22 days ago

Gaming Content Producer at Fandom

74% 40 hours / week United States (Remote)
Flexible working hours
Paid health insurance
Paid parental leave
Employee training program

At Fandom, a Gaming Content Producer plays a key role in spearheading coverage of video games, in both written and video formats. This role works closely with the Content team as well as the branded team to generate robust content plans in advance of upcoming tentpole games, console releases, and other special events related to gaming. This role manages the creation of editorial and video pieces from ideation through execution, writing pieces as well as assigning to outside contractors or staff, tracking to delivery, and ensuring all work is completed with a high bar for quality. This role works closely with the larger video and editorial team to share resources and help plan out agendas with long lead times to best prepare ahead for what’s in the works.

You Will…

  • Brainstorm ongoing coverage of video games, coming up with potential features (written and video) for upcoming releases
  • Come up with recurring concepts and features for both video and print gaming coverage that can be used repeatedly for different franchises and games
  • Write stories or copy for video for Fandom video game coverage
  • Work closely with the Branded Content team on applicable content, ensuring adherence to guidelines and deadlines
  • Build a dependable group of writers, video editors, and other talent and assign stories, scripts, and video production to them as needed.

You Have…

  • A deep passion for video games
  • 5+ years of editorial or digital production experience
  • Strong storytelling and writing skills
  • Expertise in a wide variety of video games
  • An eagle-eye for accuracy and detail
  • A track record of communicating effectively with writers, producers, talent, crew, and anyone else involved in productions
  • A command of editorial and production terminology and procedures
  • An ability to juggle multiple projects to hit deadlines on time and on budget
  • Digital video production skills including knowledge of physical and post-production workflow, ability to direct and execute video content
  • Experience working with writers, video editors and talent
  • Contacts across gaming space that are experts in various consoles, genres and that can become regular contributors
  • Notable expertise and knowledge about video games across platforms

Bonus Points if You Have…

  • Experience building &/or launching games

Benefits & Perks

  • Stock options
  • Training based on business needs
  • Flexible working hours
  • Open, energetic and fan-focused, international work environment
  • Miscellaneous perks such as wellness programs, swag, etc.