Pay Rate: $0
Location: Vancouver BC
Job Type: Contract

Title: Producer

Location: Vancouver

Contract: 18 months

 

IFG is on the search for Producer with AAA gaming experience to support our client in the gaming industry on an 18-month contract basis.  

The Producer is responsible for managing a portion of the HPL features from several multidisciplinary teams composed of engineers and designers.  Working with directly with their Lead Producer to drive features to completion. You will partner with the discipline Producers and Leads of each of these groups to ensure they deliver on time and at a high quality. A key component of this role is to manage the critical dependencies between the groups and solve issues. As part of the Production team, you will be expected to help create and foster a collaborative, healthy, and high performing work environment. The Producer will help create and manage schedules based on backlogs. He/she will execute against this plan by working with the leadership team to prioritize deliverables, manage risks, react quickly to challenges and report weekly status. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Proactively identify dependencies and risks associated with meeting project milestones; ensure necessary and appropriate steps are taken to resolve difficulties which may impede progress or compromise achievement of project objectives
  • Identify task-related processes to improve efficiency
  • Provide regular capacity plan updates
  • Administer project related processes internal and external to the team, such as running scrums to identify dependencies and roadblocks
  • Handle the formal and informal organizational communication with stakeholders
  • Project development with emphasis on team empowerment
  • Milestone planning, execution, and evaluation
  • Communicate goals to the team and motivate them to execute on time and at a high-quality level

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and leadership skills
  • 5+ years Project Management or Production experience on console products
  • Has shipped a minimum of 2 games products (minimum 1 console)
  • Production experience with a variety of project management methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Waterfall etc.)
  • Experience managing cross functional teams
  • A good understanding of the game development cycle with an understanding of the creative process and its impact on business needs
  • Experience shipping AAA quality games
  • Has experience managing development projects from concept all the way through to ship
  • Has experience managing multiple cross functional teams

 

For consideration, please email your resume to Jennifer@ifgpr.com with “AAA Producer” in the subject line