Game Designer - Second Avenue | Reimagine Learning

Job Description: Educational Game Producer
Does This Sound Like You?
Your team members and fellow colleagues look up to you. Anyone who knows you says you have
an infectious positive attitude and that you take tremendous pride in everything you do. You are
often described as relatable, easy-to-work with, and personable—and that you have a thirst for
knowledge. You are respected for challenging the status quo and know that setting the example
for exemplary performance is part of your job. Your relationships are built on communication,
collaboration, and respect. When the day ends, you know you gave it your all—and enabled
others to do so as well.
Job Description
What We Need: Educational Game Producer
Importance of Role: The Game Producer will work with the project Creative, Engineering and Production
teams to create quality products and measurable results for Second Avenue’s educational games.
What’s Expected: Direct the development of multiple educational games, ensure products meet
business objectives, stay current with market changes, and help define strategies to pursue emerging
Reports to: VP of Development and Delivery
The Basic Role Nuts & Bolts
Product ownership
Conceive, develop and oversee high-level game design from inception through to
delivery and support
Be the coordinating “hub” across all stakeholders for a specific game
Collaborate with game designers to solidify game designs, rules systems, game
balance, UX design, and mission story details.
Collaborate with learning designers and SMEs to ensure educational outcomes are
relevant and market worthy.
Work closely with project management to ensure timely, accurate, bug-free
Work closely with Director of Research to implement user play-testing, beta testing
and any other data gathering requirements
Market awareness
Conduct market analysis and benchmarking to identify opportunities in the
marketplace where a product void exists
Job Description: Educational Game Producer
Monitor competitive products; evaluate their impact on our business; identify areas
for improvement
Analyze how industry and technology developments will impact our products over the
next several years
Business Development
Work closely with sales & marketing resources from initial concept through presales
and sales support after launch
Ensure products, business plans, business objectives are all in alignment
Work with senior leadership to ensure product viability in the marketplace
Position Requirements:
Proven ability to work independently with limited supervision and with other
department personnel
Project management and facilitation skills
Exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills
Must be a team-player
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail
Ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines
Minimum four years of experience with developing and implementing successful
game products.
Strong background in game production; experience with managing internal and
external teams.
Experience with project management and budget-sensitive deliveries
Demonstrable flexibility, professionalism and finesse when handling the multiple and
diverse demands of a creative environment.
A passion for creativity and a desire to innovate.
Strategic and analytical.
Bachelor’s Degree.
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