Senior Publishing Producer

Production Santa Ana, California


Description

Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain product roadmap
  • Assist with the creation and management of Internal Product Checkpoints (Greenlight Process)
  • Evaluate and engage external vendors for services such as; Localization, Localization QA, Customer Service, Functional and Certification QA, Focus Testing
  • Coordinate with Business Development, Community, Dev Ops, Live Ops, Marketing, QA, Finance, Legal and Development teams
  • Set then achieve product goals that align with strategic portfolio and business goals
  • Conduct regular product reviews to evaluate against KPIs
  • Provide transparency across departments for product status
  • Work closely with development to develop the launch plan and content release schedule
  • Occasionally represent the game in interviews or PR activities
Qualifications: 

To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience:
  • Experience with Publishing and Development of AAA games
  • Experience interfacing with 1st party publishers, all major world-wide ratings boards, and certification teams
  • Experience with Free-to-Play or GaaS
  • Experience working with Live Ops, Community, Marketing, and other support teams for GaaS or F2P games
  • Deep and personal knowledge of players desires and ability to advocate for features players want
  • Ability to negotiate contracts and review legal documents as it relates to PC, Console and Mobile platforms
  • Experience with Scrum & Agile methodologies and supporting software, i.e. Jira, Hansoft, etc.
  • Ability to diffuse conflicts and manage expectations
  • Passion to ensure high quality products are meeting our customers’ needs and expectations
  • Ability to evaluate and hire and mentor talented producers that will improve our publishing capabilities
  • Some travel maybe required

Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/ or
  • 5+ Years as a Senior Publishing Producer

Other Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • CSM or other production related certifications a plus
  • Ability to identify and resolve conflicts between budget, schedule and scope
  • Experience managing IP licensing
  • Deep connection to the game industry and ability to leverage personal connections