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Producer

Production San Francisco, California


Position at Zynga

Zynga is looking for an exceptional Producer of Studio Operations, who is self-motivated, detail-oriented, and passionate about building games with a world-class Studio Operations team! The ideal candidate is an organized and clear communicator who can own multiple assignments and relationships with every game and partner team in the company, assessing and reporting regularly on game and project statuses. The producer will assist games teams in coordinating and communicating upcoming releases across multiple gaming platforms, including iPhone, Android, Nintendo Switch and more. Additionally, this person will have the ability to act as producer for ad hoc studio initiatives; defining requirements, aligning stakeholders, and driving new projects from ambiguity to completion. The right candidate for this role knows game development from start to finish, loves collaborating with diverse teams, and will be ready to embrace our culture and elevate our studio to the next level. Come play a critical role in shipping our next generation of cross-platform games, including Star Wars, Harry Potter, and more!

Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain relationships with central partner teams and game studios through regular syncs. Track progress towards regular live ops game releases, assess risk and assist teams in problem-solving. 

  • Communicate game team updates through regular reports generated by internal tools. Generate clean and clear presentations and reports for executive-level staff. Regularly update and improve these communications and processes. 

  • Assist with the maintenance and drive studio-wide usage of company release roadmap platform (Slate). Manage the development and implementation of improvements, and assist team integrations with the platform.  

  • Drive ad hoc cross-functional projects and contribute to other games and operations projects in support of our corporate strategy and vision, as required.  

  • Help manage the game development framework (PLC) process for the company. Maintain a cadence of milestone check-ins and project reviews with each studio group.  Build alignment around the format and content of the reviews. Ensure follow-up on action items generated. Facilitate discussions between studio game teams and central partner groups

  • Assist with strategic planning activities, including slate management, workforce planning, game production status reporting, launch readiness status, 1st party partner relationship initiatives, and others.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years of industry experience

  • Game production experience required. Experience shipping mobile title and/or working on a live-ops game team. Understands all aspects of game development, including production stages, processes, and involved disciplines. Console and cross-platform experience are a major plus.

  • Strong individual contributor with the ability to lead projects, as required.

  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, demonstrates initiative, flexibility, composure under pressure, and anticipates, communicates and resolves problems before they develop.

  • A team player who is able to build relationships and work collaboratively across business units/functions e.g. Marketing, Finance, Legal, QA, etc.

  • Strong communication skills, ability to build presentations that share learnings or implement improvements.

  • Highly organized. Able to track and maintain a large volume of studio documentation for archival and retrieval purposes.

  • Confidentiality and integrity in dealing with highly sensitive information.

  • Ability to work independently, without significant manager involvement

  • Able to improve own productivity and is a positive influence on the team.

  • Experience working on/with a central support team (Marketing, Operations, Analytics, etc) a plus. 

  • Thrives in ambiguity, drives toward clarity.

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Zynga RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units), ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution
  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid maternity/parental leave
  • Subsidized Back-up child care
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players

Zynga is an equal opportunity employer. We are proud of our diverse community; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome candidates, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds. Join us!

Zynga will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

Zynga is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  If you need an accommodation during the interview process, please let us know.