Do you have a strong passion for video games? Perfect World Entertainment is looking for candidates who are up to the challenge and looking for a career that offers tremendous personal and professional growth opportunities in one of the fastest growing areas in the video gaming industry.

Positions

View Game Metrics Analyst

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The Game Metrics Analyst will play a key role to optimize Perfect World Entertainment's mobile games metrics. The Analyst works closely with the mobile games Product team and other internal groups (e.g. Marketing, QA, etc.) to evaluate how our customers are playing our games and inform improvements we can make to drive sustained engagement and monetization. Specifically the Game Metrics Analyst will be extremely detail oriented, with a strong product orientation and an affinity for data and analytics in support of driving both product-level and business decisions. This role is crucial to driving Perfect World's aggressive growth in the mobile games space.

• - Own instrumentation of analytics and tracking hooks during development phase; establish best practices for repeated application

• - Generate actionable reports and recommendations on features that will improve retention, monetization and acquisition. Identify pain points and work with product management, design and product development to implement strategies to address key problem areas

• - Share insights with both game teams and executive leadership regularly. Create actionable reports and dashboards that are simultaneously data-rich and easily digested

• - Solve complex problems in resourceful and effective ways

• - Analyze and report on game play behavior across multiple properties and platforms

• - Deep dive statistical analysis to identify and isolate both positive and negative play behavior

• - Help product managers to drive AB and multivariate tests that meaningfully impact our game's performance

Requirements:

• - Bachelor’s degree. Preferably in business, economics or STEM field

• - Demonstrated ability to use data to influence decision making and increase productivity

• - Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

• - Strong working knowledge of applied statistics. Including correlation analysis, hypotheses testing, linear regression, and clustering methods

• - Fluency in SQL databases

• - Proficient in at least one scripting language for data processing. E.g. Ruby, Python, Perl, R, or Matlab

• - 1 to 2 years of professional related experience. Mobile experience preferred

• - Experience using web APIs preferred

• - Passionate about games

• - Exposure to mobile analytics tools (Upsight / Kontagent, MixPanel, GameAnalytics, Google Analytics or in-house solution…)

View Lead Community Manager

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The Lead Community Manager will be responsible for the entire community team; mentors and develops the staff. Additionally, this position is responsible for all product forums, all web content posted to official sites, all social content and various other user-facing materials, such as screenshots, multimedia uploads and propagation, and newsletter copy. Implements assigned online community activities coordinating messaging and content across games portfolio. Communicates new product features across all channels. A senior individual contributor communicates with members of the player community, leads in conducting live events, promotions and campaigns. Schedules and implements content release.

• - Manage the community of assigned title(s).

• - Coordinate with production, design, web, marketing and other internal departments to ensure that the community team and players stay informed of company priorities and activities.

• - Initiate and lead studio wide community engagement and retention programs.

• - Be and act as the public voice and face for the community, represent Perfect World Entertainment.

• - Proactively seek and maintain a close public relations (PR), marketing, production, web, and customer support.

• - Develop and distribute weekly and monthly management level reports in support of business reviews.

• - Monitor discussion forums and other communication media to identify player needs.

• - Assist with the planning and execution of beta programs for future products.

• - Supports attainment of several short- and mid-term objectives of assigned unit / team / projects.

• - Solves complex problems in resourceful and effective ways.

• - Participates in determining approaches and in developing new or enhanced technical tools.

• - Interaction with external peers and managers to share complex information related to area of expertise.

• - Be an advocate for the player internally.

• - Create and Implement policies and procedures for less experienced members of the team.

• - Create content and provide an ongoing presence on social networks.

• - Develop strategies to bring unique to the company games and website.

Requirements:

• - Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Community Management and/or Brand Management.

• - Bachelor's degree or higher.

• - Strong leadership and management ability, with the use of independent judgment outside of established procedures.

• - Data driven approach to decision making.

• - Hard-working, goal-oriented individual with a strong passion for online gaming, online communities and social networking. A passion for MMO video games.

• - Ability to capture gameplay footage and edit videos a major plus.

• - Must have a solid understanding of new media, social networking and cutting edge community tools, and techniques and must be personally involved in at least once social media platform along with experience creating significant online content.

• - Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

• - Experience with vBulletin board is a plus.

View QA Tester - Entry Level (Mobile)

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• - Executes test plans on all versions of software to detect and record product defects.

• - Performs routine testing of our games before deployment and before patches and updates.

• - Knows the game inside and out and finds issues or flaws within the game.

• - Accurately enters bugs into the bug database in accordance with Perfect World's bug format.

• - Collect, investigate, and process various data regarding in-game issues, exploits, and bugs.

