Associate Producer, Interactive and Immersive Experiences (IIX)

Seattle, WA
Full Time
Requisition ID: 173000BR

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SUMMARY

At HBO, we believe that digital technologies will bring forward a new era of storytelling. We are pioneering new ways to create and deliver premium content to customers, and empowering creators to deliver the future of entertainment.

HBO’s Interactive and Immersive Experiences (IIX) team explores this nexus of technology and entertainment with a focus on new interactive paradigms, emerging platforms, and transmedia. We are highly inventive and technically flexible software professionals, with a focus on premium-quality, narrative-driven interactive experiences. We explore and create new techniques, drive project-based innovation, building prototypes that inspire creators.

JOB SUMMARY

We are looking for an Associate Producer to help our Interactive and Immersive R&D team push boundaries and explore what’s possible. The right candidate will have the experience, creativity and attention to detail to work with cross-discipline leadership, coordinate multiple project deliverables, manage technology and content partners -- in addition to driving our evergreen workstreams. Our new AP will have a history shipping product and managing agile teams comprised of artists, engineers, and designers.

HBO is a progressive company with great benefits, an inclusive culture and growth opportunities for talented individuals. Come help us make HBO the best immersive and interactive experience in the world.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Scheduling and tracking progress, milestones, content, and tasks native to complex new research and development

  • Coordinating the research and development efforts from concept to release

  • Prioritizing features and scope of projects to balance quality, risk, schedule, and resources, with guidance from product owners and stakeholders

  • Driving individual milestones in coordination with the wider production team

  • Coordinating multiple R&D workstreams at once both internally and externally

  • Building strong, effective relationships and communication paths with a wide range of stakeholders and cross-company teams

  • Managing acquisition and inventory of hardware, software and tools needed for research and development

  • Working with other producers to balance and align multiple missions and priorities

  • Working with cross-discipline directors to oversee workload

  • Building and managing relationships with external developers and partners in various fields to help better support the mission of R&D

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Strong passion for interactive and narrative content.

  • A minimum of 2+ years’ work experience in creative, interactive product development

  • Successful completion of at least 1+ full product cycles in a relevant field

  • Ability to coordinate and simplify complex problem solving

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Self-motivated and skilled at motivating others

  • Detail oriented, with an innate understanding of quality

  • Experience with industry standard Production tools and methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Kanban, etc)

BONUS:

  • Experience in video game, virtual reality, and/or mobile app development

  • Experience working with multiple disciplines: Art, Engineering, Design

  • Experience with Unity, UE4, or custom real-time rendering engines

  • ​Bachelor’s degree with relevant focus (Engineering, Art, Business, etc.)

It's HBOSM

America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.