Full Time Job

Associate Director Of Production


Santa Monica, CA 08-31-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
We are looking for a talented Associate Director of Production to join Treyarch's Production Leadership team!

Your Mission:
• Oversee production and delivery of AAA content across multiple key pipelines
• Manage a team of Producers and APs to establish long term schedules, milestone definitions, and sprint goals
• Collaborate with production leadership to create and execute the development strategy needed to realize the high-level game vision
• Work with studio directors & leads to facilitate asset creation pipelines in delivering AAA content on time and at quality
• Efficiently communicate with leads and directors to ensure project goals and expectations are clear and realistic
• Collaborate with internal teams on post-launch strategy and asset creation mapping for launch/post-launch campaigns
• Champion team needs around workflow, tools, and pipeline improvements with the various internal (and external) groups
• Establish relationships with our publishing partners to ensure the various development, PR & Marketing needs are identified and communicated to the team

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:
• Minimum of 8+ years of experience with the demonstrated ability to ship AAA content in a full game life cycle
• Experience managing complex schedules to support internal and external team deliveries
• A proven leader with experience managing teams in all stages of development from pre-production through ship and post-launch
• An adaptive planner who is forward-thinking and proactive, with the ability to identify risk early and suggest effective mitigation strategies
• As a problem solver you know how to identify, assess, and critically think through problems. You understand when support, not direction, is needed and are able to get the right people involved to find solutions
• A track record of mentoring, managing, and developing production team members with a focus on mentorship and career growth
• An expert communicator that speaks the languages of game development. You keep stakeholders informed about project information and deliver the audience appropriate level of detail
• Collaboration focused, you look to build bridges, accommodate a wide ranges of requests, and facilitate positive forward momentum
• Adopt a customer focused mentality when it comes to players and colleagues. You can anticipate their needs and drive to make their experience better
• A source of motivation and direction for the team to ensure that project goals, objectives, milestones, and deliverables are achieved under all conditions
• Relationship builder that proactively looks to foster and maintain inclusive, positive, collaborative relationships in the Studio. Ability to resolve conflicts in a constructive, respectful manner

Extra Points:
• Experienced user of Shotgun, Jira and Confluence a plus

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxny84-3-215-177-171-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.