Work Location: Seattle, WA (temporarily remote due to COVID)

Type: Full-time

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

Keywords is seeking a proven mid-level producer experienced with outsourced and remote engineering or software development to work with one of our clients within their Global Game Services (e.g. Localization, Ratings & GEOPS, etc.) and Publishing Development teams. In this role, you will be responsible for working with internal globalization tooling and platform stakeholders as you produce a remote team of external engineers. If you are technically-minded with an interest in making awesomeness happen, this might be the role for you!

This is a potential contract to Hire position.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and facilitate agile development processes for multiple teams
  • Work with Product Owners and Feature Leads to build and refine plans across internal and external teams, ensuring that project goals, objectives, milestones, and deliverables are achievable and aligned upon
  • Use project management tools, production methodologies, and clear communication to maintain accurate and predictable schedules and high standards of quality across multiple projects simultaneously
  • Regularly assess a team's agile maturity, health, and composition, continuously striving for team cohesion and delivery excellence
  • Identify and communicate all risks that may prevent teams from achieving established goals within their sprints or other allotted time
  • Schedule and attend meetings; set agendas; take concise and comprehensive notes, and distribute them to appropriate attendees and stakeholders

Keywords provides a competitive compensation package, good benefits and a casual, fun, productive and supportive working environment. We empower people to perform to the best of their ability with our “can do” attitude. We appreciate and embrace flexibility and learn at every opportunity to grow ourselves through experience, training and tackling new challenges. This is what makes us Keywordians.

Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience in a production or equivalent role
  • Proven ability to self-prioritize and execute with minimal supervision, while also leading by example
  • Experience driving projects to completion in a timely manner, while managing departmental dependencies that fall outside your direct authority
  • Able to work well in a team environment, and manage multiple complex projects with various groups
  • A proactive and positive approach to problem solving
  • Able to create, track, and maintain complex schedules
  • Able to evaluate and mitigate project risks and resolve conflict
  • Able to generate concise status reports for leadership and stakeholder review
  • Practical knowledge of a variety of production methodologies including but not limited to: Scrum, Kanban and Lean Product Management
  • Proficiency with project management and version control software tools
  • Cloud-based architecture knowledge and experience
  • Familiarity with Services and APIs
  • Working familiarity with common project management tools (e.g. Microsoft Office, JIRA, Shotgrid, etc.)

Preferred Skills and experience:

  • Experience with technical production or GaaS production
  • Experience building tools for or working with localization workflows
  • Familiarity with memoQ, or other Localization tools
  • Interest in games, game technology, and game production


Benefits

At KeyWords we provide all our workforce with:

  • Paid Time Off (including sick days and holidays)
  • 401k (3% matching)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
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