Share this Job

Game Production Manager

Location: 

Lakeland, FL, US, 33815

Requisition ID:  9924

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

Summary

 

Motivate, lead, collaborate! Bring your passion for building technically innovative solutions and cohesive, high-performing teams to meet business objectives. Use your understanding of big picture goals to inform technical decisions and thrive in a fast-paced iterative game production environment. Seeking enthusiastic manager who is ready to apply their technical expertise to achieve new levels of productivity and drive innovative game production practices. Provide collaboration, technical leadership, and a desire to continually improve the organization. 

 

Objective & Purpose

This position is responsible for making reliable tactical decisions with minimal intervention from senior management. Working closely with production, the Game Production Manager will manage the day-to day operations and ensure software created for instant ticket lottery games to be printed is error-free and delivered in time to meet the contractual delivery dates. They will make and implement recommendations with an objective to improve processes and policies in support of organizational goals. They will also formulate and implement departmental and organizational policies and procedures to maximize output without sacrificing quality and integrity. Leading by example, the Game Production Manager will ensure the adherence to rules, regulations and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads and motivates Game Production team of 12+ non-exempt employees.
  • Defines assignments and provides guidance to leads and coordinators; analyzes assignments into specific work flow processes for respective software staff. 
  • Plans and tracks progress. Oversees game testing.
  • Communicates progress and updates to teams and internal customers via regular written and verbal communications.
  • Provides Senior Management with input regarding projects, assignments, requirements, etc. 
  • Responsible for, in conjunction with Senior Management, staffing activities of department to include hiring, counseling, training, performance appraisals, etc.
  • Responsible for department Software requirements, testing, maintenance, licensing, tools/methods and quality.
  • Provides inputs to budget process. Responsible for reviewing all group expenditures, with some level of formal sign-off responsibility.
  • May serve as primary contact for one or more customers.  Addresses customer complaints and communicates directly with the customer when necessary.
  • Follows all Company policies, procedures and rules related to Information Security, Quality and Environmental.

Qualifications:

 

Experience & Knowledge 

  • 5+ years of technical or gaming experience, Instant Lottery experience a plus.
  • Minimum 4-7 years management/leadership experience required.
  • Strong math background (probability and statistics preferred)
  • Knowledge and experience in organizational effectiveness and operations management.
  • Experience in a Manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of human resource principles and practices.
  • Experience with ISO and/or other Quality Systems.

Additional Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or related field (or equivalent job experience).
  • Preference for Software Development Background
  • Full-time Opportunity located in Lakeland, Florida
  • Requires background security investigation
     

Skills Required:

  • Align with teams and build strong community within game production
  • Create efficiencies with staff around process and game production
  • Increase game quality and strengthen relationships outside the department
  • Push for innovative solutions to improve game production
  • Project a positive, collaborative attitude
  • Work with mentor to understand the platform, best practices and processes used to develop Instant Tickets
  • Learn Instant Ticket game production through entire game development process to customer delivery
  • Excellent organizational skills, good oral and written communication skills, and a high level of interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work on numerous projects simultaneously.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Must be able to work in team environment.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

 

#LI-MS2

IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


Nearest Major Market: Lakeland