Producer -Star Wars
1 day ago
Zynga, the global leader in social games, is looking for its next outstanding Senior Producer to join the Star Wars: Hunters team.
We are looking for a motivated and experienced individual to help drive project management standard methodologies and processes: Focusing on HOW our games are made!
Under the direction of a Lead Producer, our producers are directly responsible for driving teams to complete specific project goals for cross-disciplined groups. They plan time, resources and track progress against the goals set for the team. They work closely with leaders in other crafts to ensure the development team has the vital understanding of high-level business goals, and the means with which to complete them.
The right person for this role will be ready to embrace our culture and elevate our business performance. They will have broad experience in solving complex problems, influencing others, and enabling teams to succeed with excellent organization and excellent interpersonal and communication skills, along with a proven track record in management of cross-discipline development teams.
Our producers own and run the production schedule and roadmaps of feature team(s), while helping build a productive and predictive environment that encourages team ownership. You will also play a part in the continuous improvement of our production standard processes with your peers in production.
Project management skills you will need to use every day
- Day-to-day team management, helping your team to remain focused and actively working on their tasks
- Triaging, assigning and prioritizing the team’s tasks and bugs while facilitating the team's ability to turn requirements into achievable plans
- Capturing team production data such as capacity & velocity to feed your project plans
- Project roadmapping, backlog refinement, sprint planning & reviews, retrospectives, dependency management
- Identifying, tracking and mitigating risks to the project
- Working with external teams including outsource vendors, licensors and publisher teams.
- Agile development using methodologies such as Scrum/Kanban etc.
- Tools: Jira, Confluence, Miro, Google/Office suite of tools or other project management, reporting and tracking tools.
- 4+ years as a producer/project manager with experience across the full development lifecycle from concept to post-launch
- Experience Leading large teams focusing on outstanding organization, communication and team building skills
- SCRUM/Agile/Waterfall development experience with rapid and live development
- A history of leading multidisciplinary teams, from art to engineering
WHAT WE OFFER YOU:
- Competitive salary, bonus plan, Take-Two RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units), ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
- RRSP Company Match Contribution
- Extended Health coverage, dental, disability, critical illness, EAP, and life insurance
- Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
- Goodlife fitness annual membership
- Open vacation policy
- Family planning support program
- Generous paid parental leave
- Subsidized Back-up child care
- Zynga happy hours and frequent employee events
- Casual dress every single day
- Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
- Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players
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