Overview

Producer – Strategy Game Job in Lyon (69) at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S. –

Job reference


17/10/2022/PRODLIMBIC/CORPO

Company Name

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S.

Salary

Competitive

Location

Lyon, France

Country

France

Industry sector

Production

Job start date

ASAP

Posted date

21/10/2022

Experience Level

Junior-Associate

Job type

Permanent | Full Time

Remote / Hybrid

No

The company

Bandai Namco Europe is a leading global publisher and developer of entertainment content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC.

BNEU is the western content hub of Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc. and is building its reputation with franchises such as LITTLE NIGHTMARES™, THE DARK PICTURES ANTHOLOGY, and the upcoming Park Beyond – developed by our partner Limbic Entertainment based in Germany.

Part of the Japanese Bandai Namco group, an entertainment industry leader with a presence in video games, toys and amusement parks, Bandai Namco Europe has 15 international offices with operations in 50 countries around the world.

Our company motto is “Fun for all into the future”! Find out why you should join the Bandai Namco Europe family in Lyon, France by watching this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GnkNb70G3o

Job presentation

As a Producer within our Content Creation & Publishing Team, you will work on titles developed by our partner Limbic Entertainment.

You will start your mission by working on a strategy game from pre-Alpha stage until release date.

You keep a constant contact with development teams, internal functional teams and publisher representatives. You address concerns in a timely manner, as well as maintaining all project-related documents and schedules.

Your main responsibilities include:
In duo with a Product Manager, shape the vision for the brand, create the game’s key pillars and set the course for the development process at a worldwide level

Be a Bandai Namco ambassador to the studio and other external partners

Drive the project in collaboration with the development teams (external/internal, main developers and porting companies), internal teams (Marketing, QA, Localization, Release Management, Engineering, Operations, etc.) and with other offices of Bandai Namco group

Drive the creation and maintenance of detailed schedule in collaboration with all teams involved on the project

Review Milestones and submit approvals

Create and maintain reporting on the project and present it at different phases of its life cycle to various committees

Help to establish the P&L of the project and ensure the financial tracking

Proactively and continuously identify risks and the impact on projects and keep scope of the project in line with budget and schedule

Identify and resolve conflicts between schedule, budget and quality

Track progress to ensure that work done is always relevant and timely

Co-ordinate the build process and delivery of versions to QA, Localization, PR and rating agencies

Take necessary measures to evaluate and assess the project quality throughout all development stages with the game evaluation team and external playtests and make recommendations to the development team

Support Marketing teams for the Marketing campaign to ensure consistency with the vision/game, provide a technical support, liaise with studios for Marketing builds, provide feedback on Marketing assets such as trailers, etc.

Work with Marketing, Event Management, and PR for events such as E3, Gamescom, etc.

Profile

Knowledge and skills :
Excellent organizational, problem solving and project management skills

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Adequate knowledge of the various technologies used in the video games development (3D environment, etc.)

Excellent knowledge of product development and production cycle

Excellent knowledge of consoles, video games genres and their market

Strong project management practices and software including Project, Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Excellent English communication skills and ability to make presentations

Experience and qualifications :
At least 4 years of industry experience, preferably including previous experience as a Producer or Associate Producer with significant responsibilities, on released titles and working with internal development teams

Experience coordinating product development efforts with functional teams, such as Engineering, Localization, Printed Materials, Quality Assurance, Public Relations, Sales, and Marketing, throughout a complete production cycle and across multiple studios

Personality traits:
Strong analyzing and summarizing capacity in order to identify and simply describe an issue

Analytical and pragmatism capacities to ensure all tasks are duly completed

Very strong initiative with a desire to learn and be challenged

Adaptation and flexibility to accommodate workload changes throughout the year

Calm under pressure

Very strong team spirit

Curious and open-minded

Adequate communication and reporting skills

Willing to take frequent trips abroad

Sounds interesting ?

Please send us your CV and cover letter in English.

Additional Information

Job location : 15, rue Felix Mangini, 69009 LYON – FRANCE / This position is not eligible to full remote

Start date: as soon as possible

Contract : full time (permanent)

Remuneration: fixed and variable compensation

Business trips : at least once a month and abroad (Europe)

Benefits: flexible working hours, 2 teleworking days per week, lunch vouchers, profit sharing, reimbursement of public transportation costs, work council advantages (gift vouchers, discount on services…), new building with various facilities (gym room, gaming room, nap room, car/bike/scooter parking, cafeteria and coffee corners…)

About the Company

Company: BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S. –

Company Location:  Lyon (69)

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