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Senior Project Producer, In-Game Cinematics

Company: Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Team Name:

Cinematics

Job Title:

Senior Project Producer, In-Game Cinematics

Requisition ID:

R006952

Job Description:

Blizzard's In-Game Cinematics team is looking for a highly organized individual with outstanding communication and project management skills. You have prior experience in animation production either with a major game studio, on a film or in TV. Experience in dealing with external clients and vendors are a plus. Self-direction and follow-up skills are a must, as well as the ability to anticipate production issues and find effective solutions. Excellent leadership and diplomatic skills are needed when dealing with multiple projects and stakeholders. You should enjoy seeing a project from inception to completion and delivering projects on time with the highest quality.

Responsibilities

  • Work with IGC leads, producers, engineers, and artists as well as Departmental managers to determine resources necessary to see projects through to completion.

  • Work with stakeholders to ensure projects remain within scope.

  • Liaise with different departments to facilitate communication and approvals inside SFD and outside including Dev Teams, Legal, Localization, Global Publishing, etc., as well as many other departments within Blizzard.

  • Work with the Project Director to provide motivation, direction, and support to ensure that project goals, objectives, milestones, and deliverables are achieved.

  • Facilitate project, department, and dev team meetings as needed

  • Contribute to a positive work environment and ensure project forward momentum.

  • Maintain budgets, create schedules, and update weekly reports as needed

Requirements

  • 5+ years experience in the film or game industry as a producer

  • At least one AAA title shipped in a producer role or applicable Film or TV credits.

  • Experience managing teams and delivering products on time

  • Proven experience managing schedules and employees to achieve desired results

  • Experience with Shotgun or other asset tracking software, and the Microsoft Office suite

  • Thorough knowledge of animation pipelines and the ability to foresee potential bottlenecks and provide possible solutions

  • Exceptional inter-personal skills including oral and written communication skills

  • Be self-motivated as well as able to take the initiative to keep the project moving forward

Pluses

  • Experience with online technologies, Battle.net, and multiplayer systems

  • Passion for games (especially Blizzard Entertainment titles)

  • Proficient with JIRA and/or Confluence

  • Proficient knowledge of Blizzard's IPs as well as the applicable lore

  • Love of the storytelling process, especially via movies and animation

Job Status: Full-Time/Staff

Primary Location: United States-CA-Irvine

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We've worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiencesever. Join us!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Work with IGC leads, producers, engineers, and artists as well as Departmental managers to determine resources necessary to see projects through to completion. Work with stakeholders to ensure projects remain within scope. Liaise with different departments to facilitate communication and approvals inside SFD and outside including Dev Teams, Legal, Localization, Global Publishing, etc., as well as many other departments within Blizzard. Work with the Project Director to provide motivation, direction, and support to ensure that project goals, objectives, milestones, and deliverables are achieved. Facilitate project, department, and dev team meetings as needed. Contribute to a positive work environment and ensure project forward momentum. Maintain budgets, create schedules, and update weekly reports as needed. managing teams, communication, online technologies, stakeholders, written communication skills, jira, milestones, microsoft office suite, shotgun, inter-personal, legal, delivering projects on time, leadership, confluence, self-motivated, VFX Artist, Senior Producer, Digital Producer, Editorial Project Manager, Senior Creative Designer, Production Designer, Mobile Game Developer, Graphic UI Designer, Lead Designer, Media Project Manager

Keywords: Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., Irvine , Senior Project Producer, In-Game Cinematics, Other , Irvine, California

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