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Bandai Namco Entertainment
51 rue des Docks
69009 Lyon

Date : 25.09.2020
Ad posted a first time on 08.09.2020
Reference : AFJV-EPRO150-18461

Bandai Namco Entertainment

"More fun for everyone"

Notre société BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe fait partie du groupe japonais BANDAI NAMCO, acteur majeur de l'industrie du divertissement présent sur les marchés des jeux vidéo, du jouet mais aussi des parcs d'attractions, et est présente dans 15 filiales au niveau international. Nous intervenons depuis la France/Lyon dans 50 pays à travers le monde.

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe a réussi depuis plusieurs années à implanter et développer durablement le groupe au sein de la zone EMEA et Australasie en l'établissant en tant que référence sur le segment de l'animation japonaise (One Piece, Dragon Ball, Naruto...), en développant avec succès ses franchises historiques et nouvelles (Tekken, SOULCALIBUR, PAC-MAN, Dark Souls), mais aussi en éditant et distribuant de nombreux grands noms de l'industrie du jeu vidéo (CD Projekt Red, Level 5, FromSoftware, Outright Games, Slightly Mad Studios ...).

Producer Group Products

Permanent contract Lyon (69)

Position Duties

Working within the EMEA headquarters and under the supervision of the Senior Producer, you will be joining the Production department in charge of our titles developed in Japan (One Piece, Dragon Ball, Naruto, Tekken, SOULCALIBUR...).

You will be responsible for managing the production planning of the titles your are in charge of from concept approval to release and post-launch maintenance. You will be in constant contact with internal teams across multiple regions (Europe, US, Japan).

Your main responsibilities will be as follows :
  • Drive creation of detailed schedules in collaboration with the internal teams (printed materials, localization, QA, marketing, certification, manufacturing, supply chain)
  • Co-ordinate the build process and delivery of versions to QA, Localization, PR and rating agencies
  • Coordinate and track activities and assets to ensure that project tasks are completed on time
  • Evaluate and assess the project quality during development stages and key BNEI check points (such as Check B Evaluations) with the Game Evaluation Services (GES) team and make recommendations to BNEI Production and/or the development team
  • Proactively and continuously identify risks and their impact on projects to ensure budget, quality and schedule scopes are respected
  • Provide expertise on upcoming projects or concepts ; gaming market trends, positioning, age target and adaptation to EMEA markets
  • Support marketing and sales team's efforts to demo the game to press, etc.

Candidate Profile

Knowledge and skills :
  • Good knowledge of product development and lifecycle management
  • Good knowledge of consoles, video games genres and their market
  • Strong project management practices, including experience with Office suite, and tools similar to JIRA, Confluence, etc.

Experience and qualifications :
  • Fluent in English & French. Japanese is a plus.
  • Master Degree or Engineer
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in project management within the video games industry

Personality traits :
  • Passionate about delivering great service
  • Calm under pressure
  • Strong team spirit
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving and project management skills
  • Detail-oriented, but able to step back and see the big picture when needed
  • Ability to manage changeable workloads
  • Always striving to improve

Additional Information

Location : 51 rue des Docks, 69009 Lyon - France
Start date : As soon as possible
Type of contract and working hours : Full-time permanent contract
Remuneration : Dependent on profile


Please send us your application in English (resume and cover letter).
To: Responsable du recrutement