Who We Are

2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, 31st Union, HB Studios, and 2K SportsLab. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.

Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, thinkers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of 2K’s portfolio currently includes several AAA, sports and entertainment brands, including global powerhouse NBA®️ 2K, renowned BioShock®️, Borderlands®️, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization®️ and XCOM®️ brands; popular WWE®️ 2K and WWE®️ SuperCard franchises, TopSpin 2K25, as well as the critically and commercially acclaimed PGA TOUR®️ 2K

At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work! We encourage ALL applicants to explore our global positions, even if they don’t meet every requirement for the role. If you're interested in the job and think you have what it takes to work at 2K, we encourage you to apply!

What We Need

We are looking for a Senior Producer to join the 2K Core Games: Product team. You will support our hard-working studio partners in developing quality games, from concept through post-launch updates, and assist in maintaining the creative vision of 2K’s game franchises. The ideal candidate is a player-obsessed leader and team-builder, capable of taking charge of a product, feature, or external team and unifying cross-functional teams and partners towards a specific set of goals. This role requires day-to-day leadership in support of a single AAA title, and/or the simultaneous management of work streams across multiple titles. Senior Producers are ultimately responsible for ensuring our titles ship in a timely manner and to a high degree of quality. Additionally, the Sr. Producer is expected to contribute to the growth of the larger Publishing Production group, whether through improving group-wide processes, or spearheading initiatives around training or sharing their institutional knowledge.

What You Will Do

  • Establish, maintain, and improve mutual collaboration with internal and external studios and teams to meet project schedules, quality goals and business objectives throughout the entire development life cycle

  • Collaborate with studio partners to ensure development priorities satisfy player expectations and quality goals, and that production schedules, project risks and cross-functional publishing roadmaps are aligned and maintained between studio and 2K.

  • Proactively drive creative solutions to address studio challenges and unblock development by bringing to bear the scale of our shared services and network of vendors, cutting through red tape and finding opportunities to streamline and improve internal processes.

  • Ensure titles positioned for success regarding the full life of the franchise - including a post-launch strategies and in-market success metrics

  • Validate product and feature budgets and maintain forecasts of the budget, anticipating, identifying, and resolving overruns with studios, outsourcing partners and other 2K publishing departments

  • Orchestrate alignment and adherence to product quality targets, schedules, and budgets through clear expectation management, and iterative review and feedback cycles of milestone criteria per established contracts or internal processes

  • Ensure projects are set up for success in hitting quality targets through collaboration with 2K’s User Research, Market Research, Data Insights and QA deptartments.

  • Coordinate with partnerships and release management teams to shepherd projects throughout their lifecycle across all modern gaming platforms

  • Coordinate with internal partners, such as Marketing, QA, Product Management, Analytics, Localization, MoCap and finance to ensure alignment and timely execution of milestone deliverables and product launches

  • At times, directly lead a team of producers

  • Travel, both domestic and international, may be required

What Will Make You a Great Fit

  • 5+ total years of proven experience, either in an internal game development role and/or publishing production role

  • Has shipped at least 1 AAA title

  • Have had a significant contributing role in developing & bringing multiple titles to market

  • Multiple years of experience with industry standard production/project management tools and methodologies.

  • Ability to lead to and deliver on hard product deadlines with rapid development cycles while being the guardian over product quality

  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with internal & external studios, vendors, internal teams, and other critical resources

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), time and project management skills

  • Strong contextual communication skills. Is adept at communicating in all venues with appropriate level of detail and with the specific audience in mind

  • Is detail oriented, thrives in a fast-paced environment and is comfortable leading meetings, taking notes and asking tough questions.

  • Has direct experience developing console and/or PC titles, and detailed knowledge of shipping processes on associated platforms

  • Ability to assess in-development quality, proactively foresee development challenges, and mitigate risks at all phases of development

  • Expected to be a proactive problem solver: identify and own any aspect of publishing production that may need support; no task is too small

  • Must demonstrate strong fiscal sense while supporting budget and scope expectations, both within the team and to executive management. Requires general knowledge of titles P&L processes.

  • Experience with industry-first parties (Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo) and seeing projects from concept to gold master

Bonus Points

  • Experience with AAA, large scale products preferred

  • 3-5 years working as a publishing producer preferred

  • 2 years of experience working on a Live game or service

  • Proven track record of using analytics systems to drive data informed product decisions (in development and post-launch) is preferred

  • Knowledge of game industry trends and markets is preferred

  • Experience building dashboards and reports, strong Excel and Powerpoint skills

  • Demonstrable history of People Management skills and/or Mentorship work is preferred

  • Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Communication or Technical Art field is a plus

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need reasonable accommodation.

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