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Production Coordinator, Mobile (Contract) in Santa Monica, United States

  • Activision
  • Full time
  • Intermediate
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  • Santa Monica, United States
  • 06/12/2020
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Job Title:

Production Coordinator, Mobile (Contract)

Requisition ID:

R002639

Job Description:

Job Title:            Production Coordinator, Mobile (Contract)

Reporting To:    Senior Director, Production

Department:     Production Team, Mobile

Location:            Santa Monica, CA

Your Mission

Activision is seeking a Production Coordinator to assist our Mobile team in achieving our quality and creative goals for our next game. The Production Coordinator will work closely with our Product Managers and Producers to maintain milestone schedules, track feature and content status, and communicate team progress to the rest of the studio. The Production Coordinator will gain insight into our AAA game production processes and play a key role in facilitating those processes to provide our teams with what they need to excel.

The role of Production Coordinator requires candidates to be excellent and persuasive communicators, capable of dealing with a wide variety of internal and external partners. The ideal candidate will be eager to learn and willing to take on any challenge that will help their team. Production Coordinator candidates must thrive in a challenging and ambiguous environment, take direction well, and be calm under pressure. Some of the responsibilities my include:

  • Capturing meetings notes and action items
  • Updating of Jira tickets
  • Production testing of releases
  • Review/assess builds
  • Capturing and updating build notes
  • Liaise with Customer Support regarding resolution of open issues.
  • Find opportunities to help your team focus on doing what they do best.

Please note: This is a contingent worker position and will be staffed through Volt, a staffing and workforce management company.

Player Profile

  • 0-2 years of experience in game, film, or technology development.
  • Desire to pursue a career in game production.
  • General understanding of project management fundamentals (e.g. scheduling, tracking, reporting).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.

Bonus XP

  • Experience with a variety of project management tools (JIRA, Confluence, Shotgun, Microsoft Project experience a plus).
  • Took on a role as Producer/Project Manager for a creative project (e.g. school project, indie game, film, commercial, etc.).
  • Knowledge of specific project management methodologies such as Waterfall, Agile, etc.
  • Active video game player across a variety of genres, especially Mobile F2P games.
  • Proficient in Mandarin and/or Japanese; both written and verbal

Your Platform

We’re headquartered in Santa Monica, California, housing multiple teams across many disciplines of Marketing, PR, Sales, Supply Chain and other corporate functions such as HR, IT, Legal, Facilities and Finance. Santa Monica is the nerve center of our company, where the best ideas combine with unrivalled rigor to create the biggest and best entertainment experiences in the world.

Founded in 1979, Activision has continuously disrupted the world of entertainment as a leader in the videogame industry. With a history of delivering iconic game changers -- like Pitfall®, Tony Hawk®, Guitar Hero®, Crash Bandicoot™, Skylanders™ and Call of Duty® -- our obsession is delighting our players around the globe. Focused and committed to innovation, we consistently deliver the most beloved, engaging and successful entertainment.

And while we have world-class franchises, infrastructure and resources, our success comes from a passionate, talented and diverse team of people producing greatness together. So, if you’re interested in our biggest priority, it’s our people.

We’re currently driving the next era for our company and community by creating amazing experiences for fans and continuing to make Activision an inclusive place where everyone can thrive.

Join us, make history.  To learn more, check us out at www.activision.com, www.activisiongamesblog.com or @Activision on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Our World

Great Games Start with Great People!  This is an exciting time to join us!

Activision has been changing the way people play for the past 40 years—as the leading developer and publisher of video games, our teams have created some of the world's biggest, most ground-breaking, and beloved entertainment franchises in the industry. Ask anyone who works at Activision what their favorite thing about it is, and they’ll tell you it’s the people. We have world class brands, infrastructure, and resources, but our success comes from people producing greatness together. We are nothing without our employee’s brilliance.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment.  We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Activision

For more than 40 years, Activision has been changing the way people play.  In the process, we have built one of the largest portfolios of recognized brands and today we are one of the most valuable interactive entertainment companies in the world.

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