KRAFTON, Inc. is a collective of independent game development teams responsible for various entertainment properties, including PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, ELYON, and TERA. The name, which is derived from the word craftsmanship, is an acknowledgement of the company’s never-ending pursuit of innovation and creating engaging experiences.

KRAFTON currently consists of PUBG Studio, Striking Distance Studios, Bluehole Studio, and RisingWings. KRAFTON is in growth mode and seeking a Corporate Development Advisor who will be full-time in our Santa Monica, California office. If you are passionate about corporate development and have a hankering for chicken dinners, then this may be the place for you!


  • Support M&A and corporate development efforts in the Americas region by proactively sourcing and evaluating M&A / partnership opportunities
  • Develop and monitor a pipeline of potential M&A and partnership opportunities
  • Understand and stay on top of the latest M&A trends in the gaming industry
  • Actively communicate with top management of gaming studios or relevant tech start-ups
  • Proactively and solely lead communications with 3rd parties under the guidance/approval of the head of corporate development of the Americas
  • Other relevant corporate development duties as assigned


  • 15+ years of experience in the gaming/gaming-adjacent technology industry
  • Possess a broad network in the gaming industry
  • Can leverage existing personal network to design a near-term or long-term deal pipeline in gaming
  • Can arrange top management meetings with small-to-medium gaming studios in the Americas
  • Able to develop deep, trust-based relationships and influence different stakeholder groups directly and indirectly


  • Competitive compensation 
  • 100% family coverage of medical, dental, vision insurance 
  • Unlimited time off for all employees
  • 401K match, covered life insurance 
  • Weekly Grubhub lunch stipend
  • Game and Fitness reimbursement programs
  • Lots of PUBG Swag including Loot Box drops and free PUBG play on Steam
  • Fun team building activities throughout the year



Reasonable Accommodation

PUBG Santa Monica is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, the Company will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to apply for an open position, perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the HR Talent team at PUBG Santa Monica, to begin the interactive process.

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