• - Enters in game text into localization database.

• - Communicates within and outside of the QA team to ensure Producers and Engineers are up-to-date on current QA findings

Requirements:

• - 1+ year of prior Mobile QA experience preferred.

• - Experienced gamer with PC, Console or Mobile.

• - Good knowledge of Mobile software and hardware preferred.

• - Knowledgeable of database and word processing programs (Google Drive, MS Office).

• - Excellent attention to detail.

• - Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

• - Good grasp of the English language with respect to grammar, punctuation, spelling, composition and style.

• - The ability to execute processes to accomplish goals and tasks.

• - Self-Motivated worker, team player, and focused on the best possible experience for users of the game.

View User Acquisition Associate

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The User Acquisition Associate – PC Marketing, is responsible for collaborating with the product team and marketing leaders to develop marketing strategies and implement campaigns to promote our free-to-play PC games!

• - Manage & implement User Acquisition campaigns for key games across multiple channels including display ads, video, and targeted social media.

• - Analyze data to optimize campaign performance for best Return on Investment

• - Continually test new traffic sources as well as creative strategies

• - Build and expand relationships with external partners, publishers and traffic sources

• - Understand user value across different titles, channels, and geographies

Requirements:

• - Minimum 1 - 2 years of professional experience. Working in gaming, entertainment or marketing roles preferred.

• - Experience managing online marketing campaigns. Emphasis on ROI focused Cost per Install/Cost per Engagement campaigns.

• - Analytical orientation with strong understanding of ROI and performance marketing metrics.

• - Strong Spreadsheet skills; experience with SQL is a plus

• - Entrepreneurial disposition, able to work independently and comfortable with ambiguity, yet is team oriented and collaborative

• - Proven communication skills, attention to detail, and multitasking

View Level Designer

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• - Work as a key member in a small team to create an excellent mobile experience, integrating fun and strategic gameplay into an amazing new mobile game.

• - Design and extend the battle system, including skill designing and battle balancing.

• - Build, update and manage stages and events, from paper design to shipped product.

• - Implementing and tuning data for battle rhythm, class feature, specific character skills, and NPC abilities.

• - Contribute to enemy AI design.

Requirements:

• - The ideal candidate for Mobile Game Level Designer has experience in both battle system and level design.

• - Will have built fun and memorable levels on shipped AAA titles for at least 2 years.

• - Experience with designing class features and character skills for RPG games.

• - Experience with scripting or data implementation.

• - Overall knowledge of the qualitative and quantitative factors that affect the level flow and engagement design.

• - Professional level experience with Excel.

• - Be proactive in communicating progress and solving problems.

• - A veteran mobile RPG and/or TCG game player.

• - A veteran RTS and/or MOBA game player is a plus.

View System Designer

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• - Work as a key member in a small team to create an excellent mobile experience, integrating fun and strategic gameplay into an amazing new mobile game.

• - Design and polish the game systems, including core gameplay, monetization, and retention systems.

• - Create the Business Intelligence statistics module for in-game behavior.

• - Contribute to UI/UX design.

• - Contribute to content design.

Requirements:

• - 3+ years of game design experience, with two or more projects in the mobile / social / MMO space, including at least one successful title.

• - Be proactive in communicating progress and solving problems.

• - Able to communicate clearly and concisely in both written and verbal form.

• - Professional level experience with Excel.

• - A veteran of mobile or Facebook construction type game play.

• - Programming experience is a plus.

View Billing & Fraud Representative Tier 3

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• As a Tier 3 Billing & Fraud Representative, you are expected to be fully competent with all entry-level, Tier 1 and Tier 2 tasks and responsibilities. You will receive and respond to all customer inquiries including those that have been escalated. Additionally you will be responsible for charge-back mitigation by engaging in anti-fraud efforts. You will also communicate daily with off-site customer support centers and provide thorough guidance and training as necessary. This role reports directly to the Billing Manager.

• - Manage all third level billing/fraud tickets escalated from prior levels

• - Manage and update sensitive customer account information

• - Perform daily anti-fraud tasks including complete processing and notation of accounts and accurate data recording

• - Gather evidence and build cases for escalated ticket issues and chargeback claims

• - Create weekly reports highlighting chargeback and fraud trends

• - Conduct training for entry and lower level representatives

• - Manage relationship with off-site customer support including active communication, training and reporting of progress

• - Assume the role of ‘point person’ for any special issues; this includes overseeing incoming user tickets, tracking important data and reporting relevant information to manager

Requirements:

• - 4+ years of experience in Billing/Fraud Support for a gaming company or related experience in the economic industry

• - Direct experience with managing monetary transactions and credit card accounts

• - Good communication skills both written and verbal

• - Able to effectively communicate thoughts and solutions to clients, staff, and management

• - Must be well organized, able to prioritize tasks, and have a good sense of time management

• - Must be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

• - High level interest with MMO games is desired

View Analytics Team Manager

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The Analytics Team Manager leads the analytics team and conducts data analyses that support the operation and development of the platform and games. This position understands the precise technical details necessary to create a sound analytics results. The Analytics Team Manager meets with different user groups to establish user requirements and review history and methodologies of systems to see what is and is not working.

