Senior eSports Producer

About the Employer
Job Title:Senior eSports Producer

Requisition ID:R003658

Job Description:

Soldiers, scientists, adventurers, oddities…producers? The Overwatch team is looking for a new hero to team up as a Senior eSports Producer!

Members of the Overwatch team are passionate gamers at heart - driven to make the most fun and compelling experiences for our players. We spend our days collaborating and iterating on everything that goes into the game: from placing health packs to dreaming up the craziest “Play of the Game” animations. Our goal is to always surprise and delight our players. We believe in maximum visibility and communication at the team level and with the people who play our game. This philosophy, along with the Blizzard values of “Gameplay First” and “Play Nice, Play Fair,” has made Overwatch one of Blizzard's most successful games, and it has forged a bond of trust with our worldwide player community that is extremely important to us.

Are you the hero that has what it takes to coordinate between the game team and the Overwatch League to deliver an experience our community loves? If you’re passionate about what you do and how you do it, we’d love to hear from you!

Responsibilities

  • Drive and communicate roadmaps for Overwatch game and Overwatch League integrations
  • Manage build requirements and deliveries for competitive play between the game team and the league
  • Review content, provide feedback, and suggest creative solutions to maintain alignment with the Overwatch style guide
  • Facilitate communications, organization, and accountability across all departments
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and partner teams within Blizzard to ensure that our schedule aligns with all dependencies
  • Work with the game team and the league to help prioritize the most impactful initiatives and deliveries
  • Proactively identify gaps, blockers and bottlenecks that may prevent the team from achieving their goals in a timely manner
  • Provide progress updates to senior leadership
  • Champion and defend the values of the Overwatch franchise and Overwatch League
  • Advocate for the game and the league

Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working as a producer or project manager within a game team or eSports organization
  • Experience tracking a complex project and providing insight and influence into how to deliver more effectively
  • Strong prioritization skills, both for your own work and for the team
  • Persistent self-motivation, self-organization, optimism, and initiative
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and able to drive towards clarity
  • Willingness to be on-call for game-day escalations
  • Collaborative problem solver
  • Easy to work with for all disciplines and levels, from associate-level individual contributors up to directors
  • Calm and deliberate within a highly dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Good judgment and understanding of Blizzard and Overwatch values
  • Love of eSports and competitive play

Pluses

  • Expertise with Jira, Confluence, or comparable applications
  • Experience with online games and/or FPS games

Team Name:

Overwatch