Executive Producer WOTC Sat Jan 12 02:00:00 CST 2019 Renton, WA 505978200 6952 Wizards of the Coast 1 Employee <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong><span style="color: rgb(75, 0, 130);">Bring Your Brain…..                                                      Executive Producer<br /> We’ll Supply the Dragons!!!</span></strong><br /> Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc., and the world's largest publisher of adventure games, including Magic: The Gathering® Trading Card Game and Dungeons & Dragons® Roleplaying Games has an exciting opportunity for an <strong>Executive Producer</strong> to join our <strong>Digital Publishing team.</strong></span></span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">We offer competitive salaries, a great benefits package, and the excitement of working in a creative organization. But the best part of working here is that we think creating products that bring hours of enjoyment to millions around the globe is an inherently cool way to earn a living.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Wizards is looking for an Executive Producer to help grow our Digital business. The successful candidate will have a strong mix of creative, technical, innovative, and managerial experience from the video game and online entertainment spaces. As the EP, you will be responsible for bringing to reality the product vision for one or more digital games, as well as managing multiple external relationships across the game development community, while building profitable hits in alignment with Wizard’s digital strategy.</span></span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS WIZARD:</strong></span></span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Product Ownership</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><strong><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Own and execute against product P&L, Budget and business objectives</span></span></strong> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Continuously refine, track and manage Product P&L as developed with Vice President, DGD against business strategies and objectives</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Tightly manage budget across all cost centers allocated to the project P&L</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Own production schedules, risk mitigation and maintain clear visibility with management w/respect to project status, schedule risks and potential strategies to balance product scope, quality and timeliness</span></span></li> </ul> </li> <li><strong><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Own and drive the vision for assigned products, balancing the Business, Design and Production management perspectives to deliver an optimal balance of creative design, user experience and science into game development within all stages of the product lifecycle</span></span></strong> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Maintain business and product plan developed with VP, Digital Game Development, through clear product status awareness and visibility with senior management</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Provide creative solutions to conflicting objectives, providing direction to all product teams around relative priority and quality requirements</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Work with studio department leads to leverage and improve production pipelines, people and processes to drive velocity and quality with increasing effectiveness</span></span></li> </ul> </li> <li><strong><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Work with key stakeholders to ensure the product is integrated into appropriate player ecosystems and WOTC publishing platform to support end-to-end user engagement.</span></span></strong></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Organization and Management</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Directly manage discipline leads on the product (engineering, design, art, UI, production) to drive a unified leadership for the product throughout every stage of development and live operation.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Manage, develop and inspire team leaders and members while creating strong positive relationships with the entire staff, as well as peers </span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Attract, develop, inspire, and lead high performers, creating a culture that motivates and retains world class talent required for success and improve best practices</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Strategize with leadership in evolving Wizard’s digital development studio, talent and capacity</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Product Strategy & Advocacy</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Own and represent product vision and status at all levels of the company, including WOTC and Hasbro Leadership, while building WOTC confidence and excitement around the managed game</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Build AAA games via understanding of best in breed analytics, creative, product, talent and user experience design</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Plan and Execute - use project management tools, production methodologies, and leadership level dialogue to maintain tight schedules and high standards of quality.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Team Player – Collaborate with all levels within the organization to assist in solving higher level complex project management issues</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Deep understanding of all aspects of game production (management, planning, scheduling, budgeting, staffing, technology, design, art, audio, localization, QA)</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Strong experience in overseeing published game titles, live services, and games as a service across multiple client platforms</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Experience formulating product messaging and marketing plans, as well as experience with a wide range of business models and monetization methods</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Strong knowledge of the game market and gaming platforms (PC/Console)</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Work collaboratively with team leads to clearly define project scope and schedule and effectively communicate to all team members</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Extraordinary communications, project management, and relationship-building skills</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Exhibited ability to coach and mentor employees at all levels</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Experience running P&Ls and operating budgets for a game or studio</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Adaptability and ability to collaborate and lead a distributed team</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Enjoys an interactive and agile work environment and collaborates well with various work styles</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Ability to effectively manage projects under deadlines and in complex and fluid business environments</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Prior Related Experience:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Experience within publishing organizations and external development methodologies.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">10+ years relevant work experience including a minimum of 3 years' experience as an Executive Producer on a shipped AAA game</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Experience in bringing highly valuable established entertainment brands to AAA games</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Leadership experience including significant exposure to senior levels of management</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Work Environment </strong><br /> Standard office environment including stand up/sit down desks, Ability to travel (25% of time)</span></span></p> <p><br /> <span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.</strong></span></span></p>

Executive Producer WOTC

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Date: Jan 12, 2019

Requisition ID: 6952