Executive Producer (Remote Options) - Dundee, UK

Outplay Entertainment Ltd logo
Posted 20 April 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameConnor Green

Job description

Executive Producer (Remote Options)


Outplay Entertainment - Dundee, UK

Outplay Entertainment are looking for an experienced manager to own and deliver  games to millions of players worldwide.

As an Executive Producer at Outplay, you will apply your expertise, passion, and leadership skills to oversee development from the initial prototype through to a successful global launch and beyond.  As the Product Owner, you will also be responsible for maximising the earnings potential of your titles while also providing the best possible experience to players. 

As an Executive Producer, you will...
  • Drive the commercial operation of the titles within your group, ensuring your teams successfully plan and achieve ambitious, impactful objectives.
  • Own the P&L: operate within agreed budgets, justify project investments, and protect the bottom line
  • Contribute to the Leadership Team’s strategic and tactical direction
  • Inspire, motivate and empower your teams; coach and mentor your production reports 
  • Conduct audit development processes, ensuring that cost-effective productivity improvements are identified and executed
  • Identify mission-critical threats and conflicts; ensure change is managed effectively
  • Demand a level of quality that consistently meets the Outplay standard
  • Collaborate with product vision holders and key business stakeholders
  • Monitor product performance; coordinate activity across the Development, Product Management, Analytics, and Marketing departments. 
  • Clearly communicate at all levels of the company and manage partner relationships with energy and diplomacy. 
  • Negotiate and agree licensing/supplier contracts
  • Monitor and respond to new industry trends, competitor products and technology solutions

For this role, you'll need...
  • To be a seasoned producer, product owner or development manager with significant game development experience, ideally in the free-to-play mobile space
  • A creative approach with good logical and analytical capabilities
  • To be calm and organised under pressure
  • An entrepreneurial mindset
  • Demonstrable interest in the mobile games industry
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skillset
  • Familiarity with project and product management tools such as JIRA and Amplitude.
  • Positive, engaging ‘can do’ attitude and a passion for problem-solving.
  • A tendency to promote a positive and productive culture; approaching every challenge with a strong sense of fun! 

Founded in 2010 and based in Dundee, Outplay Entertainment is the largest independent mobile developer in the UK.

To date, the studio’s games have received over 160 million downloads, have been featured multiple times as Apple’s Editors’ Choice, won TIGA awards and received a BAFTA nomination.  

With a passionate focus on making the best games, their talented and dynamic team have developed several critically acclaimed and award-winning games. Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast and Mystery Match Village are just a couple of their latest titles in the portfolio, as they continue to deliver the high-quality visuals, production values and casual yet engaging gameplay that Outplay is known for. 

With an exciting pipeline of future titles in development and continued growth on their existing games, Outplay is just getting started. 

Just some of the benefits of working with Outplay Entertainment include...
  • Private medical and dental care
  • 33 days of holiday
  • Employee assistance package
  • Bonus Scheme
  • EMI Share Option Scheme.
  • Comprehensive Well-Being Package
  • A flexible remote work mode, prioritising flexibility, inclusion, health and enjoyment.

With their work model, roles can be fulfilled with the flexibility to choose to relocate to work fully onsite in Dundee or in a remote mode, either locally or from anywhere in the UK, or European work locations.

Interested? Want to know more?

Get in touch with Connor on +44 (0)1709 834 777 or email connor.green@aswift.com now!