Senior Game Producer, APAC Sat Mar 31 02:00:00 CDT 2018 Renton, WA 462432100 1326 Wizards of the Coast 1 Employee <p><span style="font-size: 12px;">Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc., and the world&#39;s largest publisher of adventure games, including Magic: The Gathering&reg; Trading Card Game and Dungeons &amp; Dragons&reg; Roleplaying Games has an exciting opportunity for a Sr Game&nbsp;Producer &ndash; APAC to join our Digital Publishing &amp; Licensing team.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;">WHAT IS THIS ROLE ALL ABOUT?<br /> Wizards is looking for an experienced Sr. Game Producer to shepherd the production of our digital games for the Chinese market. In this role, you would be responsible for working with both internal and external teams in coordination with our publishing partners in China to produce unique versions of Wizards new digital games for our global&nbsp;fans.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;">The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience and expertise in driving successful execution for one or more digital games through cross-functional management of multi-disciplinary teams focused on delivering amazing customer experiences. This candidate must be fluent in Chinese and ideally have experience working closely with international companies.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;">DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS WIZARD<br /> Planning</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Works with internal and external resources to facilitate in-depth technical, functional, and architectural design documents and create realistic production schedules with detailed milestones and deliverables.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Develops detailed functional and technical requirements for bug fixes, major/minor enhancements and feature requests.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Develops, maintains and communicates the roadmap progress on a regular interval.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Drive for enhancement of product and features of our games through analytics and QA processes.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;">Production</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Works with Brand, Design, and other Digital teams to ensure objectives, strategies, and tactics are carried out.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Leads and drives the development, quality and implementation of new features, functionalities, adjustments to the assigned digital services, products and games as defined in relationship with the Key Stakeholders to grow revenues and/or customer/consumer engagement.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Ensures features and functionalities, user interface and experience meet the business requirements.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;">Communication</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Manage expectations and timely communications with regards to status of deliverables.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Provide clear context to the team and upper management for how the feature set fits into the larger game and market place, and how it serves and delights our fans.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Maintain regular communication between team members, management and Design / Art Direction.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Ensures that internal and external developers and other production resources meet milestones and receive all necessary information.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;">Leadership / Management</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Provide strong leadership to the team by giving clear guidance, instructions and tasks.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Manages / coordinates cross-organization execution efforts to ensure all relevant internal and external parties are apprised of plans and development schedules in regards to digital services, products and games.</span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;">Problem Solving</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">This role will work directly with the EP of Digital Publishing to problem solve issues throughout production and all phases of product roll-out. You will work in an ongoing basis with business units throughout the company to resolve&nbsp; design, technical, delivery, scope and schedule of product.</span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;">AM I QUALIFIED?<br /> Experience Creating and Casting these Spells:</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Fluent in Chinese.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">5+ years experience working as a Producer on an internal or external development team within the video game industry.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Shipped at least 1 digital based game.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Experience collaborating with all levels on an organization.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Experience reconciling iterative software development with a waterfall project methodology, or a combination of waterfall and agile is highly desirable.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;">Knowledge, Abilities and Characteristics of the Ideal Wizard:</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Strong time management skills with a proven ability to focus on priorities, solve problems, juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">You&rsquo;re a gamer. You eat, sleep and breathe games.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Ability to communicate effectively across a spectrum of Business, Creative, and Technology personnel at all levels of the organization.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Highly capable with requirements analysis, software development, databases, hardware, quality and technology operations.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">This position requires a strong independent worker who is self-motivated.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Superior scheduling, organizational and multi-tasking skills with the ability and desire to work in a fast-paced studio environment. Must be ready embrace ambiguity and take action.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;">Education and Training:</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">BA, BS degree preferred however 5+ years of game industry or technology production experience would be an acceptable substitution.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;">Travel Requirements </span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">May require 1-4 trips per year to attend conferences or meet with partners.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;">Physical Requirements:</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;">Office environment, able to work on computer or phone for long periods of time.</span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;">We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.<br /> The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position.&nbsp; It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities, or requirements of the position.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">@ID:1326@Job Category:Technology@Location:98057@Employment Type:Regular@</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><a href=""><font color="#0066cc">Hasbro</font></a> (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to <em>Creating the World's Best Play Experiences.</em> From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands, including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, LITTLEST PET SHOP and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner brands. Through Hasbro Studios and its film labels, Allspark Pictures and Allspark Animation, the Company is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is committed to making the world a better place for children and their families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 1 on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by <em>CR Magazine</em>, and has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by <em>Ethisphere Institute</em> for the past six years. Learn more at <a href="" target="_blank"><font color="#0066cc"></font></a>, and follow us on Twitter (<a href="" target="_blank"><font color="#0066cc">@Hasbro</font></a> & <a href="" target="_blank"><font color="#0066cc">@HasbroNews</font></a>) and Instagram (<a href="" target="_blank"><font color="#0066cc">@Hasbro</font></a>).</span></span></p>

Senior Game Producer, APAC

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Date: Mar 31, 2018

Requisition ID: 1326