Producer, Mobile Games

Location: Austin/Round Rock, Texas
Date Posted: 09-28-2017
KingsIsle Entertainment is currently looking for a strong Producer, Mobile Games to work on exciting video games for mobile and tablet devices. 

Established in 2005, KingsIsle is a proven MMO hitmaker bringing our unique vision to mobile games. Our award-winning game Wizard101 is currently in its 10th year, and we recently released our latest mobile game "Animal Cove" for iOS and Android. We are driven by a spirit of innovation and experimentation in every aspect of our business.

We attribute our success to great people and we recognize the value of every team member. We work hard and have fun, whether it’s with lunchtime gaming sessions or office outings to the movies. The working environment, friendly teammates, and support for growing careers all contribute to the long tenures many people enjoy at KingsIsle.

Responsibilities
  • Manage the production of incredibly compelling, high-quality video games
  • Plan and oversee the project, and manage members of the team
  • Work with executive management team to craft vision of the titles, and to develop schedules and resource requirements to ensure achievement of vision
  • Initiate and track all production processes through direct management of team leads (art, design, development, QA)
  • Direct relationship management of third party consulting firms
  • Ensure timely delivery of milestones while safeguarding quality of work in accordance with pre-defined project schedule
  • Develop and maintain project schedules for all functional areas of development
  • Work with QA to triage game issues and drive updates to the game service
Requirements
  • 5+ years experience as a Producer in the games industry
  • Mobile game production experience
  • Candidate must have shipped at least two video game titles
  • Experience managing a team of 10+ developers (programmers, artists, animators, designers, testers)
  • Extremely strong project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree
Preferences
  • Experience communicating well with executive management
  • Strong skills with the MS Office suite of tools: Word, Excel, and Project
Perks & Benefits
  • Competitive compensation
  • Stock options
  • Health, dental, and vision care benefits
  • 401(K) with employer match
  • Company fun days and parties
Considerations
  • Please make sure that the durations of your education and employment on your resume are included in month/year format
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience
  • Only highly qualified candidates need apply and only candidates that meet the degree requirements will be considered
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. for KingsIsle
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