Senior Producer

Tangent Games is looking for a Senior Producer to plan and oversee our new action adventure game's production efforts.  
 
The ideal candidate will have extensive internal development experience, have leadership and management experience driving medium- to large-sized teams, be at home in a fluid and creative environment, be a champion of  the project's schedule, team planning, and core systems, have senior AAA game production experience, and have a passion for the successful orchestration of complex projects from pre-production through post-launch support releases.
 
Responsibilities
  • Drive the creation and maintenance of the roadmap for a large, interdisciplinary development team
  • Define clear and realistic production plans and determine resource needs. Balance schedules, team morale, and the overall vision
  • Work with internal research teams and key stakeholders to create and maintain a backlog of near-term and long-term features
  • From concept to release, lead and drive all production tasks in specified areas (or coordinate with Producers reporting to you to deliver these tasks)
  • Act as the primary communication point for your specified areas
  • Facilitate communication and collaboration with other disciplines and teams. Constantly and clearly communicate status to stakeholders
  • Manage a team of other Producers dedicated to aspects of team's development
  • Schedule and coordinate the details for all necessary meetings in accordance with individual and production schedules, and ensure action items are followed up on
  • Track and manage progress against budget
  • Manage risks and establish risk mitigation
  • Drive the goals of milestones in conjunction with the wider Production team and the game development timeline
  • Work with limited supervision and use independent judgment outside of established procedures when necessary
  • Contribute to the planning and direction of the development
  • Ensure studio compliance with company policies and procedures
 
Required Skills
  • 5+ years Producer/Senior Producer experience in internal games production, notably with online, AAA console games
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Completed a minimum of one large scale game cycle from start to finish or two or more non-game production cycles
  • Managed and mentored a team of 3+ Producers of various levels
  • Experience managing agile teams, running scrum processes, and coordinating multiple small team efforts
  • Exemplary communication skills: listen to, speak with, and resolve conflicts with members of varied disciplines and external partners in a clear and efficient manner
  • Outstanding analytical skills: experience working with project and user data sets and distilling action from them
  • Ability to self-motivate and motivate others
  • Detail oriented and organized, comfortable dealing with ambiguity
  • Results oriented, focused and composed under pressure
  • Socially intelligent. Experience working for creative teams and navigating conflicting priorities
  • Thorough knowledge of the games industry
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and Project Management Software 
 
 
 
It is Tangent Games’ policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Tangentlemen does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law. Tangent Games also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled applicants and employees.

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