Senior Producer

PRODUCTION


Description

Crystal Dynamics, a part of the Square Enix family, is constantly on the hunt for top-tier gaming talent worldwide. We pride ourselves on attracting and developing the best talent available to create and contribute to the most exciting projects in gaming today. Having developed beloved properties such as Gex and the Legacy of Kain series, as well as driving the massively successful Tomb Raider franchise and Marvel's Avengers, Crystal Dynamics is now laying the groundwork for the next generation of innovative and technologically stunning projects.

Position Summary:

Crystal Dynamics is looking for a talented, enthusiastic, and highly organized Senior Producer with demonstrable project management capabilities to take on a major production role in building our future AAA experiences. Benefits for this permanent, full-time position include a competitive salary, 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance options and plenty of days of paid time-off. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Own delivery on time and at quality of a large subset of the game
  • Communicate and carry the game vision to the team
  • Work in support of the Lead Producer to coordinate, track, and guide activities of both internal and external development resources
  • Ensure that projects are completed on time and with high quality
  • Work with Lead Producer and discipline Leads to determine resources necessary to complete projects
  • Use project management tools, production methodologies, and leadership level dialogue to maintain tight schedules and high standards of quality
  • Oversee, coordinate, track and manage the activities of the team to ensure that project goals are completed on time
  • Provide key management oversight with the team
  • Partner with Leads in solving higher level complex project management issues
  • Identify and fix bottlenecks, clearing roadblocks both on day-to-day tasks and longer term processes and pipelines
  • Provide motivation, direction, and improve best practices
  • Assist with recruiting and interviewing candidates for positions in product development where needed
  • Coordinate with internal Brand/Marketing, external Marketing, Outsourcing resources, first party console resources, as needed, and other duties as assigned

Essential Requirements

  • Experience shipping two or more major console titles as a Senior and/or leadership Level Producer or Producer
  • 5 – 7 years of game development experience in an internal development Production role on multi-million dollar, AAA Products
  • Development discipline specific history (art, engineering, design)
  • Proficiency with project management and version control software tools such as JIRA and Perforce
  • A demonstrated understanding of various Production methodologies
  • Experience managing external developers/resources
  • Familiarity with Build->Measure->Learn techniques for rapid iteration and development
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.

Crystal Dynamics is an EOE and M/F/D/V employer.