Producer – Strategy Game Job in Lyon (69) at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S. –
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S.
Job start date
Permanent | Full Time
Remote / Hybrid
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
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.
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
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.
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)