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Technical Production Coordinator

Technical Production Coordinator

Production
JOB ID: 178463BR
Contract, Full Time

About the Company

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

About WB Games Montréal

WB Games Montréal is a division of Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment (WBIE). Founded in 2010, we are 300+ creative team members strong who join forces every day to create unforgettable AAA experiences across all platforms.

Job Description

WB Games Montréal, a division on WB Games Inc., seeks a Technical Production Coordinator to work with a game development team on a major new project. Production Coordinators are responsible for supporting the Production department with a variety of coordination tasks including maintaining project plans, and documentation, tracking deliverables, and follow-up. For this particular position, we are looking for someone with a background in (or a strong inclination toward) technical matters.

Job Responsibilities

PRODUCTION

  • Work with development team to understand artistic, technical and design requirements, and the established development pipeline.
  • Work with a variety of outsourcing partners to ensure fast propagation of critical information, track dependencies and help solve blockers.
  • Assist the team’s management with facilitating the planning, structure, and coordination of the team’s production processes and ensure that established processes are followed.
  • Coordinate execution and create all production-related documents including floor plans & seating organization, outsourcing, playtests, special features, as assigned.
  • Actively monitor dependencies/bottlenecks within the team and work with the team’s management to resolve.
  • Assist the team’s management in keeping the team’s project organization tools up to date (project organization flowcharts, scrum boards, timelines, etc.)
  • Organize and run scrum meetings and other regular team check in.

COMMUNICATION

  • Provide clear reporting with internal and external groups as required.
  • Be forward looking, communicate and work with the appropriate people to resolve any impediments for the team.
  • Analyze and communicate team progress, achievement and velocity. Flag areas where results weren’t delivered and suggest mitigation.
  • Responsible for putting together documentation packages required for milestone deliveries and for the approval & certification processes with first parties.
  • Update team’s project management documents with developments and changes in priorities and objectives.
  • Act as note taker for assigned meetings associated with the Production and make sure they are communicated to all relevant members of the team

LEADERSHIP

  • Support the team in using the best practice methodologies and ensure that the status is constantly up-to-date and reflects reality of the team.
  • Assist the team’s management planning based on the priorities set by the Milestone Planning process.
  • Provide clear and constructive feedback about team members performance during quarterly review process.

Job Qualifications

Work Experience/Knowledge/Skills

  • 2+ years working in software development, or equivalent experience, in a coordination or team support role.
  • Experience in the game development or related industry preferred.
  • Strong writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of various project management techniques required.
  • Results oriented with sense of prioritization. Ability to work well under pressure and deadlines.
  • Ability to be flexible and responsive in a frequently changing work environment.
  • Proactive with excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency with Jira, Microsoft Office.
  • Good knowledge of Perforce and Confluence a clear plus.
  • An understanding of both console and PC development preferred.
  • Passion for games.

Education, Professional Training, Technical Training or Certification

  • Associate’s degree or better preferred, or equivalent relevant experience
  • Scrum master certification a clear plus
Management has the right to add or change duties and job requirements at any time.
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