Temporary Job

Assistant Producer

Netherrealm Studios

Chicago, IL 03-04-2023
  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Assistant Producer (Temp)

The creative team that brought Mortal Kombat and Injustice to life is now NetherRealm Studios, part of the Warner Bros. Games family. With over 20 years of creation under our belts, NetherRealm's mission remains the same: to create cutting edge entertainment and deliver industry leading tech, game art and overall gaming experiences. NetherRealm Studios is a collaborative and creative environment, constantly striving to up the ante on what is possible in interactive entertainment. Our team is comprised of dedicated professionals with years of experience who are at the forefront of the gaming industry. The passion and energy that made Mortal Kombat a reality is still on display every day in our offices, our hallways and most definitely the studio's arcade room.

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 partners, 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 incumbent will be employed by Yoh Staffing and will receive salary and benefits accordingly.

The Daily

• 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

• 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 assigned projects for the team

• 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 initiatives

• 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
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong interest in games
• Basic understanding of production methodologies, both traditional and agile
• Ability to complete multiple concurrent tasks, with autonomy, in a fast-paced environment

The Nice to Haves
• Familiarity with the technologies of video games
• Experience in the video game industry
• Good understanding of content creation pipelines

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits…

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqz04z-44-200-168-16-42 in your application.