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Job Description:

Director, Ads Integration and Solutions Engineering

REPORTS TO: Vice President, Engineering

LOCATION: New York, USA

BACKGROUND

Activision Blizzard Media is the gateway for brands to the #1 cross-platform gaming company in the Western world, with hundreds of millions of players across over 190 countries. Our legendary portfolio includes iconic mobile game franchises such as Candy Crush, esports opportunities like the Call of Duty and Overwatch Leagues, and some of the top PC and console gaming franchises such as World of Warcraft, Call of Duty, and StarCraft.

MISSION

As Director of Ads Integration & Solutions Engineering, you will report directly to ABMs VP/Head of Engineering. You will build a compelling vision and provide direction to our teams who work closely with our gaming publishers. You will lead teams of creative problem solvers and strategic engineers who collaborate with clients and partners to understand their challenges and provide outstanding technical solutions. We are seeking a technical leader to implement the adoption of our technology and make adtech work seamlessly with any gaming technology.

If you have a strong passion for advertising technologies, have experience in a mobile app or game environment, and are customer-centric and ready to tackle challenges, then ABM is the place for you!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Crafting product development by understanding every customers needs and advocating for solutions to meet their needs
  • Engage with Product, Engineering and other cross-functional teams by playing an active role in ensuring customer requirements are shaping in the product definition, and ensuring product timelines are managed with least impact to customer delivery timelines
  • Drive technical decisions by partnering with engineering groups across different pillars, brainstorming, building architectural solutions, and helping in decision-making
  • Lead solutions and integration engineering teams, to whom you will be communicating vision, setting priorities, objectives and key results,, and mentoring
  • Champion a growth mindset within the team and influence cross-teams by focusing on experimentation, data-driven decision-making, and rapid iterations to optimize proof of concepts, and convert them to successful products

PLAYER PROFILE

  • 10+ years of experience in the AdTech and Gaming industry, leading big projects and teams distributed across multiple countries and time zones
  • Strong engineering background, data-driven problem solving, A/B testing, and attention to detail
  • Strong people leadership skills and experience managing multiple work streams simultaneously
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with experience working in a fast-paced environment with cross-disciplinary teams
  • Proven track record of solving customer and business technical problems, and ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Exposure to technology: C/C++, Unity GameEngine, Java, GCP, SQL, RTB, AdTech (e.g Google Ads, Facebook Audience Network, Unity Level Play)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field

OUR WORLD

Activision Blizzard, Inc., is one of the worlds largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, Overwatch, Diablo, Candy Crush and Bubble Witch. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovative worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ – we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision Blizzard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Rewards

We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ – we’ve got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting

https://www.benefitsforeveryworld.com/ .In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $167,500.00 – $309,876.00 Annual. These values reflect the expected base pay range of new hires across all U.S. locations. Ultimately, your specific range and offer will be based on several factors, including relevant experience, performance, and work location. Your Talent Professional can share this role’s range details for your local geography during the hiring process. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.

About King

At King, we’re Making the World Playful. Heard of Candy Crush? We’re the creators behind it. With game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in Dublin, San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, and Malta, we have a 20-year history of delivering some of the world’s most iconic games in the mobile gaming industry and are on a mission to level-up the little moments for our more than 200 million active monthly users. But we aren’t just crushing it with candies, we’re also behind Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch, Pet Rescue and loads of other sweet games. As a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, King is part of Activision Blizzard, which was recently acquired by Microsoft.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

King strives to be a place where everyone can be their most authentic self. We recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion is a vital and continuous conversation, and that change only happens when we all come together. It’s our mission to build a diverse and inclusive Kingdom for our people, players, and community.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is our mission – it’s the thread that connects our people, our players, and our passion for our games. Let’s face it, who doesn’t love a bit of fun?

Kingsters are seriously playful: creative thinkers who balance art and science to bring moments of magic to millions daily. But our players aren’t the only ones that can level-up. We’re always looking for ways to champion each other and make what’s already great, even better.

So, if this feels like a fun way to spend your days, and you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful.

Applications need to be in English.
Discover King at

careers.king.com

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