BioWare: Consumer Products Licensing Manager
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Requisition Number: 155563
Position Title: Associate Manager, Business Development
At BioWare, our mission is to create worlds of adventure, conflict, and companionship that inspire you to become the hero of your story. Our teams drive innovation using cutting-edge tech and tools such as the Frostbite engine and collaborate with thousands of world-class developers across EA’s network of studios. We are passionate about games and their potential as a creative medium to reach and inspire people through emotion, artistry, and engaging storytelling. If you share this passion, this is an amazing opportunity to help shape the next generation of gaming.
What the Consumer Products Licensing Manager will do at BioWare:
We have spent the last 10 years working with partners to create amazing apparel and collectibles for some of the most passionate players in gaming. The Consumer Products Licensing Manager will work with our licensees to create even more amazing products and experiences for our most engaged fans. They will work with our game and brand teams to identify new opportunities, negotiate new deals and seek high quality products and partners.
Who You Are:
You have experience in product management and/or licensing and a keen sense for what our fans are looking for in licensed products and collectibles. You are skilled at working with passionate creators and business types. You must understand the gaming market and its players. Lastly, you must be prepared to work well with a team who demands high quality, respect for one another and humility.
- Drive the licensed consumer products strategy for BioWare
- Work with our amazing licensees to create a word class product roadmap
- Develop and maintain pitch and IP documents
- Look for new opportunities and partners in the licensing space
- Collaborate with our game and brand teams to identify products and experiences that will make our fans happy
- Manage product approvals with the game team
- Negotiate licensing agreements and track contract compliance
- 5 years of experience in licensing or consumer products
- A passion for games and gamers
- Ability to work with a diverse team of creators and business types within BioWare, EA and with our partners.
- Experience with managing multiple projects at a time.
What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!
The opportunity to work and learn from a world-class games’ studio making world-class games. We are a culture that thrives off creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.
We are proud of the great perks we offer like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, pension with company match and, of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality. Health, Dental, Financial offered (ESPP and RRSP matching); Bonus and relocation assistance also offered.
More about our location: http://careers.ea.com/our-locations/edmonton
EA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.
EEOText: EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.
Date Opened: 2019-04-30 19:44:34.587
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EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.