Senior Producer

Production Austin, Texas


Description

Would you like to work on some of the greatest franchises in gaming history? What about working on our new original IP? Certain Affinity is the largest independent developer in Texas, based out of Austin, and we have a growing presence in Toronto, Canada. Our culture reflects the values and the vibrant nature of the cities we call home. This includes ​a commitment to evolution, diversity, excellence, and work-life balance. We are also excited to be the latest recipient of the Canadian Studio of the Year award. We're best known for co-developing numerous AAA FPS games, though now we are creating compelling new games of our own. We're always on the lookout for amazing talent to join our team.

As a Senior Producer at Certain Affinity, you’ll help run one of our game teams. The Senior Producer will be responsible for guiding this team to deliver a high-quality product on time and budget while helping to promote a collaborative, results-oriented environment.

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

Responsibilities

  • Overall ownership of key components of a AAA console project
  • Responsible for delivering a high-quality game on time and within budget
  • Collaborate with department leads to build a high-functioning team
  • Cultivate and manage the relationship with external partners to help ensure a good cross-studio environment
  • Motivate and maintain creativity and cohesion within that team
  • Work with department leads to maintain a long term project plan
  • Create and foster daily team practices and processes to make sure the long-term plan is on track
  • Facilitate team communication, ensure timely dissemination of information to the team and company overall
  • Communicate project development status to senior management and business team
  • Coordinate with Quality Assurance department for product testing cycles, including usability testing

 Requirements

  • At least five years of project management experience in game development
  • Shipped at least one+ AAA console titles in a Producer or Senior Producer role
  • Experience building 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
  • Deep knowledge of game development – 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
  • A desire to work in a diverse and inclusive 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.

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