Senior Game Scout - Humble Bundle

Business Development Remote - United States


Description

Position at Humble Bundle

Humble Bundle sells games, ebooks, software, and other digital content. Our mission is to support charity while providing awesome content to customers at great prices. We launched in 2010 with a single two-week Humble Indie Bundle, but we have humbly grown into a store full of games and bundles, a subscription service, a game publisher, and more. We have raised $190 million for charity and counting. And we now have over 400,000 subscribers to our Humble Choice. 

Humble Games is hiring a Senior Game Scout with outstanding project management skills, a thirst and skill for finding early game ideas from innovative teams, and a life-long deep love and understanding for games - to join our Portfolio team. This person will support the Portfolio Director and will work with all publishing departments to secure interest and approvals for potential games.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Evaluate all inbound publishing submissions and follow up on promising games
  • Gather and review supplemental data needed for game evaluations
  • Generate leads for promising publishing opportunities
  • Help shape the yearly B2B calendar of events for networking with developers
  • Lead introductory meetings for new games
  • Play video games. And play even more video games!
  • Maintain database of all active projects under evaluation
  • Maintain deep understanding of current and upcoming games in the premium PC and console space
  • Attend virtual and, when permitted and safe to do so, physical conferences to meet developers outside of regular working hours

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in curating content for a video game publisher, subscription, or distribution platform
  • 5+ years of representing companies at trade shows and online
  • 7+ years of playing and evaluating premium PC and console games

Highly Desirable:

  • Lifelong PC gamer with a strong interest in games best played with keyboard+mouse (including strategy, simulation, building genre)

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