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Lead Content Producer in Austin, Texas
Posted August 28, 2020

Lead Content Producer

Location – Austin, Texas

CREATE AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE.

  • Join an independent studio that has a long-standing relationship with Call of Duty and Halo franchises
  • Work on content for major studios, without having the corporate environment
  • Best known for co-developing numerous AAA FPS games, though we are also creating compelling new games of our own.

LEVEL UP WITH THIS CREW

  • Exclusive, independent Austin developer comprised of a tightly knit group of experienced, no-nonsense veterans committed to solid work/life balance.
  • They are a member of Take This. A non-profit that is other launching an initiative to eliminate "crunch" with 5 major studios.
  • A “work hard, play hard” culture
  • Located in Austin, US News ranked it as the #1 place to live in America based on job market, affordability, and quality of life

MAKE AN IMPACT

  • Drive all production tasks associated with the content side of a live service game; ensuring that everything we ship supports a great player experience
  • Facilitate effective and efficient communication and collaboration across disciplines, teams, and stakeholders
  • Create, maintain, and communicate content road maps and schedules
  • Identify and manage risks, and establish and track risk mitigation plans
  • Drive the content-related goals and plans of milestones in conjunction with the wider production team and the broad game development timeline
  • Iterate on production processes to continuously improve our velocity, collaboration, predictability, and visibility
  • Manage and mentor producers; collaborate with them to define near-term goals, mentor them regarding project or people challenges, support them in achieving career objectives
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with internal and external partners to help ensure a strong, open, collaborative cross-department and cross-studio environment
  • Coordinate with the Quality Assurance department, and with partners as necessary, to drive product testing cycles, including usability testing
  • Work with limited supervision and use independent judgment outside of established procedures when necessary

SHOW US YOUR SKILLS

  • At least 5+ years of project management experience in game development
  • Shipped at least one AAA console and PC titles in a Senior Producer or Lead Producer role
  • Ability to create project roadmaps and define milestones, and monitor the progress of milestones and individual tasks against those schedules
  • Experience using Agile game development methodologies
  • Mastery of JIRA, Excel, Shotgun, or equivalent project management software packages
  • Experience with large, AAA teams and distributed/remote development
  • Demonstrable ability to create, track, and maintain team schedules, and to drive projects to completion on time
  • Experience building and leading high functioning, quality-driven teams

BONUS POINTS

  • Development experience with online multiplayer games and FPS/TPS titles
  • Experience developing co-op games
  • A player of online looter-shooters and a fan of cooperative gameplay
  • Experience working on games as a service, free-to-play games, and live development
  • Experience with large-scale development using UE4
  • College degree in related field preferred such as Computer Science, Computer Graphic Art, or Project Management
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  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Date Posted: August 28, 2020
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