Executive Producer

Aspyr Media, Inc. is an independent, full-service developer and publisher for the industry's leading games. Over the last 25 years, Aspyr has helped nearly 200 games reach their next level across all platforms and beyond expectations. 

Founded in 1996, Aspyr Media, Inc. got its start in Austin, TX by bringing the biggest PC gaming franchises such as Call of Duty, Sid Meier’s Civilization and Star Wars to Mac.  Today, Aspyr is a video game publishing and development partner focused on maximizing the potential of games.  We find the world's best games and connect them to new audiences, on all platforms.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the VP of Operations, the Executive Producer  is responsible for ensuring that games ship on time and meet quality targets. Working with internal departments and external partners, the Executive Producer will bring games to market by coordinating with individuals of all disciplines and fostering effective and open communications across the teams.

Essential Functions:

  • Leadership: Partner with Senior Management and representatives to implement product features
  • Coordinate and track schedules to ensure projects come in on time and meet quality standards
  • Own the roadmap from a cost and budget perspective
  • Own the communication with external partners and drive for clarity.
  • Provide consistent and clear communication on the status of projects to stakeholders
  • Identify, manage, and solve operational and project risks
  • Coordinate and partner with business operations departments such as Finance, Engineering, Creative, QA, Recruiting, HR, Facilities, and IT to ensure team and project success
  • Identify, assign, and track development and operational issues and risks to completion and resolution
  • Solve complex partner and business problems and balance priorities across multiple disciplines and teams
  • Manage and grow a team of producers to prepare them for their next levels

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 12+ years of game development experience in an internal development role such as QA, Design or Production
  • Launched at least one AAA game from start to finish and Executive Producer
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively as a mediator between all development disciplines
  • Ability to self-prioritize and execute with minimal supervision as well as leading by example
  • Proven experience working on multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining a high degree of ownership
  • Experience managing schedules and requirements
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of various production methodologies
  • Project management experience
  • Agile or similar methodology background

Aspyr is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Aspyr are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Aspyr will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Aspyr encourages applicants of all ages.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Aspyr is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Aspyr are based on business needs. Job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability HIV Status, sexual orientation. gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Aspyr will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Aspyr encourages applicants of all ages.

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