Senior Gameplay 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 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.

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 future of Tomb Raider! Crystal Dynamics is looking for a talented, enthusiastic, and highly organized Senior Producer with a professional background in game development and demonstrable history of fully owning a core pillar of a AAA gaming experience.

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 titles
  • 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