Producer

Requisition ID PRO00013E

 

Description

A Producer at Infinity Ward is the primary point of contact for all scheduling matters for all stakeholders for the departments he/she produces.   Reporting to one of the Production Managers, the Producer works closely with the rest of the Production team under his/her Production Manager and the Leads of the departments he/she produces to create and track project schedules.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide accurate and timely project management information to all stakeholders to inform decision making.
  • Work with his/her leads to create a flexible project plan to meet milestone goals developed by Production Managers and company Directors.
  • Work with the Leads of the departments produced to detail tasks and assign team members.
  • Generates and maintains schedules and tracks progress.
  • Work with the team to ensure clear definition, prioritization and communication of goals.
  • Work hand in hand with departmental leads to drive progress forward and push for results.
  • Help develop and evolve new and existing production methodologies at Infinity Ward.
  • Proactively identifies and solves productivity issues and dependency problems.
  • Understands the dynamics among disciplines as they relate to developing a game and knows when and how to make sure items of importance are communicated across disciplines.
  • Must excel at communication among the production team, leads, and developers.
  • Identify and anticipate risks.  Present solutions. 
  • Provide regular reports of key actions and risks at various levels of detail.
  • Play a contributing role in the development of new concepts.

Requirements:

  • At least 2 relevant published titles as a Producer or Project Manager.
  • Comprehensive understanding of game development, from concept to submission and sustained development post launch.
  • Track record of project planning being successfully executed leading to the timely delivery of quality projects.
  • Strong time-management skills with the ability to focus on priorities, manage change and deliver against agreed deadlines.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and project management software skills, e.g. Hansoft, Jira, DevTrack.
  • Willing to commit and take responsibility for projects under supervision.
  • Flexibility, support and willingness to manage the impact of change. 
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work under rapid development cycles.
  • Experience working with external teams.
  • Passion for games and game development.
  • Positive, self-starter attitude.
  • Very organized.
  • Passion for your job and for teamwork.
  • Open-minded personality and team-player mentality. 
  • Ability to seamlessly integrate with the different departments/teams produced and be seen as a member of those teams by others.
  • Knowledgeable of our games.
  • Comprehension of the technical budgets of game development a plus.
  • Technical background in scripting or other game development disciplines such as audio, animation, art, etc., a definite plus.

Education:

  • College degree preferred.
  • Professional or advanced degree a bonus.

 

Job: Production
Primary Location: Woodland Hills
To Apply:  Send resume and cover letter to jobs@infinityward.com