24th Jun 2019 by Cam Brierley

Updated 24th Jun 2019

Weekly Esports Job Roundup #68

From photography, to marketing to coaching, there’s a strong variety of careers on the table in esports this week!

In this week’s edition of our weekly jobs roundup, we have a nice array of teams - both professional and collegiate - as well as supporting companies around the industry.

Let’s begin!

Why we love this job:

  • Working with esports content is always well received!
  • Times that last point by 2 when it’s with an Overwatch League
  • Despite its senior-sounding job title, you can apply with just 2 years of relevant experience

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • At least 2 years of experience in esports video content
  • At least 1 year of experience capturing esports video content
  • Knowledge of camera settings to keep shots consistent across all environments

Why we love this job:

  • Any job with Fnatic is always well-received by our UK fans
  • Their perks and the opportunities they offer are second-to-none
  • Utilizing paid digital marketing isn’t something possible with many esports teams!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • A track record of strong growth/performance marketing success
  • A full suite of digital marketing skills, including SEO, CRM and more
  • Strong skills in data analysis and using this to inform future decisions

Why we love this job:

  • We’ve seen plenty of esports jobs with colleges, but not often to coach a varsity League of Legends team in particular
  • USC has a Varsity Training “Firehouse” that you’d work with the players in!
  • It’s a junior role (!) only asking for 1 or more years of experience

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • That 1+ year of experience in coaching within esports
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Great communication skills over a variety of channels

Why we love this job:

  • How often do you see full time photography jobs in esports?!
  • One of the areas you’d capture content is at events
  • You’ll get to ideate creative ideas as well as shooting them

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 2+ years of experience as a photographer or cinematographer
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • A solid portfolio

Why we love this job:

  • Beyond the Summit is one of the most unique event production companies with their to-notch humor
  • You’ll have a varied workday, from designing merchandise concepts to marketing them
  • You’re encouraged to get creative in what you make

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Great organization skills
  • Creativity and artistic ability
  • A love for streetwear trends and the design skills to see these into fleshed out concepts

Why we love this job:

  • You’ll be working in Dexerto’s new office in Camden, London as they continue to grow in esports and gaming media
  • This is a pretty unique writing job that lets you work on something collaborative to produce great video content
  • Flexible working hours!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Be local to London
  • Brilliant written English skills
  • Happy to work under daily targets while meeting deadlines

Why we love this job:

  • It’s another role with Atlanta Reign, and it’s based in their home city which is great to see in preparation for the teams coming home
  • It has a strong focus on social media growth
  • An understanding of internet and meme culture is asked for, which usually you can great creative with what you post!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing or a related field
  • Experience managing company social media accounts
  • Able to draft PR announcements

Why we love this job:

  • Any job around content for a major org is bound to get a lot of love
  • You’ll primarily work with streamers to build content schedules
  • You’ll even dip your toes into social media content

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • A deep affinity with the streaming community
  • Track record of producing video content
  • The willingness to take risks on new forms of storytelling and content

Why we love this job:

  • A large focus of your job will be on esports events
  • You’ll be heavily involved with Rainbow Six, which is really cool if that’s your game of choice
  • It’s something you can apply to with just 1 year of experience!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 1+ years of marketing or similar experience
  • 1+ years of experience organizing or competing in esports events
  • A passion for Rainbow Six and its community

Why we love this job:

  • Like the last job did, this will throw you into the thick of things of a major esports title
  • Also just like the last job, it features a lot of event work!
  • Call of Duty esports, rather than the casual scene, is the main priority

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 5 years of project management or program management experience
  • Previous experience in event broadcasting
  • Strong leadership