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Showrunner (Executive Producer), Prime Gaming Live, Prime Gaming Live

Amazon
New York, New York, USA
9 days ago
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Job summary
Have you ever wanted to be part of building a new entertainment business? Prime Gaming Live is looking for a Showrunner (Executive Producer) to manage and perform Creative, Production, and Technical roles as part of our original programming for the Crown Channel on Twitch. You will be responsible for the end to end production and delivery of original programming for the Crown Channel to meet our business result expectations. Prime Gaming Live was created to explore new types of entertainment and bring the best of pop culture and gaming together. Our livestream programs are watched by millions of viewers on our Twitch channel.

In this role, you will be responsible for the creation, production and delivery of original programming for the Crown Channel. You will join a team of interactive creative contributors building and marketing cutting-edge entertainment content dedicated to serving customers and building community. You will design and implement interactive elements for these programs with stakeholder teams, including, but not limited to, Twitch Extensions, Chat interactions, Mobile based Applications and Real World inputs. You will demonstrate your ability to organize a creative process from ideation to on-air, communicate intent and progress, effectively manage stakeholders both internal and external, and measure results against business outcomes.

Note that we have flexibility on where this person can sit including our offices in Seattle, Southern California, and Northern California.

About the team
Prime Gaming Live is at the cross section of gaming and pop culture, building the next form of online entertainment. We bring together some of the best streamer and celebrity talent along with their communities to create high-impact, premium broadcasts. We are a diverse team of talented, creative people pairing our love of creativity with the unique strengths that comes with being part of Amazon.

Inclusive Culture, Work/Life Balance, & Career Growth
We embrace our differences and are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We offer ten employee-led affinity groups with 190 global chapters, innovative benefits, and annual and ongoing learning experiences (including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences). Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance and offers flexible working hours. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. Additionally, our team is dedicated to supporting you with mentorship and pathways for ongoing development. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and are building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and promotes career choice.

Basic Qualifications

· BA in Film/TV Studies, Entertainment, or Gaming Related field.
· 7+ years of live production management experience in Broadcast Video or Games Production Field.
· 1+ years of interactive experience.

Preferred Qualifications

· MS, MFA in Film, TV, Theater or other Entertainment or Gaming Related field.
· 10+ years of Production experience in Video or Games Production Field.
· 8+ years of Live Production experience, preferable managing remote crews
· 2+ years of Business Operations Experience, for instance, management within existing video production company
· One or more of the following: experience producing interactive programs to digital or streaming audiences, experience as a Twitch/Mixer streamer with 1+ years of experience and with 100+ average simultaneous viewers; and/or experience working on a YouTube production with interactive elements.
· Demonstrated understanding of game design and implementation.
· The ability to write a multi-page business paper and present it to management.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
· Technical experience with Web Based interface technologies like HTML5 helpful.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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