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Technical Publishing Assistant

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On behalf of our Client, leading technology provider

We are looking for an eager computer science graduate type, willing to learn, great in vague situations, pro-active. The role is contract based.
Job Mission:

To support the EMEA programming team with the population of Games programming on the Client’s dashboard across UK & European locales.

Programming team is responsible for publishing promotional content for their console, 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 Programming’s Production Operations team, this position requires programming of the promotions on the Dash with content updates according to promotional content calendars.
• Using proprietary CMS (content management system) tool, build & publish content to Dashboard
• 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
• Maintenance of all operations related documentation
• Escalate project issues & questions, stakeholder issues, Dashboard issues to internal stakeholder, Associate Producer or Producer
• Cross collaboration with design 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:

Essential:

* An extensive knowledge of the Computer Games industry
* Excellent communication skills
* HTML 5
* CSS
* Jquery
* 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

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