• - Write up user needs in specifications documents, and translates metrics into a sound design with tables, fields, and supporting documentation in detail.

• - Shape and support strategies for ongoing growth of Platform content.

• - Establishes system priorities based on needs. Ensures priorities are appropriately resourced, identifies resources gaps and negotiates timelines and expectations.

• - Drives implementation and upgrades of reporting systems including short and long term projects.

• - Cost benefit analyses, project proposals and funding requests.

• - Collect data, organize statistics and create documentation including pie charts, graphs and power point presentation to support findings.

• - Create and establish procedures or reporting and analyses.

• - Initiates, facilitates and implements work process changes.

• - Plans and executes unit integration and acceptance testing.

• - Recommends changes in development, maintenance and system standards.

• - Drive the publisher and platform roadmap to ensure success.

• - Deliver effective comprehensive Business Intelligence plans and presentations.

• - Keeps teams on target and on task.

Requirements:

• - Bachelor's degree in business or equivalent experience.

• - 5+ years of professional related experience. Gaming experience preferred.

• - Experience delivering effective Business Intelligence.

• - Excellent organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.

• - Ability to communicate effectively and combine both technical and business perspectives.

• - Must possess project management skills and have proven ability to initiate and manage multiple tasks, projects and people under competing deadlines and maintain flexibility during constantly shifting priorities.

• - Ability to facilitate meetings and to develop and deliver presentations and report to senior leadership on team metrics and goals.

• - Ability to mentor, develop and provide feedback to staff.

View Corporate Counsel

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• Perfect World seeks an experienced attorney to assist the General Counsel with complex commercial transactions and all aspects of intellectual property licensing and e-commerce law. The position also requires the willingness and ability to practice in nearly all areas of the law that concern a successful and rapidly growing online and mobile video game company. The successful candidate will be an attorney who can demonstrate a mastery of intellectual property licensing, complex commercial transactions, equity investments and acquisitions, litigation management, corporate law, labor law, and legal ethics. To apply, please attach a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to all electronic submissions.

• Candidates may apply directly at corporatecounselposition@perfectworld.com.

• Interview Information: In addition to a cover letter, writing sample, references, and a resume, all candidates selected for interviews will be requested to provide a list of representative transactions and litigation matters upon which the candidate had primary responsibility as legal counsel. During interviews, candidates should be prepared to demonstrate a working knowledge of intellectual property law, IP licenses, complex commercial transactions, and the management of litigation matters.

Requirements:

• - 8+ years of relevant and continuous legal experience working in a law firm and/or in-house legal department with excellent references.

• - Demonstrate expertise in negotiating, drafting and analyzing a range of complex commercial contracts, technology agreements, software and other IP licensing agreements (inbound and outbound), developer agreements, ecommerce transactions, and equity investments and acquisitions.

• - Manage corporate contracts and processes and support staff assigned thereto.

• - Offer sound and practical advice regarding labor and employment issues, IT vendor relationships, and facility management.

• - Ability to draft corporate meeting minutes, shareholder and board resolutions, and make required annual governmental filings.

• - Trial experience in California, preferably as a first chair. Working knowledge of e-Discovery rules in U.S. and California Courts.

• - International experience and ability to work well with attorneys and contracts from Europe, Asia, and South America.

• - Expertise in applicable law regarding online and mobile payment systems, computer and data security, and privacy law.

• - Knowledgeable of the law of online advertising, promotions, and marketing.

• - Ability and willingness to study and practice in areas of the law new to the attorney.

• - Self-motivation with a persistent demand for high-quality work product.

• - Strong verbal and written communication skills with extraordinary attention to detail.

• - Outstanding computer skills.

• - Sense of humor and perspective while working in a challenging, fun, and highly demanding work environment.

View Database Administrator

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The DBA role is largely responsible for providing operational database services to Perfect World Entertainment, Inc. The primary responsibilities of this role would include owning, tracking and resolving database related incidents and requests, fulfilling requests and resolving incidents, reviewing service related reports (e.g., database backups, maintenance, monitoring, etc.) on a daily basis to ensure service related issues are identified and resolved within established time, responding to database related alerts and escalations and working with database engineering to come up with strategic solutions to recurring problems.

