Storm8 is looking for a world class Head of Business Development to help us develop the next generation of mobile social games! We are looking for fun, energetic people who have a passion for building great products and bringing our games to life. So, if you think you have the chops to deliver something unique come talk to us!
At Storm8, you will be applying strategic analysis to identify distribution opportunities on existing and emerging smart phone and tablet platforms. The ideal candidate will be a veteran of the mobile gaming industry with an excellent understanding of the mobile gaming ecosystem. You will have a deep understanding of establishing key relationships and will nurture and grow these relationships through originating and negotiating deals. We are looking for people who know our players and understand the dynamics that shape the growth opportunities for Storm8.
Storm8 ( www.storm8.com ) is the leader in social mobile gaming with an ever-growing portfolio of 30+ games across 5 brands. We have 300+ million installs across 100+ million devices and are self-funded, profitable and have recently been chosen by San Francisco Business Times as the winner of the “Tech & Innovation Award” in the “Best Gaming/Entertainment” category.
Build and maintain a deep network of contacts in all major mobile gaming markets at a wide variety of companies.
Nurture and grow relationships with companies to understand their strategic direction to evaluate how they align with Storm8 goals.
Apply insights and emerging mobile business trends to build the business case for potential deals and partnerships.
Identify business opportunities through a deep understanding of the mobile gaming industry worldwide.
Identify opportunities, lead the evaluation process by gathering and presenting relevant data to Executive team to build and support the business case.
Negotiate the business terms, including revenue sharing, promotional support, development costs for porting, and ongoing product updates.
Work with legal to prepare contracts that comply with company policies and protect Storm8 IP.
Track and communicate progress on deal closure and performance after execution.
Demonstrated and current understanding of the mobile gaming industry worldwide. Prior experience working in a high-growth, gaming companies a plus.
2+ years of experience in the mobile gaming industry.
Extensive knowledge of legal contracts and negotiating techniques.
Successful track record of building profitable business relationships.
Ability to promote Storm8 effectively to industry leaders and potential partners worldwide.
Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong working relationships internally and externally
Excellent communicator, both verbal and written.
Experience pitching and presenting.
Ability to work closely with product development teams.
Storm8 is the creator of the #1 Role Playing Games on the iPhone, iPod Touch and Android device. Storm8 is also the parent company of the #1 Mobile Social Game Developer, TeamLava ( www.teamlava.com ). Each game released by Storm8/TeamLava has reached the Top 10 on the App store free app category.
The hit titles between the two brands include World War, Racing Live, Pets Live, iMobsters, and Vampires Live from Storm8, as well as, Bakery Story, Restaurant Story, City Story, Farm Story and Fashion Story from our TeamLava studio.
Our network of Mobile Games makes us one of the most popular game developers on the Android and iOS platform and guess what, we are just getting started.
We are based out of Redwood Shores, CA, and are constantly looking to hire the best talent out there.
Storm8 - 16 months ago