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Game Producer

Location: 

Reno, NV, US, 89521

Requisition ID:  10269

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. 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 approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

Overview

Manages the development, from concept to release, of assigned games deploying in Central Determination Systems, Class II (Bingo), and Historical Horse Racing jurisdictions.  This includes both the development of new game themes for specified markets and tuning traditional Class III games being converted for said markets for successful deployment.  Works with the game studio development team and Product Management to deliver products that satisfy corporate, licensor, and market requirements. Provides leadership within the development team and takes ownership of successful performance of games in the field.  
 

Responsibilities

The Producer’s main role is to be the business owner of a game.  As the business owner your responsibility is to know and maintain the vision of the game while working with all internal and external stakeholders to ensure the game’s ultimate success.

* Provides vision to the development team creating compelling games within Central Determination Systems, Class II, and Historical Horse Racing markets
* Works closely with Product Management on the development of product roadmap
* Manages the development of all aspects of the game from kick-off to release
* Contributes to and provides leadership on projects / processes / workflows that typically impact multiple internal clients and many external customers
* Has shared accountability for achieving the revenue, profit and studio goals
* Leads development of game concepts based on intellectual property, IGT games in other formats or original game ideas
* Creates conceptual level story boards for possible new games and prepares conceptual design documents for these new games
* Defines the technical and creative vision for games including playability, fun factor and unique features
* Coordinates inputs from a variety of creative and knowledgeable individuals
* Provides input to product development schedule 
* Creates and maintains product documentation including functional specifications, wire frame layouts, and flow charts
* Manages regular product reviews and prioritizes feedback from the Studio Heads
* Facilitates the improvement of the overall production process to increase levels of efficiency, quality of work, and profitability
 

Qualifications

* Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
* Experience working within and contributing to the success of a team

Preferred:
* 5+ years of experience in development in the games industry and/or casino gaming 
* Familiarity with Central Determination Systems, Class II, and/or Historical Horse Racing markets
* Experience in leading people
* Advanced-in depth knowledge of the gaming industry
* Game design, software games production/development, project management experience

Keys to Success

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

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In addition to a competitive benefits package, we offer generous time-off plans, a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center and cafeteria, and free identity theft insurance to name a few.

IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, and to 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 race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, covered veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state, federal laws or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming.  For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe