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Bandai Namco Europe (logo)
15 Rue Felix Mangini
Lyon - 69009

Date : 15.05.2024
Ad posted a first time on 23.04.2024
Reference : AFJV-EPRO150-27101

Bandai Namco Europe

Bandai Namco Europe is a leading global publisher and developer of entertainment content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC.   

BNEU is the western content hub of Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.(BNEI), and is building its reputation with franchises such as LITTLE NIGHTMARES, THE DARK PICTURES ANTHOLOGY, and the upcoming UNKNOWN 9 Awakening - developed by the recently acquired Reflector Entertainment based in Montreal, QC. 

Part of the Japanese Bandai Namco group, an entertainment industry leader with a presence in video games, toys and amusement parks, Bandai Namco Europe has 15 international offices with operations in 50 countries around the world.
Our company motto is 'Fun for all into the future' ! Find out why you should join the Bandai Namco Europe family in Lyon, France by watching this video :

Associate Producer - Little Nightmares

64 candidates • Permanent contract Lyon (69)

Position Duties

As an Associate Producer within our Content Creation & Publishing Team, you will work on our headline IP : Little Nightmares.
You support our Producers with the management of products development from concept until release date to help us to continue to increase the success of this IP (7 million units sold to date).
You help to keep a constant contact with development teams, internal functional teams and publisher representatives. You also address concerns in a timely manner, as well as maintaining all project-related documents and schedules.
You will be able to take the leadership of some part of the game's production and/or the collaboration with some internal teams under the supervision of a Producer.

Your main responsibilities include :
  • Support to drive the project in collaboration with the development teams
  • Support to drive the project in collaboration with Bandai Namco internal teams (Marketing, QA, Localization, Release Management, Engineering, Printed Materials, Operations, etc.) and Bandai Namco other entities
  • Support to drive the creation and maintenance of detailed schedule in collaboration with all teams involved on the project
  • Support the milestone review and approval process
  • Provide a qualitive support to the Producers by reviewing the game on multiple platforms, make comparative playthroughs and liaise with QA
  • Support the creation and maintenance of reporting on the project
  • Support the financial tracking of the project
  • Coordinate and track activities and assets to ensure that project tasks are completed on time
  • Support to identify risks and the impact on projects and keep scope of the project in line with budget and schedule
  • Support to identify and resolve conflicts between schedule, budget and quality
  • Co-ordinate the build process and delivery of versions to QA, Localization, PR and rating agencies
  • Support the evaluation and assess the project quality during early development stages with the game evaluation team and make recommendations to the development team
  • Provide a technical support to Marketing, liaise with studios for Marketing builds, provide feedback on Marketing assets such as trailers, etc
  • Support Marketing, Event Management, and PR for events such as E3, Gamescom, etc
  • Support to display the games to marketing and sales team, press, etc.

Candidate Profile

Knowledge and skills :
  • Good organizational, problem solving and project management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Adequate knowledge of the various technologies used in the video games development (3D environment, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of product development and production cycle
  • Good knowledge of consoles, video games genres and their market
  • Strong project management practices and software including Project, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Excellent English communication skills and ability to make presentations

Experience and qualifications :
  • At least 1-2 years of experience as an Assistant or Associate Producer with significant responsibilities and on released titles
  • Experience coordinating product development efforts with functional teams, such as Engineering, Localization, Printed Materials, Quality Assurance, Public Relations, Sales, and Marketing, throughout a complete production cycle and across multiple studios
  • Bachelor's degree in project management, design, engineering, or related discipline required

Personality traits :
  • Good analyzing and summarizing capacity in order to identify and simply describe an issue
  • Analytical and pragmatism capacities to ensure all tasks are duly completed
  • Strong initiative with a desire to learn and be challenged
  • Adaptation and flexibility to accommodate workload changes throughout the year
  • Calm under pressure
  • Very strong team spirit
  • Curious and open-minded
  • Adequate communication and reporting skills

Additional Information

Job location : 15, rue Felix Mangini, 69009 LYON - FRANCE / This position is not eligible to full remote
Start date : as soon as possible
Contract : full time (permanent)
Remuneration : fixed and variable compensation
Business trips : at least once a month and abroad (Europe, US & Canada)
Benefits : flexible working hours, 2 teleworking days per week, lunch vouchers, profit sharing, reimbursement of public transportation costs, work council advantages (gift vouchers, discount on services...), new building with various facilities (gym room, gaming room, nap room, car / bike / scooter parking, cafeteria and coffee corners...)


Sounds interesting ?

Please send us your CV and cover letter in English (applications submitted in other languages will not be reviewed).

To: Talent Acquisition Specialist
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