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Read February 13, 2006, 02:16:01 PM #0
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NEED GAME PRODUCER!!!

New Play Media seeks an experienced Producer to work on several of its online casual games. 

COMPANY:
New Play Media was founded in 2005 and publishes casual games for broadband, mobile and DVD platforms.  New Play is the leader in a new genre of games: branded casual gaming.  New Play builds licensed, branded games based on major film franchises, television shows, magazine titles and children’s properties.  New Play games rely on a core trivia engine to serve video clips, audio clips and images, complimenting game play with live action and adventure elements.   

ROLE:
§   Primary point of contact for New Play’s Publishing / Licensing team.
§   Primary point of contact for New Play’s Development team.
§   Secondary point of contact for Content Partner / Licensor.

RESPONSIBILTIES:
§   Responsible for understanding the complete process of developing an online game including
concept design, art design, coding & development, play testing, Q/A and deployment.
§   Manage & coordinate resources through the company to ensure successful completion of the product from start to finish.
§   Lead game concept research and development.
§   Gather and communicate business requirements to Development team.
§   Gather and deliver design requirements to Development team.
§   Work with content providers to gather and deliver multi-media to Development team.
§   Lead editorial development for each game, including creation of editorial or identifying/managing resources to develop game content.
§   Work with design, development and deployment teams to define and create schedules and
    milestone deliverables for project.
§   Coordinate with staff and task interdependencies to ensure timely and accurate deliveries.
§   Facilitate and drive team communication.
§   Interact with Publisher’s marketing and distribution efforts to ensure effective distribution and
    promotion of the product.

LONG TERM RESPONSIBILITIES:
§   Hire and manage Associate Producers and Production Coordinators.

REQUIREMENTS:
§   Bachelors degree or equivalent in work experience.
§   Minimum of 4 years experience as a Producer with previous game credits.
§   Experience with consumer software product, web site, or web-based service.
§   Extremely organized & detail oriented.
§   Excellent verbal & written communication skills, good team player & motivator.
§   Ability to create, track and maintain comprehensive large-scale project schedules on aggressive
timelines
 
§   Proactive in identifying inefficiencies in production pipeline and proposing sensible solutions.
§   Expert knowledge of hardware and software game industry trends. 
§   Expert in MS Office and Project.
§   Genuinely enjoy playing games.

PLUSES:
§   Software engineering background.
§   Familiarity or experience with Flash development.

COMPENSATION
§   Competitive salary and bonus
§   Stock Options   

please email iwhite@newplaymedia.com with resumes
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