App Store Games Editor - Australia & New Zealand

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Software and Services

Summary

Posted:
Role Number:200199367
We’ve all found apps we love and apps that have changed our lives. Apps transform the ways we learn, work, travel, have fun and pursue our passions. In 2008, the App Store launched with 500 apps. Today, the App Store offers unlimited entertainment and opens a world of possibilities with easy-to-discover apps and games. The App Store is the world’s fastest growing marketplace for app developers. We are passionate about apps and games, and we want a like-minded individual to join our App Store Editorial team as Games Editor. As the resident Games Editor, this position is responsible for the discovery, selection programming of featured games on the App Store for Australia and New Zealand. Games recommendations for off-platform marketing will also be done in consultation with this role. With curiosity and creativity, he/she will be tasked with identifying and evaluating great new and updated games for this region as well as programming and QA for the store. Skills essential to this role include direct expertise with games across mobile, wearable, and desktop devices, a strong understanding of user-interface principles and design, and experience working with a content management system. The ideal candidate is passionate about games and will dedicate their efforts to helping our customers discover the best content available on the App Store. This position is based in Sydney, Australia.

Key Qualifications

  • Expertise and proficiency in playing and evaluating games of any variety of genres
  • Excellent understanding of the depth and breadth of software, preferably for iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS
  • Ability to manage deadlines and work effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in UI principles and best practices preferred
  • Must be resourceful , creative and high on collaboration

Description

- Curate and editorialise recommendations for App Store in line with global objectives and strategies - Programming and QA of local and global priorities - Review games stories for accuracy and relevancy for ANZ market - Create compelling and relevant themed collections - Communicate game selections and editorial performance with peers, cross-functional teams and management - Write editorial copy and/or copy brief for selected games

Education & Experience

BA/BS required

Additional Requirements