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Blizzard Entertainment Recruiting Lead Producer & Producer

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Lead Producer

SERVICE TECHNOLOGIES

Office: Irvine, California, United States

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a highly organized individual with outstanding communication skills and proven experience in project management and team leadership to lead the production efforts for our Service Technologies team.
Service technologies is a newly formed department with a mission to provide a best in class application suite to support our customers, and to help them support themselves. We aim to provide the best end-to-end customer experience in the industry.
We are looking for an individual who has a proven track record in a senior or lead producer role, or higher, who enjoys getting their hands dirty in day-to-day production as well as thinking strategically to solve high-level challenges.

Responsibilities

Manage a team of producers, and coordinate the development process throughout all phases of the software development lifecycle.
Partner with other teams, including customer service, QA, Battle.net, and game teams, to deliver an epic end to end gaming experience through a commitment to exceptional customer service.
Evangelize efficient processes and policies to team leadership, and internal support organizations.
Assist team leadership in creating a project roadmap that spans multiple years.
Coordinate, track, and manage the activities of team members to ensure that project tasks are completed on time.
Provide motivation and direction to ensure that project goals, objectives, milestones, and deliverables are achieved.
Create, and maintain a creative environment, resolve personnel challenges, motivate qualified developers, serve as custodian of team health, and foster a culture of success.
Communicate with team leadership on status, risks, and needs of the project.
Coach and guide the rest of the production team toward achieving their career goals.

Requirements

A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a senior / lead producer
Able to build relationships and communicate effectively with programmers, business analysts, designers, and business personnel
Able to work well in a team environment and manage multiple complex projects with a commitment to timely delivery
Knowledge of software development lifecycle methodologies, including agile and lean methodologies
Proven experience managing schedules and employees to achieve desired results
A working practical knowledge of, and experience with software and tools related to planning and scheduling
Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
Able to facilitate and mediate between all teams
Unrelenting self-motivation and initiative

Required Application Materials

Resume
Cover Letter, which should include why you are interested in working at Blizzard
**Only submittals with Cover Letters will be considered.

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and its affiliated companies is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Apply here:-   http://sea.blizzard.com/en-sg/company/careers/posting.html?id=14000B6
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Producer (Austin)

SERVICE TECHNOLOGIES

Office: Austin, Texas, United States

Are you interested in production at Blizzard Entertainment? Well good news, the corporate applications team is looking for you. Yes you! Blizzard Entertainment seeks an enthusiastic producer for our corporate applications team focusing on our internal applications. This candidate would be responsible for managing day to day task and bug tracking, resolving blocking issues for the development team, keeping all status reports and project info up to date and managing releases.

Responsibilities

Liaise between the support, HR, finance, marketing, and game development teams to complete projects and provide an information conduit to improve communication, organization, and accountability across the departments.
Liaise between the support and game development teams to complete projects and provide an information conduit to improve communication, organization, and accountability across the departments.
Manage projects from initiation to completion.
Work with department leads and other producers to determine resources necessary to see projects through to completion.
Coordinate, track and manage the activities of task-able personnel to ensure that project tasks are completed on time.
Provide motivation and direction to ensure that project goals, objectives, milestones and deliverables are achieved.
Contribute to a positive work environment and a healthy team culture.
Handle other duties as assigned.

Requirements

A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a project management role
Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
Exceptional follow-up skills
Experience communicating effectively with both technical and non-technical personnel
Understanding of software development processes and project management methodologies
Proven experience managing schedules and project resources to achieve desired results on time
Unrelenting self-motivation and initiative

Pluses

Previous programming or technical experience
Previous design or art experience
Launched or shipped one or more successful software products
Passion for Blizzard Entertainment’s games
Experience with Agile development methodologies (Scrum or Kanban)
Experience with MS Visio and MS Project

Required Application Materials

Resume
Cover Letter which should include:
Why you are interested in working at Blizzard
What games you are currently playing
**Only submittals with Cover Letters will be considered.

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and its affiliated companies is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Apply here:http://sea.blizzard.com/en-sg/company/careers/posting.html?id=140004F
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