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Associate Producer - Games
Ref No.: 20-01215
Location: Redmond, Washington
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Our hugely popular client seeks a skilled and empathetic Associate Producer to work with production and development leads to drive foundational game studio projects into the future! We need a budding leader who is eager to collaborate with developers and artists to build the tools necessary to breathe life into creative visions.
 
The ideal candidate 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, the candidate will drive customer focus, team priorities, and track project progress.
 
Responsibilities:
  • 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 the artists you serve
  • Cultivate a fun, positive, and solution-focused team culture
Qualifications:
  • 1+ year(s) of experience in a similar role preferred – applicants who demonstrate the remainder of the skillset below but do not have any years of experience are encouraged to apply and will be considered
  • Experience collaborating with a team on one or more software development projects (e.g. school team assignment, internship, etc.)
  • Familiarity with agile development practices (e.g. Scrum, Kanban)
  • Familiarity with game development processes and disciplines
  • Ability to clearly communicate plans, ideas, and issues in an organized manner, in both written and verbal forums
  • Ability to lead teams of people to ship software by collaborating with team members and leadership to prioritize, scope, and schedule production plans
  • Proactive problem solver and learner
  • Demonstrates empathetic leadership through social intelligence and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Careful and active listener who ensures all voices are heard and seeks input from a variety of perspectives and backgrounds
  • Ability to identify and resolve conflicts with projects and coworkers in a clear, respectful, and efficient manner
  • Ready and willing to receive and address constructive feedback
 
W2 only, no Corp to Corp. We are unable to sponsor H1B visas at this time. **eXcell™ Supports Equal Employment Opportunity** eXcell™, a division of CompuCom® Systems, Inc., a global company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, provides IT staffing services and solutions to Fortune 1000 companies as well as small and medium business. For more information, visit www.excell.com