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Sr. Manager, Art Services (Head of Accounts)

Central Studio/Operations
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Your Mission

  • Serves as the head of the Art Services account team, the function responsible for the management of creative asset production, primarily for marketing purposes
  • Partners with the department head (Sr. Creative Director) to plan annual budgets
  • Works together with finance partners to track spend, forecast, and report department usage
  • Be a champion in maintaining internal/external client relations
  • Help with developing short, long, mid department plans
  • Be a people leader champion with hiring and developing top notch talent


  • Responsible for department-wide planning and process initiatives, including traffic management, onboarding and training of new employees
  • Proactively tracks, prioritizes, organizes, plans and implements tasks
  • Primary staffing agency contact
  • Supports team to ensure client deliverables are on-time
  • Develops budget strategies for out-of-scope work and communicates regularly with clients on costs
  • Leads special initiatives, as appropriate: equipment purchases/budget tracking, remodels, strategic
  • planning, employee onboarding, etc.
  • Establish and maintain positive and professional working relationships with staff, vendors, and clients
  • Create and implement processes that will provide account management efficiency
  • Oversees all Creative Producers, ensuring excellent account management across all franchises
  • Work with department leads to allocate resources for larger projects
  • Attend Cross Functional and Franchise Editorial meetings to ensure department visibility as well as report to the wider team of franchise planning and upcoming requests

Player Profile

  • This is a leadership role. Experience managing a medium- to large-sized team and successfully working cross-functionally between departments is key
  • Experience in account, operational and/or project management, preferably in a consumer marketing or advertising environment, ideally working with creative teams
  • Able to handle multiple projects under tight deadlines; organized, detail-oriented and friendly
  • Must be even-tempered and able to interact well, under pressure, with multiple teams on multiple projects with tight deadlines
  • Must be able to successfully prioritize multiple projects
  • Prior related Producer experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Must be able to apply knowledge, experience, and learnings to real situations to help solve problems
  • 4-year college degree required
  • Game industry experience preferred


Your Platform

We’re headquartered in Santa Monica, California, housing multiple teams across many disciplines of Marketing, PR, Sales, Supply Chain and other corporate functions such as HR, IT, Legal, Facilities and Finance. Santa Monica is the nerve center of our company, where the best ideas combine with unrivalled rigor to create the biggest and best entertainment experiences in the world.

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is the world’s largest interactive entertainment company, with operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, Destiny, Skylanders®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™, and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!


We’re proud to be recognized as one of FORTUNE’s "100 Best Companies To Work For®” for four consecutive years and have earned a spot on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies,” and “Future 50” lists. Our 10,000+ global employees are some of the best and brightest talents across entertainment, media, and technology.


The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

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