Content Project Manager
Mackin
 Menlo Park, CA

Mackin is looking for a Content Project Manager for our client AR/VR industry. As Content Project manager you will be one of the people our internal partners come to with questions about all things VR content. You will partner closely with other Program Managers and with the knowledge you have gained attending cross functional meetings, conversations with content owners, information gathered from other sources, you will proactively push out information to partners and content stakeholders on a regular cadence. You will be a key owner in the events process - shepherding asset requests to completion and participating in strategy discussions for key events.

Core Responsibilities

- Point of contact for content that is in development and live on our platform

- Proactive communication to internal stakeholders highlighting risks, concerns and blockers

- Ability to parse through multiple sources of information and pull the right information to share out

- Developing and maintaining relationships with our internal teams and 3rd party developers

- Holding cross-functional partners accountable in providing timely status updates

- Understanding of products and experiences being shipped in VR across platforms

- Ability to speak to titles during cross functional meetings and flag strategies that may have operational risks

- Own and manage the in-depth approval process and request queue coming from all our partners

- Ability to speak to the Content Org strategy and provide valuable strategic input, while at the same time having an ‘Operations first’ mindset

- Comfortable with representing the organization and present program updates in group settings, including occasional updates to leadership

- Understand nuances in developer communications and how to deliver and manage sensitive and/or private information, protecting our relationship with managed partners from internal churn on requests

- Partnering with Content Org, Marketing and Events teams to identify the right content to showcase at flagship events, secure asset and/or demo build approvals required from IP holders

Key Qualifications

- 5+ years experience in project management, game development or related field

- Detail-oriented mindset with an analytical view on process, able to identify opportunities and actions needed to improve how we work as a team

- Demonstrated passion for video games and familiar with multiple genres of VR, PC and/or console games

- Solid understanding of technical specifications for digital and print assets (i.e. resolution standards, file formats, etc) and PC hardware and software (graphics cards, memory, storage, display adapters, general PC gaming hardware knowledge)

- Experience with new hardware consumer launches, and familiarity in handling new types of proprietary software

- Above average proficiency in Windows or Mac OS (command line, file structure, permissions, etc.)

- Ability to handle assignments and information of a confidential nature

- Can thrive in a fast-paced environment and remain focused while juggling multiple tasks and assignments

- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

- Proven ability to navigate complex cross-functional initiatives with diplomacy

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience with VR content

- Experience with Salesforce and Digital Asset Management tools

- Proficient and familiar with ADB and Android

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