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Content Project Manager
Ref No.: 20-05923
Location: Menlo Park, California
Job Title: Content Project Manager
Requesting Pay: $48/hr. (W2 ONLY) This position requires authorization to work in the U.S. without sponsorship, now and in the future
Location: Remote – when offices reopen – Menlo Park, CA
Benefits: Health insurance, 15 days PTO, accrued paid sick leave, free meals/snacks/beverages, access to onsite services & more!
Schedule: 12+ month contract M-F, full-time (40 hours); W2,
*Opportunity for extension or conversion based on performance and business needs*
 
SUMMARY
  • As a Content Project Manager with our team, you will be one of the people our internal partners at Facebook Reality Labs Organization will come to with questions about all things VR content. You will partner closely with APA Program Manager and with the knowledge you have gained attending cross functional meetings, conversations with content owners, information gathered from other sources, you will proactively push out information to XFN partners and Content Org stakeholders on a regular cadence. You will be a key owner in the events process - shepherding asset requests to completion and participating in strategy discussions for key events, such as Facebook Connect.
     
Top 3 "must have non-negotiable" skill sets
  • Proven excellent project management skills / experience
  • Video Games knowledge; plays, reads and knows about games, developers and key industry events
  • Experience working with Marketing / Creative and Events teams, familiar with video/image capture and editing terminology (screen/print resolution, aspect ratios, frame rates, etc.)
  • Ideally, the candidate is IT savvy
  • This role will coordinate events with internal partners, so prior experience in event coordination is a plus
  • Understanding of graphics cards, CPU/GPU and overall PC setups will be very helpful
  • Experience presenting in group settings (speaking to internal teams, delivering updates via Powerpoint decks, etc).
 
Core Responsibilities
  • Point of contact for content that is in development and live on our platform
  • Proactive communication to internal stakeholders highlighting risks, concerns and blockers
  • Ability to parse through multiple sources of information and pull the right information to share out
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with our internal teams and 3rd party developers
  • Holding cross-functional partners accountable in providing timely status updates
  • Understanding of products and experiences being shipped in VR across all Oculus platforms
  • Ability to speak to titles during cross functional meetings and flag strategies that may have operational risks
  • Own and manage the in-depth approval process and request queue coming from all our XFN partners
  • Ability to speak to the Content Org strategy and provide valuable strategic input, while at the same time having an ‘Operations first’ mindset
  • Comfortable with representing the organization and present program updates in group settings, including occasional updates to leadership
  • Understand nuances in developer communications and how to deliver and manage sensitive and/or private information, protecting our relationship with managed partners from internal churn on requests
  • Partnering with Content Org, Marketing and Events teams to identify the right content to showcase at flagship events, secure asset and/or demo build approvals required from IP holders
     
Key Qualifications
  • 5+ years experience in project management, game development or related field
  • Detail-oriented mindset with an analytical view on process, able to identify opportunities and actions needed to improve how we work as a team
  • Demonstrated passion for video games and familiar with multiple genres of VR, PC and/or console games
  • Solid understanding of technical specifications for digital and print assets (i.e. resolution standards, file formats, etc) and PC hardware and software (graphics cards, memory, storage, display adapters, general PC gaming hardware knowledge)
  • Experience with new hardware consumer launches, and familiarity in handling new types of proprietary software
  • Above average proficiency in Windows or Mac OS (command line, file structure, permissions, etc.)
  • Ability to handle assignments and information of a confidential nature
  • Can thrive in a fast-paced environment and remain focused while juggling multiple tasks and assignments
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to navigate complex cross-functional initiatives with diplomacy
     
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with VR content
  • Experience with Salesforce and Digital Asset Management tools
  • Proficient and familiar with ADB and Android