Onward Search is hiring a Video Game Producer on a direct hire basis for a client located in North Atlanta.
Develop schedules with internal and external teams/team leads and with executive management and then manage those projects to schedule, highlighting task priorities, departmental interdependencies, and resource issues and risks
Assist in producing and maintaining the related budgets and cost forecasts for the projects
Understand and plan for all project deliverables, including internally and externally required build and marketing/PR needs
Identifying production issues and conflicts between schedule, cost, and project scope targets and offering solutions
Maintain communications with all team members, team leads, and executive management, internally and externally
Understand and contribute to company goals and core values while bringing a positive and collaborative approach to all project related activities
Suggest and assist in process improvement initiatives
Project management experience, including Scrum, Kanban, and traditional waterfall methodologies and tools, as well as the ability to prioritize and solve problems
Strong communication and inter-personal skills, leading to a demonstrated ability to work within a team structure
Attention to detail and the ability (and desire) to handle potentially stressful development environments
Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Producer
Knowledge of project management principles, practices, techniques, and tools
Ability to develop project budgets and projections
Knowledge of gaming development process including first party submission requirements and the ability to play through game builds
Strong resource planning experience; skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
Minimum 2 shipped product with production credit
Preference to applicants with:
Experience of JIRA
Experience working with external teams
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.
The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
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