22 days ago
  • LevelJunior
  • ProfessionsExecutive Producer , Producer, Game Developer
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Description

At NaturalMotion, we make games that wow people. We innovate to create experiences that previously were impossible and that would not exist without us. We take pride in making titles that reach a large audience and in creating communities that last. For the past six years NaturalMotion Studios have been named as one of the Best Places to Work in the UK games industry by gamesindustry.biz.
We embrace a hybrid work environment. Within this role, you would work 2 days per week (Tuesday and Wednesday) in our London office and the remaining days at home.
JOB PURPOSE
We are looking for an Executive Producer to join us in creating Star Wars™: Hunters, a competitive arena combat game for the Nintendo Switch system and mobile devices. Star Wars: Hunters will bring players together to engage in thrilling, team-based, multiplayer battles featuring a diverse array of distinctive new Star Wars characters.
Our Production team is focused on both HOW games get made but also on HOW we support those games as a service for our players. You will be responsible for leading and mentoring a team of Producers whose goal is to support our live product, making sure we deliver both a quality product and service.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Partner closely with peers in other crafts to establish, maintain, communicate the production and live service of our project
  • Work with your key reports to build an organizational structure, processes, and project plan that allow the team to provide a quality live service in support of the game
  • Tackle complex risks and problems while balancing priorities across multiple crafts and teams
  • Work collaboratively with multiple teams to proactively get results and outcomes
  • Passionately articulate goals and team principles to help form a stimulating and fun work environment and culture
  • Identifying and helping guide the team around potential hazards that come up through the normal game dev process
  • Help define and set standard processes and make sure they are communicated out across the team
  • Help the game team navigate the live cycle of the development process
  • Help build and strengthen the communication between teams and locations
  • Help foster a positive culture
  • Above all, flexibility and adaptability are key
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Experience leading and guiding multi-discipline teams through all stages of development, with at least 2 games shipped as Production Lead, Associate Executive Producer, Development Director or equivalent
  • Experience running production on a live game
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in the game development process
  • Strong experience working within Agile methodologies
  • Experience with various project management tools, including Jira
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong problem-solving skills, along with a keen attention to detail
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Console or PC experience
WHAT WE OFFER
  • Competitive salary and discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Create next-gen games that will be played and loved by millions of players around the world
  • Work in a family-oriented, collaborative team that invests in your development and growth on-the-job
  • A diverse team of friendly, fun and supportive co-workers
  • Flexible working hours & crunch-free working culture
  • Summer/Winter parties and weekly Happy Hours in the studio
  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays, 2 paid personal days
  • 6 months of fully paid parental/adoption leave or 16 weeks of fully paid parental leave (eligibility criteria apply)
  • Pension plan with a double matching employer contribution (capped at 8%)
  • Private medical insurance, dental insurance and healthcare cash plan
  • Life insurance, accident insurance and long-term disability insurance
  • Company Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (eligibility criteria apply)
  • Fitness Reimbursement plan worth £600 per annum
  • Charitable Giving Platform to which the Company contributes a 2:1
  • Annual season ticket advance and cycle to work scheme
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you. Your passion and experience for building original games will be instrumental as we bring together a brand-new collective of developers to seek next-generation thinking and innovative products. As a leader, you will act as a key bridge in tight and effective collaboration with your UK-based counterparts.
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Skills Required

  • Production
  • Game Development
  • Agile

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