Who We Are
Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.
Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, problem solvers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Darkness, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, WWE 2K, and XCOM.
At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work! We are dedicated to diversity and inclusion, and want our community of candidates to reflect this commitment. We encourage all qualified applicants to explore our global positions. 2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).
What We Need
The Operations team at 2K is looking for a driven and intellectually curious person to help drive key operational initiatives across the business. We partner with a variety of teams across the organization to orchestrate unified, effective, and scalable initiatives. At any given moment we are the supporter, leader, approver, and/or responsible party with other internal and external teams.
What You’ll Do
As a temporary Associate Project Manager at 2K, you will be responsible for driving the operational process for multiple active and planned projects, assisting the Operations team by guiding cross functional teams to navigate barriers to execution and communicating progress and solutions to leadership teams.
The right candidate will possess a project management background and will have proven experience leading multiple complex projects at the same time. You are able to thrive and succeed in a collaborative environment with a diverse set of globally-distributed partners and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities.
Lead and assist with the successful ongoing execution and delivery of large-scale projects involving all areas of the business
Develop project plans including timelines, achievements, deliverables, dependencies, success criteria, and relevant communication
Effectively and dynamically context switch between the individual task level and high-level project objectives, with the goal of maintaining a consistently up-to-date view that can be conveyed outward
Provide detailed and timely communication on developing issues to relevant executives and partners with clarity and urgency
Work effectively both independently and in a team-based environment, being incredibly proactive and not shy to call out issues and prioritize resolution
Work closely with the project team to help track major activities and achievements and help organize operations schedules
Help maintain project documents, perform project research, and assist in data entry tasks
Assist with driving key tasks to completion and escalating when the project is at risk when appropriate
Help prepare weekly project reports to update project partners and leadership of project status
Coordinate and assist with presentations for project initiatives or special projects Develop and maintain good working relationships with different partners within the business and with other organizations
What Will Make You A Great Fit
BA/BS Degree or equivalent required
2+ years experience in a similar role, familiarity with the gaming market and industry trends preferred
Good Microsoft office / Gsuite proficiency required. Strong PowerPoint skills are a bonus
Experience and comfort leading daily scrums and providing frequent status reports to small and large audiences
Great interpersonal skills including an ability to work effectively within a globally distributed team with different levels across the organization from executives to interns
Help promote a company culture that encourages top performance and high morale across the organization
Adaptable with an ability to apply experience across different areas of business
Ability to self-prioritize effectively and be extremely organized
Excellent listening, written and oral communication skills
Reasonable understanding of finance and an ability to oversee budgeting, reporting, planning, and auditing
As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need reasonable accommodation.
Please note that 2K Games and its studios never uses instant messaging apps or personal email accounts to contact prospective employees or conduct interviews and when emailing, only use 2K.com accounts.
The pay range for this position in California at the start of employment is expected to be between $29 and $43 per Hour. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an 'at-will position' and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.