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Senior Producer

Harmonix seeks a Senior Producer to join our exceptional Production team. Producers are the backbone of the development process, providing teams with the appropriate structure and support for successful day-to-day collaboration and operation. The Production team at Harmonix proactively manages and delivers cutting edge products, ensuring both title quality and timely delivery.

The ideal candidate is a demonstrated leader who will have a strong background in game production, and will have worked on teams of various sizes and configurations.

Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of the full game product development cycle
  • Work closely with a team of cross disciplinary leads to run projects
  • Work with the Executive Producer and team leads to produce realistic schedules and milestone plans that are focused on the delivery of high quality products
  • Identify all relevant project risks and developing plans for their mitigation
  • Communicate with team leads and senior management on project status and risks
  • Define and implement improvements to the development process
  • Hold oneself and others accountable for delivering quality
  • Mentor and lead other members of the Production team
  • Constant and positive force for good

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant game industry project management experience
  • Shipped at least 3 games
  • Passion for gaming
  • Expert knowledge of project management methods in game development
  • Ability to autonomously execute projects and game development challenges
  • Exceptional emotional intelligence
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as good instructional skills
  • Excellent self-organization and self-motivation abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively to solve problems in an efficient manner
  • Project management software skills using Jira, Confluence, Hansoft, Favro or other project management software

Pluses:

  • Knowledge of music/rhythm games
  • Demonstrated music background or passion for music

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter including:
    • Why you are interested in working at Harmonix
    • What games you are currently playing
    • What music are you currently listening to

Harmonix is an equal opportunity employer EOE/M/F/D/AAP