As Team Xbox, we are on a mission to bring the joy and community of gaming to everyone on the planet. We deliver on that vision by putting players at the center, enabling you to play the games you want, with the people you want, anywhere you want. The Gaming Ecosystem Organization supports Xbox through our mission to empower game creators to realize their dreams. We are looking for people who believe in our mission and who will grow our culture, bring exceptional skills, and add new perspectives to help strengthen our team.
The Director of Game Developer Community Engagement is a new role designed to run programs that engage and inspire emerging student developers as well as the global game creator community. In this role, you will develop a global engagement strategy and operationalize its execution across partner teams and channels.
As the Director of Game Developer Community Engagement, you are responsible for leading the formation, management, and oversight of dynamic, vibrant Game Creator engagement and content creation programs including the Azure Ambassador Program. You will also partner with teams across Microsoft to weave Gaming into programs such as the Imagine Cup and other opportunities. This role partners closely with the Game Developer Experience team (GDX), Game Industry Vertical (GIV), Marketing and Corporate Communications. This role reports to the Head of Game Creator Ecosystem Engagement within the Gaming Ecosystem Organization at Xbox.
We are looking for a dynamic, creative leader with multiplatform, collaborative experience to help define the programs that best inspire engagement with our ecosystem. We need a highly organized individual who collaborates and communicates well with a wide range of stakeholders and exhibits flexibility and empathy in the process.
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.
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