Contract Length: 18 months

Work Location: Work From Home but candidate must be local to the Greater Seattle Area

Work Hours: Fulltime

We are looking for an experienced Operations and Communications Manager to plan and oversee a multitude of project management and operational activities within a leading video game development studio. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, have strong project management, communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently and professionally at all levels. Must excel in a fast-moving environment to meet business deadlines.  Extremely self-motivated, strong ability to work with ambiguity under minimum supervision. Heavy experience in program management and organization-wide communications is a must. Experience with driving onboarding/orientation programs is a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and creation of pages and resources for internal studio Confluence (Atlassian) site
  • Assist in new hire orientation and training efforts
  • Assist in creation of editorial content and updates for external facing studio website
  • Work closely with the management team to draft and distribute internal communications to studio staff (newsletters, presentations, etc.)
  • Constantly evaluate operational functions and recommend methods to track and improve efficiency
  • Support of diversity and inclusion programs within the studio in partnership with Quality of Life Program Manager
  • Special projects as assigned

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

  • 3-5 years of relative work experience; game industry experience preferred
  • BA/BS degree preferred
  • Experience using Confluence (Atlassian) to build team sites and documentation
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft products; expertise in PowerPoint, Excel, and SharePoint preferred
  • Strong HTML and CMS skills to support website updates/publications
  • Must be comfortable working in Photoshop for 2D web/email asset creation
  • Outstanding communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to lead multiple high profile projects forward to drive results
  • Must be detail oriented and have analytical problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to create effective relationships, influence, and collaborate with all organizational levels including outside vendors
  • Excellent presentation and reporting skills to executive management
  • Event coordination experience
  • Self-starter who deals well with ambiguity

Bonus

  • Passion for games industry
  • Experience working on charitable/philanthropic efforts
  • Strong writing skillset and experience such as professional copywriting and/or editing
  • Experience in management and execution of live events/meetings via Microsoft Teams

Benefits

At KeyWords we provide all our contingent workforce with:

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