Producer

Los Angeles, CA

Hyperkinetic Studios is on the hunt for a Producer to help us on upcoming projects!

 

You will assist the team in maintaining project plans, communicating with the team to track development, and working alongside management to ensure team deliverables are met in a timely manner. You’ll have an opportunity to work in an awesome indie developer environment with a talented and diverse company. As an ideal candidate, you will have had prior experience as an Associate Producer, preferably in the game industry.  This is a short-term role with the possibility of a longer extension. All applicants must be available to work on-site in Los Angeles.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Support development efforts to deliver games on time, on budget, and to scope.

  • Communicate with the team to create the live production timeline ensuring features are scoped, documented, reviewed, developed, tested, deployed, optimized and supported.

  • Ensure accuracy and thoroughness of project related task documentation, issue tracking, and reports.

  • Identify critical small details in the production process, communicate those details clearly and effectively to the appropriate team members, and escalate communication appropriately.

  • Document and communicate team workload, timelines, and project status through project management tracking and documentation.

  • Communicate project status to team members and management.

  • Ensure contingency plans are in place and ensure effective risk management.

  • Understand and communicate issues facing various types of gameplay, artistic and technical considerations.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Basic understanding of a video game development production pipeline and of each department’s role

  • Familiarity with common game development engines.  Candidates must have the ability to determine the impact of requests made to programmers, 2D/3D artists, and level designers

  • At least 2 years professional experience as Associate Producer in interactive software development

  • Experience using agile development methodologies

  • Experience in at least one project using Jira

  • Experience with Task Tracking applications—Basecamp, Assembla, Asana, etc

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (English)

 

Bonus Qualifications:

 

  • Experience working with outsourcing studios

  • Familiarity with Google Suite, Confluence, Shotgun

 

Please send application and current resume to info@hyperkineticstudios.com.

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Applications without resumes attached will not be considered.

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