Sr Manager
Content Management, Vr, Remote
Posted on 4/2/2024
Axon

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops non-lethal public safety technologies and solutions
Company Overview
Axon, originally founded as TASER International, is a company deeply rooted in a mission to protect life, aiming to reduce gun-related deaths by 50% in 10 years. It offers a comprehensive network of devices and applications, making it a leader in public safety solutions. The company's culture is driven by purpose, inviting those who seek meaningful careers to contribute to their goal of creating a safer world.
Hardware
Aerospace

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$246M

Founded

1993

Headquarters

Scottsdale, Arizona

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

26%

2 year growth

74%
Locations
Seattle, WA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Marketing
CategoriesNew
Art, Graphics & Animation
Requirements
  • Minimum eight (8) years of experience managing content development in VR, e-learning, and/or video game production in a corporate environment.
  • Direct people management experience leading cross discipline teams of 5 or more people.
  • PMP, PMI-ACP or equivalent Project Management credentialing.
  • Experience leading remote production teams, including strong expertise directing external developer and vendor studios.
  • Expert level project management capability across multiple simultaneous initiatives with track record guiding, driving, and influencing teams to launch high quality productions on-time and within budget.
  • Strong background in vendor management, budgeting, executive reporting, and horizontal collaboration with marketing, legal, SMEs, and others
  • Experience launching multiple VR products and producing enterprise VR content.
  • Passion for Immersive Technologies, and all things XR/VR/AR.
Responsibilities
  • Manage and grow a team of 5-10 people including VR Content Program Managers, Instructional Designers, Scriptwriters and Narrative Writers.
  • Own all facets of end-to-end VR content project management, working with internal development teams and external developer partners, including traveling to film production shoots and other events.
  • Oversee planning, development and production of VR content and ensure project milestones and deliverables are executed within scope, budget, & schedule while maintaining high quality.
  • Partner with Product Management, Creative, Art, and Engineering to ensure that the content your team plans and develops is supported by the VR platform.
  • Build strong relationships with Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) and advisors who will provide the context and expertise for the content your team delivers.
  • Gather and provide design and development feedback to developers and content partners.
  • Create, maintain, and drive project schedules, milestones, benchmarks, and release plans to successful launch across multiple simultaneous initiatives - including 360 video, In-Engine VR content, and Web Based Trainings.
  • Oversee developer relations, including selection process and negotiations with outsourcing partners, while driving the contracts process.
  • Lead regular planning and review sessions with key stakeholders, providing clear expectations and accountability while anticipating and mitigating risks ahead of time.
  • Responsibility for supporting QA and Localization efforts for content, adherence to platform specifications and requirements, and ongoing product support including software updates.