Operations Coordinator (Temporary Assignment)

This position is for a temporary engagement through our staffing partner Yoh Services.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for this position.

Local candidates preferred. Please ensure you can commute to Santa Monica, California on a daily basis.


Naughty Dog is in search of an adept operations coordinator to perform a variety of administrative duties necessary for a smooth running office. This person would ideally be a strong communicator, proactive, and be able to prioritize tasks throughout their day. This person would be providing support to the team as well as the studio. An ability to organize and use MS office suite is necessary. If you have experience in this type of role, love games, and think you’d be a great addition, we’d love to talk to you!


  • Front desk responsibilities include greeting visitors and external vendors, managing NDAs, providing parking validations for guests, distributing studio merchandise, and updating relevant spreadsheets
  • Answer and screen calls in a courteous and professional way
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail/deliveries
  • Upkeep the cleanliness of studio/common areas/front desk area/mailroom
  • Responsible for studio office and kitchen supplies, duties can include: inventory management and organization, loading and unloading deliveries and waste management
  • Assist with company event planning and studio catering
  • Send company-wide communications and handle employee distributions
  • Act as liaison with Building Property Management Office by corresponding with their Facilities, Security and Parking Departments
  • Perform other clerical/operations duties such as filing, scanning and basic furniture assembly
  • Occasionally assist Naughty Dog Marketing/Community Team with special projects
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed

Requirements & Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication with the ability to effectively and efficiently disseminate complex information
  • Highly motivated, detail and goal orientated, and customer focused
  • Confident, energetic and maintains a positive attitude
  • Ability to positively influence the culture and operation of the studio
  • Ability to address urgent needs in a timely manner, handle sensitive matters with tact and manage confidential information with discretion
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Interest in Operations, Finance, Administration, Communications or Marketing
  • Able to lift/handle up to 50 pounds

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience in entertainment or software development administration
  • Familiar with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator Premier/Editing software
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree

As part of the Naughty Dog application process, candidates should expect to be given a phone interview and may be asked to complete a test.

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Job Opportunities

If you think you have what it takes to join our talented Kennel, please review our current openings.

If you don’t see your desired position listed—don’t fret! Just apply under the General Application tab and send us your resume, along with a link to your portfolio or demo reel (if applicable). Please do not send us any unsolicited game ideas, scripts, treatments, code, or other creative works. Sorry, Naughty Dog does not offer any internships or student work-study opportunities at this time.

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any of our employees. We will not pay fees to any third party agency, outside recruiter or firm without a mutually agreed-upon contract and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.

It is the policy of Sony Interactive Entertainment, LLC. (SIE) to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. SIE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law. SIE also makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled employees.

The Recruiting Process

We feel it is important to let you know how the recruiting process works here at Naughty Dog. Here is what you can expect from us:

  1. Upon submission, you will receive an automated message stating your resume has been received and will be reviewed thoroughly by our recruiting team.
  2. Due to the high volume of applications received, it is not possible to respond directly to each candidate.
  3. If you are selected, you will be contacted for an initial phone screen or test.
  4. The next step is a second phone or Skype interview, or an invite to come out and meet us at the studio.
  5. In the event that we choose not to move forward at any point in the recruiting process, we will let you know.
  6. If your qualifications do not match the criteria of a current position, your resume will be kept on file for future consideration.

Thank you for your interest in Naughty Dog.