Maxie Oliver

P/T Lecturer (Hrly) - Esports

School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

Maxie is a non-binary content creator and social media manager, with a background in community management. Their main areas of interest include representation and non-endemic brand marketing in esports.

I’m a cosplayer, content creator and part-time lecturer of Esports and Games PR. My academic and work experience centre around marketing, influencer strategy and community management. Over recent years, I have worked in marketing for a variety of organisations, from an innovative PR startup to a top income charity, while developing my brand and building my social media presence to a following of over 200,000.

Academic qualifications

  • PGCE in Post-Compulsory Education & Training (specialising in media and games), Staffordshire University
  • MA in Esports (specialising in community management), Staffordshire University.
  • BA (Hons) in Cartoon & Comic Arts (specialising in marketing and design), Staffordshire University.


  • Culture and community management
  • Governance in esports
  • Social media and digital marketing
  • Representation in esports
  • PR and conflict resolution
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of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

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