Production Coordinator

Summary:

Naughty Dog is seeking a Production Coordinator to play an integral role in organizing and coordinating on our AAA projects. This candidate will help develop the studio's production processes, and assist with the day-to-day coordination across multiple disciplines.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide hands-on support to our development teams such as updating schedules, sending out studio-wide communications to report team progress, and taking notes
  • Assist in task and bug tracking and management through our internal tools
  • Facilitate communication across teams
  • Use task tracking tools to ensure tasks are kept current and are properly assigned to the team
  • Help manage the flow of assets and information between disciplines and team members
  • Maintain development schedules and track tasks and progress to meet milestones and deadlines
  • Assist teams in identifying and resolving issues preventing progress
  • Assist leads and producers in developing and maintaining pipelines
  • Work with the tools team to provide feedback on production tracking software
  • Help make our games better by participating in internal playtests and communicating feedback to the relevant stakeholders
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed

Requirements & Skills:

  • College degree or a minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Word, and GSuite
  • Communication skills with both large groups and individuals, with excellent written and oral communication abilities
  • Eagerness to learn new software tools and technologies
  • Keeps cool under high pressure situations—positive attitude and demeanor
  • Attention to detail and ability to focus and execute the tasks assigned

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience in game development or VFX
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies such as Waterfall, Agile, etc.
  • Experience with a variety of project management tools (Jira, Shotgun, Microsoft Project, or any other scheduling/task-tracking software)

As part of the Naughty Dog interview process, candidates 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.

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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.