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Sr. Game Producer

Location: 

Las Vegas, NV, US, 89113

Requisition ID:  7217

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees. 

 

IGT is committed to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. All newly hired employees at IGT must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work unless they are approved for medical or religious accommodation.

Overview

We’re seeking an experienced producer to join us in delivering the next generation of digital casino and lottery products for a worldwide audience. We are a passionate team, in the process of undergoing a technology shift and expanding our reach into the realm of third party development. We are responsible for both internal and external initiatives involving central technology, advancement of tools used across multiple studios around the globe, and increasing our overall game output via third party game development. As a remote member of a distributed team, you will be tasked with driving the execution of projects that further our mission to deliver industry-leading games with ever improving efficiency. This role is focused on the planning, execution, and delivery of externally developed casino products. While the core of our internal support team operates on Pacific time, we are not all co-located, and our footprint extends across multiple locations in the US, UK, Serbia, and China. We deliver games in a highly regulated industry, so a love of details, an “always learning” mindset, and a healthy respect for compliance-related issues are key to your success. If you have the energy, passion, and experience to join us in this fast-paced, high-complexity, and rapidly growing market, we would love to hear from you. This is a remote opportunity.

Responsibilities

* Represent IGT as a primary point of contact and project driver for external game development projects.
* Work with game teams to develop and document the overall vision, scope, and schedule of assigned projects, and regularly provide checkpoints for feedback.
* Work with stakeholders to clarify and/or solidify requirements where not yet known.
* Track and report on project progress and metrics.
* Facilitate the flow of information among team members on assigned projects.
* Participate in identifying and removing project barriers and roadblocks.
* Identify and communicate project risks and instigate contingency plans.
* Work on multiple projects in tandem.
* Craft and deliver compelling and comprehensive project pitches, in collaboration with game teams.

Qualifications

* Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
* 5+ years of experience in managing the production of online and mobile games and/or technical projects from inception to completion
* 3+ years of experience managing (directly or indirectly) small cross-functional teams of 3-12 people
* Ability to demonstrate diplomacy skills when working with external teams, both within and outside of the company
* Track record of successful delivery of quality product through consistent milestones
* Must be familiar with Agile methodology, as well as project management techniques and methods
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Familiarity with issues around localization and internationalization best practices
* Strong Excel, JIRA, and PowerPoint skills


Additional advantageous skills:
* Experience with real money wagering games (casino, table games, lottery style games) a big plus
* Knowledge of HTML5 technologies
* Interest in working with distributed teams across multiple cultures, time zones, and communication styles
* High degree of familiarity with and demonstrated success while working in complex technical and product delivery environments

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership

 

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IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas