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Novato, California - United States
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Technical Producer

Description

 

Who We Are:

At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world’s top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi sku titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry. 


What We Need:

Do you prize efficiency, productivity, and the satisfaction that comes from helping a team do their best work? Do you have organizational ability combined with technical experience, to plan, track and deliver ambitious new game systems and development technology? Are you a collaborative leader and great communicator who thrives on delivering results? If so, wow, do we want to talk to you!

Our Agoura Hills studio is looking for a Technical Producer to work with our awesome engineering team to help organize, focus, prioritize and track the host of new features and technical investments we’re creating for the WWE 2K franchise. In the role of Technical Producer, you’ll drive initiatives to improve our technology, tools efficiency, graphics and gameplay systems, to help make the next iteration of WWE 2K the best ever. 


What You Will Do:

  • Own high-priority initiatives to deliver amazing new features to our players
  • Work with a team of producers and senior engineers to prioritize and plan technical investments to constantly improve gameplay systems, rendering, tools and development operations
  • Provide management, organization and feedback to engineers across the team
  • Decompose long term efforts into incremental steps, planning and communicating road maps to the team
  • Drive alignment, resolve ambiguity, and clarify technical strategy to maximize your impact
  • Collaborate with team members across the US and Canada insure the impact and interoperability of your features


Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit:

  • Four or more years of game production, dev or program management experience
  • One or more shipped games with significant scope of ownership
  • Experience setting clear goals, planning and delivering features with cross functional teams and multiple competing requirements
  • Outstanding project management capabilities, documentation, tracking and transparency
  • Attention to detail and completeness, ability to see around corners, anticipate issues
  • Familiarity with development tooling, Perforce, build systems, integrated test
  • Organized, excellent communication skills, passion for games, collaborative demeanor


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Engineering background
  • Project management training in Scrum or other agile framework
  • Experience in Jira or other project management software
  • Platform certification and technical requirement experience
  • Background in online, graphics, physics and/or game engine



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