Temporary Job

Assistant Producer

Netherrealm Studios

Chicago, IL 09-29-2021
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Assistant Producer (Temporary)

The Job
This position is for an Assistant Producer to be a part of the production team in the day-to-day management of a AAA title that NetherRealm Studios is working on. This position will handle a variety of tasks to include communication with internal teams and external vendors, scheduling and tracking assets and tasks against their designated deadlines, reporting statuses and potential risks, creating or maintaining tracking systems, acting as a coordinator for group meetings, and other emergent tasks related to communication and coordination of the assigned project teams.

The Daily

PRODUCTION
• Ensure that assigned game/team goals and features determined by the Senior/Executive Producers are being met
• Coordinate processes and pipelines between the various parts of the development team
• Identify (and report) any blocking issues and assist in their resolution

COMMUNICATION
• Provide regular status updates for assigned teams
• Take meeting notes, and ensure follow up on any action items
• Provide clear and concise communication to other members of the Production team, as well as the team lead groups
• Act as a coordination and communication conduit for any outside vendors working on assets for assigned teams

PROJECT MANAGEMENT
• Manage team member schedules as needed
• Manage relationships and delivery schedules of outside vendors related to assigned elements
• Provide project management support for any assigned initatives

MEDIA
• Write and edit media correspondence as requested
• Wrangle assets for marketing campaigns as needed by marketing
• Provide support for PR events as requested

The Essentials
• At least 1 year of experience working as an Assistant Producer or Production Coordinator
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong interest in games
• Basic understanding of production methodologies, both traditional and agile

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d97mpz-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.