Who We Are
Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.
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What We Need:
We’re looking for an experienced Producer to join our Mobile Games team! This position is the glue that holds the development and publishing teams together, driving the day-to-day work that keeps our games fresh, player-focused, and engaging!
What You Will Do:
Reporting to the 2K Mobile Executive Producer, you will plan and oversee projects and management of the publisher pipeline. You will work with dev partners and will steer our efforts in successfully building, operating and servicing our mobile games. Key responsibilities:
- Partner with devs to define milestones and sprint deliverables, then drive the successful delivery of these objectives. Ensure game production, content updates, and Live Ops plans are on track. Own weekly production reporting and ensure stakeholders are aligned on product roadmaps and creative changes.
- Project-manage the tasks of the publishing team – Product Managers, UA/Mktg, BD, Live Ops, BI/Reporting. Lead weekly stand ups and ensure everyone has visibility on each other’s work and are working towards common goals.
- Handle coordination with 2K’s QA, Localization, Customer Service, and Legal Clearance teams.
- Define production processes and workflows with dev partners. Optimize the way we build service-based mobile games to maximize time and resources against the highest priorities.
Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit:
- 2-5+ years of experience as Producer for successful mobile games across all stages of development (concept to launch to live service). Launched at least 1 Top-Grossing title.
- Passion for Free-to-Play and service-based mobile games. Has intimate knowledge of gameplay mechanics, monetization systems, and other aspects of these games’ core designs.
- Self-starter with proven leadership and influencing skills.
- Proficient communication skills (written and oral). Proven ability to work with creative and technical partners across sites and time zones. Adept at MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Google equivalents.
- Highly organized and an effective multi-tasker. Strong time and project management skills. Can focus on multiple projects while meeting changing deadlines and priorities.
- Ability to identify and analyze risks while leading mitigation support.
- Experience building or working on wireframes, GDDs, TDDs, and product specifications.
- Experience with project management and communication tools such as Asana, JIRA and Slack.
- Bachelor's degree.
- Knowledge and love for the 2K IP franchises (Borderlands, BioShock, NBA2K, WWE2K, XCOM, Civilization) preferred.
- Fluency in Mandarin Chinese is preferred.
The pay range for this position in California at the start of employment is expected to be between $95,000 and $120,000 per year. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an 'at-will position' and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.
Location: Remote (supporting West Coast hours)
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