Production Coordinator

About the Employer

Summary:

Naughty Dog is seeking a Production Coordinator to play an integral role in organizing and coordinating on our AAA projects. This candidate will help develop the studio's production processes, and assist with the day-to-day coordination across multiple disciplines.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide hands-on support to our development teams such as updating schedules, sending out studio-wide communications to report team progress, and taking notes
  • Assist in task and bug tracking and management through our internal tools
  • Facilitate communication across teams
  • Use task tracking tools to ensure tasks are kept current and are properly assigned to the team
  • Help manage the flow of assets and information between disciplines and team members
  • Maintain development schedules and track tasks and progress to meet milestones and deadlines
  • Assist teams in identifying and resolving issues preventing progress
  • Assist leads and producers in developing and maintaining pipelines
  • Work with the tools team to provide feedback on production tracking software
  • Help make our games better by participating in internal playtests and communicating feedback to the relevant stakeholders
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed

Requirements & Skills:

  • College degree or a minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Word, and GSuite
  • Communication skills with both large groups and individuals, with excellent written and oral communication abilities
  • Eagerness to learn new software tools and technologies
  • Keeps cool under high pressure situations—positive attitude and demeanor
  • Attention to detail and ability to focus and execute the tasks assigned

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience in game development or VFX
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies such as Waterfall, Agile, etc.
  • Experience with a variety of project management tools (Jira, Shotgun, Microsoft Project, or any other scheduling/task-tracking software)

As part of the Naughty Dog interview process, candidates may be asked to complete a test.