Associate Producer (Remote/Hybrid)

Production United States Eugene, Oregon


Description

Position at Pipeworks Studios

About Us

You may not know us, but you certainly know our clients: Microsoft, Sony, Activision, Square and many others. At Pipeworks, we create innovative, best-selling, cross-platform games for top-tier publishers and properties. We have been creating hits since 1999, and we are seeking exceptionally talented and entrepreneurial game creators as we lead into the future of digital entertainment.

 

Position Purpose

The Associate Producer works closely with the Producer to assist in managing various game development projects. Acts as vital link between production and other disciplines to ensure projects are delivered timely, on budget, and in-line with quality expectations.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Support producers by executing on a variety of tasks related to the development of software projects, from concept to release and live operations
  • Assist in the development and tracking of project schedules, own specific areas of the project and associated product development tasks
  • Facilitate communication and coordination with resources throughout the organization and/or external vendors to eliminate roadblocks and ensure successful completion of tasks
  • Work with development team and QA in tracking incoming and outgoing assets/builds
  • Identify critical path risks and issues and developing mitigation plans as necessary
  • Provide creative and critical feedback on projects against project goals and strategy
  • Support producers towards continuously assessing risk and resolving conflicts between budget, schedule, and project goals
  • Provide regular reports on team progress to stakeholders
  • Provide concise meeting summaries to project stakeholders

 

Qualifications/Skills Set

Studies have shown that individuals from gender underrepresented communities and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications in a job description. Our top priority is finding the best candidate for the role and we would encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every one of the qualifications below.

  • Actively plays games and is engaged with the modern gaming landscape
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills
  • Highly responsible, self-directed, detail-oriented problem solver with a desire to contribute in a dynamic environment
  • Exceptional project management practices and software including Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Word, and task/bug tracking data base software
  • Agile and/or CAPM/PMP Certification preferred
  • Live production, live game ops experience
  • Strong understanding of gameplay and visual design

 

Demonstrated Ability To

  • Communicate effectively with all levels of staff, both written and verbal
  • Work well in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Be flexible to changing priorities
  • Be a team player
  • Show exceptional deductive reasoning skills
  • Take direction
  • Assist in solving problems in resourceful and beneficial ways
  • Education & Experience Required
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the same or a similar role, and some game development related technical skills or education. Bachelor’s degree a plus.

 

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401K
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance Policy
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 17 Paid Holidays in 2022
  • Relocation
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Fitness Club Discounts
  • Annual Company Events
  • Project Wrap Parties

 

Pipeworks Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Pipeworks Studios recognizes the importance of creating an environment where all our employees feel included and empowered to bring ideas to the table. We value each employee’s unique experiences and perspectives across our company and recognize that it is both the smart and right thing to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion within our organization.

By diversifying our workforce, increasing equity, and ensuring that our individual differences are valued, we are better able to deliver an experience that reflects, inspires, and connects with our audience... because games are for everyone!

Pipeworks provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

Go to Pipeworks.com to see some of our continued efforts and our 2021 Diversity Report.