Marketing, Japan

Japan, Tokyo
Full Time

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Supercell is one of the most successful games companies in the world. With only 250 employees in 5 offices, we believe that small, highly independent teams of “A” players can be more impactful than armies of “B” teams. Hence, we are looking for the best & brightest to contribute to our team. Small teams require that each individual is able to contribute at a high level, with a global and scalable focus.

We are looking for a Senior Marketing Professional to build out and execute the overall marketing strategy in Japan. This is a major opportunity to define and establish a long-term blueprint for our brand in one of Supercell’s most strategically significant markets. This is a senior position that requires vision, a personal passion for games, and the ability to lead/cultivate a marketing team to meet and exceed the demands of the highly competitive and fast-paced Japanese gaming market.

Responsibilities 

  • Play a lead role in helping Supercell’s games become a “cultural phenomenon” in Japan
  • Develop and devise marketing strategy for each game in partnership with other marketing team members, across media channels, and community functions in Japan
  • Build our creative platform and key marketing messages
  • Measure campaign and brand performance with external research partners and Supercell’s data(mad) scientists
  • Manage relationships with creative agencies and advertising partners, including mobile advertising networks, social networks, online, print, outdoor advertisement, TV and other partners
  • Working closely together with Supercell’s game teams & artists in Helsinki and our marketing teams in San Francisco and Seoul to craft each game’s market positioning and overall marketing strategy in Japan
Requirements 

  • 4+ years of experience in a senior marketing role for entertainment, games or consumer goods
  • Experience in traditional media marketing and digital advertising 
  • Experience in cross-regional campaigns (either Asia-wide, or Korea+Japan) would be desirable
  • Blend of creativity and analytical skill with a strong results-oriented, metrics-driven approach to problem solving
  • Ability to manage multiple projects across media channels, networks and platforms
  • Comfortable working without a handbook and loves doing what’s never been done before
  • Aptitude to work outside of your comfort zone and get things done quickly
  • Excellent English and Japanese language communication skills, both oral and written
  • Passion for games, the developers who make them, and the players that love them is non-negotiable
Why you will love it here 

  • A first-row view into one of the currently most successful game companies in the world
  • Opportunity to work with an extremely talented and experienced team
  • Easy-going, enthusiastic, open and at the same time a very results-driven culture
  • Competitive salary and industry leading benefits
  • Smartphone, tablet, laptop/workstation of your own choice
About Supercell 

Supercell aims to create games that millions of people will play for years or decades to come. We believe the best people make the best games, and that’s who we’re looking for. If you love games and are passionate about playing and crafting them, and you’re looking for a job that provides you ownership and independence, you’re in the right place.

Supercell isn’t an entertainment company, it isn’t a start-up, and it isn’t just any game company. Our focus sets us apart. Focus means saying no a lot. To release four games, we have killed fourteen. We’ve shut down marketing campaigns because they weren’t perfect for our players, and we’ve scrapped a ton of game features that were simply too niche.

We also believe that focus means staying small. We hire only the most passionate doers and arm them with the trust and support to make the biggest impact possible. As part of a small, independent team at Supercell, you’ll be free to dream and succeed (and sometimes fail) big!

At Supercell every day offers a new playground with intriguing challenges, are you ready to play?