Technical Project Coordinator

Excel, MS Suites, and Project Management
Full Time
$60K-$65K/year
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Would you like to work on product lines for the most exciting entertainment brands in the world?  Do you want to shape the future of interactivity on emerging technology platforms?  Would you like your work to put a smile on the face of millions of children as they play with the toys or games you contributed to?  If you are passionate about working on fun, engaging, dynamic products, this is the place for you. 

 

Creativity, Inc. is seeking a smart, creative Technical Project Coordinator to play a vital role on our team

 

In this role, you will have the chance to work collaboratively with an exceptionally talented and creative multi-disciplinary team to produce IP for toys, games, apps, and more. You will be responsible for managing the day-to-day workflow for multiple clients and projects, and for coordinating technical projects and production schedules to ensure our work is completed on time and on budget.  The right candidate for this role will be extremely detail- and goal-oriented, work well with others in a fast-paced environment across multiple projects, and have strong communication skills plus a knack for organization and good time management.  Interest in technology, toys, play, and gaming is a plus!

 

Responsibilities:

  • Project management for the full lifecycle of the project, ensuring projects keep on time and on budget from start to completion:
    • Create estimates for client approval
    • Define and setup new project objectives and deliverables
    • Create, manage, and share development schedules
    • Assign and track tasks using our in-house project tracking tools
    • Interface with production staff to track progress on assigned tasks and manage resources in order to ensure that scheduled delivery deadlines are met
    • Invoice project at key project milestones and when the project is complete
  • Build and maintain direct relationships with clients to coordinate and manage projects
  • Collaborate and communicate in a friendly but effective way across multi-disciplinary teams, including software, hardware and firmware engineering; audio; animation; gameplay; and design to ensure timely completion of all project actions
  • Organize and maintain all correspondence and project documentation in electronic filing and tracking systems by project
  • Assist project lead with budget management: monitor hours spent vs. hours quoted, and alert project director of any overages or delays
  • Understand all aspects of the creative and technical production process

Skills/Desired Qualities:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or related experience
  • Software, hardware or firmware experience; an eagerness to learn new software tools and technologies
  • Extremely focused, organized, and detail-oriented
  • Excellent multi-tasker
  • Process-oriented; able to remember and follow specific multi-step procedures
  • Strong project leadership skills and initiative; willing to work autonomously to manage and prioritize their own work load
  • Detail-oriented and analytical; able to communicate and comprehend technical information in both written and oral form and keep track of large quantities of data
  • Flexible, collaborative, and a dynamic team-player who can work collaboratively with many different types of personalities and still maintain a sense of calm and good humor under pressure
  • Friendly, personable, able to build relationships
  • Provide and receive critiques in a constructive manner with suggestions and solutions for improvement
  • Remain current on industry trends including: new game genres, new game design methods and emerging platforms

 

About Creativity, Inc:

Creativity, Inc. provides design and engineering services for toy, technology, learning and entertainment companies. We work with leading technology and entertainment companies on the largest global brands to magically bring technology-first products to life.  Our specialties include software and hardware engineering, robotics, animatronics, game design, audio, animation, concept development, connected devices and voice-activation, as well as invention and manufacturing support.

 

Benefits:

 

Enjoy the benefits of working for a small company with Fortune 500 clients!  Creativity, Inc. has great on-site resources and an exceptionally talented team, all wrapped up in a casual culture. 

 

We believe that it is the work of our exceptional employees that ensures our success, and we share our appreciation with great benefits:

 

Competitive salary

Healthcare insurance - employee’s premium paid at 100%

401(k) + company matching program

Paid time off: vacation days, holidays, and sick days

Collaborative work environment, encouraging balanced work/life schedules

Kitchen stocked with gourmet coffee, snacks, and treats, plus monthly team lunches

Dog-friendly office

Three custom recording studios available for personal projects

Ping pong, birthday cakes, and game nights!!

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