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The Xbox Game Studios Publishing team responsible for the recently released Microsoft Flight Simulator, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, and Tell Me Why is seeking a Senior Game Producer.  This is an opportunity to join a creative and motivated team of people driving world-class game development that sets the standard for entertainment across a growing family of devices including Xbox and Windows 10. We are looking for a Senior Game Producer with diverse experience and a fresh perspective to join our team. If you have technical and/or live operations production experience in shipping quality video games, as well as an understanding of the development process and project management best practices, we encourage you to apply.

In this role, you will collaborate closely with our Executive Producer and Director of Technology to drive effective teamwork with both internal and external teams. Engaging with a wide range of disciplines and subject matter experts, you'll play a key role in influencing feature development, product publishing, and important cross-team partnerships.

We value written/verbal communication skills and the ability to solve complex problems while fostering an inclusive and collaborative environment. You will thrive in group dynamics, demonstrate organizational skills, self-motivation, and attention to detail, ensuring action plans and ideas are consistently followed through.

We are looking for a candidate that is committed to our mission of fostering a safe and inclusive work environment where people from diverse backgrounds feel valued, bringing their authentic selves to do their best work.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with internal and external teams to establish well-defined schedules, goals, and key milestones.

  • Track and drive the quality and timely execution of deliverables ensuring feedback from our discipline experts is heard, categorized, and prioritized.

  • Proactively anticipate potential risks and collaborate on developing mitigation plans to address them before they escalate.

  • Collaborate with Executive Producer on production process, ensuring effective stakeholder communication.

  • Provide support to the Director of Technology in defining new technology systems and features to help developers work more efficiently.

  • Coordinate the review and feedback process for milestone submissions, promoting an efficient and inclusive feedback exchange.

  • Schedule and attend meetings; facilitate build reviews and ensure action items are captured and communicated to key stakeholders.

  • Develop and nurture relationships with development studios, establishing a reliable and timely flow of information and materials among all parties involved.

  • Work with cross functional teams to develop and implement product specific live operations strategies from production to post-launch.

  • Willingness and ability to travel both domestically and internationally

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree AND 4+ years experience in production roles in gaming or entertainment industry, or other multi-disciplinary leadership

    • OR equivalent experience.

  • Experience in development and shipping of at least one product release.

  • 3+ years experience managing relationships with stakeholders, clients, and/or customers.

  • Experience with the game development process and applying project management practices.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a technical production role.

  • Experience working in both development and publishing.

  • Experience running external beta tests.

  • Experience with Games as a Service (GaaS) models.

  • Verbal and written communication skills, interacting with stakeholders and leadership at varying levels.

  • Ability to identify, prioritize and resolve complex problems, achieving impactful results.

  • Experience managing projects and coordinating the efforts of multiple teams.

Game Producers IC4 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $112,000 - $218,400 per year.

There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $145,800 - $238,600 per year.Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here: https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/us-corporate-pay

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations.