In our community, if you choose to become a leader, your rank indicates the amount of responsibility you hold. Team Leads, for example, may be responsible for a small team of members, while a Senior Manager is responsible for up to 48 people during operations.
Click on the expandable rank boxes below to learn about the ranks in Derp Company.
The Executive Management team sets and communicates strategies for their sectors, appoints staff positions, and ensures the staff is following through with the established plans and policies. These executives work together to drive the direction of the community.
Chief Executive Officer [CEO]
Executive Management. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for the overall vision and direction of Derp Company, making the final decisions over all executive level discussions. The CEO is the highest-ranking management officer. The CEO is responsible for the success or failure of Derp Company, overseeing the entire operation at a high level. The CEO implements plans and policies to ensure the successful management of the outfit and sets future strategies. The CEO appoints the other executives in the C-suite and can demote those who do not perform to set standards. As such, the CEO is the boss of all the other executives and has final say for the direction of Derp Company.
Chief of Staff [COS]
Executive Management. The Chief of Staff (COS) coordinates the supporting staff with direction from the CEO. The Chief of Staff solves problems, mediates disputes, and deals with issues before they are brought to the chief executive. The Chief of Staff acts as a confidante and advisor to the chief executive, acting as a sounding board for ideas. The COS has overall responsibility for the staff activity and performance within the company, and also shares responsibility of assisting in the promotion and demotion of executive managers and sometimes directors. Effectively second in command.
Chief Operations Officer [COO]
Lead of Operations Sector. The Chief Operations Officer (COO) is responsible for executing and hosting Planetside 2 operations events for Derp Company, specifically by managing consistency and quality of weekly in-game operations of the company. The COO provides strategic leadership by observing and communicating the day-to-day needs and plans to the Executive and Operations Management teams. Effectively third in command and routinely reports to the CEO.
Chief Personnel Officer [CPO]
Lead of Personnel Sector. The Chief Personnel Officer (CPO) is responsible for developing and executing personnel policies for Derp Company, specifically in the areas of transitioning in new executive officers, enforcing personnel policies, and training members about the policies and resources of Derp Company. The CPO provides strategic leadership by articulating personnel needs and plans to the Executive and Operations Management teams.
Chief Recruitment Officer [CTO]
In short handles recruitment within Derp Company. (This is a place holder description).
Chief Media Officer [CMO]
Lead of Media Sector. The Chief Media Officer (CMO) is responsible for developing and advertising media content for Derp Company, specifically by managing media assets, developing and propagating entertaining or educational videos or advertisements, documenting events, recruitment outreach and handling some public relations. The CMO provides strategic leadership by generating and observing company popularity to the executive management team.
Executive Assistant [EA]
Assistant. The Executive Assistant (EA) is an executive management member whose work consists of supporting the lead of their sector by using a variety of project management, communication, or organizational skills. Some examples of Executive Assistance duties can be admitting new members, organizing official meetings and events, and assisting with development and execution of their respective sector.
The Operations Management team is the driving force behind combined arms cohesion in Derp Company. Each leader is responsible for their own respective division, be it Infantry, Armored, or Aviation. As leaders of these divisions they lead and host operations, train membership, and handle promotions within forces management.
The Director rank can only be obtained through the game host system, Directors are those who have climbed the game host system to become junior staff members within Derp Company. They are responsible for managing operations and setting the direction of their game within the community to ensure that short and long-term goals are being met, often working with other managers and senior managers to deliver this. The division leader also focuses on instituting and carrying out any game specific procedures or policies and work closely with our recruitment sector to recruit and promote their game through any relevant gaming websites. A Director may also have a staff-approved Assistant Director.
Assistant Director [AD]
The Assistant Director is a position that is selected by an existing Game Director along with approval from staff members of Derp Company. They are often previous Managers or Senior Managers. Their responsibilities entail organizing and overseeing events and providing support for their Game Director.
The Forces Management team are the in-game leaders during operations. The success of operations is determined by the effectiveness of this group. To be effective, Forces Management needs to be able to communicate reliably and effectively, and have a desire to win. They coordinate with members of Derp Company to accomplish objectives in operations.
Senior Manager [SM]
Senior Managers are in-game leaders with the proficiency of leading large groups such as raids or platoons, because of this they often support game hosts with large events. If a Senior Manager is a game host, they have proven their ability to host events and have earned the rank by growing the community of their chosen game.
To earn this rank, a member must be a Manager [MGR] and have completed necessary requirements for promotion in the Game Host System.
Managers are in-game leaders with capabilities ranging from leading parties, groups and, if applicable, supporting their game host with events and assisting them in-game. Managers can also be junior game hosts by applying through the game host system, adding the ability to host official events for the community in their game of choice. Check out this page if you’re interested in becoming a game host.
Members are the backbone of Derp Company. We strive to bring an exciting and engaging experience for our membership, and deliver fun gameplay. Important values for members are that they are friendly, respectful, mature, have a good sense of humor and are eager to learn and grow as a player.
An Operator is a full member of Derp Company. As an Operator you can can opt into the grade system, to track your training progress in the community. In addition, Operators can take up Company Operational Specialities (COSs) to become familiar with in-game roles and what is expected of those roles. Operators can join in any Sector or Division and may opt into leadership by completing Leadership Qualification Courses. These are just a few options on how members can enrich their experience in Derp Company.
Recruits are newly recruited members of Derp Company that have officially joined through our website and are under a month trial period before becoming Operators (full members). Recruits are expected to participate in Operations and Basic Training events before being promoted to Operator. If the recruit does not mesh with the community, they can be removed with notice.
Founded in November of 2012, Derp Company [D3RP] is more than just a group of people who come together to play games. It is a community who wants to engage in team-based gameplay to elevate the experience of combat oriented games. Our community focuses on tactics, group cohesion and serious fun. Derp Company prefers quality over quantity and we each do our part to ensure that the group as a whole, and the experiences we have in it, are the best they can possibly be. Many of us pour a great amount of time and energy into maintaining the group, providing feedback, running operations, and organizing events. We find that the effort pays off with some of the most memorable gaming experiences we’ve ever had.