App Store Editorial Content Curator and Programmer - Games

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Marketing

Summary

Posted: Aug 20, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114190793
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. Now there are more than two million. And so our team challenged ourselves: How can we offer more perspective and insight? How do we showcase the work of creative developers? How can we make the App Store a place our hundreds of millions of customers will want to visit every single day? We’re hiring people who want to help make that happen. We are looking for a dynamic, highly motivated individual with deep knowledge of the catalog of mobile games to join the App Store Editorial team. This position is responsible for the discovery and selection of featured games on the App Store. You will be tasked with identifying and evaluating phenomenal new and updated games. You will have direct expertise with games across mobile, wearable, and desktop devices and a deep understanding of user-interface principles and design, and experience working with a content management system. You live and breathe games and you will manage efforts to help our customers discover the best content available on the App Store.

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
  • Deep understanding of UI principles and best practices preferred
  • Proven ability to be resourceful, creative, and collaborative

Description

- Curate and editorialize content for the App Store and generate and execute ideas for the App Store’s Games tabs and Category pages - Build compelling and relevant themed collections - Communicate game selections with executives and cross-functional teams - Write editorial copy for selected games - Program featured content on the App Store

Education & Experience

BA/BS preferred

Additional Requirements