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Bandai Namco Entertainment
15 Rue Felix Mangini
Lyon - 69009

Date : 01.06.2022
Reference : AFJV-ECOM150-23052

Bandai Namco Entertainment

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment développe et édite dans le monde entier des produits de divertissement et des jeux vidéo sur toutes les consoles et PC. La renommée de BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment repose sur des franchises telles que LITTLE NIGHTMARES, THE DARK PICTURES ANTHOLOGY, Tekken, PAC-MAN. Elle est également leader sur le segment de l'animation japonaise avec des titres comme One Piece, Dragon Ball, Naruto, etc. L'entreprise a récemment sortie le jeu Elden Ring, acclamé par les critiques et les joueurs. De nombreux beaux projets verront le jour notamment  le jeu UNKNOWN 9 Awakening développé par le studio Reflector Entertainment, récemment acquis à Montréal.

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment France intervient depuis la France dans 4 pays (France, Pays-Bas, Belgique et Luxembourg).

Worldwide Brand Manager - Little Nightmares

Permanent contract Lyon (69)

Position Duties

As a Worldwide Brand Manager within our Content Creation & Publishing Team, you will work on our headline IP : Little Nightmares in all of its incarnations : games, merch, transmedia etc.

You are in charge of defining and carrying out the brand identity of this licence to continue to increase it success 7 million units sold to date.

You manage the brand direction and create marketing strategies for the licence across worldwide territories and work on holistic approach of the product/brand, physical and digital, video game as well as any relevant entertainment extensions.
As a world marketing referent of this IP within the BANDAI NAMCO group, you are directly interacting with the Production Department, the Development Studio, our top management team, and other group entities.

Your main responsibilities include :
  • Teaming up with a producer & our marketing support teams to shape the game's development process according to marketability's best practice
  • Defining and carrying out the brand's marketing strategy across worldwide territories, supporting regional and local offices to strengthen the brand in all territories.
  • Ensuring an optimal project coordination & brand awareness by working effectively with our internal experts & external stakeholders
  • Managing the marketing budget for each title ; follow-up sales in volume/value, revenue and margin
  • Managing forecast, P&L and Brand roadmap in general
  • Developing creative assets in cooperation with the developers and creative agencies, including key art, icons, banners, trailers, media advertising, screenshots, renders, social media assets, website, ...
  • Coordinating effort between sales & digital to optimize digital revenues using all available means, including promotional synergies with physical products, cross-platform partnerships,
  • Maintaining a high level of working knowledge on the entire videogame market, its emerging marketing trends & opportunities and global entertainment market
  • Being a brand champion and guardian including asset approval from local territories and departments
  • Push new concepts and avenues for the brand to grow in collaboration with the editorial team

This senior role allows you to lead the development of a prosperous brand and to contribute to our company success. It gives you a high level of autonomy and visibility across our business and across the video game industry.

Candidate Profile

  • At least 7/8 years of experience in the video games industry as part of an international marketing team
  • Experience in brand identity creation/management
  • Ability to work with individuals from different geographies
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work autonomously with little supervision
  • Effective team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Responsiveness & proactivity
  • Fluency in English, French is a plus
  • Willingness to travel
  • Passionate about video games
  • Strong understanding of the game development process

Additional Information

Job location : 15, rue Felix Mangini, 69009 LYON - FRANCE / This position is not eligible to full remote
Start date : as soon as possible
Contract : full time (permanent)
Remuneration : fixed and variable compensation
Benefits : flexible working hours, 2 teleworking days per week, lunch vouchers, profit sharing, reimbursement of public transportation costs, work council advantages (gift vouchers, discount on services...), new building with various facilities (gym room, gaming room, nap room, car / bike / scooter parking, cafeteria and coffee corners...)


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