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Producer, Call Of Duty

Activision

Santa Monica, CA 04-16-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Your Mission

Activision Publishing is currently looking for a Producer to join the Call of Duty franchise. We are looking for an individual who has a passion and consistent track record for producing and launching incredible games.

As a Producer on Call of Duty you will be responsible for providing support to the production and development teams in a variety of areas. This entails active involvement through all phases of development including pre-production, production, alpha, beta, submissions, and launch! Specific duties include but are not limited to leading all aspects of responsibilities related to QA, First Party submissions, build schedules, Marketing and PR strategies, Development Studio relationships, and project risk assessments. The Producer manages important areas of production and will work closely with senior team members as well as the Production Director to ensure the needs of the game are met through forward thinking and risk mitigation.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Be responsible for different aspects of Call of Duty production including submission strategies, operations processes, schedule organization, build management, marketing initiatives, and other production responsibilities
• Provide ongoing risk assessments to production team leadership with respect to project hazards and bottlenecks regarding game schedule and quality. Producer should come prepared to offer potential solutions or next steps.
• Work closely with Development Studios, QA, Localization, Submission Teams, and other support groups to be responsible for submission of game code to first parties. Adjust schedules as required to keep current with shifting development needs and ensure on-time release for any publicly announced dates.
• Build strong relationships with Development Teams as part of providing support to the game development process by providing clear task prioritization as well as game feedback.
• Be a primary point of contact for cross-functional groups including Brand Management, Consumer Marketing, Public Relations, etc.
• Contribute constructive, creative feedback to production team leadership to help ensure the game is meeting quality and feature goals
• Record meeting summaries as needed, and translate into a coherent, organized list of action items and next steps for the team

Player Profile:
• Resourceful, steadfast and committed to delivering results
• Earns trust & respect of peers; is viewed as a great teammate
• Builds strong relationships across the organization (publishing/development)
• Can influence without authority
• Maintains high standards notwithstanding pressing deadlines
• Effectively balances competing priorities and devotes time to what is most important
• Understands fundamentals of scoping, scheduling, staffing, and project management
• Able to create scenarios for submission and release; knowledge of First Party timelines and procedures
• Understands how to tailor communication style to the audience in the conversation (internal/external/developer/executive)
• Ability to prepare waterfalls, roadmaps, short-to-medium term schedules
• Able to identify bottlenecks in a project workflow/schedule
• Able to identify problems and provide options for resolution within owned areas
• Proactive & productive; responds quickly to challenges
• Actively manages own tasks and responsibilities to ensure deadlines are met
• Good enough, isn't; a passionate advocate for excellence

The Producer should also demonstrate:
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
• Strong project management skills including organized and focused task prioritization
• Prominent ability to successfully navigate ambiguity
• Ability to self-manage and self-pace
• Ability to adapt to changing situations
• Ability to work under pressure
• Good knowledge of game development methodologies
• Positive attitude and passion for making games
• Call of Duty franchise knowledge strongly preferred
• Passion for First Person Shooter games preferred

Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:
• Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
• 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
• Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
• Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
• If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting https://www.benefitsforeveryworld.com/.

In the US, the standard base pay range for this role is $80,800.00 - $149,400.00 Annual. These values reflect the expected base pay range of new hires across all US locations. Ultimately, your specific range and offer will be based on several factors, including relevant experience, performance, and work location. Your Talent Professional can share this role's range details for your local geography during the hiring process. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1kx9e-3-215-16-238-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $80,800 to $149,400 Per Year ($ USD)
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Activision

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