Producer - MetaTeq, Purpose-Driven Games

Production Eugene, Oregon


Description

Position at MetaTeq

Position Purpose

 

Pipeworks Studios is excited to offer the opportunity for a qualified Producer to work on purpose-driven games.

As a Producer, you will lead cross-discipline teams across one or more projects and act as the central point of contact between clients, studio leadership, the project team, and all stakeholders; ensuring development is coordinated so projects are delivered on-time, on-budget, and meet or exceed client expectations.

Essential Job Functions

 

  • Act as primary point-of-contact for customer stakeholder(s)
  • Identify and manage against project success goals 
  • Collaborate with studio leadership and finance to align strategic goals and tactical measures
  • Software and equipment procurement
  • External development resource procurement. Owns outsourcing contract planning, negotiation, and management     
  • Own the estimation, budgeting, planning, prioritization, and scheduling of tasks related to the development of software projects, from concept to release and live operations
  • Track resource allocation, expenditures, project schedules and corresponding budgets against contractual commitments
  • Project financial tracking and reporting  
  • Identify critical path risks, issues, and responses, develop and implement mitigation plans as necessary. Drive risk action plan results
  • Identify, drive implementation, and improve project development pipeline and workflow
  • Provide regular project status and financial reports, communicate progress and risk to studio leadership
  • Provide clear project vision, goals, and objectives to project team and stakeholders
  • Facilitate communication and coordination for internal and external project resources to eliminate roadblocks and ensure successful SOW completion
  • Work with project team and QA to manage bug assignment, priority-setting, and progress towards resolution
  • Complete project retrospectives/postmortems
  • Provide project demos, interviews as needed 
  • Make effective contributions to department processes and best practices
  • New hire training

Qualifications/Skills Sets

 

  • Exceptional project management practices and software expertise
  • Demonstrate financial and business acumen
  • Proactive and collaborative communication skills     
  • Motivated by careful, objective, & detail-oriented work
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Amateur or Professional Experience with Unity, Unreal or other game engine
  • Strong interest in the industry and a desire to create high-quality interactive experiences with an eye towards successful product launch

Mandatory Requirements

 

  • Must be a US Citizen (due to the nature of the role)

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Previous Military or DOD experience
  • PMI PMP Certification

Education and Experience

 

  • At least 5 years of experience in a software development Producer and/or Project Manager role
  • Education: Certificate of completion of Game Development (e.g. LCC, Full Sail) or any University degree

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Generous Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holiday, & Sick time)
  • 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!

 

Go to Pipeworks.com to see some of our continued efforts and our 2020 Diversity Report.