• - Collaborate and work directly with finance, data mining, and development teams for reporting (EU and Shanghai/Beijing)

• - Install, configure, and administer database servers; maintenance and tuning of mission-critical SQL (mysql/mssql) databases, create reports (game statistics, finance...) based on requirements from related departments; assist with administration of 3rd party games database related functionality including documentation

• - Solid knowledge of scalable schema design principals and provide assistance to development/design teams, and recommend best practices both in code and database design including creation of Stored Procedures and Indexing

• - Monitor database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements

• - Experience in updating MySQL and MSSQL instances in a high volume environment 100M+ rows

• - Knowledge support of scripts in Perl/PHP/Python and/or Shell/Bash

• - Optimize and allocate physical data storage for database systems and work with development teams on data sizing based on efficient use of multi-core systems

• - Administer database backups and ensure disaster recovery and data retention protocols (backup, monitoring, security, installation)

• - Provide 24/7 support for critical production situations

Requirements:

• - Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or equivalent work experience

• - 5+ Years DBA experience in development or production capacity

• - 5+ Years experience designing, developing, tuning, optimizing, deploying and updating MySQL/MSSQL/MariaDB instances in a high volume environment with critical 100% uptime requirements (clustered and unclustered)

• - Experience in Replication (Master to Master, Master to Slaves)

• - MSSQL 2005+ & MySQL 5.x experience required (InnoDB and MyISAM, and other engines)

• - Scripting language knowledge of perl/php

• - 3+ years of experience with Linux/Windows administration

• - Strong analytical skills

• - Help maintain 24/7 production systems

View Service Director

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• Achieve Customer Service and Operational excellence through a collaborative, process driven, team focused approach. The Service Director will manage the overall Customer Service business and processes to ensure quality results for customers and clients.

• - Develop customer service and billing strategies and solutions aligning with PWE’s strategic goals. Define and improve on key metrics to measure productivity and customer experience.

• - Conduct competitive analysis to identify the gap between PWE’s services and that of first class publishers in the online game market. Develop strategy and plan to improve our services quality and billing solutions to bring PWE’s brand of services to the next level.

• - Drive the services as a business to improve the company market reputation, brand, cost-effectiveness, customer retention, customer satisfaction, as well as customer lifetime value to our business.

• - Lead, motivate and develop staff in assigned operational areas.

• - Define and deliver key performance metrics showing positive trends.

• - Identify and resolve a wide range of technical, process and operational issues providing quick and decisive solutions.

• - Participate in developing consistent processes and standards globally.

• - Build and maintain a culture to promote the development and implementation of best practices.

• - Review long term staffing plans to drive strategic focus of annual planning, quarterly forecasting, and daily service level goals.

Requirements:

• - Minimum of ten years’ experience in service five in management.

• - Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field of study.

• - Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• - Proven coaching and management skills.

• - Self-motivated.

• - Experience building strong internal and external relationships.

• - Ability to manage and maintain highly sensitive and confidential data.

• - Passion for games and an understanding of the gaming market.

View Director of Project Management

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• This is a leadership role with an overall responsibility in project management and quality assurance (QA) across functions of Engineering, Network Operations, and Product Management. By interfacing with multiple teams, the Director of Project Management will provide assurance of deliverables to achieve milestones and final goals of all products and services that the company plans to roll out within the North American and European markets.

• - Build strong project management and QA teams by recruiting, training, coaching, counseling, and enforcing policies and procedures.

• - Interface with key stakeholders of the company to understand the business requirements and establish clear project milestones and goals to achieve these goals within deadlines.

• - Develop effective processes of project management and QA by utilizing appropriate management tools and technical platforms.

• - Identify problems and obstacles in projects and find solutions and plans to solve problems.

• - Develop strategy and plan to improve project management and QA efficiency to achieve a higher level of success.

• - Manage projects effectively by prioritizing projects, adjusting schedules, assessing and organizing resources.

• - Establish performance management mechanism to motivate employees to work diligently to achieve the goals.

• - Manage budget and resources to stay within the budget of projected goals..

Requirements:

• - Minimum 12 years of project management and QA experience

• - Minimum 8 years of people management experience

• - A university bachelor's (or above) degree, or equivalent

• - PMP certification is desirable.

• - Strong communication, presentation, and people skills

• - Solid knowledge in job related technologies, such as networks, servers, software and product development lifecycles, project management and QA tools, hardware and software, as well as computer applications

• - Experience in the video game industry is a plus.

View Sr. Network Engineers

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• Sr. Network Engineers needed in Redwood City, CA office to analyze the organization's overall security risks and requirements and carry out related design, configuration, implementation and support of the information infrastructure in both office and ISP environments.

