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Director Of Operations - Player Experience

Epic Games

Cary, NC 3 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description


We deliver the most innovative gaming experiences possible to players across the world. Whether through community outreach, world-class events, or partnership integrations, the Epic Games Publishing and Marketing teams seek to surprise players with new experiences every time they drop in to play.


The Director of Operations - Player Experience is responsible for the overall health and happiness of Epic's players across the consumer products we make. Teams overseen include the global community & marketing ops team, social listening & measurement squad along with responsibility for player support. The role includes listening closely to players, providing 1:1 and 1:many player support. This senior leader is also responsible for working closely with game product teams, the insights and research team, and the analytics team to clearly map the holistic player experience and collaborate with them to improve it.

In addition to working across the operational teams described above, this person will work closely with game & strategy leadership teams to align on product priorities that ensure the ongoing health of the communities. Finally the role also partners with Comms, Marketing, Legal, Ecosystem Security and Policy teams on creating scaled processes to handle inbound inquiries as well as proactive outbound communications for our players.

In this role, you will
• Set strategy for the global Community and Marketing Operations teams to grow and sustain healthy communities
• Partner with the Player Support Director to integrate 1:1 support and community functions into a combined group that serves players in every channel they communicate in
• Champion the player's needs throughout the organization, speak on their behalf and advocate for product or service changes that will improve their experience
• Work with the Comms and Marketing teams to ensure the Company speaks to the community with one consistent voice
• Develop analytics reports on community growth, sentiment, and content trends
• Partner with Legal and Trust & Safety on how to handle legal impact of community behaviors, government requests and legally sensitive areas
• Monitor market growth in online user-generated communities to ensure the Company understands market changes in online community tools, issues, trends, etc.
• Manage the companies product forums and Discord servers, improve and adapt those services to suit changing player needs. Work closely with 3rd party community leaders such as Reddit moderators.
• Ensure all players have a high quality experience and build the team that will take care of Epic's communities in the Metaverse

What we're looking for
• Leadership Focus. 10+ years leadership of a Community or customer service team, ideally a large direct interaction organization
• Grounded in Analysis. Highly analytical, preference for financial and priority decisions based on data & research
• Tech Fluent. Experience & passion for modern customer success & sentiment analysis/measurement tools & technology, including decision making participation and RFP & procurement process
• Macro & Micro. Ability to author big picture vision but also willing to dive into the details to move projects along. A team player with a ''no task is too small'' attitude. Everyone at Epic is also an individual contributor
• You're user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkqx44-3-91-92-194-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.