Activision Blizzard is looking for highly effective, self-motivated people with a passion to learn and attention to detail. Our goal is to foster an inclusive environment with an eye for the future of video game development. We are currently looking for candidates in a full range of Production specialties – Focusing on creating and managing schedules, tracking development, and ensuring team deliverables are met on time and at quality. You will be someone well organized, detail oriented, an effective communicator, and someone who enjoys working with people. We are interested in hiring people with mid- to senior level experience.
You will be part of a team, and applying appropriate to your role skills, experience, and appropriate knowledge.
What you will do…
Be accountable for the quality and timeliness of the delivery of game features and content, from concept to completion, often on multiple initiatives simultaneously
Collaborate with Directors and Leads to establish long term feature schedules, milestone definitions and phase/sprint goals
Understand and effectively communicate project milestones, task deadlines, and partner feedback to team members across the studio
Use game development knowledge and experience to predict, identify and propose solutions for project risks and issues
Stay in constant communication with Leads and Directors to manage project expectations, ensuring they are clear and realistic
Work with the teams to overcome complex problems, improve product quality and stay on track
Monitor the health of features in a live environment and able to respond and make decisions in a timely manner
Organize meetings to facilitate communication among team members
To succeed you must have…
Have 4+ years of proven experience in Production or Project Management in the Games or Digital Content space
Be an Adaptive planner – You are a forward-looking and proactive, with the ability to identify risk early and suggest effective mitigation strategies
Be a Problem Solver – You know how to identify, assess, and critically think through problems. You understand when support, not direction, is needed and are able to get the right people involved to find solutions
Be an Expert Communicator – You speak the languages of game development. You keep partners informed about project information and deliver the audience an appropriate level of detail
Be a Collaborator – You are a Bridge builder, accommodator, and facilitator.
Be Customer Focused – Whether these are developers you work with or players in the game, you can anticipate their needs and drive to make their experience better
Be a Team Player – You are a champion for the team and their areas of responsibility. You promote a positive work environment
Be a Relationship Builder – You value fostering/building positive relationships and encouraging face time with the team
We would love it if you also had…
Experience using Shotgun, Jira and/or Confluence
Experience using Microsoft SharePoint
Covid-19 Hiring Update: We have transitioned to a work-from-home model, and we are continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.