Senior Producer

Division

Warner Bros. Entertainment Group

Position Type

Full Time

Interests

Game Development/Publishing, Mobile, Project/Program Management

Location

United States - California - San Francisco

Posted Date

Oct. 15, 2020

Req Number

179213BR

Company Overview

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

Business Unit Overview

At WB Games San Francisco we are bringing to life some of the world’s most iconic characters, stories, and universes. Come help us build a world-class studio, and take leading entertainment franchises to 1.2 billion mobile gamers. We are committed to creating fun and engaging games for our fans, and are positioning ourselves to be a top player in mobile.

Opportunity Overview

The Job

We are seeking a Senior Producer for the WB Games San Francisco Production team! At WB Games San Francisco we are bringing some of the most iconic characters and stories to life in the mobile space. We are committed to creating immersive, engaging experiences for our fans and are positioning ourselves to become a top player in mobile games.

This Senior Producer will be a key member of our team, working on DC and Harry Potter projects. The ideal candidate for this role has launched and operated several mobile titles and has extensive experience in the free-to-play mobile space.

The Daily
  • Responsible for timely, quality delivery of game features and content.
  • Create, prioritize and manage project backlog, create full team sprint plans, manage roadmap and master production schedule.
  • Coordinate QA testing efforts, prioritize bugs and ensure resolution.
  • Define and ensure proper management of complex internal team, external team and cross-team projects.
  • Define, review and continually improve team development processes.
  • Run scrums and production meetings to ensure effective communication of goals, tasks, progress, and blockers.
  • Create response plans to live issues, manage response to live game issues as required.
  • Manage Production Staff.

The Essentials
  • 6+ years production experience in video game industry with increasing responsibility.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in mobile games.
  • At least 3 years in free to play games.
  • Has managed other Producers directly.
  • Must have demonstrated success in the mobile, free-to-play market.
  • Ideally has contributed to multiple games based on well known franchises for a large publisher.
  • Undergraduate degree of equivalent.
  • Passion for mobile gaming.
  • Strong understanding of mobile games and mobile game market.
  • Ability to pro-actively identify and recommend improvements to development process.
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving and time management skills.
  • Experience developing complex project roadmaps and staffing plans.
  • Experience defining and implementing development processes.
  • Experience coordinating the development efforts of teams of 50 or greater.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Skilled at clearly and concisely communicating information across large distributed teams as well as keeping external groups notified of change.
  • Skilled in JIRA, MS and Google Office Suites; Excel and Google Sheets in particular.
  • Skilled in managing and running live game operations in a fast-paced environment.
  • Skilled in running daily scrums, project management.
  • Ability to negotiate and form consensus, define and drive action items.
  • Very comfortable managing KPIs through analytics for live, long term engagement games.
Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.