Lead Video Game Publishing Producer

Roswell, GA | Permanent | Job ID #57430 |
Posted Last Month

Onward Search is hiring a Lead Video Game Publishing Producer on a direct hire basis for a client located in North Atlanta.


  • Manage publishing production staff supporting external developers as well as serving as primary point of contact between internal stakeholders and external teams.
  • Developing schedules with internal and external teams, evaluating schedules with executive management and then managing projects to schedule, highlighting task priorities, departmental inter dependencies, resource issues and risks.
  • Assist publishing leadership in creating and maintaining product roadmap and in performing product evaluations.
  • Assist in producing and maintaining related budget and cost forecast for publishing projects.
  • Responsible for production-led planning for all project deliverables including milestone review, external build creation and marketing/PR needs.
  • Identify and offer solutions to production issues to solve the resulting schedule, cost, and scope conflicts.
  • Maintain communications with all team members, team leads, and executive management; both 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 lead process improvement initiatives.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • 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 production experience including 2+ years as Senior or Lead Producer.
  • Expert level knowledge and ability to mentor staff on project management principles, practices, tools and techniques.
  • Understanding of game development process including demonstrated experience with first party submission requirements and ability to clinically evaluate milestone submissions.
  • Strong resource planning experience; skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Minimum 2 shipped product with production credit.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain focus across multiple concurrent projects.

Preference to applicants with:

  • Significant Unreal Engine experience
  • Passion for first person shooters
  • Proven ability of tackling challenging projects
  • Experience in full software development lifecycle of shipping a game
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure, flexible, positive and focused

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.
  • 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.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


Turn on email alerts for this search

About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.