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Production Coordinator - Games

Production Coordinator: Games

Do you love managing budgets, schedules, vendor and artist timelines? Do you enjoy delving into and perfecting the details around physical video games? Do you thrive on meeting tough deadlines and enjoy motivating those around you to do the same? Are you organized and motivated?

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Release Coordinator for games with excellent organizational and communication skills, exquisite artistic taste and a sharp eye for detail and quality.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Participation in product brainstorms

  • Management of existing and establishment of new vendor relationships as required for product creation

  • Collecting bids/estimates/turn times/MOQs and comparing pricing to determine best options for product production based on initial design concept

  • Collaboration with Retail Director & vendors to determine initial, ongoing and final budgets and schedules for approved products

  • Creation and maintenance of production budgets and schedules for product delivery, working in tandem with clients and partners to keep all parties informed of their responsibilities and on track with the delivery schedule

  • Communication around production status/updates/upcoming deadlines to internal team on a daily/weekly/monthly basis

  • Facilitation of templated packaging files for delivery

  • Facilitation of product creation and design from concept to prototyping/proofing to delivery of final product to fulfillment warehouse

  • Communication of incoming product details - including specs, shipping info - across necessary internal departments

  • Consultation with Retail Manager regarding initial order quantities, wholesale order production requirements, product re-orders

  • Coordination of prototypes/mock ups/PR asset approvals with clients and Creative Directors as required

  • Audit of production related invoices before submission to internal controller

Relevant Experience/Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience around retail product production (xbox, Ps4, Switch, Pack-ins (stickers, patches etc)

  • TRPNet, DADC, and Sony B2B Back ends

  • NDP and NPT

  • Mastery of MS Excel and Google Suite

  • Scheduling Skills

  • Budgeting Skills

  • Producing Skills

  • Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop

  • General knowledge and understanding around art files and art file management

  • Excellent communication 

  • Creative Problem Solving 

  • Strong sense of urgency around deadlines

  • Comfort with managing clients, artists, partners and vendors to meet aggressive deadlines

  • Getting things done

Salary: commensurate with experience - approx $70K + bonuses

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off

  • Excellent Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Retirement benefits

  • Employee discounts

  • Paid cellphone

Production Coordinator - Games

iam8bit, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA
Full time
1 - 2 years of experience
Bachelor

Published on 07/02/2021

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