Line Producer, Spark

Frisco/Remote Texas
7 days ago

Line Producer, Spark

The Gearbox Entertainment Company is an award-winning creator and distributor of entertainment for people around the world. Gearbox Entertainment develops and publishes products through its subsidiaries, Gearbox Software and Gearbox Publishing. Gearbox Entertainment has become widely known for successful game franchises including Brothers in Arms and Borderlands, as well as acquired properties Duke Nukem and Homeworld. Gearbox’s ambition is to entertain the world and its key driving objectives include the pursuit of happiness for our talent, partners and customers, the prioritization of entertainment and creativity and a measured respect for profitability. For more information, visit .

Gearbox Software is looking for an Line Producer to join the Spark team. Spark is a platform and online game engine supporting both internal and external titles. A Line Producer on Gearbox’s Spark Team is a critical role working directly with our developers and project producers. This role is responsible for supporting our team of developers with backlog organization, sprint planning, meeting facilitation, roadmapping, and documentation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support developers with communication, identifying and solving blockers, coordinating meetings, creating tasks, etc.
  • Contribute to and run scrum & agile ceremonies like daily standups, sprint plannings, and retrospectives
  • Take ownership of team roadmaps, schedules, and capacity by working with leads on identifying efforts and understanding team bandwidth
  • Deliver on team historical data such as velocity, meeting notes, and burndown charts
  • Work closely with team leads to build a healthy and vulnerable team atmosphere & culture
  • Ensure the established day to day workflow is being followed consistently by working with other producers and leadership
  • Foster effective communication and information flow between a variety of different disciplines
  • Assist the team in driving progress and obtaining status for feature teams or discipline departments
  • Help manage outsourcing efforts and projects through diligent oversight and goal-oriented objectives
  • Update Confluence and other documentation that is integral to the development and planning process

Key Attributes

  • Minimum of 3 years of direct experience in a production or project management role
  • Great understanding of schedules, pipelines, and dependencies developing games
  • Plenty of experience creating and/or maintaining spreadsheets or schedules to forecast efforts, identify risks, and provide status updates
  • The ability to quickly react to issues, and help administer solutions that effectively solve for future problems
  • Experience with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence)

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working directly with engineering teams
  • Experience managing hardware/software products through entire life cycle
  • Experience with Atlassian Jira and Confluence
  • Great understanding of schedules, pipelines, and dependencies for developing games

Gearbox Entertainment believes that all team members should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. We are committed to reflecting the diversity of the world we strive to entertain. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we provide fair and equal treatment to all team members and applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

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