Producer- 343 Industries

343 Industries is looking for a Producer to support the Halo Infinite team in ongoing and new feature development.  This is your chance to work on one of the most exciting and creative intellectual properties in the industry with one of the industry’s most talented teams.

 

As a Producer, you are core to the culture and productivity of the team. The ideal candidate will be able to balance schedule needs with creative pursuits, pushing for quality and innovation while managing both budget and time.  Executing on our project’s vision takes many traits, but above all stand teamwork, leadership, and a dedication to excellence. The ideal candidate is someone that collaborates and thrives within multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities 

  • Run team ceremonies with teams, including but not limited to daily standup, sprint planning, backlog grooming and end of sprint retros.
  • Track bugs and triage regularly with your team, assessing, assigning, and prioritizing according to sprint and project needs.
  • Manage day-to-day development issues; identify problems in advance and drive creative solutions to fix them. 
  • Establish sustainable processes and tools to drive the success of the team. 
  • Identify potential areas of risk, create/execute mitigation plans before issues happen, and keep the team operating at a high level of productivity. 
  • Facilitate communication across the project team; clearly communicate tasks and responsibilities to staff.
  • Coordinate with external teams and partners to manage dependencies.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications and Skills 

  • Experience shipping games. You have experience shipping AAA current generation games as a Producer.
  • Experience creating team processes.  You should have experience developing and running project management processes for a game team. 
  • Experience establishing agile methodologies is a plus. 
  • Effective team leadership.  You should be able to drive a talented team to produce AAA entertainment experiences.  This requires strong leaders and a constant drive for results. 
  • Strong Cross-Team Communication Skills. You can work with creatives (e.g. artists and game designers), technical people (e.g. programmers), and non-technical people (e.g. PR and Marketing) alike. When conflicts occur, you bring people together, you listen, you mitigate, and you resolve. 
  • Manages Ambiguity. There is no instruction manual on how to be a great Producer. You use your instincts, experiences, and team to identify, assess, and solve problems quickly and frequently.  It is the Producer’s responsibility to take ambiguous problems and develop concise action plans for the team to resolve them. 
  • Exceptional Project Management and Organization Skills. You are detailed and organized. You never let anything fall through the cracks. You are clear, concise, and specific. When you participate in a meeting, you clarify, capture and follow up on all action items.
  • Exceptional People Management Skills.  
  • Passion for Games. Both playing video games and a passion for understanding what makes them great.

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Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.  We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

 

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343 Industries is looking to hire a Producer- 343 Industries at their Redmond, WA, USA location. Job contains the tags AAA, Unity and Producer.
Job discovered on 10/14/2021