Analysis: What are the Job Requirements for a Game Producer?

In this article, I’ll try to answer which are the necessary skills for a game producer. Ask a Game Dev has insightful article what does the job of producer entail:

“The producer’s primary role is to get the game to ship.”

So what skills does this job require?

Here is how to find out:

  1. Subscribe to a bunch of gamedev jobs portals and create agents to receive relevant job offers.
  2. Download relevant job offers as PDFs. When you feel like you have enough (it was 70 for me) convert them to txt files. Alternatively, save those job offers to txt files right away so you can skip this step. Yeah, don’t be like me. Be smart. Save your job offers as txt files!
  3. ???
  4. Profit!

In this blog post I’m gonna give you the Profit! part, so you don’t have to deal with the mysterious step 3 yourself. But I’m gonna tell you about it anyway.

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