Technical Producer, Spotlight

Role description

The Unity Spotlight Team is looking for a Technical Producer to ensure one of our VIP customers can ship world class titles using cutting edge Unity technology. You will work closely with our VIP partner and internal Unity teams to create amazing games that will demonstrate the power of Unity to the industry. You will interact with the customer to integrate new Unity features, minimize production risks, anticipate potential problems, and resolve issues by bringing other Spotlight and Unity team members in at any level of interaction needed. 

You will demonstrate strong leadership and management experience, and have experience producing online video games. You’ll need to work with our VIP partner to manage their requests and issues, and solve development hurdles well before they become problems. You are comfortable wearing multiple hats: diplomat, coach, reporter, translator, firefighter. Most importantly you desire to change the face of gaming by empowering a team that is pushing Unity to its limits.

Responsibilities

  • Build and enhance relationships with our VIP game studio customer
  • Work closely with a VIP partner to help them implement the latest Unity features in their projects in ways that are most beneficial for the dev studios and for Unity
  • Identify and resolve potential risks with customer’s products before they have a negative impact
  • Work closely with a VIP customer to manage their bugs and other requests in coordination with Spotlight and internal Unity teams
  • Use effective communication, tools, and project management strategies to ensure that goals are met, stakeholders are informed, and the team is up-to-date with progress
  • Work with limited supervision and use independent judgment outside of established procedures when necessary

Requirements

  • Experience in AAA game production, or similar technical production work, and working with cross disciplinary teams
  • A degree in business, project management, or a technical management field, or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience managing efficient production processes, and working with external development teams to drive production from planning to shipping
  • Exemplary collaboration and communication skills; strong active listening skills and able to resolve conflicts with members of varied disciplines in a clear and efficient manner
  • Detail-oriented and organized, able to keep track of complex requirements and numerous moving pieces
  • Methodical and investigative disposition; be willing to ask questions, and be willing to dig for your own answers as well
  • Literacy with multiple issue-tracking systems - JIRA, FogBugz, Favro, Trello, etc.
  • Demonstrate a proactive, curious mindset

Bonus points

  • Experience working with distributed teams across  time zones
  • Prior usage of Kanban, Scrum, Waterfall, and other development methodologies
  • Experience in the gaming industry on multiple platforms and team sizes
  • Have a track record of public speaking

Who we are

Unity is the creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users the most powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology, operate using resources that maximize ease-of-use, and monetize, so that they can find success with their creations.

The company’s 1,000 person development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners such as Google, Oculus, Autodesk, Microsoft and many more, to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Made with Unity experiences reach nearly 3 billion devices worldwide and have been installed more than 34 billion times in the last 12 months. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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Unity is looking to hire a Technical Producer, Spotlight at their Los Angeles, CA, USA location. Job contains the tags AAA, Max, Unity, Tech, Producer and Lighting.
Job discovered on 3/11/2020

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