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Visual Concepts

Producer (NBA)

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Visual Concepts
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Foothill Ranch, CA

Who We Are:

At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world’s top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-sku titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.

What We Need:

Our Foothill Ranch studio is looking for a seasoned Producer to join our development efforts on the next iteration of the award-winning NBA 2K franchise! Within this role, you will be responsible for overseeing a development team in delivering high quality features while also helping to manage the overall project scope, quality, and schedule.

What You Will Do:

  • Partner with the production team and project leadership to organize and manage a multidisciplinary game development team
  • Β·Participate in defining project deliverables and priorities while mitigating risks
  • Take part in defining feature scope and help keep it in bounds
  • Lead an area of development and/or special project throughout its stages of development – from concept to completion
  • Set up and maintain efficient processes and best practices to optimize team engagement, productivity, and communication within and across internal and external groups
  • Help define production processes and workflows, always improving the way we build games
  • Contribute to a positive studio environment

Who You Are:

  • 5+ years of experience in the video game industry as a Producer with internal teams
  • Shipped at least 1 AAA console game as a Producer
  • Experience leading an internal, multidisciplinary development team or area of development
  • Expert knowledge of industry-standard project management methodologies (waterfall, agile, etc.) and the value and place of each
  • Experience with steering ambiguous ideas into actionable items
  • Experience identifying and navigating through project risk, whether game-related or business (operations/publishing/legal/etc.)
  • Experience with being responsible for schedules, budget, and scoping
  • A JIRA and Confluence power-user, having created workflows, reports, and templates
  • Strong analytical, technical, and project management skills
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills, combining leadership and diplomacy -- teamwork-oriented

Pluses:

  • Shipped an annual sports title
  • Familiar with basketball, the NBA, and/or the NBA 2K franchise
  • Experience with Games as a Service or online multiplayer modes
  • Scrum Master or PMO certified