Senior Publishing Game Producer (Hybrid Options)

Kalypso Media - Germany logo
Posted 30 November 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameDaniel Butcher

Job description

To strengthen their team at their headquarters in Worms, Germany, Kalypso Games are looking for a Senior Publishing Game Producer to start as soon as possible.

Kalypso Media Group is an independent publisher and developer of interactive entertainment software with more than 170 employees at a total of ten locations in Germany, England, France, the USA and Japan. Five of the Group's development studios in Germany and France, together with other international games developers, ensure a steady stream of new computer and video games for all modern premium platforms, such as the world-famous "Tropico" series, "Commandos" and "Railway Empire".

You will be responsible for...
  • Supervision of projects from the first pitch to the closing package (concept to ship).
  • Completing projects in time, budget and quality and helping to define these points
  • Support and motivation of the development teams and interface to Kalypso
  • Creation and acceptance of development milestones, as well as budget control
  • Active support of stakeholders (PR, marketing, etc.) at Kalypso and in the studios
  • Organisation and maintenance of related project documentation (protocols, reports, FAQs, game design pillars, etc.)
  • Contact person in the company for detailed questions about the development and its content
  • Evaluation and analysis of new projects (pitches, prototypes, etc.)
  • Coordination of QA and localisation
The skills and experience you will...
  • Enthusiasm for games and game development
  • 3 years of professional experience as a producer in the video games industry
  • Existing track record (supervision and completion of existing projects)
  • Experience with projects focusing on management, simulation or strategy as well as next-gen consoles (Xbox One, PS4, Switch) is an advantage
  • Very good MS Office skills and documentation skills to ensure transparency and traceability of projects
  • Experience with project management methods (Scrum, Waterfall, etc.) and project-related software (Hansoft, Jira, Mantis, etc.)
  • Very good and business fluent English, both written and spoken
  • Very good communication skills (oral & written)
  • Willingness to travel for regular studio visits at home and abroad