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Associate Producer

Company: Apex Systems
Location: Redmond
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Apex Systems is partnering with a AAA Racing Game Studio in Redmond, WA to hire an Associate Producer for a contract position. This is starting off as a year long contract with potential to extend. We need candidates local and willing to work in office in Redmond, WA.We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, customer obsessed Associate Producer to work with production and development leads to drive foundational studio projects into the future! You will be working with the Rendering team that is responsible for building next gen graphics engine, systems and tools that will ensure the flawless execution of our titles.Producers at our studio are exceptional communicators, problem solvers and collaborators. We provide clarity and empower teams to provide best user experience that delight our customers. You'll work with engineers, designers, and artists to bring high quality features to life. Using effective communication skills, collaborative problem-solving, and data-driven decision making, Producers will drive customer focus, team priorities, process and track project progress and schedule.

  • Someone who can act as a scrum master and drive daily scrums, planning, etc. They will help with quarterly planning.
  • Collaborate with dev leads and understand the architecture and implementation of rendering techniques and systems in our engine used across the studio
  • Collaborate with artist, content leads, developers, and other discipline stakeholders from the studio to create shared features roadmaps
  • Manage the planning, scheduling, assigning, and tracking of detailed tasks and dependencies
  • Manage well-defined features as they move through the development pipeline
  • Collaborate with project leads on milestone goals, that align with studio-wide development timelines
  • Identify, track, and resolve cross-team risks and dependencies with the help of team leads and stakeholders
  • Communicate sprint goals effectively, identify risks and clearly establish the plan of record
  • Maintain positive and collaborative customer relationships between your team and stakeholders
  • Manage external development partner relationshipsQualifications And Skills
    • Has one or more years of experience in a similar role
    • Experience with at least one game engine or tools technology
    • 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
    • Listen and communicate with empathy
    • 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 ExperiencesPreferred 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
      • Ready and willing to receive and address constructive feedbackEEO EmployerApex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please

Keywords: Apex Systems, Redmond , Associate Producer, Other , Redmond, Washington

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