Games Curation Editor - App Store

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200241306
Summary

Summary

Posted: Apr 28, 2021

Role Number:200241306

Apple's App Store is the world's largest and most innovative software store, serving more than half a billion customers every week...Summary

Summary

Posted: Apr 28, 2021

Role Number:200241306

Apple's App Store is the world's largest and most innovative software store, serving more than half a billion customers every week. Since its launch in 2008, the App Store has changed the way we learn, work, travel, have fun, and so much more. It's enabled countless new companies, spawned new industries, and created millions of jobs. But we believe we're just getting started.

We are looking for a highly motivated and detail-oriented games expert with top-notch communication and collaboration skills to help support curation of the exciting games category on the App Store. Bring both your professional expertise and personal passions to the App Store Editorial team!

Key Qualifications

  • 4+ years related work experience
  • Passion and curiosity about games, game communities, and the technologies that make gaming possible
  • Expertise and proficiency in evaluating games, content updates, and in-game events across a variety of genres
  • Experience working in a high-energy editorial environment subject to tight deadlines and quick turnarounds
  • Experience working with content management systems (CMS) and/or proven ability to learn and troubleshoot complex software (Does not require knowledge of coding)
  • Excellent understanding of the depth and breadth of games, preferably for iOS, iPadOS, and macOS
  • Track record of partnership and collaboration with cross-functional teams of business management, marketing, product, production, design, etc.
  • Ability to prioritize competing tasks and cut through ambiguity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills and proficiency in Keynote

Description

The Games Curation Editor will work within a team of games experts to identify, test, curate, and program major updates to some of the most popular and most interesting games to make sure our customers know the coolest things happening with games at all times.

Working cross-functionally with the broader App Store business, marketing, and production teams, this editor will help track third-party developer roadmaps, organize upcoming priorities, and perform all the behind-the-scenes magic to help serve up great customer experiences on the App Store.

A successful candidate will have and eye for design and experience creating informative and persuasive presentations in Keynote. Comfort presenting to both peers and senior leaders a plus.

Crucial to this role is the ability to think globally. The Games Curation Editor will work with teams in multiple countries, timezones, and dependencies. An ability to work on high-pressure projects with extremely tight deadlines is imperative.

This role is for someone with a proven track record of cross-functional teamwork, exercises the highest levels of professionalism and confidentiality, and operates with urgency, but without a sense of panic. You should have the ability to hit the ground running and be familiar with the speed at which editorial organizations work.

Education & Experience

BA/BS preferred, or equivalent work experience

Additional Requirements

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