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Producer - Toronto, Canada

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Certain Affinity Inc.

Negotiable

Toronto, Canada

Canada

Production

ASAP

23/09/2019

22/11/2019

Associate

Permanent | Full Time

No

Production  Toronto, Ontario

 

 

Would you like to work on some of the biggest franchises in gaming? Certain Affinity, the largest independent video game developer in Austin, Texas, is opening a location in Toronto, Canada and we’re looking for exceptionally talented people to join us. Our Toronto studio will collaborate with our Austin location, and together we’ll be co-developing AAA FPS games and creating our own compelling new IP.

As a Producer at Certain Affinity, you’ll provide production support for our game teams. The Producer will work closely with all teams, enabling them to deliver a high-quality product on time and budget in a collaborative, results-oriented environment.

If you have project management and scheduling experience, are eager to make an impact, motivated to support the needs of game development teams, we’d like to hear from you.

Responsibilities

  • Support senior studio production staff in all areas related to the development process
  • Participate in driving a cross-discipline team to deliver high-quality content promptly
  • Help track and maintain all production schedules
  • Facilitate team communication and ensure the timely dissemination of information
  • Collaborate with the production staff and other leads to provide motivation, maintain creativity and build team cohesion
  • Identify and mitigate risks associated with key-milestones
  • Prepare and deliver presentations of games/content during key stages of development
  • Coordinate with Quality Assurance department for product testing cycles

Requirements

  • At least three years of project management experience in game development
  • Shipped at least one+ AAA console titles in a Producer or Associate Producer role
  • Experience supporting high functioning, quality-driven teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, multi-tasking, and scheduling skills
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to multitask across disciplines, assess risk, define priorities, and resolve problems while meeting deadlines
  • Game development knowledge – team dynamics, common development hurdles, game engines, development milestones, etc.
  • Strong working knowledge of at least one bug tracking software solution and MS Office
  • Motivated self-starter with a strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Works well within an open, highly collaborative environment

 Extra Credit

  • Experience with online multiplayer games and/or FPS titles
  • Familiarity with Agile and other traditional project management methodologies
  • Hands-on development experience in any development area – art, design, programming, QA, etc.
  • College degree in related field preferred such as Computer Science, Computer Graphic Art, or Business Management



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