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Gearbox Software

Associate Outsourcing Producer

Production · Frisco, Texas
Department Production
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

An Associate Producer on Gearbox’s Production Team is a critical role working directly in the trenches with developers on a project. This role operates alongside the Outsourcing Manager to ensure outsourced assets are being accounted, tracked, and assisting in the creation and follow-through of tasks between external and internal developers. The Associate Outsourcing Producer will join our expanding external and outsourcing team working directly with the Outsourcing Manager. A Producer at Gearbox is committed to making the game creation process easier for their team and the broader company.

Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with internal development teams to ensure accurate and thorough accounting of any outsourcing requests for all projects in development
  • Possess a general understanding of cost assessments and budgetary restraints and ramifications that arise from project requests
  • Assist Outsourcing Manager coordinate and facilitate communication and interaction between contractors and developers
  • Represent the Outsourcing Manager or Senior Managing Producer over external efforts in conference calls and other platforms of communication
  • Willingness to travel and attend conferences or external developers as needed
  • Monitor tasks that relate to outsource development and ensure proper communication and feedback is happening between internal development and external developers
  • Support Outsourcing Manager in any day to day needs- communication, identifying and resolving blockers, scheduling/coordinating/representing in meetings, creating tasks as needed, etc…
  • Proactively identify areas of need and coordinate with stakeholders to ‘make it happen!’!
  • Update/Create Confluence and other documentation formats that could be integral Outsourcing
  • Ensure qualitative, quantitative and technical requirements requested by developers are accurately delivered by outsourcers

 

  •  Guide and act as a sanity check for internal developers to provide all pertinent information for outsourcers to do their work 

 

  • Attend regular production meetings and participate in Production Roundtables where the production team across the studio is committed to constantly improve

 

What Makes You the Right Person

  • You are an enthusiastic and positive person that can motivate others
  • You are outgoing and enjoy building and fostering relationships with a wide range of developers internally and externally
  • You have unique X-Factors that you can offer the team where we can learn from you as much as you can learn from us!
  • You desire to grow both individually and with the team
  • You have experience working with external teams in an art outsourcing or other external development capacity (not required but preferred)
  • You possess a general understanding of art and asset development

Requirements

  • Direct experience coordinating and/or managing asset creation efforts in AAA game development (externally and/or internally)
  • A strong understanding of schedules, pipelines, and dependencies developing games
  • Fluent or able to use Perforce (or other source control)
  • Willing to navigate Unreal Engine 4 as necessary to help get the job done
  • Exercise strong JIRA skills and leverage how it can be applied to help organize and track efforts
  • Experience creating and/or maintaining spreadsheets or schedules in order to forecast efforts, identify risks, and provide status updates

Bonus Points in your Skill Tree

  • BONUS POINTS: You have experience managing, monitoring, or coordinating with managers or finance teams regarding budgets
  • BONUS POINTS: Bachelors or master’s degree in games or anything that could be related
  • BONUS POINTS: You have developed an entertainment effort with a group of others whether that is film, an indie game, or any other creative endeavor
  • BONUS POINTS: You really know your stuff in JIRA, Confluence, and other Atlassian tools
  • BONUS POINTS: You are an artist, animator, or content creator by trade, and you are now interested in a production/management role

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  • Location
    Frisco, Texas
  • Department
    Production
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced