Producer - MetaTeq, Purpose-Driven Games

Production Eugene, Oregon


Description

Position at Pipeworks

Position Purpose

Pipeworks Studios is excited to offer the opportunity for a qualified Producer to work on purpose-driven games.

As a Producer, you will lead cross-discipline teams across one or more projects and act as the central point of contact between clients, studio leadership, the project team, and all stakeholders; ensuring development is coordinated so projects are delivered on-time, on-budget, and meet or exceed client expectations.

Essential Job Functions

 

  • Act as primary point-of-contact for customer stakeholder(s)
  • Identify and manage against project success goals 
  • Collaborate with studio leadership and finance to align strategic goals and tactical measures
  • Software and equipment procurement
  • External development resource procurement. Owns outsourcing contract planning, negotiation, and management     
  • Own the estimation, budgeting, planning, prioritization, and scheduling of tasks related to the development of software projects, from concept to release and live operations
  • Track resource allocation, expenditures, project schedules and corresponding budgets against contractual commitments
  • Project financial tracking and reporting  
  • Identify critical path risks, issues, and responses, develop and implement mitigation plans as necessary. Drive risk action plan results
  • Identify, drive implementation, and improve project development pipeline and workflow
  • Provide regular project status and financial reports, communicate progress and risk to studio leadership
  • Provide clear project vision, goals, and objectives to project team and stakeholders
  • Facilitate communication and coordination for internal and external project resources to eliminate roadblocks and ensure successful SOW completion
  • Work with project team and QA to manage bug assignment, priority-setting, and progress towards resolution
  • Complete project retrospectives/postmortems
  • Provide project demos, interviews as needed 
  • Make effective contributions to department processes and best practices
  • New hire training

 

 

Qualifications/Skills Sets

 

  • Exceptional project management practices and software expertise
  • Demonstrate financial and business acumen
  • Proactive and collaborative communication skills     
  • Motivated by careful, objective, & detail-oriented work
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Amateur or Professional Experience with Unity, Unreal or other game engine
  • Strong interest in the industry and a desire to create high-quality interactive experiences with an eye towards successful product launch

 

Mandatory Requirements

 

  • Must be a US Citizen (due to the nature of the role)

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Previous Military or DOD experience
  • PMI PMP Certification

 

Education and Experience

 

  • At least 5 years of experience in a software development Producer and/or Project Manager role
  • Education: Certificate of completion of Game Development (e.g. LCC, Full Sail) or any University degree