Senior / Lead Producer

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Production
Region:
USA
Area:
California
City:
Irvine
Posted:
18-Jun-18
Company:
Obsidian Entertainment
Job Ref:
Senior / Lead Producer

Senior / Lead Producer

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a dynamic Senior/Lead Producer with a passion for all facets of game development to join the team making our next world-class RPG.

If you've got stellar production skills, live to liaise and are excited about empowering teams to deliver, then let's talk!

Responsibilities

  • Define the meaningful milestones of the team and organize the individual strike teams that will be used to accomplish the goals of each milestone
  • Ensure that the project is running smoothly and that internal teams and external partners understand their directives
  • Manage the prioritization of tasks, bugs, design iteration, and tester feedback
  • Anticipate and identify potential problems like resource bottlenecks, quality concerns, unanticipated scope changes and feature creep as well as communicate effectively to ensure these problems are resolved quickly

Requirements

  • Four or more years of production or development experience, including at least one shipped AAA title
  • Proven experience in scheduling and managing at least a 20 person development team, including other producers, from concept to post-launch support
  • Ability to provide editorial guidance on all aspects of the game: art, design, playability, technology, audio, marketing, public relations, etc.
  • Excellent organizational skills and a drive to keep team members working enthusiastically, efficiently, and effectively to meet project goals
  • Ability to write professional documentation and presentations for all aspects of product development, marketing, and release
  • Experience working with internal and/or external quality assurance groups to ensure adequate testing for gameplay tuning, functional performance, and hardware compatibility
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to address large groups of people and interact regularly with the press, publishing partners, and other industry professionals

Pluses

  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence
  • A well-rounded understanding of team dynamics and a dedication to overall team health
  • Agile or other project management certification
  • A role-playing game zealot

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Please, no phone calls or drop-ins. We only accept e-mailed applications.

Contact Details:
Obsidian Entertainment
Tel: 949-379-3300
Contact: Jim Rivers
Email:

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