Requirements:

• Requires Master’s or foreign equivalent degree in Computer Engineering and minimum 6 months research experience in network system and network security, network environment of multi-platform server structures, network hardware design and programming, hardware and software firewall design, Cisco routers, Switches, Access Points and Firewalls, VHDL, C/C++, Java, JavaScript, MS SQL.

• Rely to HR, Attn: Ying Kuo, Perfect World Entertainment, Inc. 101 Redwood Shores Parkway, Suite 400, Redwood City, CA 94065

View Technical Project Manager

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• This position is responsible for leading our US and offshore team of engineers in designing, developing, testing, deploying website/games updates and new website/game rollouts. We are seeking an experienced and qualified Technical Project Manager who can manage software and hardware related projects in the Engineering group. The candidate will be responsible for the overall planning, execution and completion of projects. This position is responsible for organizing our US and offshore team of network operations system admins and engineers in designing, developing, testing, deploying the infrastructure for multiple MMOs, as well as managing the relationships with vendors, datacenters and service providers. The right candidate will be a combination “project manager/producer/technical professional” with the ability to work with all parts of the organization, and connect disparate bits of information into a coherent whole.

• - Working with cross-functional teams, create and manage release and iteration plans for agile projects.

• - Managing projects for the deployment of PWE games into worldwide datacenters.

• - Work with all departments to coordinate all game and production releases.

• - Manage relationships with hardware, software, service providers and other vendors.

• - Interface with 3rd parties that publish on the PWE platform.

• - Manage the development of operational toolsets.

• - Plan and facilitate project meetings and communications.

• - Identify, track, update and mitigate project risks.

• - Provide hands on project management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases of products.

• - Review existing processes, procedures, work methods and identify concrete improvements to improve operational effectiveness and accuracy.

• - Organize and facilitate iteration planning sessions, daily meetings, reviews, demos and other Scrum-related activities as needed.

• - Manage ad-hoc requests to completion. Act as liaison and project manager for small, short duration, improvement or problem resolution efforts.

• - Work with management to alleviate bottlenecks in the projects.

• - Run project meetings efficiently, publishing notes and actions, creating and maintaining timelines, and keeping large, diverse groups informed of progress and obstacles.

• - Available for support of production systems or project implementation when needed.

Requirements:

• - Computer Science or similar technical degree preferred.

• - 5+ years of proven software/hardware project management experience.

• - Exceptional organizational skills and attention to details.

• - Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) preferred.

• - Intermediate system administration background for Linux/Windows based systems (OS configuration, deployment software, hardware spec experience, etc.).

• - Understanding of technologies and software development as it pertains to enterprise applications development.

• - Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment.

• - PHP and JavaScript web development background a plus.

• - Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• - Results-oriented, high energy and passion for work and achievements.

• - Passion and/or knowledge of the video game industry a plus.

View Web QA Engineer

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The Web QA Engineer works within the web development team to insure that all new releases and modifications are free of error and made according to all specifications. You will work with the software developers throughout the process and be the determining factor in when projects are ready to be released. You will create test plans that fit the requirements, carry out those test plans with both automated and manual tests of functionality, and prepare release instructions for the code to be released to the end-user. The Web QA Engineer must be a fast-paced, independent thinker that is able to adapt quickly to a changing work environment with fluid test cycles. The Web QA Engineer needs to be a good communicator that is able to judge how long tests will take to complete and then be able to speak up when unexpected delays arise and complicate the test cycle. The Web QA Engineer works both within the QA team and with a variety of different web developers when testing new releases.

• - Develops and executes test plans on pre-release and current versions of software

• - Testing and tracking new releases to the website and internal tools

• - Apply innovative testing to further improve quality of product

• - Execute the tests, analyze data and report them to development teams

• - Building automated tests for regression testing

• - Solves problems with QA automation and the application of QA systems

• - Bug reporting and tracking, bug analysis and reproduction, and familiarity with tracking software such as Bugzilla and Jira

• - Reviews product documentation for readability, accuracy and thoroughness

• - Experience with various operating systems, including Linux and Windows

• - Creating test plan and documentation for both functional and automated testing

• - Communicate technical dependencies and concerns/issues of implementations

• - Comfort and familiarity with online MMO’s and mobile based games

Requirements:

• - 2+ years of experience working as a QA Engineer, or similar role

• - Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or equivalent experience

• - Good knowledge of, and familiarity with, programming languages such as Java and PHP

• - Experience with various operating systems, including Linux and Windows

• - Strong understanding of software/game QA

• - Manage activities to meet the delivery dates and report accurate and complete status

