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Company: Nintendo
Location: Austin, TX
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics

Description

Retro Studios   Founded in 1998, Retro Studios is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nintendo Company, Ltd.  Retro is a state-of-the-art game development studio, working in conjunction with Nintendo to bring award-winning games to Nintendo's cutting-edge next-generation platforms.  Retro Studios is located in beautiful Austin, Texas. With rolling hills, scenic waterways, abundant wildlife, vibrant music and film scenes, and a laid-back cosmopolitan culture, Austin is a dynamic city with an excellent quality of life.  Austin's sunny weather also supports a great range of outdoor activities, providing plenty of venues for top-notch game developers to recharge and unwind.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  •       Reports to the VP of Technology

  •       Documents and tracks engineering workload and ensures tasks are actionable and vetted by the required stakeholders.

  •      Helps to facilitate the engineering department's iteration planning.

  •       Assists the VP of Technology to prioritize the Department's workload and communicates that priority and order-of-execution to the Studio.

  •       Coordinates with other departments to ensure prerequisite work is completed and clearly communicated to the engineering department.

  •       Maintains accurate daily status of engineering progress and works with other Development Directors and Department Coordinators to broadcast that status to the Studio.

  •       Partners with the VP of Technology to institute department-specific processes while interfacing with studio-standards for project management.

  •       Works with the Recruiting Department to pre-screen engineering applicants and organize interviews.

  •       Assists the VP of Technology in research and preparing employee reviews.

  •       Coordinates with the Quality Assurance department for build deployments and build notes.

  •       Schedules and facilitates meetings; recording video, audio, notes and action items as needed.

  •       Takes-on other logistics tasks as necessary to ensure the VP of Technology has enough time to direct and mentor the department.

  •      Provides status updates to the Development Director for use in strategic planning.

* This job description outlines primary duties and requirements and is not intended to identify all tasks that may be performed; individuals occupying the position may be required to perform other duties. The company may modify job duties from time to time, either in practice or in writing.



Qualifications

SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 7 years combined Engineering and Production experience in game development.
    •    Must possess a minimum 2 years of experience in an engineering role
    •    Must possess a minimum 2 years of experience in a production role
  • Must have prior engineering experience in game development
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Well-versed with JIRA, Confluence, and MS Office Suite.
  • Must possess strong soft skills
  • Is comfortable communicating challenging status updates in a calm and pragmatic way.
  • Is comfortable working with a team that reflects a broad range of experience and personality types.
  • Must possess strong time management and time estimates skills.
  • A motivated, proactive problem solver.
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
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