At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world’s top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-sku titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Foothill Ranch, Irvine, Budapest, Shanghai, Austin, Boise, Seoul, and Parksville, Canada are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.

What We Need:

The WWE 2K team is looking for an experienced Project Manager to organize, focus, prioritize and track a host of new features and pipelines we’re creating for the franchise. In this role, you’ll both focus on specific areas and interact with every branch of the WWE2K team to drive initiatives, invent and improve features, and streamline the development experience to help make the next iteration of WWE2K the best ever. The ideal candidate will have proven leadership abilities, excellent communication skills, and a team-oriented, collaborative approach to development. This role reports into the Executive Producer and is fully remote.

What You Will Do:

  • Own high-priority initiatives to deliver amazing new features to our players
  • Work with a team of producers, designers and engineers to conceive and plan feature investments to constantly improve and expand WWE
  • Troubleshoot issues, and build consensus across diverse teams to ensure priorities are met
  • Provide management, organization and feedback to engineers, artists and designers across the team
  • Decompose long term efforts into incremental steps, planning and communicating road maps to the team
  • Collaborate with team members in multiple locations to insure the impact and interoperability of your features.
  • Oversee content pipelines with our Outsource Partners
  • Manage milestones and deliverables, addressing day-to-day production issues to help support the team in delivering on time at high quality.
  • Maintain a constant awareness of game status and trends.
  • Identify risks and development gaps and propose mitigation solutions.
  • Help manage game related documentation and notes. Keep pages up to date with the latest information and communicate any changes to the team.
  • Play the game, ensure that we are meeting quality standards set forth by the creative team.

Who Will Be A Great Fit:

  • 8+ more years of game production, dev or program management experience
  • Multiple shipped games from beginning to end with significant scope of ownership
  • Shipped at least 1 console/pc game as a Senior Producer
  • Experience setting clear goals, planning, and delivering features with cross-functional teams and multiple competing requirements
  • Outstanding project management capabilities, documentation, tracking and transparency
  • Attention to detail and completeness, ability to see around corners, anticipate issues
  • Organized, excellent communication skills, passion for games, influential, collaborative demeanor

Might Be Nice:

  • Project management training in Scrum or other agile frameworks
  • Experience in Jira or other project management software
  • Background in annual game cycles

To learn more about Visual Concepts and our studio locations, check out our website at www.vcentertainment.com

Tagged as: Innovation, Interoperability, Investments, Leadership, Management, Mitigation, Program Management, Project Management

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