Job title: Sr. Game Producer / Project Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Austin,TX
Job published: 01/25/2021
Job ID: 32614
Contact name: Catherine Honors, Colin Turner
Contact email: chonors@newiron.com, colin@newiron.com

Job Description

New Iron is seeking a Sr. Game Producer / Project Manager to join a highly successful Austin studio.

You will join a production team responsible for overseeing various game development initiatives to deliver high quality game products on time and within budget. 

The ideal candidate: 

  • Managed multiple game production projects
  • Ensure the delivery and requirements aligned with the organization goals
  • Experience with project management 
  • Passionate about mobile games 

You will have the opportunity to leave a direct impact on the performance of the product and player satisfaction while having your work seen by millions of players!

You would be responsible for: 

  • Overall ownership of day-to-day operations including meeting agendas to capture action items
  • Manage various large-scale initiatives within a mobile app (concept through production such as maintenance, updates, enhancements, redesigns, etc.) 
  • Oversee production for a functional team by focusing on important initiatives, predictable and/or regular deliveries, and ongoing pipeline improvements
  • Direct a project team of designers and developers to deliver high quality game products
  • Facilitate communication across multiple functional teams to ensure timely dissemination of information
  • Coordinate with Quality Assurance department to ensure overall product quality and testing 
  • Own project costs such as estimates, approve budget, execution, and delivery on time
  • Scope proposals and own project plans and deliver projects on time
  • Remove roadblocks and successfully drive features to completion 
  • Work with department leads to maintain a long term project plan such as releases, roadmaps to ensure expectations, strategies for production areas, etc.
  • Enhancing and fostering existing Agile project delivery processes

Should Have: 

  • 6+ years of game production experience
  • Deep knowledge of game development such as team dynamics, common development hurdles, game engines, development milestones, etc.
  • Previously shipped or supported mobile games
  • Experience with live operations game production 
  • Ability to prioritize product initiatives by balancing both team and business
  • Demonstrated experience using modern production software to schedule, track work, and version control tools 
  • Experience practicing Agile development (E.g.,Scrum/Kanban, CI/CD) with hard deadlines
  • Ability to communicate both business and technology concepts effectively across all organization levels
  • Ability to work with global cross-functional teams
  • Able to take direction, problem-solving and adapt in a fast-paced, analytical and creative environment with professional consideration for deadlines and quality standards 
  • Team player, high level of initiative, and intellectually curious self starter 
  • Works well within an open, highly collaborative environment 
  • Comfortable working in a 24 hour live environment

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with casino games platforms
  • Deep understanding of mobile free to play games 

 

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster.