(Closed) Senior Producer
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We need you to bring your vision and passion to a team dedicated to reimagining music through immersive media. The Senior Producer will play a key role in managing overall production processes for immersive media content creation.
- Implement production planning and processes with a focus on long term accountability and on-time product delivery
- Oversee detailed milestone schedules and assign tasks to programmers, artists, and designers to maximize efficiency and achieve deliverable dates
- Oversee cross functional meetings amongst key stakeholders to ensure proper communication and planning
- Handle contract negotiations and business affairs with third party production vendors
- Manage P&L for creative production with a focus on tracking and managing budgets
- Act as the primary source of truth for production and executive management
- Participate in focus group planning and research to continuously refine and enhance the product design
- Establish and monitor a regular cadence of milestone check-ins and reviews for both the production team and executive leadership
- Identify and mitigate production risks as appropriate, and communicate regularly to the executive team
- Key participant in strategic planning for organization design, production status reporting and communication strategy
- Collaborate closely with music content programming team and liaise with production team to efficiently execute an ongoing slate of content creation
- Support the entire content production process, including oversight of creative treatments, staffing plans, testing and troubleshooting
- Foster a mature, professional culture of high performance with an obsessive commitment to quality, planning, communication and on-time execution
- As needed, work in partnership with the broader Sony organization including PlayStation, Sony Video and Sound and Sony R&D teams to support the implementation of Sony technologies into immersive music experiences.
- True team player who can work in a diplomatic and level headed manner throughout the organization.
- At least 7+ years of game production experience
- Proven track record in long term roadmap and milestone planning, monitoring and execution
- Expert level knowledge of production methodologies including Agile Stage-Gate and Waterfall
- Expertise in project management with, long term planning, schedule and budget management
- Expert communication skills to ensure continuous on-time deliverables while minimizing risks
- Strong team player who can demonstrate maturity, diplomacy and ability to work efficiently with others
- Experience working across large organizations, including how to strategically navigate multiple divisions to execute goal
- Extremely proactive and results oriented
- A passion for the intersection of technology and entertainment
- Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience
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