven track record of delivering results to targets as an individual and within a team.

Communication

  • Confidence to influence and engage at all levels.
  • Takes advantage of every opportunity to communicate relevant information and is always approachable and visible to the team.
  • An effective communicator, presenter, and team player.

General skills

  • Addresses difficult issues in an open and constructive way.
  • Ability to drive change.
  • Creatively minded
  • Taking a proactive approach to supporting adoption of new ways of working

Gaming expertise

You'll need to have a deep rooted knowledge of video games, either from direct industry experience, or from being a passionate gamer yourself.

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

Software Engineer (Backend)

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

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.

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

Join a Winning team...

Based in Kings Cross, 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].