The Major League Baseball Games and VR Group designs, develops, and manages a portfolio of high-quality products including console and mobile games, real-time data visualization, VR/AR experiences, and more.
The Games and VR Senior Producer has a great interest in and experience with console and mobile games, ideally focusing on major league sports. Our Senior Producers lead internal/external development on Major League Baseball gaming and 3D data visualization products and features, as well as ensure product quality, manage staff, and hit deadlines. In addition, the Senior Producer defines both the production strategy and roadmap plan for their products.
Manage the development of various size projects throughout each phase of the game production and live operations process with oversight at key milestones and product reviews.
Act as a primary liaison by leading and coordinating efforts multiple disciplines such as Development, Art, Audio, Animation, Design, and QA, in order to fulfill project goals and objectives
Work with Stakeholders to define project scope and deliverables that support business goals
Oversee the coordination and validation of MLB logos and assets — cultivating MLB brand for gaming community
Drive the decision-making progress on product features by providing feedback to feature design, organizing the testing early iterations to provide early data used for game balancing
Track project milestones and deliverables. Report progress, risks and issues on the project to key stakeholders
Manage and track project tasks; ensuring schedules are maintained and adjusted when necessary
Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
Partner with key stakeholders to ensure that projects will be shipped with high quality
Own the QA process - track and prioritize issues in a QA database, assign tasks to the team, and manage QA resources for a project
Review data from analytics to guide decision making for post-launch product development and support
Required Skills and Experience:
Passionate about playing games
Current on business trends in the gaming industry
Superior written and verbal communication skills
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Minimum of five (5) years experience in mobile and/or game development and has been part of a team that has delivered at least two titles to market
Experience with the full development cycle from concept development through launch and into live operations.
Ability to demonstrate a strong knowledge of project management methodologies
Desired Skills and Experience
Great understanding of the rules and culture of Major League Baseball
Strong organizational, analytical, prioritization, and interpersonal skills.
Previous experience in JIRA or other issue tracking database software
Experience with the Unity Game engine
Previous experience with 3D data visualization
All in-office and ballpark-based positions are subject to MLB's mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy