Associate Producer - Wizards of the Coast

Thank you for your interest. We are always looking for experienced talent to join the Pipeworks team!

The Associate Producer works closely with the Producer to assist in managing various game development projects. Acts as vital link between production and other disciplines to ensure projects are delivered timely, on budget, and in-line with quality expectations.

As an Associate Producer, you will work within a team located on-site at our office in Eugene, Oregon and collaborate remotely with our partners at various sites.

Due to COVID-19, this position will start remotely until conditions permit returning to the office in Eugene, OR. Necessary hardware and software will be provided to support a remote work environment.

  • Support Producers by executing on a variety of tasks related to the development of software projects, from concept to release and live operations
  • Assist in the development and tracking of project schedules, own specific areas of the project and associated product development tasks
  • Facilitate communication and coordination with resources throughout the organization and/or external vendors to eliminate roadblocks and ensure successful completion of tasks
  • Work with development team and QA in tracking incoming and outgoing assets/builds
  • Identify critical path tasks, risks, and issues and develop mitigation plans as necessary
  • Provide creative and critical feedback on projects against project goals and strategy
  • Support Producers towards continuously assessing risk and resolving conflicts between budget, schedule, and project goals
  • Provide regular reports on team progress to stakeholders
  • Provide concise meeting summaries to project stakeholders
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Proactive and collaborative communication skills
  • Highly responsible, self-directed, detail-oriented problem solver with a desire to contribute in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated project management practices and software development expertise
  • Strong interest in the gaming industry and a desire to create high-quality interactive experiences with an eye towards successful product launch
  • Experience with communication and collaboration software including, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Word
  • Experience with remote communication tools such as Zoom, Slack
  • Experience with Task tracking and Project Management software such as Project, JIRA, Trello, and SmartSheet
  • Live production, live game ops experience
  • Actively plays games and is engaged with the modern gaming landscape
  • Gaming experience with collectible card games, such as Magic: The Gathering preferred
  • Agile and/or PMI CAPM/PMP Certification
  • Amateur or Professional Experience with Unity, Unreal or other game engine
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of staff, both written and verbal
  • Work well in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Be flexible to changing priorities
  • Be a team player
  • Take direction
  • Assist in solving problems in resourceful and beneficial ways
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the same or a similar role, and some game development related technical skills or education
  • Education: Certificate of completion of Game Development (e.g. Lane Community College, Full Sail) or any University degree