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Manager, Gaming Strategy & Development

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

At Team Xbox, we aspire to bring the joy and community of gaming to everyone on the planet. Gaming, the largest and fastest growing category in media & entertainment, represents an important growth opportunity for Microsoft. We are leading with innovation across our entire business, as highlighted by our launches of Xbox Series S - X, Xbox Game Pass, and Xbox Cloud Gaming, our acquisition of ZeniMax Media ("Bethesda"), and our announced acquisition of Activision Blizzard.The Gaming Strategy & Development team serves as the corporate strategy function for Team Xbox. We partner closely with the Gaming Leadership Team to identify and evaluate transformative growth opportunities. Our charter includes helping to answer Microsoft Gaming's most challenging business questions, leading Gaming's M&A program (e.g., Activision Blizzard, ZeniMax, Double Fine, etc.), and identifying and understanding key industry dynamics. Our collaborations with the Gaming Leadership Team help set the direction for the business, both with Microsoft Gaming and with Microsoft's CEO, Senior Leadership Team, and Board of Directors. We are looking for a talented and motivated analyst, with strong analytical and financial skills, to help lead highly visible and impactful projects in partnership with the Gaming Leadership Team. A typical candidate has experience in financial services (investment banking, private equity, etc.), management consulting, corporate finance, or the equivalent. A successful candidate can frame, research, and analyze complex datasets, identify unique insights, partner successfully with executives, collaborate and communicate effectively with a diverse set of internal partners, and bring fresh perspective and enthusiasm.This role will report to the Director of Gaming Strategy & Development and will require close partnership with senior leaders from Engineering, Finance, Business Development, Corporate Development, Legal, Marketing, and others.

Keywords: Microsoft Corporation, Redmond , Manager, Gaming Strategy & Development, Accounting, Auditing , Redmond, Washington

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