Main responsibilities:

  • Lead all aspects of the creative production needs for an assigned area or business unit, ensuring quality, scope, cost, and dependencies are aligned upon and ready to work for campaigns.
  • Evaluate and optimize capacity across a team or teams, based on team efficiency and velocity.
  • Determine production strategy for requested assets and creative contributors evaluated against constraints and priorities.
  • Uphold and implement a growth mindset and supporting behaviors of continual inspect and adapt.
  • Product and delivery leadership of producers by providing mentorship, support, and career growth directly and indirectly.
  • Implement project and asset delivery tracking through JIRA and scope management processes.
  • Coordinate priority and roadmap planning, execution, review and delivery of project sprints and live updates.
  • Set priorities of critical action items and workbacks, leading communications and alignment within and across teams.
  • Proactively identify dependencies and risks to creative and campaign deliverables, implementing solutions to mitigate those risks.
  • Define and continually improve the production process through root cause analysis and effective change management
  • Communicate project status regularly with team members and track the status of tasks to ensure key goals are met with shortest cost of delay.
  • Serves as an internal game critic and player advocate providing and collecting feedback with an eye towards making the game and supporting campaigns the best it can be.
  • Champion an open, inclusive, and positive work environment through fearless questions and seeking to understand.
  • Drives total clarity and visibility in ambiguity.

Desired skills and experience:

  • 6+ years direct experience implementing and facilitating agile methodologies across teams and teams of teams
  • 6+ years experience with JIRA, Rally, Confluence, and/or other project management tools at scale
  • 8+ years direct experience identifying and resolving conflicting priorities and requests from various stakeholders across various levels
  • 8+ years production experience with one or more complete development cycles in a production/program management role
  • Preplanning, Launch and support of a product as a live service through the entire PDLC with emphasis on delivery and release
  • Demonstrate outstanding organization, influence, communication, and leadership skills
  • Comfortable switching between the tactical and strategic
  • Proven track record working in rapid development cycles with creatives
  • Experience leading multi-discipline teams with diverse opinions and goals, both internal and with external vendors
  • Must be self-directed, detail oriented and a problem solver with a burning desire to contribute to a uniquely creative environment.
  • Promote candid and constructive communication of issues with a show and tell approach.

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution (US)
  • RRSP Company Match Contribution (Canada)
  • Extended Health coverage, dental, disability, critical illness, EAP, and life insurance (Canada)
  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits (US)
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Fitness benefits (offering varies by location)
  • Financial wellness program with unlimited access to certified financial planners
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Subsidized Back-up child care
  • Zynga happy hours and frequent employee events
  • 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

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, 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 to join us!

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Careers Category: Production

Careers location: Austin, TX, Bay Area, CA, Chicago, IL, Eugene, OR, Toronto, Canada

Connected Worker Type: Connected, Onsite, Offsite

Requisition Id: P211986

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