Producer - Fortnite (Save the World)

Overview:

For over 25 years, Epic Games has been making award winning games and game engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that brings environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design.  As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

 

We are looking for a Producer for Fortnite to provide overall leadership and influence at a team level, while managing one or more components of a large, complex, strategic project. This Producer will work with multiple stakeholders, help ensure projects are planned, staffed, scheduled, executed, and communicated properly. This individual will work closely with individual and team leads to track progress, help resolve blocking issues, and prioritize tasks in order to deliver a high quality experience, while also working with internal and external stakeholders to track feature requests, change requests, and provide creative solutions to a variety of development issues. 


 The person in this role will be responsible for the following:

  • Utilizing game development and live services experience to drive maximum acquisition, engagement, and monetization strategies
  • Ensuring the team has the best organizational structure, processes and practices that allow them to produce high quality work efficiently on time
  • Acting as key escalation point to resolve issues between engineering, product management, business leads and product leads
  • Determining, approving and managing required projects changes from a quality and user experience perspective
  • Owning full operational aspects of the game development, including establishing development framework, reporting, risk management, capacity planning, and resource management
  • Working with project leadership to define strategy execute against milestones and key deliverables
  • Ensure target metrics are defined and tracked for all games on the service
  • Coaching and mentoring a strong team and taking in active involvement in recruiting; onboarding and maintaining team morale
  • Driving efficiencies and new ways of thinking with a goal of reducing waste and increasing efficiency
  • Serving as the thought leader on service integration with the development team to define new business models to engage new and existing game developers
 The ideal candidate will have a mix of the qualifications below:

  • Experience in project management on AAA game franchises or similar software development projects 
  • 7+ years of operations and leadership experience with the ability to challenge and influence a variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to drive high velocity, high impact development cycles in an agile fashion, balancing out short term needs and long term vision
  • Self-starter who is able to identify and solve problems
  • Ability to effectively and quickly build relationships and establish trust, respect, competence and confidence
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills - able to work on complex problems where analysis of situations requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors
  • Ability to adapt and be effective in new situations a highly dynamic environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and possesses strong emotional intelligence skills
  • Ability to develop and communicate vision and achieve buy in from large organizations with a creative culture
  • Experience using different development methodologies (Agile, Kanban, Waterfall, etc.)

Please submit your resume and we’ll be in touch soon.  

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