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Associate Producer



The job description is for an Associate Producer position at PlayEveryWare, a company that focuses on console ports, co-development, and original development of games. The Associate Producer will work with indie and AAA development teams on various projects, ensuring that builds are delivered on time and meet quality expectations. They will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, manage project documentation, and help de-risk and execute projects at all stages of the game development cycle. The role requires a bachelor's degree in a related field and at least 1 year of experience in project management or a similar role. Strong organizational, analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal, and communication skills are necessary. Prior experience in the gaming or entertainment industry is a plus. The position is based in Seattle, WA, with remote interviews currently due to COVID-19. The company offers competitive benefits and perks, including 100% covered health care, retirement savings plan, life and disability insurance, sick time, holidays, and additional PTO. PlayEveryWare is committed to diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity.

Job description

Associate Producer As an Associate Producer at PlayEveryWare you'll be critical to the success of port projects and co-development initiatives. You’ll work alongside indie and AAA development teams on unique and exciting games with no two projects ever the same. Our focus on console ports, co-development, and original development provides the opportunity to work on cutting edge technology with world-class developers and teams across the globe. This opportunity is for a full-time, benefits eligible position in Seattle, WA. Due to COVID-19, all positions with PlayEveryWare are subject to remote interviews at this time. Once safe to do so, we anticipate all staff returning to on-site work at our Georgetown office. Associate Producer The Associate Producer assists with ensuring that builds are delivered on time and at the studio’s expectation of quality, satisfying the needs and requirements of clients, partners, and first-party console manufacturers. This role is responsible for organizing day-to-day execution of project work as well as revising project documentation in accordance with agile development best practices. The Associate Producer is a go-to person for removing work blockages and triaging issues before they impact development. In this role they collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that requirements are clearly defined and expectations are managed. The Associate Producer is responsible for curating a strong base of knowledge of risk management strategies and is able to apply their knowledge across both short and long term development ensuring success of the product and health of the development team. They are also responsible for learning project management skills including maintaining project schedules in a no-crunch development environment. Responsibilities Help plan, de-risk, and execute projects at all stages of the game development cycle Help manage relationships with external partners such as publishers, IP holders, and QA partners Build and utilize a base of knowledge for first-party certification requirements across platforms Monitor and ensure the health of project teams Ensure milestones are delivered on time and on quality Qualifications A bachelor's degree in a related field, such as game design, project management, business, or a specific industry-related discipline (e.g., film, television, software development) A minimum of 1 year of experience in project management or similar. This can include internships, co-op programs, or part-time roles in project management or related areas Strong understanding of organizational tools and eager to learn project management methodologies Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with cross-functional teams Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines An ownership and accountability focused mindset A strong alignment with and belief in PlayEveryWare values Prior experience in the gaming or entertainment industry is a plus This role is open to multiple levels based on experience and skills for the job Washington State Pay Range for the Associate Producer level $55,000—$65,000 USD Benefits & Perks 100% covered health care, vision, dental insurance with affordable options for addition of dependants 401(k) retirement savings and profit sharing plan Life and disability insurance, Healthcare Savings Account 56 hours of sick time, 11 floating holidays, and additional PTO No Mandatory Crunch policy Close relationships with Epic, Unity, and first-party console developers Open and collaborative workspace with available on-site parking and gym Subsidized ORCA transit card for employees working 3 days in the office Casual and inclusive office environment nearby cafes and restaurants Company events, SWAG, and snack stocked kitchen Friday team lunch Are you sure if you meet every requirement listed in this job description? Do you think your experience level is not where it needs to be? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they believe they meet every single qualification. PlayEveryWare is focused on building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace, and provides robust training programs and opportunities to support all of our employees' growth and align with our work. If you're interested in this position but your past experience doesn't line up perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we want you to apply anyway. PlayEveryWare does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws. We embrace diversity and inclusion and are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Location: Seattle

Country: United States

Date found: 2023-10-25

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