Senior Producer

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Posted 02 February 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameDaniel Butcher

Job description

Black Forest Games are looking for a Senior Producer to work on their upcoming Unreal Engine-based projects!  

You will be responsible for the management of one or more core aspects of the projects, working collaboratively with team leads and other producers on building roadmaps for features, identifying key success criteria, dependencies, risks, implementing and improving cross-functional workflows, troubleshooting communication, and helping teams deliver on time and in quality.

Your responsibilities will include...
  • Ensuring development methodology and creative visions are aligned and maintained
  • Making sure communication flows on time and on target
  • Converting short and long-term development plans into concrete actions for all functions, such as artistic, design, technical, and QA
  • Assisting in coordinating across the development teams and supporting other non-game development endeavours such as play-testing sessions, interviews, and key asset provision
  • Liaising with external parties when needed
  • Participating in leadership activities and meetings with other producers and leads to define improvements and objectives
  • Reporting directly to the Development Director
The skills and experience you'll bring to the role...
  • 5+ years’ professional development as a Producer or similar title
  • Credits on 2 or more AAA products from initial conception to release
  • Outstanding group-communication skillset with proven ability to work within a team in English
  • Proactive project and people management capabilities in a multi-cultural environment
  • Strong self-starter work ethic with ability to motivate others to get results
  • Acting as an organised centre of information, with strong analytical and problem-solving mentality
  • Expertise in Agile or Waterfall development methodologies and tools
  • Keen ability to prioritize tasks and issues in relation to goals and constraints
  • Strong command of MS Office products
Bonus points if you have skills and experience in...
  • Complex action games
  • Unreal Engine
  • Major pipelines of development like localisation, facial animation, and large gameplay or technical systems
  • Confluence, Kanban boards, and common bug trackers
  • Automating project reporting
  • Programming language or design best practices
Perks and Benefits...
  • Flexible working hours
  • Work-life balance
  • Additional health insurance
  • Fitness area in the studio
  • Social events
  • Relocation support
  • Free German language classes
Black Forest Games is part of the fastest growing publisher in Europe, Embracer Group, and the biggest studio of THQ Nordic Vienna. Their last release was the highly successful remake of ‘Destroy All Humans!’.

Black Forest Games are based in the south of Germany, directly at the French border, we combine the creative freedom and culture of an independent studio with the financial security of a big publisher.