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Are you ready to drive a game that brings a positive impact to the world through the power of mobile and location technologies? We’re looking for a bold and innovative Producer to work on current and upcoming Live Events and features in Pokémon GO. Live Events are a true extension of Niantic products and highlight our core pillars of exploration, exercise, and real-world social. This role would support the execution of major events such as Pokémon GO Fest, Pokémon GO Tour, and Pokémon GO Safari Zones. The ideal candidate would be an authentic Pokémon GO fan who has experience producing large scale events and managing concurrent projects.

A combination of technical aptitude, Pokémon brand knowledge, and creative thinking are required to be successful in this role. Join the team and make a positive impact on millions of Trainers around the world.

Responsibilities

  • Support quarterly/annual Pokémon GO live events aligned to OKRs, key campaigns, and business goals, in close partnership with game designers live-events and marketing.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional internal teams to coordinate real world live events reaching 5,000 to 300,000 players as well as global in-app events reaching millions.

  • Lead aspects of technical support and QA coordination to ensure live events are properly set up and thoroughly tested before launching.

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with brand partners, navigating approval hurdles to successfully land a cohesive end product.

  • Engage with the team leadership to keep them informed of current live event statuses as well as presenting data-driven results and recaps.

  • Break down multifaceted issues into workable components to guide projects from creation to launch.

  • Work with engineers, designers and artists to bring features to market.

Qualifications

  • 2+ years experience producing a live service mobile game.

  • You have collaborated on the growth of a live product or service.

  • You are able to demonstrate extraordinary organization, communication, thoroughness, and leadership skills while working on cross-functional teams (design, engineering, production, etc.).

  • You have an interest or excitement about AR and mobile games.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced hybrid environment and handle stress appropriately and/or ability to solve practical problems and be sufficiently adaptable to handle dynamic situations with little advance notice.

  • Experience working on cross-functional teams with ability to communicate effectively through written and verbal communications.

  • You love Pokémon GO.

  • Willingness to travel.

Plus If...

  • Experience with project management tools such as Jira.

  • You have worked on games or gaming platforms.

  • You have experience working with an external partner.

  • You have localization experience

Join the Niantic team!

Join the Niantic team! Niantic is the world’s leading AR technology company, sparking creative and engaging journeys in the real world. Our products inspire outdoor exploration, exercise, and meaningful social interaction.

Originally formed at Google in 2011, we became an independent company in 2015 with a strong group of investors including Nintendo, The Pokémon Company, and Alsop Louie Partners. Our current consumer titles include pioneering global-control game Ingress, record-breaking AR game Pokémon GO, and Pikmin Bloom. In November 2021, we launched our developer platform, Lightship, enabling creators to build immersive AR experiences around the globe. Niantic is an Equal Opportunity employer.

We believe that cultivating a workplace where our people are supported and included is essential to creating great products our community will love. Our mission emphasizes seeking and hiring diverse voices, including those who are traditionally underrepresented in the technology industry, and we consider this to be one of the most important values we hold close.

Niantic is a hybrid first company. We believe that in person interaction and collaboration is good for Niantic’s culture, and critical to our future success as a company. We support flexibility and know new ways of working are here to stay.

We're a hard-working, fun, and exciting group who value intellectual curiosity and a passion for problem-solving! We have growing offices located in San Francisco, Sunnyvale, Bellevue, Los Angeles, New York, London, Tokyo, Hamburg, and Zurich.

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