Production Coordinator – Project Coordinator


Posted on June 9, 2020

Job Type:

Employee

Location:

Calgary

Availability:

June 2020

Contact:

 

THIS ROLE IS LOCATED IN CALGARY, AB AND WE ARE ONLY CONSIDERING CANADIAN CITIZENS / PERMANENT RESIDENTS.

Do you find yourself happily hanging around with eccentric creatives and technical masters, but have an insatiable need to keep those people organized? Do people consider yourself to be highly persuasive, incredibly detailed, and disciplined with a level of focus that gets the job done? Are you comfortable in groups? Are you naturally optimistic and have a big drive to succeed? Do you thrive under pressure? Can you make tough people decisions? Can you handle a fast-paced environment with lots of variation? Does the idea of staying on time and within budget generate excitement for you?
If this description is who you are then we have a job for you.
New World Interactive is the newest game developer in Calgary, which is poised to grow into the newest video gaming hub in Canada. We’re building our team and seeking a Production Coordinator to bolster our production team.
Role responsibilities:
  • Facilitate daily stand-ups and check-ins on all teams
  • Monitor and control weekly development progress
  • Maintain Jira and Confluence issues
  • Ensure proper adherence to process
  • Facilitate communication between disciplines
  • Work effectively and competently with people at all levels in the organization
  • Work closely with the team to ensure it focuses on the right priorities throughout the production
  • Collaborate with leads and stakeholders to ensure tasks are correctly scoped, prioritized and that the schedule is updated
  • Keep stakeholders informed of delivery progress, potential risks and roadblocks
  • Help to prepare documents, plans and progress reports
  • Help keep the project team focused and motivated
  • Work with the production team and design team to translate game designs and art concepts into game content
  • Work with 3rd parties on localization and outsource management
Minimum qualifications for role consideration:
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Must be willing to relocate to Calgary
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong organization skills
  • Passion for making games
  • Curious and fast learner
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Scrum and Agile development methodologies
  • Collaborative and able to foster relationships
Additional Qualifications that will move you up in the stack-ranking for consideration are:
  • Project Management experience considered an asset
  • Professional certification in Scrum or Project Management considered an asset
  • Experience with either software development or art production considered an asset
  • Experience working with Perforce (or similar) source control considered an asset

Please click the Apply Now link and send us your resume in PDF format, a cover letter mentioning why you want to work at New World and where you saw the job posted.