Lead Producer (Hybrid)

Posted 05 July 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameJoe Sutcliffe

Job description

Deep Silver Fishlabs are working with Aardvark Swift to locate a Lead Producer. You will be joining a studio that is in essence built for gamers, by gamers, and who are well known for developing games with deep and engaging experiences across all platforms.

As part of PLAION and alongside Deep Silver sister studios across the globe, Fishlabs create stunning immersive experiences that inspire millions of players worldwide. They are looking to continue building on their success with humble but talented and creative individuals who have a passion for making outstanding games and want to be at the forefront of gaming.

As Lead Producer you will report to the Studio Development Director and be responsible for leading and directing game production to deliver an epic gaming experience.

Your responsibilities will include…
  • Lead production in project scheduling, resource allocation, budgeting, setting appropriate priorities, task tracking, and problem-solving
  • Work with other functional teams, such as marketing, licensing, quality assurance, and customer service
  • Evangelize efficient processes and policies to team leadership and internal support organizations
  • Create and maintain a creative environment, resolve personnel challenges, motivate qualified developers, serve as a custodian of team health, and foster a culture of success
  • Help the team focus on the critical few: filter issues based on a clear understanding of the studio strategies and objectives, and help the team break down complex problems
  • Ensure relevant teams understand market conditions, challenges, player behaviours, and rollout strategies
  • Involved in P&L, forecasting, budgeting, and business design
  • Coach and guide team leads toward achieving their career goals
  • Represent the team in community and customer service
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 5 years industry experience in a similar position, ideally on AAA console titles
  • Shipped at 2 or more titles, preferably on console
  • Steady in ownership under uncertain circumstances
  • Outstanding organization and multitasking talents combined with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Proven leadership abilities and strong communication skills
  • Good understanding of large-scale production pipelines is beneficial
  • Assertiveness accompanied by strong social skills and capacity for teamwork
  • Strong ability to work under pressure and resolve problems and conflicts
  • Experience in dealing with competitive requirements and priorities
  • Very good knowledge of the English language
  • Self-contained, motivated, and aim-oriented way of working as well as a high level of self-motivation
Fishlabs is as passionate about their games as they are about their dev team. Your job comes with personal responsibility, freedom, and short decision-making routes. And importantly, you'll be joining a motivated, international team full of fellow gamers.

The studio is in a bright, modern office right in the middle of Hamburg. With a selection of benefits for all their staff, including discounted gym membership, fresh fruit, and a variety of free drinks, they prioritize a healthy work-life balance. They have been recognized as a family-friendly workplace, and for those coming from abroad, they offer relocation packages.