Outsource Producer [Video Games] in Redwood City, California at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CREATE AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE

  • Join a studio with 20+ year history of developing AAA franchises games and a team who encourages continuous learning and professional growth
  • Become an integral part of a recently created team who is currently in the formative stages of a new AAA blockbuster being built and shipped across XB1, PS4, and PC
  • Help build a completely original story in a new world that gamers can play in for years to come

LEVEL UP WITH THIS CREW

  • Competitive salary and customizable health insurance options; including 100% paid medical, no out of pocket medical expenses
  • Strong focus on work-life balance that is strategically designed to eliminate burnout and maintain a positive work environment. Including child care on-site as well as 6 months maternity and 3 months paternity leave.
  • Access to a free 50,000’ foot athletic club (swimming pool and rock wall included!)
  • In-house catering with a 5-star chef who can make specialized meals for those with dietary restrictions
  • Drop your car off onsite for a free wash, detailing and oil change!
  • Generous paid time-off and a true desire to provide work-life balance within the industry

LOCATION

  • Redwood City, CA (just south of San Francisco)

MAKE AN IMPACT

  • Work closely with the team Art Manager, Creative Director, Art Director and external vendors to ensure that the quality and integrity of the product meets or exceeds product vision, and pushes the boundaries of competitive visual quality.
  • Vet external parties for viability and quality and make recommendations on external vendor. Assist with staffing plans, project postmortems, continued development of external relationships.
  • Track and provide feedback on all assets throughout the stages of production, verify standards and communicate readiness. Adjust project goals and design revisions as necessary to adapt to changing situations to meet established schedules.
  • Shepherd and improve the art production pipeline between internal and external productions and enforcing the process throughout the project cycle.  Work with tech art and engineering to continually improve pipeline.
  • Help settle project-related conflicts and disputes, and remain proactive in problem solving.
  • Supporting the Director of Production to keep studio executive staff, the publisher and/or marketing staff up to speed on product status through the preparation and presentation of appropriate project materials (e.g., milestone updates, demos, etc).

SHOW US YOUR SKILLS

  • 3+ years Project Management experience in outsourcing and video game development
  • Shipped a minimum of 2 video game titles and AAA console development experience (Xbox One, PS4)
  • Experience with external and/or distributed development; as well as with outsourcing, managing external vendors or teams, and directing others through written and verbal communication.
  • Strong time management skills with a proven ability to focus on priorities, juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Communicate effectively across all levels of an organization on a broad range of topics: technical, business and creative.

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