Content Creator / Marketing

Location: We are looking for a candidate who is based in any of the following cities: Oslo, Berlin, Dundee or Wroclaw.

Join us to help shape the future of game development!

From our humble beginnings, YoYo Games has been propelling the dreams of aspiring game developers into reality with GameMaker Studio. From our HQ in Dundee, Scotland, our heroes behind the scenes have built a family of products that break down industry barriers, allowing anyone to create high quality games. Increasing demand for GameMaker is driving our current expansion, which includes a Project Manager for the Creative Team.

We are looking for

Our ideal candidate must have the experience, skills and ambitions to act as a one-person production house - from scripting and designing, to editing and production - as well as the ability to manage larger creative productions with the support of designers and agencies

Someone who has experience from the gaming industry (engines, studio/developer, or publisher) is highly preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Propose content ideas to product marketing managers to support active initiatives and product releases
  • Script video content productions for project needs (e.g. tutorials, game trailers)
  • Perform proofreading and copywriting of marketing and PR materials
  • Film, photograph, and edit marketing content for product marketing and user acquisition teams
  • Manage projects, both with internal content creators and external agencies, while providing regular formal production updates to internal stakeholders

Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in similar position
  • BS/BA degree or above
  • Good working knowledge of modern design tools (Figma, Adobe XD, Sketch) and video content creation software (Premiere, After Effects)
  • Good understanding of the content creation pipeline, including debriefing clients/stakeholders, creating briefs for content producers (design/video), and managing projects from pre-post production
  • Ability to script creative marketing content to promote products. Experience with digital products is a plus.
  • Great collaboration skills, and ability to work well with marketers, designers, engineers, editors, product managers and third parties
  • Native or native-proficiency in English

Interested?

We will review applications on a rolling basis, apply now!

About us

YoYo Games joined the Opera family in January 2021. We believe in an open, relaxed and fun environment where creativity and talent thrive and is encouraged every day. From our humble beginnings, we have always ensured that GameMaker was built and developed with usability and efficiency in mind – and that’s no different today. A single code base and a low barrier to entry coupled with a very high skill ceiling mean we accommodate all levels of user, from the hobbyists to the seasoned developers. We then allow all games to run natively across a multitude of platforms including PS4, Xbox One, Android, iOS, OS X, HTML5, Linux, Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Windows RT.

Opera is a Norwegian company founded in 1995 publicly listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.