Sega of America, Inc.

Sega of America, Inc.

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VP, Production Services

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Job DetailsJob LocationProgress - Irvine, CAPosition TypeFull TimeSalary Range$258,750.00 - $280,878.00 Salary


Hybrid Work Model

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 Hedgehog, Golden Axe, or the Persona series? . . .When we think of SEGA, we think of its evolution as 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:

We are always leading the market as pioneers of innovation and creativity in the video game industry. Currently, we are seeking a VP of Production Services who will play a central role in our product release process. In this position, as a publisher function, you will oversee the QA (Quality Assurance), localization, release management, and submission departments, and are expected to efficiently manage the production process and provide high-quality, flexible services to our development studios.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Provide high-quality production services to the Publishing and Product Development departments.
  • Oversee the QA, Localization, Release Management, and Submission departments.
  • Supervise the coordination with regional departments and timeline management for product releases.
  • Negotiate, contract, and maintain relationships with outsourced vendors.
  • Evaluate and implement the latest technologies and services to build cost-effective processes and optimize resources.
  • Manage, train, and mentor teams in a multicultural and multilingual environment.
  • Guide team performance evaluation and skill development.

Qualifications And Skills

  • A minimum of 10 years of production experience in the video game industry.
  • At least 5 years of senior management experience in QA and Localization departments.
  • In-depth knowledge and practical experience in QA and Localization.
  • Excellent communication skills and leadership qualities.
  • Proficiency in English is mandatory. Japanese language skills are desirable.

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