• - Experience with automation and test suite creation highly preferable

• - Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• - Candidate should have strong analytical skills and be a self-starter with attention to detail

View Video Producer

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• - Create video game trailers, developer diaries and tutorials for various PWE titles

• - Create motion graphics for trailers as well as other PWE marketing projects

• - Record video and audio in green screen studio

• - Responsible for outsourcing various multimedia projects with 3rd party vendors

• - Create pre-roll videos, TV commercials and banners for various marketing campaigns

• - Other special projects as assigned by management

• - Comfortable working off-site to shoot video and still pictures without supervision

Requirements:

• - Bachelor's degree in mass communications, multimedia or graphic design

• - Proficient in using Adobe Creative Suite and Maxon Cinema 4D

• - Minimum 2 years of experience in developing video trailers and motion graphics

• - Demonstrated experience in conceptual design, the ability to provide the overall plan of a multimedia project

• - Experience in audio design, recording and editing

• - Experience in video recording and editing

• - Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

• - Excellent problem-solving, organizational and communication skills

• - Have a passion for video games and making amazing videos about them

View Senior Video Producer

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• - Create video game trailers, developer diaries and tutorials for various PWE titles

• - Create motion graphics for trailers as well as other PWE marketing projects

• - Record video and audio in green screen studio

• - Responsible for outsourcing various multimedia projects with 3rd party vendors

• - Create pre-roll videos, TV commercials and banners for various marketing campaigns

• - Other special projects as assigned by management

• - Comfortable working off-site to shoot video and still pictres without supervision

Requirements:

• - Bachelor's degree in mass communications, multimedia, cinematography or related field

• - Expert level proficiency in using Adobe Creative Suite and Maxon Cinema 4D

• - Must have a demo reel of previous work that demonstrates the proficiency of Adobe Creative Suite and Maxon Cinema 4D

• - Minimum 3 years of experience in developing video trailers and motion graphics

• - Demonstrated experience in conceptual design, the ability to provide the overall plan of a multimedia project

• - Expert in audio design, recording and editing

• - Expert in video recording and editing

• - Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

• - Excellent problem-solving, organizational and communication skills

• - Have a passion for video games and making amazing videos about them

View Data Engineer (Perl)

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• In this position, the Data Engineer will work on a small team to implement primarily, Perl-based solutions to data processing and infrastructure problems. The Data Engineer will help to design and construct systems for managing data from millions of users, and coordinate with other teams on a global scale. The day-to-day activities will include writing clean, intelligible code with corresponding tests, and interfacing with fellow engineers to solve problems as they arise.

Requirements:

• - Bachelor's degree in CS or equivalent experience

• - Perl (DBI and Moose experience preferred)

• - SQL (MySQL preferred)

• - Linux command line (CentOS preferred)

• - Git

• - Bash or POSIX shell scripting

• - Knowledge of best practices for: Unix, Unicode, security

• - Desired extensive OO experience

• - Desired NoSQL experience (Cassandra, Elasticsearch)

• - Ability to optimize systems (SQL queries, Perl memory usage, etc.)

View Network Engineer

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• - Support large-scale network switching, routing and security

• - Deploy and support Firewall, VPN and IPS

• - Deploy and support two-factor authentication at the VPN and critical server level

• - Manage, configure, scan, test and secure server and network systems

• - Handle complex administration tasks for internally developed applications

• - Perform server and network performance tuning and capacity planning

• - Writing network operations design specs and project plans, improve network documentation

• - Participate in on-call schedule including maintenance windows

• - Frequent travel to Los Gatos, CA office for developer support in addition to primary Redwood City HQ

• - This is a contract position with a 6-month term with the possibility of permanent status based on performance

Requirements:

• - BS Degree in a technical discipline (CS, CIS, EE) or equivalent work experience

• - Current MCSE/MCSA/CCNP+ certification

• - 2+ years of experience with network operations

• - Familiarity with: routing protocols and LAN switching, Cisco/Juniper Firewall configuration, VPN configuration using Cisco, Syslog (or similar logging system), two-factor security systems, penetration test and intrusion prevention system

• - Ability to create and use scripts to parse textual logs to assist with security forensics

• - Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• - Understanding of compliance requirements such as PCI

View IT Support Engineer, based in Amsterdam, Europe

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• • Liaise with and provide basic training and support to end users and staff on equipment operation and other issues;

• • Maintain and support MS Windows clients and Exchange Server including Active Directory;

• • Manage creation of new hire accounts and ensure provided documentation addresses all their needs;

• • Improve current Help Desk processes/procedures to match needs of growing company;

• • Process standard equipment requests;

• • Responsible for the Purchasing of IT Equipments (Desktops/Servers/Network Equipments);

• • Maintain Inventory Assets and Asset Tagging both Software/Hardware products;

• • Monitor company wide network of websites and game servers, network equipment

• • Assist in day to day maintenance operations of standard office equipment.

