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Job ID : 1338041 Date Updated : March 15th, 2023

外資系・グローバル エンタテイメント - BD ディレクター Exclusive job

Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 15 million yen ~ 18 million yen

Job Description

This division is a new division, bringing the best of anime and Japanese RPG games to  audience. We work with a variety of global and domestic partners to help publish games to over 100+ countries and bring more fans into the anime game's ecosystem! Our team is composed of anime enthusiasts, experts within gaming, and mash-ups of keenly intelligent and driven individuals. We are highly collaborative, and partner with multiple teams to ensure success in a fast-growing market.

We are looking for a Director, Business Development and Partnerships to support our growing portfolio of anime-based mobile games.

Job responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Emerging Business Group and Business Development Games team to assess new deal opportunities across publishing, co-publishing, and strategic partnerships
  • Work closely with Games Publishing team to understand key projects that require licensor approval, and help facilitate the approval process with licensors.
  • Work with our Tokyo team on Content rights and identifying games to pursue for licensing
  • Work with the rest of the games team to guide on-deck game projects through the pre-launch phase, including being the point person for all key projects until launch
  • Actively engage with partners on a continuous basis, for developing new deal opportunities and maintaining existing relationships on pre-launch projects
  • Build relevant financial projections and pitch models for both internal and external review, in order to provide the vital materials for partner meetings
  • Work with finance, legal, and other key internal functions as part of advancing specific deal terms, term sheets, or publishing agreements forward
  • Key liaison wh all external publishing, development, and game production partners


  • 7+ years of working experience within entertainment, media, or games space
  • 4+ years of negotiating and solidifying deals, partnerships, and rights procurement
  • 3+ years of international business development or game development experience
  • Experience navigating sophisticated, multi-party deals and partnership discussions
  • Experience negotiating on key deal terms and has ability to assess overall terms impact
  • Experience maintaining various complicated project flows simultaneously, while ensuring all projects are prioritized properly and completed time.
  • Experience navigating licensor approval process with Japanese IP holders, and ability to work with licensors and internal stakeholders to push projects through.
  • Ability to thoughtfully assess game-specific opportunities within regional markets
  • Ability to maintain strong communications with external partners and build relationships
  • Keen understanding of game landscape in world markets


  • Game publisher experience
  • Finance modeling experience
  • Strong knowledge and ties within Asian Games Development Community

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 years
Career Level Executive
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Fluent
Minimum Education Level High-School or Below
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 15 million yen ~ 18 million yen
Holidays Sat/Sun and Public Holiday

Job Category

  • IT, Web and Communication > Game Developer
  • Creative and Design > Other (Creative, Design)
Recruiter Company Information

RGF Professional Recruitment Japan

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Company Description

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