Producer

PRODUCTION


Description

Crystal Dynamics, a part of the Square Enix family and the studio behind Marvel’s Avengers and the award-winning Tomb Raider game franchise, is constantly on the hunt for top-tier gaming talent worldwide. We pride ourselves on attracting and developing the best talent available to concept, create, and contribute to the most exciting projects in gaming. Our 25-plus years of game development experience, as well as our combined AAA games industry pedigree, has established us as one of best studios to work for today. Join us and help shape the future of the award-winning Tomb Raider franchise, Marvel’s Avengers, and the next Perfect Dark!

Benefits for this full-time position include a competitive salary, 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance options and plenty of days of paid time-off. 

Position Summary

Come be a part of the next Perfect Dark!

Crystal Dynamics is looking for a savvy Producer to help guide our team for our future AAA gaming experiences. This Producer will be responsible for organizing and driving a gameplay strike team, focused on levels. Alongside other producers and team leads, you will work and coordinate within a highly motivated, cross-disciplinary group of developers to deliver exciting new content.  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with Lead Producer and discipline Leads to determine resources necessary to complete projects and meet milestones and deadlines 
  • Use project management tools, production methodologies, and cross-studio communication to schedule, build, and track environments within the game 
  • Oversee, coordinate, and manage the activities of the team to ensure that project goals are completed on time and to quality 
  • Identify and fix bottlenecks, as well as clearing roadblocks both on the day-to-day and in the longer term 
  • Provide motivation, direction, and improve best practices 
  • Coordinate with other internal strike teams and producers, Outsourcing resources, QA resources, as needed, and other duties as assigned 

Competencies, Skills & Knowledge

  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively as a mediator between all development disciplines, as well as with upper management 
  • Demonstrated ability to self-prioritize and execute with minimal supervision, while also leading by example 
  • Proven experience managing schedules and requirements to implement desired features 
  • Proactive in finding new ways to problem solve and work with resolutions 
  • Unrelenting self-motivation, positive attitude, and initiative 
  • Proven conflict management and evaluation, mitigation and risk resolution 
  • Deep knowledge about the game development process and industry trends at large 

Essential Requirements

  • Professional game development experience in an internal development Production role 
  • Understanding of game development life cycle and development pipelines 
  • Development discipline-specific history (art, engineering, design, QA) 
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, & PowerPoint 
  • Proficiency with project management and version control software tools such as Jira and Perforce 

Bonus Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent preferred 
  • Advanced Excel scripting capability 
  • Development discipline-specific history (art, engineering, design, QA) 
  • Experience managing external resources, remote contractors, and vendors 

We are committed to identifying and implementing positive and persistent measures to ensure equal opportunity in the recruitment, hiring, development, training, promotion and compensation of a diverse team employee group. This includes persons of different race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity or gender expression, pregnancy, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding, genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, political affiliation, age, veteran status, uniform service member status, marital status, physical or mental disability, or citizenship, as well as any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.