Gregory Wintgens

About me

A highly motivated, organized and determined team player with work experience from different perspectives within the gaming industry. An adaptable, conscientious and energetic games expert.

Curriculum Vitae

August 2019 - Present
Head of Marketing | EGOSOFT GmbH
Würselen, Germany
January 2016 - July 2019
Senior Manager Marketing & eSports | game – Verband der deutschen Games-Branche (German Games Industry Association)
Berlin, Germany

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Setting up and managing marketing cooperations and/or sponsorships with international and national games conferences and events, e.g. Quo Vadis, Respawn, German Computer Games Awards, German Developer Awards, gamescom congress
  • Setting up and managing contracts with companies providing benefits for association and network members (e.g. car rental, hotel booking etc.)
  • Setting up and managing the game monthly newsletter
  • Relaunch of the game website, German and English, followed by website maintenance and expansion, in close collaboration with external service providers
  • Managing external service providers in the production of visuals, infographics, charts etc. used in the association’s publications as well as press releases, on advertising material and much more
  • Monitoring and analyzing of German games industry market data, resulting in the monthly distribution of the game sales award
  • Managing editorial projects with external partners and/or service providers, e.g. Deloitte eSports study (November 2016), German games industry guide (February 2017), Working in the Games Industry guide (June 2018)
  • Leading the eSports activities of the association („game eSports“), including forming the network itself, acquiring new members, organizing meetups, constant communication with members and potential partners, arranging speaker opportunities for members and much more.
September 2010 - April 2015
Senior Marketing & PR Manager | Gameloft GmbH
Berlin, Germany

Marketing & PR Manager for the German speaking countries in the newly founded (2010) local German Gameloft office in Berlin. Adapted & evolved the international digital strategy to the countries under my responsibility, worked with the press for recurring local media presence of our products and with the community to build up a fanbase and strengthen our in-house IPs. Managing the local contact with licensors, brands and other partners.
  • Planning and executing local price promotions in Gameloft games
  • Planning and executing local events in Gameloft games (Live Operations Management)
  • Supervising the local Marketing Assistant / Community Manager
  • Press relations with German, Swiss & Austrian gaming journalists, bloggers & general media
  • Advertisements in digital channels and in-game
  • Localizing global promotional campaigns, game titles, keywords
  • Adapting promotion plans for over +/- 25 new products per year to local needs
  • Creating and executing local campaigns in digital channels
  • Brand partnerships with licensors, operators & manufacturers
  • Researching and presenting local benchmarks
  • Managing marketing budget
  • Planning campaigns on local B2C-shops, partnerships with media for promotions
Dezember 2007 - September 2010
Community Manager | ESL Gaming / Turtle Entertainment GmbH
Cologne, Germany
  • Co-managing the community of Europe's biggest eSports web platform for console gamers,
  • Marketing activities with game publishers, implementing their product into CSL leagues and tournaments
  • Editorial lead for the CSL blog
  • Event management for smaller to medium size (+500 participants) console gaming tournament


Gregory Wintgens
Neuhauser Str. 53
52146 Würselen

gregory [at] wintgens [dot] net