Requirements:

• • Must have 2+ years working experience in a similar role;

• • Experience with Windows Active Directory and/or Microsoft Exchange

• • Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of educations and experience;

• • Strong analysis, troubleshooting, capacity planning, and communications skills;

• • Demonstrates strong customer service focus, problem solving and teamwork abilities;

• • Ability to work closely with end users and understand their needs and requirements;

• • Prioritizes tasks effectively to complete deliverables on time;

• • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines, while maintaining a strong commitment to quality of work;

• • Ability to troubleshoot hardware, software and communications problems;

• • Incumbent may be required to move or relocate computer equipment; incumbent must be able to lift 25+ kg

• • Fluent in English;

• • French and/or German are a plus

View Country Manager - Brazil

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• - Drive the business to improve the company market reputation, brand, cost-effectiveness, customer retention, customer satisfaction, player experience, as well as customer lifetime value for the specified territory

• - Handle day-to-day operations and be the go to person for specified territory

• - Establish and maintain deep relationships with our business partners

• - Launch games on time and at a high level of quality

• - Perform market analysis and make game or operational adjustments as needed

• - Coordinate and lead efforts with QA, Marketing, PR, Community, Localization, and other cross functional teams

• - Plan and execute Marketing and PR plans

Requirements:

• - Native language speaking (Brazilian Portuguese) and excellent English communication skills

• - Bachelor’s degree desired

• - 5-10 years of game industry experience

• - 5+ years of management experience

• - Open for occasional travel internationally

• - Data driven approach to decision making

• - Strong oral, written and presentation skills

• - Avid gamer

• Pluses: Experience running and playing micro-transaction games - Experience partnering with overseas companies - Startup experience - Ability to play ping pong

View Web Designer

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The Web Designer is responsible for creating the look and feel for all of Perfect World's web pages. This involves developing a graphic design that effectively communicates the ideas and needs promoted by the web site. With little back story of a product, the Web Designer should be able to create a design concept, storyboard, graphics, as well as build out the entire design and User Interface of the website.

• - Create high quality graphics using pre-existing concept artwork.

• - Conceptualize the layout and organization of the websites.

• - Apply colors and images along with CSS style sheets for graphics and websites.

• - Communicate design assets, use cases and process flow to Development teams.

• - Successfully apply principles of graphic, interactive, user-interface, and information design to improve the development of websites.

Requirements:

• - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.

• - 3+ years of professional web design experience.

• - Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and HTML/CSS page creation tools.

• - A creative sense with the ability to adapt various graphic styles.

• - Excellence in screen layout and visual design.

• - An eye for detail and a dedication to quality.

• - Knowledge of web user interface design principles and web design best practices and standards.

View Marketing Manager

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The Marketing Manager will be responsible for working with the Product Managers on all online marketing acquisition strategies including paid search campaigns, latest developments in social media, new online user acquisition campaigns development, and generation of overall awareness of the portal and contents.

• - Develop measurable online user acquisition campaigns

• - Develop and execute social network and social media marketing strategies

• - Manage paid search marketing campaigns with search engines for both ecommerce and traffic & registration initiatives

• - Continually optimize and develop in-house tools used for day to day marketing tasks.

• - Work with creative team to develop compelling and effective creative to optimize website to drive customer acquisition

• - Identify new opportunities and manage cross functional opportunities between ecommerce and business & content & editorial

• - Direct marketing campaigns and lead other promotional activities that drive more customers to the MMO service via both traditional ad spending and creative viral/organic marketing initiatives

Requirements:

• - Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Communication or other related business degree

• - Minimum of five years of relevant marketing experience

• - Experience with MMO strongly desired, experience with web 2.0 related products a must

• - Proven record for developing and launching new and innovative customer acquisition campaigns; must have solid experience creating, evaluating, analyzing and optimizing marketing campaigns

• - Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• - Demonstrated capacity for original thinking and independent initiative

• - Must be extremely organized and detail oriented and be able to multitask and work effectively in a dynamic environment with multiple priorities

• - Excellent MS Office skills including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Projects

View Senior Product Manager (Platform)

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The Senior Product Manager will lead platform implementation efforts for the platform division including identifying and supporting partnerships that offer strategic value to the group. The Senior Product Manager reports into the Sr. VP of Game Publishing and will be a senior partner in helping identify and set the group’s long-term strategy, specifically in the area of the Platform group.

• - Shape and support strategies for ongoing growth of Platform content.

