Capcom Game Studio Vancouver Producer - Publishing in San Francisco, California

Job Title: Producer - Publishing

Department Name: Production Management

Position Summary

Capcom USA is in need of a publishing producer with a strong passion and track record for shipping amazing video games to players. We have a number of great projects being developed at Capcom Vancouver and Capcom USA. This product-focused producer will be responsible for bringing development teams and publishing groups together across disciplines through strong communication, documentation, and process management. Delivering these games requires someone who has a passion for the process of game publishing, and who can apply that passion to make our games great!

Supervision Exercised

  • None

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Contribute during all stages of publishing to support all phases of production

  • Provide a solid communication pipeline between various development and publishing groups

  • Responsible for tracking P&L as well as schedule for assigned projects

  • Implement, document and execute publishing processes for Capcom Vancouver developed and Capcom USA developed titles

  • Keep executive stakeholders apprised of production status including project quality, schedule and budget risks

  • Build internal support and buy-in for upcoming titles within our US and Japanese offices

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to provide actionable feedback on product at all stages of development that improves final product quality

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to self-manage time and deadlines

  • Strong written and verbal communicator with the ability to share information clearly and simply with all partners at all levels inside and outside the organization

  • Skilled at creating documentation around development process and project status

  • Deep knowledge of the console and mobile games market with the ability to apply that knowledge to title performance analysis

  • Previous experience working with a Japanese publisher an asset

  • A proven track record of creating, developing and shipping top quality console or PC entertainment software. Proven ability to produce AAA-titles.

  • Familiarity with current development methodologies (agile, SCRUM, waterfall, etc.)

  • Comfortable working with various issue tracking and project management tools (JIRA, Hansoft, etc.)

  • Excellent management skills and the ability to create and implement production processes

  • Experience in managing both internal and external development teams

  • Experience with a wide variety of game categories on both consoles and the PC highly desirable

  • Experience in working with Japanese development studios or working in a Japanese video game company a plus

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 5+ years game industry experience in production roles of which 2+ has been in a Producer or Project Manager role

  • Has shipped at least 5 products on last or current gen consoles, PC or mobile in a production role

  • Passport holder able to travel internationally

  • Must have passion for creating compelling video game experiences for game consumers

  • Familiarity with Capcom IP

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.

Licenses, Certificates and Other

  • N/A

Physical Demands

This position occasionally requires exerting up to 20 pounds of force to move objects. Other physical demands may include climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, running, sitting, lifting, typing, grasping, talking, yelling, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Position will require travel to various industry events, developers, and partners.

Working Environments

Work is generally performed in an office environment and the noise level is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Additional Information

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties, knowledge, skills, abilities, or requirements, as any one position in this classification may be assigned some or all of these duties, in addition to other duties not explicitly listed here. The various duties, responsibilities and/or assignments of this position may be unevenly balanced and changed from time to time based upon matters such as, but not limited to, variations in shift schedules, work demands, seasons, service levels and management’s decisions on how to best allocate department resources. Any shift, emphasis or rebalancing of these assigned duties, responsibilities and/or assignments does not constitute a change in the job classification.

External Company Name: Capcom Game Studio Vancouver, Inc.

External Company URL: http://www.bluecastlegames.com/