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Interactive Content Production Manager

LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION - Littleton, CO 80125

 

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The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other…are with Lockheed Martin Space. As we enter a new era of space exploration, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.
The Lockheed Martin Space Pulsar development team is focused on evolving how Lockheed Martin Space does business. We’re consistently looking at ways to improve our collaboration, foster innovation and advance how we operate. The Pulsar development team creates highly immersive experiences designed to inspire, excite, and educate visitors using an advanced, configurable visualization center equipped with some of the latest technologies for audio and video production. The team holds creativity and innovation as core principles in everything we do.
Are you ambitious, capable of learning fast, and passionate about the latest technologies and bringing them to life through innovative approaches? We are looking for someone who will thrive in a fun, positive workplace and actively engage in our creative and unique development culture. This position requires a creative, and design-oriented individual to lead the production studio team in the overall creative process and development of quality immersive experiences and applications for the Advanced Visualization team. A strong eye for branding, design, and user experience is required, as is the ability to work well with a distributed team. The ideal candidate will have experience editing video, audio, graphics and a creative eye for design using light, 3D space and other various mediums. This individual should be team oriented and comfortable giving and receiving respectful, candid feedback while working through design challenges that require novel solutions. A successful candidate will be flexible within their design process to deliver on quick turn requests. The ability to work creatively and efficiently under pressure to maintain successful delivery of high-quality content is a must.

Roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the production studio team, program management, and software engineers to shape project requirements through industry research, stakeholder interviews and emerging trends
  • Collaborating with program management and the production studio team to ensure projects are on budget and schedule
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of production processes and personnel
  • Oversee hiring, on-boarding and continued training of team members, ensuring strategic alignment with business objectives and desired impact
  • Coach direct reports on personal development plans; create opportunities for them to grow into additional responsibilities
  • Engaging in end to end development of unique interactions and products to support Pulsar deliverables
  • Offering creative guidance to production studio team on design principles as needed
  • Continually exploring and integrating current design trends and emerging visual communication technology
  • Partnering with Lockheed Martin Space and Lockheed Martin Corporate Communications teams to integrate appropriate internal messaging/strategy into mission personalization experiences and adhere to Lockheed Martin branding guidelines

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong digital art skills and portfolio reflecting creative expertise for campaigns that may include 2D/3D graphic design, user interface/user experience design, interactive, motion graphics, print, video or web.
  • Extensive experience with project planning, estimation and staffing
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Exceptional relationship-building, problem-solving and presentation skills
  • Able to understand an individual team’s dynamics and energize the team accordingly with an emphasis on continuous improvement
  • Solid understanding and knowledge of digital media, marketing operations, and application development and support
  • Extensive experience in tools for design (e.g., Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator) and video production (e.g., After Effects, Premiere)
  • A basic understanding of audio/video hardware systems and their respective media formats.
  • Strong writing and editing skills

Desired Skills:

  • General understanding of the Aerospace and Defense environment
  • Familiarity with game development platforms (e.g. Unity, Unreal)
  • Experience creating content for non-traditional environments (e.g. non-standard aspect ratios, projection mapping, 3D audio)
  • Flexibility to modify plans and approach based on feedback
  • Ability to consistently learn and integrate new technologies
  • Experience with Agile tools (e.g. JIRA, Pivotal Tracker, etc.)
  • Must be willing and able to engage leadership to remove impediments and improve the team’s efficiency
  • Experience in fast-paced, start-up like environment with time and priority management
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with minimal oversight
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
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Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
EXPERIENCE LEVEL:
Experienced Professional