Lead Producer
Job Details
Optional Work from Home
$100,000.00 - $150,000.00 Salary/year
Description

Lead Producer
 

Deck Nine Games is growing! We are looking for an outstanding Lead Producer to join our award-winning narrative adventure team. As Lead Producer you will partner with the Game Director as the ultimate leaders of the game, driving the creative and production vision for the game. This is a multi-year project still in the early stages with a team of 80+ developers.

 

Responsibilities

  • Master the production variables in a narrative adventure development cycle
  • Own a flexible production plan capable of surviving change
  • Collaborate with your partner, the Game Director, to utilize data and schedules to help drive decisions large and small
  • Establish milestone schedule and deliverables
  • Inform, collaborate, and negotiate with Publisher throughout project life cycle
  • Mentor a team of junior and senior producers on the project
  • Identify and mitigate risks to team and project before they happen
  • Contribute solutions to team, product, and studio problems
  • Evangelize a positive, collaborative, creative studio environment that focuses on accountability
  • Be a safe harbor during the inevitable anxiety storms of development
Requirements
  • 10+ years of overall game development experience and 7+ years leading production for AAA PC/Console games
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, time management, and conflict resolution skills
  • Pro at managing competing priorities and remaining calm and positive in the face of stress and conflict
  • Willing to get your hands dirty with scope and schedule
  • Strong knowledge of project management software, ideally Excel, Jira, and MS Project
  • Deep knowledge of game development – team dynamics, common development hurdles, game engines and technology, development milestone definitions, production process and methodology, outsourcing and co-development, scheduling, etc.
  • An experienced driver of accountability and improvement within organizations and teams of a comparable scale and complexity
  • A desire to work and support a diverse and inclusive environment

 

Extra Credit

  • Experience with narrative adventure games
  • Experience with cinematic pipelines and workflow
  • Worked in another discipline: programming, art, design, narrative, animation, et cetera

 

Benefits

  • Remote work eligible
  • Competitive salary plus lead bonus
  • Generous PTO including paid parental leave
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family
  • Growth opportunities for your career

 

If you are a talented and passionate game developer and you are looking to challenge yourself, please apply today! Full-time position available, onsite at our Westminster, Colorado studio or remote, and applicants must already be authorized to work in the U.S

 

About Deck Nine

 

Here at Deck Nine Games our passion is storytelling games. We are an independent game developer dedicated to crafting AAA interactive story games that inspire, transform, and entertain players. In 2021 we released Life is Strange True Colors, which went on to win multiple awards for storytelling and visuals, including best storytelling for 2021 and a VGA for Games for Impact. Recently we announced that we are developing a game for the hit sci-fi Amazon series, The Expanse. Our prior titles have won multiple awards, including Game of the Year and nominations for VGA and BAFTA awards. The studio is 100+ amazing people both located in our headquarters in sunny Westminster, Colorado and spread throughout the world permanently remote.

 

As the crafters of stories that encompass the full breadth of life’s experiences, Deck Nine is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and multicultural team in which people from all walks of life feel inspired to do their best work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and believe deeply in the creativity and strength built from diversity of race, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, nationality, and the many other qualities that make us different.

 

If this sounds appealing to you, please apply now!

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