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Live Ops Producer

Infinity Ward

Woodland Hills, CA 11-19-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
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Founded in 2002, Infinity Ward is the original studio behind the Call of Duty® franchise. The titles developed by Infinity Ward have won more than 200 ''Game of the Year'' awards and 100 ''Editor's Choice'' awards, among many other industry accolades. Some of our previous titles include: Call of Duty®: Ghosts, Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare and most recently, Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare. Infinity Ward employs more than 250 people in Woodland Hills, Calif., just outside of Los Angeles.

A critically acclaimed studio, Infinity Ward is proud to have one of the most passionate and talented development teams in the industry. We love to have as much fun as the games we create, and it shows in our relaxed, yet diligent, workplace environment. We believe that making the best games relies on having the best people, so we like to look after ours. We enjoy having fun with top-notch events that everyone gets involved with.

Infinity Ward is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at https://www.infinityward.com/, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/InfinityWard/, and @InfinityWard on Twitter.

Your Mission

A Live Ops Producer at Infinity Ward is the primary point of contact for all scheduling of engineering related work related to running the Live Ops team. Reporting to the Lead Code Senior Producer, this Producer works closely with the rest of the Production team and Leads to create and track project schedules.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Provide accurate and timely project management information to all stakeholders to inform decision making.
• Drive the creation of a flexible project plan including milestone deliverables, requirements definition, team member assignment, capacity planning and release planning.
• Coordinate with partners/studios within Activision.
• Work with the team to ensure clear definition, prioritization and communication of goals.
• Help develop and evolve new and existing production methodologies at Infinity Ward.
• Identify and anticipate risks. Present solutions.
• Provide regular reports of key actions and risks at various levels of detail.
• Play a contributing role in the development of new concepts.
• Have an intermediate understanding in the technical process of software development.
• When necessary, assist with the creation of test plans for QA on features you produce.
• Help negotiate requirements for feature requests between engineering and content teams.

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:
• At least 2 relevant published titles as a Producer or Project Manager.
• Comprehensive understanding of game development, from concept to submission and sustained development post launch.
• Track record of project planning being successfully executed leading to the timely delivery of quality projects.
• Strong time-management skills with the ability to focus on priorities, manage change and deliver against agreed deadlines.
• Proficiency in MS Office and project management software skills, e.g. Hansoft, Jira.
• Highly experienced with version control systems.
• Willing to commit and take responsibility for projects under supervision.
• Flexibility, support and will to manage the impact of change.
• Exemplary written and verbal communication skills.
• Proven ability to work under rapid development cycles.
• Experience working with external teams.
• Passion for games and game development.
• Positive, self-starter attitude.
• Very organized.
• Passion for your job and for team work.
• Open-minded personality and team-player mentality.
• Knowledgeable of our games.
• Comprehension of the technical budgets of game development a plus.
• Computer science degree or equivalent training a plus.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d81wvq-54-227-97-219-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Infinity Ward

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.