#182680

Associate Producer - Workflows

Location:
Redmond, WA; Remote
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
08/19/2022
Posted By:
Karson Gries
Date:
08/05/2022

Job Description:

Our client is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, customer obsessed Associate Producer to work with their AAA Franchise production and development leads to drive foundational studio projects into the future! We need a leader who understands the technology to build automation infrastructure and pipeline production workflows that will ensure the flawless execution of their titles.  

Ideal candidates will aim to serve the team and its customers as a grounded and organized leader. Using effective communication skills, collaborative problem-solving, and data-driven decision making, candidates will drive customer focus, team priorities, and track project progress.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive the architecture and implementation of developer workflows and automated validation systems used across the studio
  • Collaborate with our tools teams to modernize the way we build and validate content and also partner with our engine team on performance and stability analysis systems
  • Manage the planning, scheduling, assigning, and tracking of detailed tasks and dependencies
  • Manage well-defined features as they move through the development pipeline
  • Define clear milestone goals, in collaboration with project leaders, that align with studio-wide development timelines
  • Identify, track, and resolve cross-team risks and dependencies with the help of team leads and stakeholders
  • Identify issues blocking such as process bottlenecks on your team and the studio, and work with others to ensure they are solved in a timely manner
  • Advocate and defend clear and realistic production plans to implement the vision for each project while staying within scope
  • Communicate effectively and clearly establish the plan of record
  • Maintain positive and collaborative customer relationships between your team and stakeholders

Required Qualifications:

  • Has one or more years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience with developer workflows, pipeline and automation frameworks and infrastructure
  • Proven ability to collaborate with cross discipline leads (Designers, Engineers, Artists, Producers, etc.) to achieve production plans that work for all disciplines
  • Knowledge of agile development practices (e.g. Scrum, Kanban) and project software tracking tools such as Azure DevOps, Shotgun, or industry equivalent
  • Excellent written and verbal skills: Listen and communicate with empathy
  • Strong communication and cross-team development skills
  • Strong analytical mind and experience working with project and customer datasets
  • Able to identify and resolve conflicts with projects and coworkers in a clear, respectful, and efficient manner
  • Passion for games and a drive to create amazing AAA game Experiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Computer Science degree and project management training
  • Familiar with game development processes and disciplines
  • Understanding of gaming culture and what makes a high-quality game
  • Experience with live operations and running Games as a Service
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery systems
  • Ready and willing to receive and address constructive feedback
  • AAA game development experience

Client Description:

Our client is a large technology company based in Redmond, Washington with a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. They develop computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. This company enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge.

Working here, you will be part of a company that values:

  • Innovation
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • AI
  • Trustworthy computing

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.