Producer, PD - 2K Games
Producer, PD - 2K Games
Develop quality software products, from concept to release and for providing and maintaining the creative vision of the products for 2K Games. All candidates should be self-motivated, highly organized, and possess strong leadership and team-building skills. A Producer is a leader, above all else… capable of taking charge of a project (or external team) and unifying the project or group effectively towards a specific set of goals. This role requires the simultaneous management of multiple products.
The Producer is ultimately responsible and accountable for shipping products on-time and to a high degree of quality.
? Manage multiple projects simultaneously at different stages of development from concept to completion.
? Oversee, manage and liaise with internal and external resources to meet production schedules and maintain a coherent creative vision throughout the entire development life cycle.
? Establish development priorities and milestones on a per project basis.
? Develop product budgets and schedules and manage forecasts of the budget, anticipating, identifying and resolving overruns.
? Ensure adherence to schedules and budgets through enforcement of milestone approval or disapproval as per established contracts.
? Manage the testing process with QA teams.
? Assist with recruiting and interviewing candidates for position in software development.
? Establish, maintain, and enhance relationships with inside and outside creative resources.
? Manage and act to prevent potential conflicts between internal and external expectations for projects.
? Assist with coordinating game release process with internal groups.
? Assist with identifying key product to acquire or license to support the company business goals.
? Travel, both domestic and international, may be required.
? Direct management of Associate Producer(s) may be required.
? Coordinate with industry first parties (Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft) seeing projects from concept through to gold master.
? Coordinate with marketing to ensure synergy between Product Development, Developer and Marketing.
? Assist in the creation of business contracts on behalf of the company.
? Bachelor's degree required.
? 3-5+ years of experience in internal or external game development
? Experience with AAA products preferred
? Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), time and project management skills.
? Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project.
? Demonstrated ability to manage and communicate with all development disciplines.
? Experience building and managing relationships with vendors and other external resources
? Experience with scheduling tools a must
? Experience managing conflict
? Experience managing and creating complex budgets and personnel plans
? Experience managing, mitigating and resolving risks.
? Understanding of various production process and methodologies
? Expected to identify and then take ownership of any responsibilities that lie within the scope of project components being managed and are not currently assigned
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