Facebook Platform & Strategic Account Director (2635)

Electronic Arts - San Francisco, CA

Posted 700 days ago
  • Experience
    Not Applicable
  • Job function
    Marketing, Advertising
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Computer Games, Computer Software, Information Technology and Services
  • Employer job ID
    2635
  • Job ID
    3819917

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The Facebook Platform & Strategic Account Director works closely with Publishing and Studio leadership to help drive decisions and strategy for PopCap in the social games arena. This requires a deep, ongoing knowledge of the Facebook platform and how game developers are using it, along with the ability to effectively apply these insights to inform PopCap’s social products. This position will identify and pursue business opportunities on the Facebook platform, assess new and emerging social gaming business models, help increase our Facebook gaming market share, and manage PopCap’s overall relationship with Facebook, as well as other strategic partners in the San Francisco/Bay Area.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with individual franchise studio and business teams at PopCap to help drive game design and marketing decisions based upon platform direction, market trends and business opportunities with Facebook and other social gaming partners.
  • Be the expert on market trends and competition in Facebook applications, including identifying innovative uses of the platform and successes by other social game developers.
  • Provide Facebook intelligence to inform studio, product management, and marketing in PopCap social efforts.
  • Manage, build and enhance our relationships with Facebook at all levels, including the developer relations team assigned to Popcap.
  • Ensure that appropriate PopCap experts (e.g., in engineering, game design, marketing, etc.) are engaged with the relevent Facebook people and programs.
  • Arrange periodic executive sync-up meetings between PopCap and Facebook upper management.
  • Identify and direct business development activities with Facebook and other social gaming partners.
  • Oversee financial analysis, due diligence, and approval of potential new business opportunities with Facebook and other social partners.


Required Skills/Personal Requirements:

  • Combination of business and technical skills across software, social platforms, and account management.
  • Extensive knowledge of Facebook platform as applied to gaming and ability to stay on top of its future direction.
  • Deep understanding of business models used by Facebook games and other social game platforms.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities in organizing and motivating cross-functional and inter-company teams.
  • Excellent problem solving/analytical skills, self-starter, motivated, creative, forward thinker, and fun.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Work experience at a Facebook game company.
  • 5+ years of product management and/or development experience in social or game industry.
  • Avid user of Facebook and enthusiastic player of social games.


Education and/or Certifications:

  • Technical undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.
  • MBA preferred or equivalent experience in social and/or game industry.

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