Senior Producer vacancy at Stoic
Stoic is a creator of high quality games and entertainment, founded in 2012 by three industry veterans. Over the years we have completed the Banner Saga trilogy, grown our capacity, and embarked on an ambitious new project. The team believes in developing a work environment that encourages creativity and empowers its members to personal and professional development. We enjoy employment benefits including a variety of high quality Insurance (Health, Dental, Life, Disability, etc…), generous Paid Time Off, Parental Leave, and Flexible Office Hours.
General overview of the role
Are you looking for an opportunity to work with a growing team of Producers for an exciting new project? Do you consider yourself an inspirational, passionate, and collaborative Producer who is able to deliver projects on-time while earning the trust and respect of a team of highly respected Game Developers?
Our team at Stoic, 4-time BAFTA nominated independent video game company, is seeking a Senior Producer for the development of our next project. You will help us take the project from prototype phase through beta, launch, and live support over a 3+ year timeframe.
In this position, you will have the opportunity to work directly with our Executive Producer and extended team of highly creative Designers, Artists and Engineers across Stoic. You will ensure that our project is delivered on-time and on-budget while maintaining a high-level of quality.
Manage and mentor a small production team
Work with content, art, audio, tech, and design teams.
Motivate and drive the team to ensure project goals, objectives, milestones, and deliverables are achieved.
Help assimilate the quality, technical, and business requirements. Communicate and drive the goals with the team.
Partner with studio leads to drive the schedule of near and long-term deliverables within each team.
Keep studio leadership up to date on progress, slippage and risk.
Ensure great communication across the team acting as the ultimate diplomat, identifying areas of potential conflict and preventing issues from escalating.
Be able to work independently, often without direct guidance, as needed.
Present to groups of all types and sizes and represent the project to internal and external audiences.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education
4-6+ years of experience creating, managing, and reporting on development schedules for cross-functional teams (tools include: JIRA, ADO, Excel / Google Sheets, etc.)
Experience working in an Agile / Scrum studio environment
An ability to identify scheduling dependencies and remove blockers and identify / mitigate risks
Experience and expertise in Console or PC AAA titles
Skills considered as a good plus
Familiarity with best-in-class Games as a Service (GaaS)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to present complex technical information to a variety of audiences
Agile / Scrum mastery
Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
A proven track record of successfully shipping software on time