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Company: Nintendo
Location: Austin, TX
Career Level: Associate
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:

  • Responsible for maintaining project timelines and forecasting for all products in development.
  • Provides studio-wide risk reports to the Development Director for use in risk mitigation and partner messaging.
  • Responsible for studio-wide communication of project status.
  • Maintain head-count allocations and long-term staffing projections.
  • Collaborate with QA and Department Coordinators to ensure the timely delivery of milestones.
  • Ensure clear communication and swift resolution of cross-department dependencies.
  • Manage internal/external partnerships and dependencies.
  • Collaborate with the legal and finance departments to shepherd external vendor MSAs and SOWs through draft, execution, amendment, and payment.
  • Work with Department Coordinators to ensure our JIRA database is an accurate reflection of current and planned work.
  • Provide direction to the IT Department on the configuration of our JIRA database.

 

* 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 10 years of production experience in game development.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

  • Very comfortable speaking to and moderating a large group of team-members.

  • Well-versed with JIRA, Confluence, and MS Office Suite.

  • Must have very good soft-skills and a keen aptitude for navigating complex problems.

  • Is comfortable communicating challenging status updates in a calm and pragmatic way.

  • Can effectively collaborate with a team that reflects a broad range of experience and personality types.

  • Must possess strong time management and estimation skills.

  • Highly driven to get closure on outstanding items and tie-up loose ends.

  • BFA, BS or equivalent experience.


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