Keywords is an international technical service provider to the global Video Game Industry with 27 offices across 16 countries and 3 continents. The organization employs over 3,000 people at peak times working in over 50 languages. Each year, we produce over 40,000 art assets, 12 million words of audio, 155 million words translated, 1.5 million hours of testing and resolve 7 million customer support tickets.

Keywords Studios Brazil, a Keywords Group company, provides Brazilian Portuguese media localization, translation, voice recording, localization testing and content creation services through its network of project managers, recording studios, and selected linguists. We work on a large variety of video games of all popular platforms, and we are in partnership with the most notorious editors and video game developers such as Blizzard Entertainment, Riot Games, Epic Games, Warner Bros, Square Enix, 2K, and more!

Our studios is located in São Paulo-SP.

Important Note:

***Please send CV in English.***

This role will be on-site. Please be aware of this when applying.

As Studio Manager, you will provide leadership to the localization and audio teams, supporting our efforts as we create and deliver the highest quality content possible for our Clients. This role will oversee and run all day-to-day operations within the studio and treat it as their own. Ideal Candidate has strong customer service skills, management and technical production background. They bring a positive attitude and are excited to work as a leading team member with an amazing group of creative individuals. Previous experience working at a Localization/Audio/Game Development studio a huge plus.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and oversee the Localization and Audio Team’s day-to-day operation and scheduling. Includes troubleshooting and finding solutions to keep productions efficient and cost-effective.
  • Act as a liaison between production management, dubbing directors, voice talents and freelance crew to ensure proper procedures are followed throughout the production process
  • Work with Studio Head, Project managers and Producers to maintain a robust production schedule
  • Develop strong & sustainable relationships across Studio Director, Dubbing Directors, Producers, Lead Project managers, and partner studios
  • Work closely with Dubbing directors and Producers on creative and logistical aspects of projects, define deliverables and schedules to ensure that content is delivered to post-production team in a timely fashion
  • Use your strong problem-solving & analytical skills to build execution plans & leadership alignment on how teams should tackle challenges that have no clear or optimal solution
  • Assist in handling production concerns and technical production issues
  • Coding and evaluating invoices from customers and clients
  • Participate in short- and long-term planning aligned with goals set by studio leaders

Requirements

  • 5+ years working in/managing a studio environment, preferably in the gaming industry
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a project manager or program manager, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience and proven ability to impact and influence cross-functional teams
  • Must possess strong cross team/group/org collaboration skills; ability to foresee and analyze project risks, develop risk management plan and mitigate subsequent issues.
  • Excellent organizational and managerial skills Expertise in budgeting, timelines and other administrative workflow related to art production
  • Strong problem-solving skills and concept development with the ability to recognize issues, identify solutions and implement action plans.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Background in video games or allied industry preferable
  • Bi-lingual in English and Portugese.


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • 2 years of previous experience at post house or studio a plus
  • Bilingual English and another language a plus
  • Gaming or Film, TV experience a plus

Benefits

  • Full-time schedule, plus employee benefits, including health and dental care, when eligible
  • CLT, Meal vouchers, Transportation vouchers (when applicable)
  • Casual and fun work environment
  • Work alongside dynamic individuals in the gaming industry
  • Work within a company with upward career growth opportunities
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