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Lead Producer

Epic Games

London, United Kingdom 05-22-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
PRODUCTION

What We Do

Whether it's driving a vision from start to finish or collaborating with teams to inspire and deliver projects of Epic quality, Epic's production teams take pride in consistently delivering world-class products and experiences.

What You'll Do

We are looking for a Lead Producer to join us on the Fortnite Ecosystem team. You will drive the content development across 3rd Party and 2nd Party development efforts. Our team of producers focuses on Fortnite island production, IP engagements, application of platform features, game design and publishing workflows. The ideal candidates are passionate about working in games, possess a technical background and understanding of UGC ecosystems, demonstrate a strong grasp of dependency-driven production methodologies, exhibit a firm understanding of gameplay design, possess excellent communication and collaboration skills, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

In this role, you will
• Work directly with multiple game discipline producers/leads/directors to successfully drive high velocity, high-impact development cycles, balancing out short-term needs and long-term vision. Help troubleshoot and balance resources as plans evolve
• Partner with multiple leaders to understand requirements and critical timelines. Collaborate with game teams across the Fortnite Ecosystem to understand and balance dependencies, deliveries, and output targets
• Engage with IP holders on participation in our ecosystem. Design and operate proper systems to align business, product and technical teams
• Lead roadmap planning activities for the art and producer teams, requirements gathering, vendor assessments, workflow, and initiative build-out plans, estimations, and resourcing in order to drive a solid roadmap that achieves strategic product goals. Proactively seek out efficiencies to boost team productivity
• Communicate proactively and consistently. Collaborate with producers, product managers, and other disciplines on the development teams needed to complete initiatives, understand and report on progress, risks, and mitigations

What we're looking for
• Previous experience working in a production role where you've managed gameplay teams in the creation and delivery of high-quality experiences
• Demonstrated production leadership experience and history of mentoring talent to foster growth
• Experience in a software development organization, preferably with platform development
• Expert communication, organizational skills and highly efficient time management
• Deep understanding of dependency-driven pipelines, scheduling and asset tracking, and project management practices and tools
• Ability to build strong partnerships at every level. The kind of person that people want to work for and work with
• Adept at operating within ambiguous situations and high pressure scenarios

This role is open to multiple locations in North America and Europe (excluding CA, NY, & WA).

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp24yo-3-236-83-154-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.