Developer Relations Game Engine & Technology Alliance Manager

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 
 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.
 

Developer Relations Game Engine & Technology Alliance Manager – 141327

 

 

The Role:

AMD maintains relationships with key software and hardware vendors to ensure that our customers have solutions that meet their business and technical needs. AMD seeks an experienced alliance manager to work with Game Engine Developers and Technology partners. The Developer Relations Manager will also be working with technology segments around cloud gaming and AR/MR. They will work internally with Product, Marketing and Engineering teams to establish direction and priority for technology implementation and support. This manager would also oversee and manage the engineering plans and engagements. The Developer Relations ISV Gaming Alliance Manager will be a key contributor to AMD partner strategy and execution.

 

 

The Person:

  • Demonstrate strong communication, co-ordination, and cooperation skills across all levels of organizations and the ability to develop compelling recommendations for managed segments.
  • Exhibit strong leadership and cross-functional management skills.
  • Possess strong influencing and negotiating skills with customers and partners
  • Demonstrate a strong, established track-record of senior management interface; display confidence working directly with senior engineering, marketing, and sales management to effect directional change of business objectives for AMD.
  • The ability to represent AMD professionally and diplomatically during new and emerging opportunities in partner meetings and in customer presentations.
  • A willingness and ability to travel up to 30% of the time to locations in Canada and internationally.

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop relationships with ISV game engines creators.
  • Understanding of cloud gaming and AR/MR a big plus.
  • Champion AMD technology (FidelityFX, multi-core, graphics and other software features and technologies), and drive partners to bring their games to market optimized and stable on AMD platforms.
  • Help develop and execute a comprehensive strategy for working with game developers, including technology adoption, partner marketing and joint sales initiatives
  • Work with AMD’s Sales Group to drive GTM market initiatives for AMD products
  • Provide AMD with extensive knowledge of partner products and organization. Serve as the resident domain expert for internal AMD groups including Product Marketing, Channel Marketing, Platform Engineering, Sales and Public Relations.
  • Exhibit deep understanding of AMD products, platforms and technologies.
  • Present to and collaborate with AMD and partner executives to set long-range business objectives
  • Identify new technologies, trends, and leading game developers and publisher that will create opportunity and demand for AMD products.

 

 

Preferred Experience:

  • At least 5 years of game industry experience; marketing, production, or business development a plus
  • Must have an expert understanding of the Games industry and strong personal relationships.
  • Must have a reasonable grasp of graphics concepts.
  • Must have excellent project management and Business development skills.
  • Must have outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and be a self-starter.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure fast-moving environment
  • Requires a strong understanding of customer needs, advanced coordination and organizational skills, plus effective communication, and relationship management skills

 

 

Academic Credentials:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

 

 

Location:

Austin, TX

Santa Clara, CA

 

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AMD employees who will be working onsite at an AMD US facility, are encouraged to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon their start date. This is for the safety of our employees, and to permit AMD to be prepared in the event the stay on Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors is lifted. AMD is not requiring exemption / accommodation submittals at this time.

 


Requisition Number: 141327 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Other Engineering
  

 

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