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Content Specialist

iSize Technologies

iSize Technologies

San Diego, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

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A Content Specialist on the San Diego Studio Live Team researches, creates, tests and launches MLB The Show video game content for fans to play. In this role, you will immerse yourself in baseball history, and together, we will turn the biggest moments of the Major League Baseball season into engaging live service updates. To succeed, your creativity, your communication skills and your ability to deliver finished projects on deadline will be key.


  • Generate ideas within design strategies, create content to play, perform testing and launch it under tight deadlines with the Live Team
  • Use studio software and database tools to build game content for multiple platforms
  • Leverage Research and Analytics to supercharge actionable insights for future content
  • Share best practices from your previous experience in live services games
  • Research baseball players and history to accurately update item inventories and rosters
  • Source images needed for live content projects
  • Monitor social media platforms and forums for feedback from MLB The Show fans


  • 2+ years experience creating video game content on a Live Ops team or equivalent live services product
  • Passion for the sport of baseball and a willingness to live and breathe it with us
  • Experience working with integrated game design, UI/UX, analytics, production and marketing teams
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with a track record of delivering on-time game updates
  • Understanding the important elements that create an engaging video game experience
  • Knowledge of competitive products and various gameplay genres
  • Creative thinker and the ability to convey abstract concepts
  • Positive attitude, collaborative spirit and constant communicator in a group project setting
  • Strong writing skills (English) and attention to detail
  • Experience playing MLB The Show’s Diamond Dynasty mode
  • Preferred experience with agile development processes
  • Preferred experience communicating game features through blogs, social posts and broadcast mediums


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At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location.

Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location.

In addition, this role
is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.
$71,000$106,600 USD

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.