Senior Producer - Video Game Publishing

Los Angeles, CA | Freelance | Job ID #60079 |
Posted Earlier this month

Our client, a video game company, is seeking a Sr Game Publishing Producer for a 12 month contract.

You will report to the Senior Production Manager and be responsible for:

  • Operate multiple video game titles simultaneously across a plethora of platforms and external teams
  • Ensure our products are achieving strategic portfolio and business goals
  • Guide developers through goals and metric setting and conduct regular product reviews, supporting the team and ensuring that the game is on track
  • Provide updates and visibility on the project status to the leadership team and fellow producers; create understanding and set expectations upwards and downwards
  • Ensure we are working with the QA lead to verify that each game is tested and hits the quality targets
  • Partner with the Publishing Lead to develop the “go to market” plan
  • Build and handle the budget for each game, understanding trade-offs between time, cost, and scope


  • 9+ years of experience in Game Production with 2+ years in a Senior role
  • Experience working on both sides of game development, having shipped at least one game on the publishing side and one game as part of a development studio
  • Experience overseeing the full lifecycle of game development
  • Full understanding of game production, including milestone planning and risk management
  • Experience working with external development teams
  • Comfortable speaking to a broad spectrum of topics to multiple teams, well versed in game production Required
  • Experience with 1st parties, age ratings, legal and shipping games on a variety of platforms including PC, console, and mobile
  • Experience with iterative development methodologies like Scrum & Agile, and have used supporting software (i.e.: JIRA, Favro, Hansoft)
  • Personable, your demeanor diffuses conflicts and puts people at ease
  • Understand player resonance and know what makes a good game, and what defines quality for players
  • Experience working on a variety of gaming genres
  • Experience working with audience motivations and segmentation
  • Deal negotiation and experience working with legal on partner contracts
  • Knowledgeable about the gaming industry including newest trends and events

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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