Full-Time

Sr Producer

Posted on 8/8/2023

PlayStation Global

PlayStation Global

1,001-5,000 employees

Designs and markets gaming consoles and accessories

Consumer Software
Hardware

Senior, Expert

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Required Skills
Agile
Communications
Management
JIRA
SCRUM
Confluence
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 10 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
  • 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
  • Lead and direct other Producers and Associate Producers to balance resources and ensure correct prioritization to ship our games to quality, schedule and budget

Working at PlayStation offers the opportunity to be part of a leading company in the gaming industry, renowned for its cutting-edge technology like haptic feedback and 4K HDR visuals. Employees are immersed in a culture of innovation and excellence that pushes the boundaries of gaming and entertainment. Contributing to a globally recognized brand that consistently delivers high-quality, immersive gaming experiences, ensures a dynamic and fulfilling work environment.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Foster City, California

Founded

1994

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-13%

1 year growth

-29%

2 year growth

-26%

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

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