Producer

Redwood City, CA, United States

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Description

Crystal Dynamics, a part of the Square-Enix family and the studio behind the award-winning Tomb Raider franchise, is constantly on the hunt to add even more top-tier gaming talent worldwide to our family. We pride ourselves on attracting and developing the best of the best to craft the most exciting projects in gaming. Our 25 years of development experience, as well as our studio’s combined AAA game industry pedigree, has established us as one of the premier studios in the world today. Come and make us even better! Crystal Dynamics is headquartered in sunny Redwood City, CA, just south of San Francisco and north of San Jose.

Join the studio as a Producer on the Avengers project! Benefits for this full-time position include a competitive salary, 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance options and 20 days of paid time-off. You also receive free access to a well-appointed 50,000’ foot athletic club (complete with a rock climbing wall and pool!), an impressive on-site cafeteria with food options for every palate, a gorgeous natural campus by the Bay and discounts on all of Square-Enix’s games and goodies. 

Position Summary: 

Crystal Dynamics is looking for an enthusiastic and highly organized Producer with demonstrable project management experience to take on a production role in building our upcoming Avengers project. A successful Producer works in support of the development team to coordinate, track, and guide activities of game features to ensure timely completion to quality.  

Essential Duties:

  • Partner with production and discipline leads to determine resources necessary to complete projects and meet milestones and deadlines.
  • Drive project and discipline deliverables to completion within tight schedules and high standards of quality utilizing project management tools, production methodologies, and leadership abilities.
  • Oversee, coordinate, track and manage the activities of the team to ensure that project goals are completed on time.
  • Identify and fix bottlenecks, as well as clearing roadblocks both on the day-to-day and in the longer term.
  • Provide motivation, direction, and improve best practices.

Competencies, Skills & Knowledge:

  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively as a mediator between all development disciplines.
  • Demonstrated ability to self-prioritize and execute with minimal supervision, while also leading by example.
  • Ability to manage schedules and requirements to implement desired features.
  • Knowledge about the game development process and industry trends at large.

Essential Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of game development experience in an internal development Production role.
  • Experience shipping one or more major AAA console titles as a credited producer.
  • Development discipline-specific history (art, engineering, design, QA).
  • A demonstrated understanding of various production methodologies is required.
  • Will consider candidates with previous experience as internal Development Directors or Project Managers.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.

Crystal Dynamics is an EOE and M/F/D/V employer.