Warner Bros. Discovery
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Executive Producer at Warner Bros. Discovery (Kirkland, WA)

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Employer Provided Salary: $154,000-$286,000 Annually
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Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.
Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery... the stuff dreams are made of.
Who We Are...
When we say, "the stuff dreams are made of," we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next...
From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.
For the past 25 years Monolith Productions has been obsessed with delivering a unique gaming experience for our fans. Starting with Blood, our very first title - all the way to our most recent offering, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, we are constantly pushing the envelope to combine innovative gameplay, inventive narratives, cutting edge tech & AI, and stunning visuals. We are challenging ourselves even further to ensure that our next project is going to be our best yet. That's where you come in - for us to achieve that, we need the best and brightest talent the industry has to offer. Help us create our next AAA title.
The Job
The Executive Producer is responsible for overseeing all phases of development for multiple projects from the concept phase through release. The Executive Producer works in partnership with internal and external developers and any third parties to ensure each project's timely, high-quality delivery. The position identifies and communicates goals and risks, on an ongoing basis, to both internal and external stakeholders.
The Executive Producer is responsible for solving project- and studio-level challenges through upholding strong production processes and crafting a strategic resource plan including a sustainable internal core team, co-production partnerships with other WB Games studios, and temporary and/or external resources as required. The Executive Producer owns our team's collaborative relationship with key WB Games stakeholders including Publishing, QA, PR, Legal, and Marketing, and others. They are responsible for managing major deliverables and approval gates in a way that ensures ambitious project goals are being met, risks are being mitigated, team culture and wellbeing are upheld, and the needs of the business are being served.
The Daily
Strategic Planning:

  • Partner with the Director of Development in:
    • Creation and management of franchise plans for specific product IP.
    • Creation, implementation and management of production processes and best practices.
    • Identifying and establishing approval pathways for all assigned projects.
    • Identifying and/or selecting quality development partnerships for the production of future projects.
    • Improving and evolving the WB Games production and organizational management structure.
  • Develop and implement a long-term resource plan to manage project goals, business needs, and team stability, leveraging:
    • Internal resources. Existing team, and identifying new roles that are needed.
    • Sister studio resources. Large scale co-production partnerships, and shorter-term resource sharing where appropriate.
    • External resources. External development partners, outsourcing support, consultants, and other vendors.
  • Analyze competitive products and new business opportunities and make recommendations to senior management.
  • Work with other WB Games and WBD divisions to identify and execute opportunities for collaboration.

Production Process:

  • Serve as the primary contact with assigned internal and external developers throughout the production process and oversee developer's high-level production processes.
  • Defines, prepares, and delivers milestone submissions.
  • Budget management against individual product P&Ls.
  • Develop strong relationships to establish and maintain a reliable and timely flow of information and materials to all parties as necessary.
  • Identifies and establishes required asset pipelines on the production side to ensure timely delivery of assets as required to promote and publish the finished product.


  • Coordinates and liaises with all necessary departments and divisions to facilitate execution of projects and materials in a professional and client-centric manner. This includes keeping WB Games department heads apprised of products status.
  • Works closely with the appropriate staff to research and identify and/or obtain clearances for all materials needed for Sales, PR, Marketing and Distribution use.
  • Interacts and negotiates with talent, creative and agents relating to feature film, TV, and publishing in coordination with Manager of Rights & Clearances and Legal.
  • Keep all key stakeholders informed of product status and vision through the preparation and presentation of appropriate project materials (including milestone updates, work-in-progress presentations, etc).
  • Manages brand assurances of assigned products adhering to WBD standards and brand approval requirements.
  • Helpful if candidate can speak French, but not required.

The Essentials
We are looking for an Executive Producer with experience leading a large multi-platform team from concept to release. As we embark on development of a new game, experience of each stage of development including pre-production is a massive plus for applicants.

  • Extensive experience in a leadership role in an internal game development team
  • Leadership experience resolving conflict, and when needed offering difficult feedback with respect
  • Strong communication and writing skills, with experience preparing and presenting decks to partners
  • Experience owning and/or directing go to market strategies, in alignment with publishing and development teams
  • Experience using KPIs to set product success goals, monitoring of the product and informing necessary changes to the game & experience with, and ability to use, in-game trends (using data insights) to improve top line KPIs
  • Strong understanding of the open world action combat genre and the associated player motivations

The Nice to Haves

  • Experience with Brand and Franchise development
  • Experience building cross-disciplinary teams
  • DC Franchise Knowledge
  • Exceptional Public Speaking skills

How We Get Things Done...
This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.
The Legal Bits...
In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to external market data, internal equity, location, skill set, experience, and/or performance. Base pay is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery's total compensation package for employees. Pay Range: $154,000.00 - $286,000.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and sick time and vacation.
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.
If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at [email protected].

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What are Warner Bros. Discovery Perks + Benefits

Warner Bros. Discovery Benefits Overview

Warner Bros Discovery offers a comprehensive set of benefits and perks to support employees in their personal and professional lives. Some program highlights include:

• Local medical, dental, and vision programs in many countries around the world.
• On-site wellness and fitness centers across several of our office locations.
• Family support programs. In the U.S., additional services include on-site childcare in certain offices, backup childcare services, family caregiver leave, adoption, surrogacy, and cryopreservation assistance, and more.
• Tools and resources to support the mental wellbeing of our employees and their dependents, including mental health counselors and 24/7 access to free, confidential support through our Employee Assistance Program administrators.
• Products and services to support financial wellbeing including financial planning tools, and a 401(k) savings plan in the U.S.
• Flexible work arrangements around the globe, allowing employees to better balance work and personal commitments.
• Global learning, leadership & organization programs to inspire, equip, and empower our people to thrive. These programs and resources are accessible to everyone at whatever stage they are in their career.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Summer hours
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Wellness days
Abortion travel benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Fertility benefits
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Company-wide vacation
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Meditation space
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services

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