Who We Are:

At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world’s top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-sku titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Austin, Budapest, Shanghai, and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry. 

 

What We Need:

Visual Concepts is looking for an Operations Manager to help drive operational excellence across our fast-paced, high-growth Austin studio. In this role, you will design low-friction processes, recommend operational optimizations, manage facilities, identify and implement new tools or business applications, and be a critical, cross-functional leader. We are looking for someone who is intellectually curious, extremely attentive to detail, loves developing processes, and is a strong collaborator with excellent communication skills.

This role will report to the General Manager of our Austin studio and partner with cross-functional stakeholders. We prefer the position to be onsite with the team in Austin.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Manage a large development and publishing focused office complex
  • Work effectively both independently and in a team-based environment, being incredibly proactive and not shy to call out issues and prioritize resolution
  • Spearhead the development and continuous improvement of the ‘Operations Playbook’, including processes, procedures and training that streamline operations
  • Manage large, often cross-functional, organization-wide projects or initiatives; bring together important stakeholders and help drive decisions
  • Drive initiatives, create project plans outlining timelines, owners and tasks. Provide regular status updates to key stakeholders
  • Ensure all deadlines are met and all handoffs are successful as the project is moving through the pipeline
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with leadership & cross-functional partners
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners such as HR, IT, Safety & Security on emergency preparedness, business continuity plans, and site level crisis mitigation
  • Track Facility Operations expenses and establish reporting procedures to key stakeholders
  • Collaborate with site leaders to build trainings, best practices and consistency across teams

 

Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit:

  • Someone experienced managing and operating a large workplace facility
  • A detail-oriented, spreadsheet-loving, deadline-meeting professional
  • A  team player that can influence and collaborate across global partners
  • An effective communicator with the ability to actively listen, interpret, and action on what’s being communicated
  • You have knowledge of general legal requirements, budgeting, and business planning processes
  • Ability to work autonomously, with limited direction
  • You possess both analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • You have experience creating detailed reports and giving presentations
  • Ability to manage competing resources and priorities

 

Preferred Qualification & Experience:

  • Degree in Business Administration,  5+ years’ experience in a operations or project management function or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proven ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employees, partners, and groups of managers
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Creative, flexible, and innovative team player
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, and strong interpersonal skills

Please note that Visual Concepts Entertainment and 2K Games never use instant messaging apps or personal email accounts to contact prospective employees or conduct interviews. When emailing, only use VCentertainment.com and 2K.com accounts.

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