Associate Producer, In-Game Cinematics - Temp
Cinematics Irvine, California

The Blizzard Entertainment In-Game Cinematic team is looking for an Associate Producer to join the ranks. In this role, you will be tasked in a wide-range of duties that will include working within a specific department or on special projects using in-game assets. You will support the project producers and supervisors by facilitating communication and information sharing between artists, supervisors, departments and the rest of the team.

Responsibilities
  • Supports the project producers, supervisors, and artists with production priorities, delivery targets, and task deadlines necessary to keep the show on track.
  • Has deep knowledge of all tasks in progress and communicates updates from production, directors, and the artists.
  • Tracks the development of assets through the in-game cinematic pipeline and works with the producers and artists to understand the status of assets within their departments.
  • Organizes and schedules meetings related to the project, including arranging OT meals, if necessary.
  • Takes detailed notes during meetings and dailies and ensures timely delivery of notes to the crew on the project.
  • Acts as a conduit for day-to-day information between the crew as needed or directed.
  • Helps maintain confluence/wiki pages for the show.
  • Assists in the scheduling of projects as requested by the project producers.
Requirements
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with Shotgun and industry standard methodologies.
  • Understands production schedules, timelines, and bids.
  • Able to effectively communicate with artistic and technical personnel, as well as show management and upper management.
  • Self-motivated and able to take the initiative as the need arises.
  • Approachable, relaxed, and friendly demeanor.
  • Ability to interact and contribute as part of a team.
  • Builds strong team relationships with Artists, Supervisors, Directors, and Project Producers.
  • Excellent problem solving ability.
  • Ability to plan ahead, think creatively, identify issues/roadblocks, and develop plans to prevent or minimize their impact on production.
  • Ability to work in a unique, fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and small budgets.
Pluses
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, JIRA
  • Love of the storytelling process, especially via movies and animation
  • Real passion for Blizzard games; particularly World of Warcraft, Diablo, Starcraft, and Overwatch.

Required Application Materials

  • Resume (PDF Preferred)

Job Status: Temporary

Primary Location: United States-CA-Irvine

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