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Senior Producer

Division: Battlecry Studios | Department: Production | Location: Austin , TX, US

BattleCry Studios is looking for an experienced Senior Producer with a passion for online games to join our production team. The successful applicant will work with cross functional teams consisting of engineers, artists, designers and QA to drive the game development process at all project levels, ensure high quality scheduling and milestone planning, identify dependencies and possible workflow blockages, facilitate communication between leads and internal departments and identify and manage high risk areas of development. The Senior Producer will also be responsible for working with the team to develop best working practices and processes across the studio and with 3rd party partners, ensuring the very highest quality of products on time and to budget.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the discipline leads and staff to create and manage the development schedule
  • To manage multi-disciplinary teams, assist in day-to-day activities such as scheduling and general problem solving
  • Work with the Development Director and team leads to produce realistic schedules and milestone plans that are focused on the delivery of high quality features and assets
  • Communicate with senior management on all development status, and collaborate with discipline directors to solve problems and mitigate risk
  • Manage the dependencies and development process with core studio services and external partners including audio, localization, QA, community and marketing departments

Requirements

  • Must have at least 5 years of project management experience in online, PC or console game development
  • Must have held a production or leadership position during the launch of a PC or console game
  • Development and/or operations experience on an online, multiplayer title
  • Deep understanding of the content creation pipeline for a AAA game or engine
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must thoroughly understand the mechanics behind cross discipline team collaboration and development driven product ownership
  • Ability to prioritize feature development/initiatives balancing both business and qualitative needs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively to solve problems in an efficient manner
  • Ability to create project schedules and milestones, monitor the progress of department milestones and individual tasks against those schedules
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail orientated, and have the ability to multi-task under pressure
  • Project management software skills using Test Track Pro, Hansoft, Microsoft Project or other project management software
  • Previous experience as Live Producer is a plus
  • Previous experience working with Live Operations, Community Management, and Marketing/PR a plus
  • Previous experience working with remote development teams a plus

How to Apply

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