Producer - Devices and Studios

Category: Producer
Company: Black Tusk Studios
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Job Category: Software Engineering: Program Management
Location: Vancouver, CA
Job ID: 871349-138605
Division: Devices and Studios Engineering


The Producer is responsible for managing one or more development groups, ensuring their group(s) deliver(s) their assets on time and within budget. You are expected to ensure cross collaboration between the teams to create the best possible user experience. The Producer will create production plans for the project and establish milestone deliverables. He/she will execute against this plan by working with the leadership team to prioritize deliverables, manage risks, react quickly to challenges, report weekly status, and evaluate their group against deliverable completion and quality success criteria.

Responsibilities:
•Milestone planning, execution, and evaluation.
•Risk management and mitigation.
•Create, update, and present status and information to provide ‘real-time' visibility of shared development efforts.
•Identify task-related processes to improve efficiency.
•Management of cross functional teams focusing on game content, production and services.
•Direct line management of staff.

Requirements:
•Strong Communication and presentation skills.
•Minimum 5 years production experience on console products.
•Has shipped a minimum of 3 console products.
•Has experience managing development projects from concept all the way through to ship.
•Strong project management leadership experience.
•Experience with a variety of project management methodologies (Agile, Waterfall etc.).
•Experience managing cross functional teams.
•Experience shipping AAA quality games a strong plus.
•A BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
•Experience as game software engineer an asset.
•PMP Designation or equivalent an asset.

Candidate Profile:
Leadership:
•Empowers team to problem solve at all times.
•Consistently removes obstacles for team.
•Directs resources and process towards the vision.
•Resourceful and thoughtful in making decisions in a timely manner.

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Location & Contact Information: Microsoft Studios 858 Beatty St. Vancouver BC V6B 1C1
Benefits: Extended Health & Dental plus Annual Vacation
Wage: 95-110K

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Created on the 10-04-2014
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