Marketing Director

Cloudhead GamesApply for this Job
March 7, 2021
Full Time

Cloudhead Games is seeking a Marketing Director to strategize, plan, and implement the company's overall marketing initiatives.

We are a virtual reality game studio with headquarters based in beautiful Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island, Canada. We are an equal-opportunity employer with a diverse, talented group of collaborators focused on developing the most advanced consumer VR experiences. With eight years of research and development, we have created innovative solutions and award-winning content, proving the capabilities of this new medium.

As the Marketing Director, you will help us continue to blaze trails through the great possibilities of VR. A successful candidate will have a strong desire to work in a fun and innovative development environment, poised for growth. In this position, you will report to the Director of Operations and Co-founder. You will join and work closely with the executive team and you will oversee the Marketing Manager and the Social Media/Community Relations positions. You will create and collaborate on strategic marketing and communications plans to help propel both Cloudhead Games and Pistol Whip (our award winning, action-rhythm FPS) to the next level of success.

Dedication and excitement for VR and games runs deep within our company. Our ideal candidate will possess the same passion.

This is a permanent full-time position.


  • Strategize, plan, and implement all of Cloudhead’s general and project-specific marketing and communication initiatives, from conception to launch, with the executive
  • Oversee the Pistol Whip marketing department to optimize pipeline and communication, marketing analytics, SEO, data collection, and reporting.
  • Lead Cloudhead’s general PR initiatives, press releases, and liaisons with the media.
  • Lead games sales strategies for all platforms, with a focus on Pistol Whip.
  • Collaborate with Cloudhead and Pistol Whip stakeholders to define goals and determine and track KPI’s.
  • Work with the Finance Manager to create and maintain a company-wide marketing budget and forecasting.
  • Provide market research and data analysis on industry and competitors.
  • Strategize and attend speaking engagements, conferences, and other industry events.
  • Aid in business development initiatives, including strategic relationships and partnerships with key industry players, agencies, and vendors.


  • 7-10+ years experience as a Marketing Director in the video game industry with a marketing, communications, or business degree (or equivalent work experience).
  • Exemplary leadership skills, fostering teamwork, employee morale, motivation, and open communication.
  • A creative and strategic thinker with a growth mindset to help take Cloudhead to the next level.
  • A proven track record in overseeing and executing successful marketing campaigns.
  • Ability to be highly-organized, flexible and thrive in a fast-paced environment, and able manage multiple projects with tight deadlines
  • A deep passion and understanding of video games, virtual reality gaming, eSports and general gaming culture.
  • Solid knowledge of the gaming community in various channels such as Steam, Discord, reddit, etc.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite, G-Suite (Google Docs/Sheets), and Wordpress.
  • Must have the ability to work within the Pacific Standard Time Zone (PST)
  • Must be legally entitled to work for a Canadian company.
  • A desire to work for a fun startup with growth opportunities. :)

Additional beneficial experience:

  • Experience with VR hardware
  • Experience dealing with music licensing


  • Three weeks paid vacation; two weeks for regular vacation and one scheduled holiday closure that covers Dec 25 - Dec 31.
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Health Benefits

Currently, this position will require you to work from home with support from Cloudhead. We are a distributed team with a focus on remote collaboration. When/if we open our physical location we will maintain a hybrid studio.

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to by no later than Friday, March 26th, 5PM PST.

Note: Due to an accelerated timeline only qualifying candidates will be contacted.

Working at Cloudhead:

Dedication and excitement for VR runs deep within our company, so you should bring the passion to match. We are proud to develop games while enjoying a healthy balance of work and play. Our studios are located in a West Coast paradise, surrounded by the ocean and forests.

Cloudhead is a diverse mix of men, women, industry veterans, and bright newcomers to games. We are an open, honest, and accepting culture that values hard work and dedication to crafting the best VR experiences.

We are always looking for smart, creative people. If you live and breathe VR and are ready to make your mark in the industry, we want to hear from you!

About Our Games:

Inspired by God-mode action movies like John Wick and Equilibrium, Pistol Whip throws you gun-first into an explosive batch of hand-crafted action scenes each set to their own breakneck soundtrack. But unlike traditional music games, Pistol Whip has no line in the sand; you have complete freedom to shoot, melee, and dodge targets to the rhythm YOU see fit.

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