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Platform Partnerships Lead

Epic Games

Epic Games

Sales & Business Development
Clark, NJ, USA
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024


At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.


What We Do

We deliver the most innovative gaming experiences possible to players across the world. Whether through community outreach, world-class events, or partnership integrations, the Epic Games Publishing and Marketing teams seek to surprise players with new experiences every time they drop in to play.

What You'll Do

We are looking for a creative, strategic, self-motivated Senior Platform Account Lead to join our team. In this role you will drive and support Epic's goals with console platform partners across a wide range of teams and surface areas (e.g. Fortnite, Unreal Engine, Rocket League, Epic Games Store, Partnerships, Finance, BD, Legal, etc).

In this role, you will

  • Own the building and maintaining of strong relationships with console platforms
  • Leverage your deep experience with console platforms to provide guidance and help chart the course forward
  • Work in depth with a broad array of disciplines and stakeholders across leadership, product, marketing, growth, publishing, legal, and more to ensure that console projects are executed successfully and at Epic quality
  • Build and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders/teams and provide regular feedback and guidance on how best to execute in the console space
  • Provide up-to-date platform capability/policy/strategy information, risk evaluation, and mitigations
  • Constantly evaluate the landscape for new partnership opportunities to increase player engagement
  • Contribute as needed to team process improvements and transparency including overall team updates and direct stakeholder updates

What we're looking for

  • Significant meaningful experience working on console platforms, ideally with experience working with external developers and/or publishers, and with the ability to "hit the ground sprinting" in the context of console topics
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage key strategic relationships (both internal and external) over time and with strong positive outcomes
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and issues in parallel and "context switch" between them fluidly
  • Outstanding communication skills, including the ability to navigate the proverbial minefields in both written and verbal engagements
  • Ability to work at lighting speed or play the long game depending on circumstances
  • Understanding of and interest in gaming and the metaverse
  • Additional partnerships, business development, technical, or game development experience a plus
  • Experience delivering “the impossible” a plus

This role is open to multiple locations (including CA & NYC).

Pay Transparency Information

The expected annual base pay range(s) for this position are detailed below. Each base pay range is relevant only for individuals who are residents of or will be expected to work within the specified locale. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors, which include (but aren’t limited to) things such as skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, and experience. In addition to base pay, most employees are eligible to participate in Epic’s generous benefit plans and discretionary incentive programs (subject to the terms of those plans or programs).

New York City Base Pay Range
$162,390$238,172 USD
California Base Pay Range
$152,647$223,882 USD


Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.