Publishing Producer

Pub Production · Frisco/Remote, Texas
Department Pub Production
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

The Gearbox Entertainment Company is an award-winning creator and distributor of entertainment for people around the world. Gearbox Entertainment develops and publishes products through its subsidiaries, Gearbox Software and Gearbox Publishing. Gearbox Entertainment has become widely known for successful game franchises including Brothers in Arms and Borderlands, as well as acquired properties Duke Nukem and Homeworld. Gearbox’s ambition is to entertain the world and its key driving objectives include the pursuit of happiness for our talent, partners and customers, the prioritization of entertainment and creativity and a measured respect for profitability. For more information, visit www.Gearbox.com.  


Gearbox Publishing is looking for an experienced leader comfortable with the art of game development in a fast-paced environment. The best fit for this position will have the confidence and problem-solving skills to manage development schedules for multiple titles (or a complex schedule for a single large title) and teams while maintaining effective communication with Publishing leadership.

As part of the production team, you’ll be working with a fun, world-class team, and we’re seeking someone with the character, skillset, and drive to have an immediate positive impact.

 

Responsibilities (About the Job)

 

  • Proactively create, maintain, and enforce project plans with which contain all key milestones and associated deliverables in conjunction with production staff and project leads.
  • Collaborate with discipline leads and cross-studio staff to create and manage the project schedule & ensure the schedule is aligned with product goals.
  • Ensure that critical path items, such as submission, localization, and QA-related responsibilities are unblocked and well-executed.
  • Support the Studio leadership and contribute to strategic short and long-term planning, development status, and decision-making for the project.
  • Work with business & finance leadership to review project budgets.

 

Requirements (About You)

 

  • Must have at least 3+ years’ experience as a Producer or Associate Producer leading teams to ship titles.
  • Current awareness of the video game market and trends.
  • Must have held a production or leadership position for the majority of a project’s lifecycle, including a product launch.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a high level of emotional intelligence.
  • Must thoroughly understand the process behind cross-discipline collaboration and development-driven production.
  • Able to work well in a fast-paced team environment and simultaneously manage multiple competing priorities.
  • Ability to create project plans & monitor the progress of department milestones and individual tasks within those plans.
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, and can multi-task under pressure
  • Project management & visualization skill with JIRA, Microsoft Project, Hansoft, or other project management software.


Bonus Skills

 

  • Experience working with mobile games, GaaS games, and/or F2P models
  • Previous experience in Live Operations production
  • Previous experience working with remote development teams


 

Gearbox Entertainment believes that all team members should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. We are committed to reflecting the diversity of the world we strive to entertain. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we provide fair and equal treatment to all team members and applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. 

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  • Location
    Frisco/Remote, Texas
  • Department
    Pub Production
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level