Senior Strategic Partnerships Manager

Aug 02, 2023
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

The opportunity

Millions of creators harness Unity to reach billions of players and consumers. Unity is accelerating the development and investment in tools and features for Artists, with products such as Wētā Digital Tools, Ziva Dynamics, SpeedTree, and more to be announced, to make the entire process of crafting real-time, interactive graphics, content, and experiences more intuitive and accessible to creators and artists.

We are looking for someone to join the Wētā Tools Business Development team, focusing on striking strategic partnerships with a short list of gaming, film, and visual effects accounts. These partnerships will be centered around the concept of validating product-market fit for new and emerging Unity art tools by converting key target accounts into early adopters. We are searching for a Senior Strategic Business Developer who has expertise in the entertainment space, ideally with film and/or gaming, to lead relationships with potential lighthouse accounts.

What you’ll be doing

  • Work as part of the Strategic Partnerships team to partner with key accounts globally on our emerging artist technology.
  • Identify, research, develop, and close large multi-year strategic deals with a pre-defined list of target accounts in the linear and interactive entertainment space.
  • Work with legal and finance to structure, negotiate, and close partnership agreements
  • Coordinate efforts across Unity to enable partner success after closing.
  • Work with industry professionals to build product insight and feedback, as well as stay up to date with industry trends.
  • Partner with target users for feedback to communicate back to our product and engineering teams, in an unbiased manner.

What we’re looking for

  • Experience in a similar business development or sales role catering to enterprise accounts with a track record of building and closing complex sales opportunities
  • Understanding of 3D content creation use cases and industry technology trends, especially related to film, VFX, and gaming industries
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively and build consensus with other product and functional teams
  • A fast learner, willing to move quickly
  • Self-motivated and proactive with an entrepreneurial approach

You might also have

  • Experience navigating major new technology shifts or digital transformations
  • Experience working with existing tools used by 3D artists
  • Knowledge of artist workflows and tools such as Houdini, Maya, etc.

Life at Unity

Unity (NYSE: U) is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity is the foundation upon which the world’s most powerful digital content is created. Specifically, Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

In the fourth quarter of 2022, more than 70% of the top 1000 mobile games were made with Unity as derived from a blended number of the top 1000 games in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. In 2022, Made with Unity Applications had more than 4 billion downloads per month. For more information, please visit

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