Apple Game Developers?

Adding more today’s information about Apple and games is this Job Posting

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Requisition Number     3094432
Job title     Game Producer/Designer
Location     Santa Clara Valley
Country     United States
City     Cupertino
State/Province     California
Job type     Full Time

Job description: 
Video Game Design and Production. Successful candidate possesses a proven track-record of producing and designing great video games.

This is a hands-on game-development position, spanning the entire game development cycle. The position offers the opportunity of owning the game design process and the responsibility
of bringing those designs to successful fruition in the marketplace.


Production Responsibilities:
-Responsible for working in a team environment to develop consumer entertainment software.
-Provide effective project leadership to highly skilled team of game developers.
-Responsible for bringing high-quality game applications to market on time.
-Ensure timely delivery of high-quality product related assets required by marketing and distribution channels.
-Understand, refine, and disseminate the product vision to the team and the company.
-Distill product vision into a sensible, prioritized schedule.
-Align project goals with marketing and strategic development objectives.
-Develop game applications that take full advantage of the platform’s capabilities.
-Full-cycle management of multiple projects, delivering high-quality, innovative and profitable results.
-Drive the development of innovative long term product lines resulting in ongoing revenue streams.
-Drives project related issues to timely resolution.
-Communicate project issues promptly and effectively.

Design Responsibilities:
-Contribute substantially and decisively to the evolution of the game design from initial conceptual documentation through final testing.
-Propose innovative, fun game ideas / designs targeted to a broad casual gamer audience.
-Collaborate effectively with team to evolve innovative game ideas.
-Create, update and disseminate, detailed game design documentation throughout the project cycle.
-Define, develop key game design elements, including: game / menu flow and the core game play mechanics.
-Lead collaborative gameplay and art reviews.
-Evangelize specific game design and vision to the team and company.
-Iteratively test, balance and tune all aspects of game play upon implementation.
-Design games that are well-suited to the target platform.

-Proven track-record in the areas of game design and production.
-6+ years of Game production / Game design experience.
-Possesses a deep appreciation for casual games and demonstrates a strong understanding of genre and marketplace trends.
-Demonstrable flexibility, professionalism, and finesse when handling the multiple and diverse demands of a creative environment.
-Exceptional skills as an organizer, communicator, manager, and mentor.
-Ability to set clear and realistic goals and expectations and achieves those goals and expectations.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-Absolute passion for playing and making computer games.
-Vision an aptitude to perform at a strategic level.
-Ability to work well in a team environment.
-Works well under deadlines.
-Exceptional problem solving abilities.
-Outstanding listening skills.
-Strong technical skills desirable.


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