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Co-Dev Producer

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Contact: Brett Kashket
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Job Description

Take ownership of the planning and organisation of the external art development

At Guerrilla, we leverage outsourcing to the max. All internal art teams support and/or utilize external (art) production to some extent. We have art directors with ownership of the creative vision, providing feedback to vendors directly, but they need support with the long-term planning, securing of external resources and management of the vendors themselves in order to succeed.

What You Will Do 

As a Co-Dev Producer, your main tasks and responsibilities are:

  • Maintain and cultivate long-term positive vendor relationships;
  • Negotiate favourable contracts to secure good terms, rates, and talents;
  • Plan and book external capacity to guarantee the best external resources are always available whenever needed;
  • Anticipate resource needs, both short-term and long-term, from sometimes uncertain and fluent design decisions;
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders and help shepherd the internal processes forward to keep production running smoothly without interruptions;
  • Support the internal art directors, who are responsible for the day-to-day interactions with vendors, if issues need to be escalated for quick resolution;
  • Facilitate communication between all art teams to realize overall goals and make sure deadlines are met and issues surfaced swiftly;
  • Track status of art assets, including making sure supporting materials required for production is properly prepared, communicated, understood, and followed externally;
  • Assist external project managers in the creation and execution of art schedules and resource plans;
  • Gather accurate data and prepare financial reports, such as monthly, quarterly, and annual spending, both actual and forecasted, for the executive producer and studio management team;
  • Look to expand the studio’s outsourcing efforts where further efficiencies, savings, and/or quality improvements can be made.

Who You Are

We’d love to hear from you when you:

  • Have at least 5 years of relevant experience as a producer at a AAA game studio;
  • Have hands-on experience in dealing with outsourcing and vendor management;
  • Are able to solve complex (art) production problems efficiently with a track-record of doing so already;
  • Are knowledgeable of art content production pipelines;
  • Master both agile and waterfall production methods, and are able to discern which approach to take based on the situation;
  • Are proficient in Excel, Hansoft and JIRA;
  • A background in (technical) art direction is a plus (however this position is NOT a hands-on art director role).

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