16 days ago
Who We Are:
At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world’s top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-sku titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.
What We Need:
Our Foothill Ranch studio is looking for an experienced Associate Producer to contribute to the next iteration of the award-winning NBA 2K franchise. In this role, you will be responsible for assisting in the organization, prioritization, and tracking of new in-development features. You will help drive initiatives that improve gameplay, visuals, and technology while keeping the product vision aligned.
What You Will Do:
- Assist Producers with overseeing and managing internal and/or external resources to meet production schedules and maintain a coherent creative vision throughout the entire development life cycle
- Assist Producers with managing the testing process with internal QA teams
- Assist team members with ensuring adherence to project schedules and deadlines
- Own specific features or small areas of the game
- Own administrative functions as required, such as organizing meetings, creating JIRA and Shotgun tasks, etc.
- Run agenda-driven meetings to help the team understand, align, and execute against goals
Who you are:
- 2+ years’ experience in the video game industry, ideally as an Assistant or Associate Producer
- Experienced in shipping 1 or more video games, ideally a AAA PC or console title
- Adept with industry standard software and tools used by Production for communication, tasking, and assets tracking: JIRA, Shotgun, Excel, MS Office, PowerPoint, etc.
- Friendly, helpful, and collaborative in a team-based environment; self-motivated, results-oriented self-starter with a strong drive to deliver quality products
- Professional, service-oriented demeanor, able to interface with all levels of the organization
- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), time and project management skills
- Able to pick up new tools and technologies and learn new processes quickly
- Capable of multitasking and managing several important items at once, without allowing anything to be lost in the process
- Ability to self-prioritize effectively, to ensure the key items are delivered to meet immediate project needs