Assistant Producer

About the Employer
  • Maxis
  • Redwood City, United States

Assistant Producer - Maxis

Contract term: 12 months

Location: Redwood Shore, CA

At Maxis, we excel at outrageous thinking. It’s the fuel that inspires the best games in the world. We’re trailblazers and great storytellers. But it’s not just about amazing your peers – it’s about amazing yourself and our fans. Take risks. Work with dazzling minds and dare to dream big. Together, we can change the way millions play every day. The Sims 4 has an extremely unique player base, with 60% of our audience being women between the ages of 18-24. We are looking for someone with deep insights on how to create the best experience for our players.

As an Assistant Producer, you will work with a team of producers, product managers, artists, and marketing partners to create compelling new in game communication strategies for The Sims 4. You will also take ownership of specific processes that are important for ensuring the delivery of in-game messaging and work with our internal partners to ensure quality and delivery of all parts of the in-game messaging, including art, copy, and testing verification. You will report into a Producer on The Sims 4 production team.

Responsibilities:

  • Track tasks for player messages, including release timing, platform details, and status
  • Manage the message process, including implementation of messages within our proprietary tools, working with our marketing team to ensure delivery of copy and art are on time and of quality, reviewing copy, creating in game strings, and ensuring translation of releases
  • Create new images from in game capture
  • Coordinate message implementation with our Quality Verification team to ensure quality releases
  • Field bugs and assess their priority and risk
  • Ensure on time delivery of in-game messages
  • Work with our Live Ops QV partners to follow up on blockers post release
  • Be the primary customer advocate, ensuring the best possible customer experience

Qualifications:

  • Experience working in both team environments and independently.
  • Presentation experience
  • Experience delivering comprehensive work
  • Eager new skills, processes, and pipelines
  • A lover of games!
  • The ability to adapt quickly to a changing environment and priorities

Our global benefits package is not included for this particular role.

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more!

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.