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Get a job: Heart Machine is hiring an Associate Producer

Get a job: Heart Machine is hiring an Associate Producer

January 14, 2020 | By Staff

January 14, 2020 | By Staff
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The Gamasutra Job Board is the most diverse, active and established board of its kind for the video game industry!

Here is just one of the many, many positions being advertised right now.

Associate Producer, Heart Machine

Location: Culver City, California

Associate Producer supports and manages scheduling and the day-to-day production of the internal development team. Responsibilities include collaborating with producers, senior producers, creative leads, directors and studio managers to develop and maintain a specific discipline or project plan to determine resource, budget or schedule needs.


  • Support development efforts to keep product on schedule and within budget
  • Schedule and maintain tasking of departmental and interdisciplinary teams
  • Communicate between team members, consultants, inter-company and external resources
  • Support and/or Manage day-to-day production issues through analytic thinking and information gathering:
  • Break down large or complex tasks into meaningful subtasks
  • Identify all groups that may be affected by an aspect of the project, and involve them - actively solicit their input and follow up through execution
  • Hold regular meetings with the project teams and individuals to discuss status, resolve issues and share information
  • Partner with senior members of the team to ensure a common understanding and agreement on the project scope and objectives and on any subsequent changes


  • Project Management - Working knowledge of project schedules and milestone documentation, monitoring the progress of department milestones and individual tasks against those schedules, can see the bigger picture
  • Structure & Maintenance - Excellent organizational & prioritization skills, attention to detail and ability to multitask
  • Process Knowledge - Familiarity with Agile techniques such as SCRUM and traditional production management
  • Communication & Collaboration - Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively across product development and management teams
  • Interpersonal & Facilitation Skills - Able to adapt quickly in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Industry Knowledge - Stays up-to-date on competitive products, current industry trends and best practices
  • Must love games and have a passion for creating them!

Education & Experience

  • Minimum three years of industry experience in game production with one or more published titles as Associate Producer or above

  • Prior experience working with large development teams desirable
  • 4 year undergraduate college degree or equivalent skill set

Interested? Apply now.

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