Lead Producer- Video Game Publishing

Roswell, GA | Permanent | Job ID #58290 |
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  • Oversee publishing production team supporting external developers
  • Act as primary contact with stakeholders and external teams
  • Create timelines for internal and external teams, evaluating schedules with executive management and keep things on schedule while prioritizing tasks, departmental inter dependencies
  • Manage any issues or risks that develop in the process
  • Work with publishing leadership in establishing and implementing product roadmap monitoring product evaluation checkpoints
  • Collaborate to put together and manage related budget and cost forecast for publishing projects.
  • Responsible for all publishing project deliverables including milestone review, external build creation including marketing/PR needs
  • Provide solutions to production issues to resolve the resulting schedule, cost, and scope conflicts
  • Manage cross team communication including at the executive level; both internally and externally


  • PM background, including Scrum, Kanban, and traditional waterfall methodologies and tools, with ability to assign priority based on experience
  • Detail oriented while thriving in high stress situations
  • At least 5 years production experience including 2+ years as Senior or Lead Producer.
  • Ability to lead and implement producer’s best practices, tools and techniques for team members
  • Working knowledge of game dev from start to finish including proven background with first party submission requirements and ability to move through milestones and set timelines accordingly
  • Strong time management skills
  • Must have shipped 2 games w/ production credit
  • Previous experience working with multiple projects simultaneously

Preference to applicants with:

  • UE4
  • Plays or has worked on First Person Shooter
  • Proven ability of tackling challenging projects
  • Experience in full software development lifecycle of shipping a game
  • Positive, problem solving mindset


  • Profit Share
  • Flexible Hours
  • Full medical, dental and vision covered w/ 100% of premiums for the family
  • Up to 30 days of PTO
  • 16 paid Holidays
  • 401k Match

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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