Full Job Description
Live streaming is the future of content, and video game/gaming culture entertainment is at the forefront of this emerging medium. With new formats and programs for gamers entering the landscape every day, we are looking for an individual who knows what it means to create and program content for the audiences of tomorrow! The Director of Development role is a unique blend of content development, talent development, digital strategy, and discovery. In this role, you will help continue to develop experienced talent and formats, always pushing the bounds of what’s possible, while also nurturing emerging talent voices, and help package and create ideas and new formats that touch consumers across the livestream landscape. A solid understanding of the livestreaming video landscape, video game news + entertainment, the digital video world, as well as the evolving AVOD & SVOD entertainment industry, are required. This role reports to the Executive Director of Development.
Research & development of format concepts from pre-production to delivery of treatments, outlines, decks, sizzles, and live proof-of-concepts
Generate, develop, cast, and produce format show development concepts
Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with agents, producers, directors, talent and network executives.
Manage all projects and assignments in a timely and complete manner
Research concepts for new shows and thinking about new content environments
Pitch “Format” show concepts
Hear and solicit incoming pitches
Minimum 5 years of experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Strong development history and talent for identifying unique relevant material
Extensive knowledge of video games and gaming entertainment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to be flexible, working late nights and weekends
Initiative to take on new tasks and responsibilities
Ability to establish effective relationships internally and externally
Excels under pressure in a demanding, fast-paced environment
Highly self-motivated, well organized with a strong work ethic
Ability to negotiate and effectively reach resolution
Demonstrated collaboration skills
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.