Senior Producer

Production Eugene, Oregon


Description

Position at Pipeworks Studios

Position Purpose

 

The Sr. Producer leads cross-discipline teams across one or more projects and acts as the central point of contact between clients, studio leadership, the project team, and all stakeholders. Ensures development is coordinated so projects are delivered on-time, on-budget, and meet or exceed quality expectations.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Own the estimation, budgeting, and planning, prioritization, and scheduling of tasks related to the development of software projects, from concept to release and live operations
  • Track project schedules and budgets against contractual commitments
  • Identify critical path risks and issues, develop and implement mitigation plans as necessary
  • Drive and improve project development pipeline and workflow
  • Provide clear project vision, goals, and objectives to project team and stakeholders
  • Facilitate communication and coordination between internal/external project resources to eliminate roadblocks and ensure successful task completion
  • Senior-level project hard/soft skills, including but not limited to: Analytics and ROI-informed recommendations and decision-making, contract review and management, cost analysis
  • Work with project team and QA to manage bug assignment, priority-setting, and progress towards resolution
  • Provide regular status reports, communicate progress and risk to studio leadership
  • Complete project retrospectives/post mortems as assigned
  • Drive department processes through documentation and advocacy, work with Production Director to refine and optimize existing processes and/or create new processes as needed
  • Producer mentorship and 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
  • 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
  • Strong Experience with Excel, including generating reports and charts

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with video game development, including shipping of at least five (5) titles
  • Experience in a Live Operations environment in a Production role
  • PMI PMP Certification

 

Required Education and Experience

  • At least 7 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.