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Sony Hiring VP for T.V. Gameshows and Game Crossovers

Role will champion mobile adaptations of TV and Film properties

Sony Pictures is developing mobile games based on iconic game shows such as Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy. The upcoming gameshow titles were announced in a Sony job listing for V.P. of Mobile Games for Gameshows. 

According to the job posting, the V.P. “will work with the Gameshow stakeholders on strategy and business models for Games.” The role also involves managing currently live games as well as developing and licensing future titles.

The V.P. of Mobile Games for Gameshows will also work closely with developers to optimize game quality and performance. Likewise, prospective candidates must be familiar with the F2P model, and have an in-depth understanding of KPI is necessary.

Sony Pictures isn’t the only one to merge film with video games. Neos is currently hosting The MetaMovie: Alien Rescue, an interactive metaverse movie experience, on its platform. Likewise, Epic Games is looking to create a Fortnite film.

 The ideal candidate will have over ten years of experience in the game industry with a minimum of five years of mobile game experience. Leadership and interpersonal skills are also required for the role. Likewise, Sony requires that all applicants have a bachelor’s degree and prior supervisory experience.

The V.P. of Mobile Games for Gameshows will develop and present plans to greenlight new products and stakeholder buy-ins. Additionally, the V.P. will also determine weaknesses and provide solutions for games in development. Other key responsibilities include identifying new partners to develop games, working with stakeholders to ensure all necessary approvals have been obtained and collaborating with the marketing team to promote games.

Established in 1987, Sony Pictures is a mass media and entertainment studio owned by Sony Entertainment. Sony Pictures has produced many films, including Ghostbusters: Afterlife and The Amazing Spiderman. Its mission is to be a company that inspires and fulfills curiosity.

Written By

Jack Brassell is a freelance journalist and aspiring novelist. Jack is a self-proclaimed nerd with a lifelong passion for storytelling. As an author, Jack writes mostly horror and young adult fantasy. Also an avid gamer, she works as the lead news editor at Hardcore Droid. When she isn't writing or playing games, she can often be found binge-watching Parks & Rec or The Office, proudly considering herself to be a cross between Leslie Knope and Pam Beasley.

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