PRODUCER

PUBLISHED: June 10, 2019
CRITICAL FORCE, Kajaani

Critical Force is now looking for a PRODUCER to join our Critical Ops mobile game development team. You will be handling a smaller cross-discipline team working to deliver amazing content for our players. As a Producer, your job is to empower the team to be able to execute their tasks. This requires ensuring that all the necessary communication tools, information and support to set and reach their goals are in place. We expect you to own the team’s processes and help the team continuously improve their quality and speed of execution. You will also support the entire development team by coordinating the release process of new updates to our players.

Company

Critical Force is a Finnish, Kajaani based game studio, focusing in competitive multiplayer games for mobile. We strive to create games that are fun to play on both casual and competitive levels. Our flagship game is the first-person shooter Critical Ops, which has been downloaded over 60 million times worldwide and has become a trailblazer in electronic sports played on mobile devices. From interns to our senior developers, we all share a passion for our creations and pride ourselves on our friendly and focused team atmosphere.

Qualifications

  • Proven track record in leading a game development team
    • Experience in various project management methodologies such as Agile
    • Experience working with project management tools such as Hansoft, Jira etc.
  • Strong understanding of the free-to-play business model and live operations development requirements
  • A great team player, ready to share knowledge and learn from others
  • Excels at self- and team organization
  • Inspires the team through his own actions
  • Ability to coach team members and enable their professional growth
  • Results driven, focused and composed under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to bring focus and direct teams around solving problems efficiently
    • Facilitate effective meetings
    • Great listener
  • Ability to quickly solve or seek the solution to any problem in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Drive for continuous improvement
  • Passion for mobile and FPS games

Responsibilities

  • Help the team to set reachable goals in-line with the vision set by the team leadership
  • Together with the Product Owner, form release backlogs and schedules that the team can deliver
  • Handle all team-level administrative tasks and ensure the team always has the necessary resources to meet their goals
  • Ensure that production priorities are clear and work to reduce ambiguity, so the team knows what is needed to be done to ship on schedule
  • Empower the team by facilitating meetings and driving them towards set goals
  • Responsible for team members having clarity on individual responsibilities and development processes so they can focus on execution
  • Identify risks in development early on and plan for mitigation strategies and improvements
  • Together with the developers, constantly review and improve the team processes and workflows to increase their throughput
  • Manage the delivery of releases to our players and ensure communication flows efficiently and accurately to relevant stakeholders
  • Maintain employee motivation and happiness within the team


These are considered a bonus

  • Experience in managing outsourcing processes and contracts
  • Experience with data analysis, SQL and working with metrics
  • Experience in game or product design
  • Experience in quality assurance or managing it

What we offer

  • Opportunity to join a game studio, awarded multiple times by different organizations
  • Competitive salary and benefits, as well as high-quality healthcare, including dental care
  • Possibility to grow as a professional as well as to gain more responsibility within the role
  • A fast-moving work environment driven by people with passion for games
  • Interesting vantage point into competitive mobile gaming
  • Flexible working environment and revolutionary company culture, emphasizing good work-life balance

 

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