The Technical Producer will work with both the games team and central tech department, ensuring the road map and dependencies properly line up. We’re looking for an individual who excels in organization, has superb communication abilities, is technically minded, and is comfortable managing the schedules of complex engineering projects.
The person in this role will be responsible for the following:
- Collaborating with engineering Directors and Leads to establish long term feature schedules, milestone definitions and phase/sprint goals
- Being a part of the team – working with the teams to overcome complex problems, identify dependencies, develop schedules, improve product quality and stay on track
- Supporting the team by running daily stand-ups, scheduling meetings, taking notes, and otherwise keeping the team stay organized and on track
- Tracking live issues affecting end users and ensure they are being followed up on and resolved
- Understanding and communicating project milestones, task deadlines, and stakeholder feedback to team members across the studio
- Anticipating, identifying and proposing solutions for project risks and issues
- Utilizing the chosen project management software to provide metrics and visibility
- Other duties and responsibilities as defined by the manager
The ideal candidate will have a mix of the qualifications below:
- Familiarity with agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban
- Experience shipping games or middleware
- Strong organizational skills and demonstrated attention to detail
- Exceptional communications skills both oral and written
- Programming or other empirical technical experience
- 3+ years of experience working in the game industry
- Have 2-3 years of experience as a Producer or Program Manager of engineering teams
- Shipped at least one game title
- Comprehensive understanding of game development, from concept to submission and sustained development post launch.
- Strong time-management skills with the ability to focus on priorities, manage change and deliver against agreed deadlines.
- Proven ability to work under rapid development cycles.
- Proven ability to collaborate, coordinate, communicate and support other team members
- Creative, motivated, focused, passionate, results-oriented
- Passion for games
At Avalanche Studios, we believe in worlds without limits, and we are committed to develop a diverse and inclusive workplace. We strive to hire great talent from a variety of backgrounds. Being part of our world is not contingent on where you’re from, your gender, or sexual orientation. It’s all about your passion, courage and craftsmanship.
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