In the world of video game development, associate producers are the lieutenants who hand down the orders from above. They are the people who make sure the game stays on track, is organized, and that things get done according to the gameplan. Jess Reed, associate producer for the combat team on God of War 3, explains what an associate producer does, how development works and what it's like to work on one of the most epic titles in video game history.
She talks about what you need to be good at, chief amongst which is "not freaking out." It's a job with long hours and tough work, but you're at the heart of the industry working on one of the biggest games in the world. That's not too shabby.
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