Executive Producer
Posted on 12/16/2022

1,001-5,000 employees

Sports-based game development studio
Company Overview
2K’s mission is to enable all gamers to build, connect, escape and dream big with their wide array of interactive entertainment for video game consoles, personal computers, and mobile devices. The company is committed to maintaining and developing some of the most creative, respective and premium games in today’s gaming market.
Sparks, MD, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Customer Service
  • Typically has 10 or more years of experience with 5 or more years of management experience
  • Proven experience leading and shipping AAA PC and console games
  • Has managed production staff directly
  • Has been a key contributor to multiple game projects
  • A passion for games and game development
  • Strong understanding of video game development and the video game market as a whole
  • Ability to identify and recommend improvements to the development process
  • Ability to negotiate and form consensus, define and drive action items
  • Demonstrable ability to develop complex project roadmaps and staffing plans
  • Experience defining and implementing development processes
  • Skilled at clearly and concisely communicating information across large, distributed teams as well as keeping external groups notified of change
  • Skilled in JIRA, MS and Google Office Suites; Excel and Google Sheets in particular
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to mentor others
  • Ability to handle high pressure situations and have strong prioritization skills
  • Must be punctual, proactive, and have a strong work ethic
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Accountable for product quality. Ensures that game features and functionality support creative pillars and strategic goals
  • Build and preserve a healthy and creative environment. Motivate and empower the team and help ensure they are reaching their goals collectively as a team and as individuals
  • Work with Firaxis leadership team to formulate strategies and operating plans for the development team and executes or adjusts the operating plans based on performance or changes in market plans
  • Oversees and directs the work of the production team consisting of managing and review of direct reports/senior leads. Manages and mentors members of the production team
  • Assist in creating and sustaining related budgets and cost forecasts for each project
  • Partner with supporting functional teams, including marketing, publishing, licensing, finance, customer service and quality assurance
  • Recognize and contribute to company goals and core values while bringing a collaborative and positive approach to all project related activities
  • Create schedules with internal and external teams/team leads and with executive management
  • Work with Development Director to manage projects to schedule, highlighting task priorities, departmental interdependencies, and resource issues/risks
  • Comprehend and strategize for all project deliverables, including internally and externally required build and marketing/PR needs
  • Detects production issues and conflicts between schedule, cost, and project scope targets and offering solutions