Director of Development Services

Full Time
IRVINE, Must reside in California, Work from home during COVID
Posted 4 months ago

SEGA… What do you think of when you hear that word? Do you think of the console with the iconic, harmonized voice fire ups or do you think of the countless gaming hits from Sonic the HedgehogGolden Axe, or the Persona series?…

When we think of SEGA, we think of its evolution from a pioneer in the video game market to one of the most prominent video game developers and publishers ever! Globally, SEGA has over 5,000 employees passionately working to bring the best gaming entertainment to players around the planet. We have one of, if not the richest, portfolio of original IPs – something we are very proud of and excited about as the market continues to change.

New streaming technologies and shifts in the retail landscape are well poised for what will be the most disruptive and innovative time in our industry. Our IP strategy positions us well for this, and we are enthusiastic about the future!

There’s never been a more exciting time in the company’s history to join SEGA!

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Product Development, this position is responsible for supporting development and production of Sega of America console, PC, and streaming games.  Works closely with SEGA and Atlus Japan studios, SEGA Europe, external business partners, and first party representatives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, mentor, and lead a small team that provides practical support to all Sega of America Production projects.
  • Provide Production Management services to key projects.
  • Establish, maintain, and enhance relationships with SEGA and Atlus Japan studios, SEGA Europe, external business partners, and first party representatives.
  • Building up, maintaining process and developing support materials like Development Guidelines, Production policy notes, Tech Whitepapers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • English / Japanese bilingual.
  • 10+ years of experience in the games industry.
  • 5+ years of experience in managing people.
  • History of shipping commercially successful PC and console products.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems efficiently.
  • Knowledge of contemporary production methods and development best practices.
  • Knowledge of legal process, regulations, and compliance for video game development.
  • Knowledge of hardware and software game industry trends.
  • Experience with Digital Rights Management solutions.
  • Solid technical understanding of product development, technology, compliance, and contemporary production methods.
  • Experience with Windows/PC game development. 

LOCAL APPLICANTS ONLY. We are located in Irvine, CA. Applicants outside of the Los Angeles/Orange County area will not be considered.

Job Features

Job CategoryDirector of Development Services, PRODUCTION

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