Producer

Pipeworks
Eugene, OR, United States
15 days ago

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Position Purpose

The Producer leads cross-discipline teams on one or more projects and acts as the central point of contact between clients, studio leadership, the project team, and all stakeholders. Ensures development is coordinated so projects are delivered on-time, on-budget, and meet or exceed quality expectations. The Producer executes a variety of tasks and key management objectives related to the development of assigned software products, from concept, to release and/or live operations.

Essential Job Functions

  • Act as primary point-of-contact for customer stakeholder(s)
  • Identifies and manages against project success goals
  • Collaborates with studio leadership and finance to align strategic goals and tactical measures
  • Project-related Software and equipment procurement
  • External development resource procurement. Owns outsourcing contract planning, negotiation, and management
  • Own the estimation, budgeting, and planning, prioritization, and scheduling of tasks related to the development of software projects, from concept to release and live operations
  • Track resource allocation, expenditures, project schedules and corresponding budgets against contractual commitments
  • Project financial tracking and reporting
  • Identify critical path risks and issues and responses, develop and implement mitigation plans as necessary. Drive risk action plan results
  • Identify, drive implementation, and improve project development pipeline and workflow
  • Provide regular project status and financial reports, communicate progress and risk to studio leadership
  • Provide clear project vision, goals, and objectives to project team and stakeholders
  • Facilitate communication and coordination for internal and external project resources to eliminate roadblocks and ensure successful SOW completion
  • Work with project team and QA to manage bug assignment, priority-setting, and progress towards resolution
  • Complete project retrospectives/ post mortems
  • Provide project demos, interviews as needed
  • Effective contributions to department process and best practices

Qualifications

  • Exceptional project management practices and software expertise
  • Demonstrate financial and business acumen
  • Proactive and collaborative communication skills
  • Motivated by careful, objective, & detail-oriented work
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Amateur or Professional Experience with Unity, Unreal or other game engine
  • Strong interest in the industry and a desire to create high-quality interactive experiences with an eye towards successful product launch
  • Strong Experience with Excel, including generating reports and charts

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with video game development, including shipping of at least two (2) titles.
  • Experience in a Live Operations environment in a Production role
  • PMI PMP Certification

Education & Experience Required

  • At least 5 years of experience in a software development Producer and/or Project Manager role
  • Education: Certificate of completion of Game Development ( e.g. LCC, Full Sail) or any University degree

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