• - Drive the publisher and platform roadmap to ensure success.

• - Provide product management leadership throughout the products lifecycle (market/product requirement documents, pricing, forecasts, roadmaps, messaging, go-to-market plans, etc.)

• - Creating wireframes for platform.

• - A/B testing or split testing for platform.

• - Prepare and present strategic, competitive, and market analysis for the product.

• - Ensure technical and product messaging accuracy of customer, partner, and reseller marketing materials.

• - Oversee the Platform project and supporting Product Managers.

Requirements:

• - Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar role.

• - BA or BS degree or equivalent experience may be substituted for degree.

• - UI/UX experience required.

• - Project Management and Development experience preferred, Scrum certification a plus.

• - Software experience is preferred and highly desirable.

• - Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.

• - Strong ability to critically analyze market problems and define clear, detailed, and logical product and service solutions.

• - Strong verbal, written, organizational, and presentation skills.

• - High level of professionalism, integrity, confidence and commitment.

• - Knowledge in Mandarin a plus.

• - International travel may be required.

View VFX Artist

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• This is a VFX position in which the candidate will be responsible for a wide array of visual effects. The candidate must be both organized and artistic, as they will be responsible for the majority of the visual effects for the current project. The ideal candidate works well in an environment of peers who are passionate about making great games. This position is part of our Mobile Development team.

• - Create sprite animations in 2D software such as Photoshop and After Effects

• - Create 3D particle effects in Unity.

• - Work to optimize, fix problems, and polish VFX assets in a highly iterative development process.

• - Give input into the art direction of the project as it relates to VFX and other related areas.

Requirements:

• - Exceptional skill and experience in animating 2D assets for use in a 3D environment such as sprite sheets or other texture animation.

• - Exceptional skill and experience in particle systems, and other 3D VFX simulations.

• - At least 3 years of VFX experience in the game industry.

• - Experience in optimizing VFX for mobile platforms.

• - A thorough understanding of game development pipelines in the conceptual, implementation, and polish phases.

• - The ability to effectively collaborate with people that have both technical and creative disciplines.

• - Self-motivation, great communication skills, and an excellent team-player attitude.

• - Skills in other 3D disciplines, 2D disciplines, or sound/video integration, is a plus.

View Public Relations Manager

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is skilled at public relations, event planning, editorial strategies and directly managing a group of motivated PR Specialists. Experience interfacing with the media in a professional capacity including coordinating interviews & writing press releases is a must. This position will be responsible for working with the greater Marketing team to manage and plan upcoming video game conferences, events, product launches, expansions and more.

• - Manage and mentor the PR team.

• - Develop and distribute written materials including, but not limited to press releases, developer diaries and blog entries.

• - Liaison with product managers on upcoming in-game events and PR activities.

• - Manage tradeshow and event planning and execution.

• - Drive weekly ROI coverage reports across products.

• - Research alternative media outlets, tradeshows and events.

• - Assist building out marketing efforts into new platforms and channels.

• - Monitor key trends in the industry space and provide analysis as needed.

• - Manage user retention via email, in-game messaging, and other channels.

• - Support multiple product launches with best PR strategies and over 12 operating games.

• - Develop better quantifiable reporting standards for PR success.

• - Assist with special assignments as needed.

Requirements:

• - BA in Journalism, Marketing, Communications or Related Field.

• - Minimum 3+ years Public Relations or Agency side experience.

• - Minimum 3+ years direct management experience.

• - Strong gaming industry background. MMORPG experience preferred.

• - Exceptional writing skills (samples will be requested).

• - Strong quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills. Must be very comfortable with data analysis and able to use data to make decisions.

• - Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

• - Very strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.

• - Self-starter with team orientation.

• - Experience in event planning, previous account management or online marketing experience.

• - Ability to work on numerous projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.

View QA Tester- Entry Level

Responsibilities & Job Duties:

• - Enters in game text into localization database.

• - Executes test plans on all versions of software to detect and record product defects.

• - Performs routine testing of our games before deployment and before patches and updates.

• - Knows the game inside and out and finds issues or flaws within the game.

• - Accurately enters bugs into the bug database in accordance with Perfect World's bug format.

• - Collect, investigate, and process various data regarding in-game issues, exploits, and bugs.

Requirements:

• - 1+ year of prior QA experience preferred.

• - Experienced PC game player.

• - Good knowledge of PC software and hardware.

• - Knowledgeable of database and word processing programs.

• - Excellent attention to detail.

• - Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

• - Good grasp of the English language with respect to grammar, punctuation, spelling, composition and style.

• - The ability to execute processes to accomplish goals and tasks.

• - Motivated and a team player.

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