AVAILABLE POSITIONS Associate Producer – Contract

Our Game Engagement Marketing team is looking for a best-in-class Associate Producer to join our team for a 4 month contract basis. We are looking for a talented, motivated and passionate individual to help manage scheduling and oversee our animation marketing pipeline. Qualified individuals are expected to be proactive, incredibly organized, detail oriented, and have excellent communication skills.

The right candidate for this role has a thirst for knowledge, optimization and drive for success. They will showcase abilities such as problem solving, collaboration, influencing and enabling a team. It is a unique opportunity to contribute to Zynga’s success and be part of a world-class team that spans multiple locations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Report to the Senior Producer overseeing the team
  • Work with stakeholders to manage the animation pipeline
  • Work with a team comprised of an in house writer, animators, and audio as well as external audio and animation vendors.
  • Be the driver, removing blockers and empowering the team to deliver the highest quality product
  • Facilitate discussions between studio game teams and partner groups
  • Work with the Senior Producer of the team to map out the schedule
  • Communicate efficiently and have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Share successes, failures and learnings with other teams
  • Partner with studio production and understand their needs
  • Participate in cross-functional projects as assigned
  • Ability to contribute to other operations projects in support of our corporate strategy and vision, as required
  • Be a workflow evangelist, constantly looking to improve the team’s processes

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Great project management skills; able to plan organize and prioritize effectively
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Experience with bringing projects to completion
  • An ability to deliver on abbreviated timelines
  • The ideal candidate will have experience managing projects in a Waterfall environment
  • Strong individual contributor with ability to lead small projects, as required
  • Self-motivated, demonstrates initiative, flexibility, maturity under pressure, and anticipates and resolves problems before they develop
  • The ideal candidate also has an eye for marketing and/or a background in art or visual design
  • Experience with After Effects a plus

Careers region: North America

Careers Category: Game Design & Production

Careers location: Chicago, IL

Careers Type: Array