The World of Warcraft team is looking for a Senior Producer to support our engineering team. Engineering producers help create, prioritize, and implement our development plans for new features and changes to the systems, tools, and infrastructure used to make World of Warcraft.
In this role, you will work with folks across the team, from associates to directors, and with every team on World of Warcraft. We need someone who can be a strong partner to their teams, and who can help envision and deliver improvements to systems and processes that will support World of Warcraft development for years to come.
This role is anticipated to be a hybrid work position, with some work on-site and some work-from-home. The potential home studio for this role is Irvine, CA.
What you will do:
Coordinate project plans and the day-to-day work of an engineering team
Schedule project goals and communicate as the team makes progress
Clarify project requirements and drive agreement between teams or individuals with conflicting priorities
Spot and mitigate risks to our plans and goals, and help clear blocking issues
Identify development challenges and their solutions
Collaborate with vision holders across the World of Warcraft development team
Advise decisions, together with team leadership, about process, commitments, and development priorities
Support, empower, and celebrate our team, our work, and our successes
Facilitate group activities from regular team meetings to ad-hoc brainstorming sessions
Mentor producers in production tools and practices
Forecasting and planning for a large portfolio of engineering projects
To succeed, you must have:
4+ years of experience in production or project management
A calm and deliberate demeanor
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Good strategies and instincts for working with a wide range of styles and personalities
Well-ordered approaches to defining project requirements, work, and timelines
Comfort working in ambiguous areas where learning and adaptability are key skills
The courage to admit when you don’t know something, and the confidence to ask “why?”
We’re also interested in hearing about:
If you have experience working with Jira and Confluence
Any complex projects you’ve tracked before, and what support you gave your team
Process improvement wins you’ve driven on other teams
Whether you’ve programmed or scripted before
We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.
We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to [email protected]. General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.
At Blizzard Entertainment, we pour our hearts and souls into everything we create. Best known for iconic video game universes including Warcraft, Overwatch, Diablo, and StarCraft, we’ve been creating genre-defining games for millions of players around the world for more than 30 years. We’re on a quest: bring our dreams to life and craft the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Hard work, iteration and polish go into the Blizzard “secret recipe,” but the most important ingredients come from talented people who share our vision. If that sounds like you, join us.
The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.
We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:
Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.
In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $80,800.00 - $149,400.00 Annual. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.