AVAILABLE POSITIONS Executive Producer – Echtra

We are looking for an Executive Producer to join us at Zynga San Francisco in creating a triple-A cross-platform ARPG with a team consisting of many of the creators of some of the genre’s biggest offerings. 

With proven team-leadership skills; experience leading successful teams across the major gaming platforms; live operations experience; and ideally free-to-play product knowledge. Deliver results while caring for a growing team. Empower and guide others to excellence, acting as a role model for organizational skills, while showing others ‘what good looks like’.

Main Responsibilities:

  • As part of our leadership team, you will partner closely with global development teams and leaders across Zynga, NaturalMotion and Echtra Games studios  to establish, maintain, communicate and execute the launch of a new major ARPG title.

  • Develop Product Plans and Processes. Build and execute product roadmaps and development plans, deploy best-in-class processes, and innovate in software development. Proactively identify, prioritize, triage and resolve development issues as they arise, in consultation with other subject area leaders in the studio.

  • Predictable Delivery. Ensure technology, features, and updates for the game, translate agreed strategies into effective and achievable tactics.

  • Build and mentor a San Francisco production team. You will have a fluid and sophisticated understanding of a wide range of leadership, management, communication, and production practices, optimizing engagement, efficiency, and quality in your team, while instilling it with our global culture and values.

  • Ensure clear communication upwards to the NaturalMotion executive team and outwards to the rest of the business.

  • Monitor and manage hiring needs and progress against open roles across the studio.

  • Have fun; we’re making games!

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience leading and guiding multi-discipline teams through all stages of development with at least 2 games shipped as Executive Producer, Director of Product Development, or Game Director. 

  • Cross / multi platform / live service / mobile game dev  experience preferred.

  • Extensive knowledge of and proficiency in the game development process. Understands the ins and outs of game development from concept through live operations.

  • Experience working with teams with various areas of expertise: engineering, design, art, music, and animation.

  • Flexible approach to maximize individual potential.

  • Experience with various project management tools.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).

  • Strong problem-solving skills, along with a keen attention to detail.

  • If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you. Your passion and experience for building original games will be instrumental as we bring together a brand-new collective of developers to seek next-generation thinking and innovative products. As a leader, you will act as a key bridge in tight and effective collaboration with your UK-based counterparts.

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary and bonus plan

  • 401K Company Match Contribution

  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits

  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs

  • Family planning support program

  • Generous paid maternity/parental leave

  • Subsidized Back-up child care

  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees

  • Flexible working hours on many teams

  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups

  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players

Zynga is an equal opportunity employer. We are proud of our broad community; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds. Join us!

We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

Zynga is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need an accommodation during the interview process, please let us know.

Zynga does not  engage in financial exchanges during the recruitment or onboarding process. We do not conduct job interviews over third-party messaging apps such as Telegram, WhatsApp or others. We will never ask you for your personal or financial information over unofficial chat channels. Our in-house recruitment team only contacts individuals via official company email addresses (i.e., via a zynga.com or naturalmotion.com email domain).

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Careers Category: Production

Careers location: Bay Area, CA

Connected Worker Type: Onsite

Requisition ID: P211491

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Zynga does not engage in financial exchanges during the recruitment or onboarding process. We do not conduct job interviews over third-party messaging apps such as Telegram, WhatsApp or others. We will never ask you for your personal or financial information over unofficial chat channels. Our in-house recruitment team only contacts individuals via official company email addresses (i.e., via a zynga.com or naturalmotion.com email domain).

If you believe you have been the victim of a scam, you may wish to contact the authorities. In the United States, you may file a complaint with the FBI. More information is available here: https://www.ic3.gov