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Production Coordinator, Call of Duty (Contract)

Company: Activision
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title:Production Coordinator, Call of Duty (Contract)Requisition ID:R003794Job Description:Job Title: Production Coordinator, Call of Duty (Contract)Reporting To: Senior Producer, ProductionDepartment: Production Management GroupLocation: Santa Monica, CAYour Platform 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 youre interested in our biggest priority, its our people.Were 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 , or @Activision on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.Your MissionAs a Production Coordinator you will be providing support to the production and development teams in a variety of areas and through all phases of development including pre-production, production, alpha, beta, and submission. The PC may also manage a support SKU or part of a project.Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities: Project ManagementOwn part of a project (e.g. multiplayer or other feature)Manage day-to-day production of a support SKU (e.g. 3DS or port) if needed; includes being main point of contact for developerManage relationship with the developer on assigned SKUOversight and coordination in key areas such as ratings, first party submissions, localization's, screenshots and video capture, and manual creationServe as a catch-all for any production tasks the require attentionProvide support to user-testing efforts including equipment wrangling, build distribution, and coordination with developersProvide ongoing risk assessments to production team leadership with respect to weaknesses, bottlenecks, and risks to schedule and quality; help troubleshoot and resolve issuesWork closely with QA and TechnicalRequirementsgroups to oversee QA process including coordination and communication between production team, QA, TRG, and developers; also includes managing bug database; oversee submission of SKUs to first partiesManage and track build schedules, deliveries, and distributionRecord meeting notes when needed and translate them into a coherent, organized recap and list of action itemsCommunication/Relationship ManagementBuild relationships with development teams as part of providing support to themBe able to effectively demo the game internally and externally to build buzz with intended audiencesBe a secondary point of contact for cross-functional groups including Brand Management, Marketing, PR, etc.Manage InternsInterface with and delegate tasks to Shared ServicesCreative SupportContribute creative feedback to production team leadership to help ensure product is meeting quality and feature goalsPlease note: This is a contingent worker position and will be staffed through Volt, a staffing and workforce management company.Player ProfileMinimumRequirements:At least 1 year professional experience, ideally in project management or video gamesDemo Game to internal and external partners (At events and shows)Strong communication and critical thinking skillsStrong interpersonal and relationship building skillsStrong problem solving skills and ability to provide workable solutionsStrong project management skills including organized and focused methods of working and task prioritizationAbility to self-manage and self-paceAbility to adapt to changing situations and development team culturesAbility to work under pressurePositive attitude and passion for making gamesOur World 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 - weve 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.JobSummaryJob number:R003794Date posted : 2021-01-14Profession: OtherEmployment type: ContractorSDL2017

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