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Senior Producer
Lead
Posted on 6/22/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Animation
Leadership
Requirements
  • 6+ years of proven experience in development and operations of AAA console/PC video games with several years as a Senior Producer or Project Manager
  • Shipped multiple game titles with at least one AAA title
  • Experience partnering with engineering, design, animation, VFX, audio, and art teams
  • Knowledge of various development methodologies and their applications (e.g. Agile)
  • Comprehensive experience with all phases of game development from concept to submission and continued development post-launch
  • Experience managing projects, planning, and schedules across multiple groups
  • Outstanding knowledge of video game industry, trends, and player sentiment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and operates with empathy and understanding
Responsibilities
  • Lead efforts to keep the teams actively communicating and collaborating between each other and leadership
  • Be the “go-to” person for the team to help reduce, alleviate, solve, or expedite issues preventing healthy development
  • Work with design and creative leads to collaboratively build goals for the overall project and be the conciliator to ensure we meet them
  • Pioneer and influence a positive, upbeat, safe, inclusive, and diverse studio culture
  • Pitch and carry out risk mitigation strategies, roadmap adjustments, and project scope changes with the development and leadership teams
  • Be able to adopt new initiatives or ideas, understand the value of the change, and promote adoption and awareness with the team
  • Provide feedback that is direct and honest but is paired with care and a genuine desire to improve and support
  • Work with Production Director and producers to establish accessible, low-friction, and intuitive development processes
  • Build, interpret, and deliver team performance reports to indicate overall team velocity, project health, and progress towards project goals
  • Resilience and flexibility to work within many project methodologies and philosophies
  • Efficiently support, shepherd, and maintain a clear and prioritized backlog and agile ceremonies or artifacts
  • Understand personal or team emotions and how to nurture or redirect them with humility, rather than impede or aggravate them in a professional workspace
Wizards of the Coast
Game publisher
Company Overview
Wizards of the Coast creates entertainment that inspires creativity, sparks passions, forges friendships, and fosters communities around the globe. Their games seek to harness the boundless energy and imagination of their players. In every pursuit, they seek to inspire a lifetime love for games.
Benefits
  • Direct & Indirect Compensation
  • Employee Health Support
  • Caring for Families
  • Parental Leave
  • Core Hours
  • Generous Time Off Programs
  • Free and Discounted Products
  • 4 hours/ Month Paid Volunteer Time
Company Values
  • Be legendary
  • Build a well-rounded crew
  • Delve into dungeons
  • Don't split the party
  • It takes a multiverse