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Sr Technical Producer
Posted on 3/30/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Confluence
Development Operations (DevOps)
JIRA
C/C++/C#
Management
SCRUM
Python
Requirements
  • Experience with traditional Waterfall production management techniques along with Agile techniques, including SCRUM or Kanban. PMP or equivalent certification a plus
  • Excellent organizational & prioritization skills, attention to detail, process knowledge and ability to multi-task
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (emphasis on Excel), Hansoft, JIRA, Confluence and other project tracking and bug database software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively across product development and management teams
  • Experience working with high performing creative teams and demonstrated ability to partner effectively in a high pressure, collaborative environment
  • Proven conflict management skills with a strength in mediation leading to resolution of risk and roadblocks
  • Minimum 8 years of games industry experience in an internal development environment in a production role
  • Experience on multiple large scale, 150+ person AAA games through all phases of production from concept to release
  • At least one shipped AAA PC and/or console title as a Senior Producer
  • Mastery of a variety of project management techniques in an internal development environment coupled with deep experience building and maintaining schedules
  • Experience working on technical teams and projects such as Gameplay Engineering, Engine/Rendering, Build Pipelines, DevOps, or Tools
  • Familiarity with programming and/or scripting languages (e.g. C++, Python)
  • Previous experience managing, guiding and mentoring junior producers
  • Familiarity with various internal game production pipelines and software
  • 4 year undergraduate college degree or equivalent skill set
Responsibilities
  • Run the production pipeline of a broad area of the game crossing multiple disciplines throughout all phases of the product development cycle from design through final approval
  • Craft and maintain a comprehensive project plan, schedule, scope and resource forecast for multiple disciplines along a complex production pipeline
  • Manage day-to-day production issues to allow the team to achieve the highest possible game quality. Schedule and maintain tasking of departmental and interdisciplinary teams
  • Break down large complex initiatives, features and challenges into manageable portions and actionable steps
  • Assimilate diverse information and assess the impact on each phase of production and on the project as a whole
  • Identify all groups that may be affected by a goal, actively solicit their input and follow up by strong execution
  • Ensure a common understanding and agreement on project scope, objectives and impact of any changes
PlayStation Global

5,001-10,000 employees

Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service
Company Overview
Playstation's mission is to deliver new joy, excitement and awe to everyone. The company builds software and hardware for gaming consoles and content.
Benefits
  • Health and wellness: Medical (PPO, HDHP, and HMO), dental, vision, disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, student loan repayment assistance, education reimbursement program, wellness reimbursement, identity theft protection, basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance, business travel accident insurance, 4.5% 401(k) match, commuter program, additional voluntary programs (group legal, pet insurance, auto and home insruance), onsite flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Family and time off: 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, paid parental leave, adoption assistance program, 529 college savings plan match, back-up child care, parental and elder care coaching
  • Perks: Sony product discounts, passport perks program, monthly $10 Playstation Network voucher, employee referral bonus, game launch events
Company Values
  • Dreams & Curiosity: Pioneer the future with dreams and curiosity
  • Diversity: Pursue the creation of the very best by harnessing diversity and varying viewpoints
  • Integrity & Sincerity: Earn the trust for the Sony brand through ethical and responsible conduct
  • Sustainability: Fulfill our stakeholder responsibilities through disciplined business practices