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Producer, Live Ops

Sledgehammer Games

Foster City, CA 08-10-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Producer, Live Ops (Concept + 2D Art) - Sledgehammer Games

Your Platform

Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Melbourne, Australia, Toronto, Canada and Guildford, UK – Sledgehammer Games is the videogame development team behind Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare 3, Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare and Call of Duty®: WWII. Since our founding in 2009, our greatest passion has been making AAA games. The strength of our team makes us not only excellent at what we do, but also how we do it. We firmly believe in supporting our passionate employees to be the best they can be. Here at Sledgehammer Games, everyone is a game maker. We'd like to speak with you!

We are constantly evolving and innovating – which are some of the most rewarding aspects of game development. With our extraordinary audio, design, engineering and art teams, we've been able to achieve some of the highest-quality game execution of any studio in the industry. We love making games, and we work hard to make sure that each new game we make is even better than the last. Creativity is key, and we're looking for dedicated game developers for our exciting next project.

Sledgehammer Games is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at www.sledgehammergames.com or search for Sledgehammer Games on your favorite social media platform. Want to hear what it's like at the studio directly from current employees? Check out our #LifeatSHG developer profiles: https://youtu.be/12DUBszg-w4

Your Mission

We are seeking a talented Producer to join our team in creating the next generation of award-winning games. As a Producer, you will play a crucial role in facilitating the development of our games. You will collaborate with teams across departments to meet deadlines, manage resources to stay within production limitations, and develop innovative processes when roadblocks are hit.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Being responsible for driving game development processes and their respective agile/scrum ceremonies to meet team deliverables
• Working with various teams and stakeholders to define project priorities and milestones
• Accountable for crafting and maintaining project plans, documentation, schedules and communication channels
• Actively managing team allocation based on top level priorities, deadlines and budgets
• Facilitating the ongoing improvement of team processes with a focus on efficiencies, alignment and culture
• Proactively identifying and resolving potential conflicts between schedule, goals and scope against available capacity
• Collaborating with cross-disciplinary stakeholders in establishing your team's content pipeline through the lens of Live Operations

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:
• At least 3+ experience in the interactive entertainment industry in a Production/Project Management role
• Experience collaborating with internal and external development teams, across various time zones (domestic and international)
• Producer/Project Management experience with the entire life-cycle of video-game software development (concept to post-launch) of at least one published title on Xbox, PlayStation, PC and/or mobile
• Ability to accurately predict risks (through production planning) while facilitating the coordinated effort in devising and communicating their mitigation strategies
• Possess excellent written and verbal communication ability

Extra Points:
• Experience working with digital Art pipelines, with a focus on 2D
• Demonstrated experience with project management fundamentals, including project life-cycle models, risk assessment, and team/people management
• Proven ability to work under rapid development cycles while maintaining calm and collected composure
• Expert experience with project management tools/software (i.e. Jira filters, workflows, dashboards, reports & Confluence setup)
• Bachelors' degree in digital art, game design, computer science or relevant work experience
• Previous management experiences that include: employee selection, employee development, performance management, conflict resolution, change management, budgeting, and project planning
• Project Management training and certification

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4z2jy-3-238-199-4-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Sledgehammer Games

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.