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2nd Sep 2019 by Cam Brierley

Updated 2nd Sep 2019

Weekly Esports Job Roundup #76

From FaZe Clan hiring a graphic designer to several companies looking for talent that can work remotely, we think this jobs roundup might have something for everybody!

We’re back with another esports jobs roundup, where we condense the best careers from the past 7 days in this easy-to-digest feature!

And when we’re steadily posting over 200 jobs a week, the finest jobs from that selection end up looking REALLY nice.

In this edition the likes of FaZe Clan, Tempo Storm and the Toronto Defiant are hiring, so there’s a lineup of star-studded jobs awaiting you, wherever you live in the world!

We know we can’t drop the F word like that and leave you hanging...

Why we love this job:

  • It’s a position with a gaming company that has transcended the industry. How can you not love it!?
  • It’s a position working on the content side of FaZe, which is always handled expertly
  • To top it all off: it’s a junior level job!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Proven experience as a web designer
  • A strong portfolio
  • Already located in Los Angeles, California

Why we love this job:

  • It’s a paid remote job, and we love us some of them
  • It’s a junior position where you can rely on your submitted sample to speak of your skills, not qualifications
  • Your workload would be a mix of news and features; you get the best of both worlds!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • A love for esports!
  • Extensive knowledge in at least one major esports title
  • Skill in writing, particularly tournaments reviews and recaps

Why we love this job:

  • It’s all about content, and we know our users like that
  • As you’d be shooting content for ASTRO, there’ll even be some event travel includes to esports tournaments and shows
  • If you check out ASTRO’s social media presence you’ll see the quality of people you’ll be joining as you help showcase their products

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 4 years of experience in production
  • Ability to operate various cameras, as well as editing the footage you capture
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Cloud and DaVinci Resolve

Why we love this job:

  • It’s a paid internship. We always have to give props for companies opening those up!
  • What’s more, you’d be learning under a veteran org in the space
  • The cherry on the top is that Dignitas recently opened a state-of-the-art gaming facility!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • To be enrolled in college or be a recent graduate
  • An interest in partnership marketing and the general business of esports
  • Willingness to work odd hours when needed, such as weekend work

Why we love this job:

  • Full time editing / journalism work in esports is rare!
  • In this role, you’d manage GINX’s web presence and even help out with ideation across social and their on-air segments
  • You’ll be able to commission freelancers to produce even more awesome stories for people to enjoy

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 2-4 years of journalism experience
  • 1 year of experience editing
  • A deep understanding of esports, particularly the FGC

Why we love this job:

  • It’s a marketing job with a bunch of different focuses - you’ll be involved in all aspects of esports here!
  • Part of the job is to identify and work with new and existing Red Bull athletes to produce great activations
  • You’ll have a say in how Red Bull supports the gaming scene in the future by monitoring trends in the industry and reacting to them

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 3 years of experience in gaming / esports management & marketing
  • A deep knowledge of a wide variety of esports communities, as the job isn’t located in one scene or another
  • A creative spin that has enabled you to bring esports product to market in the past to strong effect

Why we love this job:

  • Paid remote job. Like we’ve said, we have to include these beauts in the roundup!
  • This is an awesome opportunity to join a top esports org from your home
  • This is a junior role - let your portfolio do the talking!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Experience with Adobe Premiere and After Effects
  • Ability to meet deadlines, even remotely
  • Knowledge of the gaming scenes that Tempo Storm is active in

Why we love this job:

  • You’d be working on an Overwatch League franchise!
  • Surprisingly, there aren’t many esports jobs in Toronto, so this was great to see
  • Marketing for a professional team is a different twist for the sector. We think a marketing professional would have fun here!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 3 years of experience working in marketing or brand management
  • A Degree in a related field
  • Experience producing marketing campaigns, managing a budget and reports

Why we love this job:

  • It’s an opportunity to manage the social pages of FaZe, an organization followed by millions across multiple platforms
  • FaZe has an awesome brand voice and consistently nail their socials, so you can do some really cool stuff in this position
  • There’s great benefits! (you know, besides already being a job with FaZe).

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 4 years of experience working in social media
  • A strong familiarity with Photoshop and video editing - this isn’t just a light requirement!
  • The ability to build strategies to grow following, with a demonstrated track record in this

Why we love this job:

  • Swipe Right PR is an agency with a focus on esports that has experience working many events in the industry
  • As their job often takes them to events, you can expect travel in this job!
  • There’s a varied workload here, as you focus on pitching stories, organizing interviews, managing events, tracking media coverage and more!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 2 years of experience in communications / public relations
  • A passion and expert knowledge for the video gaming and esports industry
  • Understanding of the media industry as well as an industry contact list

That wraps up this group of jobs! Hopefully there was something on here you can assemble an application for and get moving on.

If so, do keep us informed how it goes! We always love to hear from our users on Twitter @HitmarkerJobs or via email on info@hitmarkerjobs.com.

Until next time!