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Sr. Technical Project Manager

Activision Publishing Inc.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Job Title: Sr. Technical Project Manager

Requisition ID: R010538

Job Description:

Job Title: Sr. Producer, Live Ops Analytics (Contrac)

Reporting To: Vice President, Live Ops Analytics

Department: Global Analytics

Location: Santa Monica

Your Mission is:

The Live Ops Analytics Team is adding a talented Sr. Producer. As a member of Live Ops Analytics, your mission is to put science into decision making. Year one responsibilities include:

  • Being an engaged visionary of "macro" level project management, driving POD initiatives and deliverables
  • Maximize the impact of the cross-functional 'pod' team running the live ops lifecycle for our games
  • Support pod initiative leader with resourcing, coordination, follow through and prioritization
  • Establishing a process to identify, track, deliver and communicate tasks through agile ceremonies
  • Escalate project risks with cost/ benefit assessments and recommendations in a timely manner
  • Foster project/initiative transparency, ownership and accountability
  • Building trust with the studio and publishing team to act as a conduit of knowledge
  • Ensure analytical research and analysis is catalogued in a timely manner for all teams to access
  • Deliver presentations on analytic topics and results to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Create repositories and ensure up to date documentation to support ongoing projects

What you will bring to the team:

We are seeking a leader who will contribute to team success by embodying all the characteristics of our culture

  • Advocate for project management fundamentals and communication
  • Actively build relationships with the team members & partners to increase your sphere of influence
  • Understand needs of team members & partners to further cross functional projects
  • Grow with the team by seeking feedback and offering appropriate and timely feedback for others
  • Innovate in order uncover new opportunity to serve our players and the business
  • Proven experience in executingprojects, finding the best questionsto drive the best results
  • Tracks & seeks to urgently fix breaks and unintended issues or impacts
  • Inclusive and engaging leadership, culture, and comradery

As a high performer:

You must possess a unique blend of project skills and business savvy; a passion for exceptional execution within a dynamic environment and the flexibility and focus to achieve results

  • 6+ years of project management experience in gaming, technology, digital or other technical teams
  • Undergraduate degree
  • PMP / PMI certification or similar
  • Prior experience with full game lifecycle a plus (Alpha to Release)
  • Experience in Kanban, SCRUM and/or traditional waterfall methodologies
  • JIRA & Confluence or other project management tracking tool experience
  • Excellent project management skills including prioritization, scheduling, and documentation
  • Ability to build strong relationships and communicate effectively with internal and external groups
  • Enthusiastic and positive with the ability to succeed in a dynamic highly cross-functional environment
  • Have a passion to better understand our players, their needs and what will make a truly great community

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.

Our World

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

Ask anyone who works at Activision, or with Activision, their favorite thing about it, and they'll tell you, it's the people. We have world class brands, infrastructure and resources, but our success doesn't come from assembly lines producing widgets. Our success comes from people producing greatness together. We are nothing without our employee's brilliance. So, if you're interested in our biggest priority, it's the people.

Activision is more than just the leading developer and publisher of video games; we are the creators of some of the world's biggest, most ground-breaking titles in the industry. Our portfolio includes Call of Duty and Crash Bandicoot.

Activision is a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), headquartered in Santa Monica, California with locations across the globe. Activision Blizzard is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology, and entertainment. A member of the S&P 500 and recognized on the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list, Activision Blizzard has operations throughout the world with approximately 10,000 employees and players in 196 countries.

The video game 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.

Posted: 2021-11-12 Expires: 2021-12-11
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