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Producer

Division: ZeniMax Online Studios | Department: Production | Location: Hunt Valley , US-MD, US

We’re ZOS - ZeniMax Online Studios. Established in 2007 by ZeniMax Media, ZeniMax Online was created to become a leading developer of online games, with special focus on Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs). In April 2014, ZeniMax Online released its debut title The Elder Scrolls Online (ESO) - www.elderscrollsonline.com

At ZeniMax Online, you will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that embraces new and different ideas. We are a passionate and enthusiastic bunch who love video games, particularly MMOGs. We have incredibly talented individuals who are empowered to create, challenged to learn, and encouraged to lead. It’s the ideas, virtuosity, and leadership of these individuals that ensure ZOS’s continued success. Life at ZOS is awesome because we build really cool stuff and are urged to eliminate all obstacles that may hinder our ability to develop a unique genre-defining style of gameplay. All of this means more opportunities for you to unleash your ingenuity, energy, collaboration, and dedication.

As the new Producer is primarily responsible managing a development team or sub-group to support development of our MMO.  This person will manage and coordinate relationships with internal and external stakeholders. We are looking for a strong manager with proven team-building skills who will provide strong management and leadership while also understanding the technical, creative, and personnel issues involved with a large MMO development project. 

Responsibilities:

  • Support all processes that bring a game to market and will oversee day-to-day aspects of game development from concept to final submission.
  • Manages the production of assets, technology, or content.
  • Facilitates communication of the status of departmental content, assets, and features, and the identification any obstacles or issues needing attention.
  • Accountable for preparation of project work plans, schedules and budgets.
  • Evaluates and verifies milestone deliverables and design specifications
  • Recommends and implements new processes where efficiencies are needed to improve on-time or on-budget delivery.
  • Monitors and maintains project schedules.
  • Helps to manage the dependencies and development process with core studio services including Development, Operations, Publishing, and QA

Requirements:

  • BS or MS in computer science, math, or a related/equivalent technical discipline
  • At least 3 years hands-on production experience
  • Proven ability to meet goals and objectives
  • Should have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Must be able to keep focus on multiple tasks and effectively set priorities between projects
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects under deadlines and budgets
  • Good judgment skills and ability to assess quality and accuracy of projects and project timetables

Pluses:

  • Prior experience working with large development teams
  • Proficient knowledge or practical experience in Development, Operations, or Publishing

Bethesda Softworks is a worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software. Bethesda Softworks is recognized for critically acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster franchises such as The Elder Scrolls, DOOM, QUAKE, Fallout, Wolfenstein, The Evil Within, Dishonored, Prey and RAGE. www.bethsoft.com

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