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Producer U

Sledgehammer Games

Foster City, CA 4 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
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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, Call of Duty®: WWII, and Call of Duty®: Vanguard. 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 are constantly evolving and innovating – which are some of the most rewarding aspects of game development. With our outstanding 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 upcoming projects.

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 the game development process to produce high quality content.
• Working with development team(s) to define and meet project breakthroughs.
• Accountable for crafting and maintaining project plans and schedules.
• Leading project resources and needs to meet production schedules and budgets.
• Recommending and implementing new processes where efficiencies are needed to improve timely or on-budget delivery.
• Ensuring all necessary project documentation is complete and up-to-date.
• Establishing and maintaining a productive and communicative working environment.
• Identifying and resolving conflicts between schedule, budget, and design goals.

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:
• At least 3+ experience in the entertainment software industry in a leadership/coordination role.
• Experience collaborating with internal and external development teams.
• Producer experience of the entire life-cycle of video-game software development (concept to ship) of at least one published title on Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, Wii U, XboxOne, PS4, PC and/or Mobile platforms.
• Ability to diagnose reasons for inefficiency and suggest solutions for removing such inefficiencies.
• Ability to foresee and communicate risks and obstacles to all collaborators.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Extra Points:
• Experience working with engineering and the execution of online features.
• Confirmed experience with project management software, including project life-cycle models, risk assessment, and team management/motivation.
• Solid ability to work under rapid development cycles.
• Experience with development planning tools (i.e. Scrum, Jira, Confluence, etc.)
• Bachelors' degree in computer science, engineering, or related technical field or relevant work experience.
• Confirmed leadership experience including: employee selection, employee development, performance management, conflict resolution, team facilitation, budgeting, and project planning.
• Project Management training and certification.


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8zy1x-44-192-94-86-42 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.