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41062-1-2 Xbox LIVE Games Publishing Assistant, EMEA 30/09/2013-11.30am

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· Based in TVP Reading

· Salary £20,000 - £25,000 per annum plus up to 15% bonus

· To start ASAP

· Contracts will run until 30th June 2014

CV Submission Deadline is Monday 30th September @ 10:30AM

Popular Game console publishing assistant

New/Existing Assignment: New

Job Mission:

To support the EMEA Dashboard Programming team with the population of Games programming on the console dashboard across UK & European locales.

The console Programming team is responsible for publishing promotional content, working with a wide variety of partners to develop promotional ideas, build appropriate graphics and experiences, write and/or edit content, manage publishing schedules and ensure user experience meets the highest bar for quality, consistency and technical accuracy.

Key areas of responsibility:

Primary role: As a member of the Games Programming team, this position requires programming of the Games channel of the EMEA Dash with daily/weekly content updates according to promotional content calendars.
• Using proprietary CMS (content management system) tool, build & publish content to Xbox LIVE Dashboard on a daily/weekly basis, according to schedule
• Ensure all content is rigorously QA’d prior to publish
• Update Producer clearly and regularly on status of all weekly tasks and on-going projects
• Submission of copy to loc with translation agency as required
• Weekly Maintenance of all channel related documentation
• Escalate project issues & questions, stakeholder issues, Dashboard issues to internal stakeholder, Associate Producer or Producer
• Cross collaboration with design: submit bugs for related BDE projects, raising any escalations to the Producer
• Cross collaboration with internal stakeholders to secure content featured within BDE’s or calendared content as detailed in weekly promotional calendars
• Suggest Process Improvements to Associate Producer or Producer

Success Criteria:

* Quick transition into team – getting up to speed on tools and the EMEA focus
* Keeps dashboard fresh with new content on a daily/weekly basis across all markets with 100% accuracy
* Demonstrates ability to work with Production Operations team to resolve technical issues
* Understands regional sensitivities and priorities
* Identifies asset requirements with keen attention to detail
* Aids in the production and construction of content using content management tools
* Works well as part of a team, as well as independently
* Creative thinking to resolve roadblocks and issues
* Proactive with fast reaction skills when content may require changing/updating quickly
Experience and Professional Qualification Requirements:


* A knowledge of the Computer Games industry
* Excellent communication skills
* Experience of working in a deadline-driven environment
* Experience of working to schedules in a daily or weekly content publishing environment
* Proven working knowledge in creating content for multiple audience types in an online environment, preferably in the entertainment industry
* Experience & proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)
* Intermediate Photoshop
* BA/BSc or equivalent


* HTML 5
* Jquery
* Fluency in one or more European languages beneficial but not essential
* Strong editorial skills, particularly an ability to write concise headlines and descriptions that adhere to tight character restrictions
* Degree in information management, communications, English, journalism or related discipline
* LUA / Flash Action Scripting knowledge

Behaviour and Personality Profile:

• A passion for computer games reflected by a high level of knowledge of this field
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Able to prioritise workload effectively and be extremely organised
• Positive outlook and happy to work as part of a production team as well as individually
• Enthusiastic and keen to learn with an acute attention to detail

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