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5th Aug 2019 by Cam Brierley

Updated 5th Aug 2019

Weekly Esports Job Roundup #74

Overwatch League teams, electronics giants, endemic companies and everything in between combine to make up this week's 10 best esports jobs!

Welcome everyone to the finest collection of esports jobs online!

And while we’d fondly refer to our website as just that, our weekly roundup series go above and beyond that as we list the 10 best careers we posted in the last 7 days. That’s the best 10 jobs from a list of over 200, so as you can imagine we come up with quite the selection for you!

Whether it’s remote work you’re looking for or something you can work on-site, we hope this feature will have something perfect for you!

Why we love this job:

  • Remote jobs in a global industry like ours go down a treat to make sure everyone has something they can apply to
  • An hourly salary of $15 - $25 was awesome to see in a position you could work from home!
  • Part time hours are offered, which is rare indeed to see in esports!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Strong written communication
  • Detail-oriented - always a key in data jobs!
  • Capable of working with large data sets

Why we love this job:

  • Two part time jobs in a row?!
  • Fanatics work with the Overwatch League to distribute their merch, which means that’s what you’d work in!
  • You’ll work extended hours on game days and really be in the thick of the OWL action

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Past experience in retail or sales (preferred)
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as required

Why we love this job:

  • Complexity’s open window to how their organization runs through their vlog series shows you just how great their organization is
  • Their headquarters.
  • Their perks - access to the Dallas Cowboys’ gym being one of the highlights

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 4+ years of experience in account management
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Ambitious with a passion for overdelivering on your duties

Why we love this job:

  • Razer is one of the most recognizable brands in gaming, so growing that legacy is an awesome task
  • 1+ year of experience is what’s required, which is good going for most jobs with great companies like this!
  • Part of the position is maintaining relationships with influencers and creators, something our users always go wild for

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • A bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience)
  • 1+ year of experience managing social accounts for a brand
  • Great proficiency on social media and its best practices

Why we love this job:

  • Because Samsung is hiring in gaming!!
  • As a Director with a massive brand, you’ll be able to make some real headline partnerships
  • You’ll have a focus on their Smart TV platforms, which we’re sure many of you are familiar with

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 12 years of experience in title acquisition, distribution, management and platform growth
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Ability to solve problems and navigate well in global organizations

Why we love this job:

  • Social media with an esports organization - it’s the quintessential “awesome esports job”!
  • Top of the responsibilities list is to create content for the org, memes being a big one
  • You’ll manage a passionate community that believe in the team

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • 3 years of experience running social media accounts and developing a strategy
  • Great familiarity with Twitch and basic familiarity with photo and video editing

Why we love this job:

  • DBLTAP is well known in esports as having some of the best video content out there, so the chance to work on that is pretty epic!
  • New York City is an area with a big esports fan base but not so many jobs, which is why this is great to see
  • There’s A LOT of travel to esports events!!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • The ability to travel internationally, and often
  • Production experience and the creativity to bring content ideas to life
  • Flexibility to work along tight deadlines at times

Why we love this job:

  • We’ll often say it, but jobs in esports focused around one specific title are rare, meaning this is a beauty for a Call of Duty lover
  • If you can’t commit to a full time position, then this might be just the middle ground you’re looking for
  • You’d get to be involved in the CWL shortly before it transitions into the franchised league that is planned

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 4 years of experience in project management
  • Experience running multiple projects simultaneously
  • Familiarity with project management tools

Why we love this job:

  • PowerSpike has a really cool vision of building an ad exchange that brands can use to bid on influencers as they would on programmatic ads
  • Anything influencer marketing related goes down well with our followers, and we’d say this company is looking to change the game
  • A great bonus is that your work would help streamers and influencers monetize their passions to make their dream career come to life

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 0-1 years of experience in account management (you love to see it!)
  • Great knowledge of the streaming and gaming worlds
  • A go-getter spirit that can hit the ground running whilst wearing many hats

Why we love this job:

  • Any position with an Overwatch League is instantly something we’re going to love
  • You’ll be part of the league-wide move to move to each team’s home city, which will be an exciting period for the industry
  • There’s a strong salary of $50,000 - $75,000 included on this job

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 2 years of audio-visual experience
  • Strong knowledge in Premiere, Final Cut or similar programs
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)