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Associate Production Manager

Posted: February 8, 2017

Position Description:

Production Managers are the primary keepers and managers of the project schedules, working closely with Production, Project Directors, and Studio Leadership to ensure they are managing the project on-time, to established quality bars, and on budget.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Scheduling and Prioritization:

  • Organize and maintain the project schedule.
  • Work with Production and Directors to establish a project and feature road map and schedule.
  • Assist in validating project staffing requirements.
  • Partner with Production and Directors to manage scope, quality, and prioritization of work.
  • Employee Relations and Communication:

    • Identify and analyze team organizational issues and monitor progress
    • Proactively identify project risks, issues, and triggers. Establish contingency plans as needed.
    • Regular communication with key stakeholders to provide project status updates
    • Collaborate with team to achieve project deliverables and goals.
    • Manage the change-request process, ensuring all workflows are clearly defined and processes are documented

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Minimum of 2 to 5 years of experience in software development as a Producer, Agile Coach, SCRUM Master, Project Manager, or Development Manager, and have worked with or led a team through a full product cycle.
    • Able to create, manage, and maintain custom team reports using Excel, Hansoft, Word, VISIO, and other standard tools.
    • Experience managing a project, including establishing project plans and budgets, determining task dependencies, assigning tasks, and implementing operational changes
    • Capable of identifying and mitigating risks; able to take appropriate steps to resolve difficulties including changes to work methods, technologies, and project schedules.
    • Ability to take ownership and move projects forward despite obstacles and issues.
    • Able to learn quickly and apply new concepts, principles, and processes.
    • Maintain a solution-oriented approach to development.
    • Professional communication and interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution.

    Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@dsvolition.com with the subject “Associate Production Manager”.

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