Mobile Games Producer

Production · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Production
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Almost 20 years ago, our founder decided to start a mobile game company and called it IUGO, which in Latin means “to connect”. His vision was boldly to do just that; connect people through mobile games. Today we are the longest standing mobile gaming company in Canada with a wide variety of games under our belts including The Walking Dead: Road to Survival, PvPets, Middle-earth: Shadow of War and many more. Our team is full of intelligent and passionate foodies, beer connoisseurs, thrill seekers, musicians, fitness fanatics, leaders, dreamers and of course - GAMERS! For pictures and more information about our space and culture, check out our Instagram and the career page on our website: 


https://iugogames.com/careers/

https://www.instagram.com/iugogames/


You will be implementing, and designing original, innovative, and compelling games alongside a team of passionate and talented individuals. This candidate should be highly self-motivated and display exceptional creativity and organizational skills. The ideal candidate should be an expert in crafting engaging, detailed, and balanced games while managing tight deadlines. We will offer you an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and fosters personal and professional growth. 

COVID-19 Protocol:
Our employees are currently given the option to either work remotely from home, OR from the studio. Our entire interview and onboarding process can be completed from the comfort of your own home. All applications will be considered. Please note, this role will be required to be in commuting distance from our office location 200-369 Terminal Avenue as we may require the role to be present at the office for business reasons. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, organize and control the various stages of the development cycle and scheduling involved in the production of mobile games to yield efficient results of key deliverables;
  • Establish regular communication with team and stakeholders to provide project status updates and to ensure quality standards are upheld;
  • Engage with directors and other production personnel, supervise all technical personnel;
  • Maintain production archives and may plan and control the budget pertaining to a particular production;
  • Manage, motivate and serve cross-functional mobile game development teams
  • Manage live products and features post-launch including theming, writing copy and maintaining a product-driven vision for live operations events;
  • Uphold internal production process and procedure while proactively assisting with their improvement;
  • Develop, maintain and publish project KPI’s that track project quality, delivery and predictability.


REQUIREMENTS

  • 3+ years of managing cross functional game development teams
  • 1+ years experience managing the development and shipment of AAA titles on iOS and Android platforms
  • Passion and strong understanding of mobile games
  • Highly motivated to push projects to completion and success
  • Proficient in JIRA, spreadsheets, bug tracking software, and code management systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and possesses strong emotional intelligence skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills - able to work on complex problems where analysis of situations requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors
  • Experience managing a large project with Agile/Scrum project management principles and practices
  • This role requires highly developed leadership skills and the ability to establish credibility and influence within team as well as 3rd party partners

BONUS

  • PMP Certification
  • Have experience working on game projects based off known IP
  • BA/BS in related discipline or technical equivalent


PERKS

  • 3 weeks paid vacation & 4 personal days per year (earn up to an extra week)
  • Lifestyle subsidy for your favourite activities
  • Company parties, traditions & team building events
  • Transit subsidy 
  • Extended benefits package 


IUGO is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and equitable workplace, and an inclusive environment for all existing and potential employees. Employment decisions are based on candidate qualifications and business need, not race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, political belief, religion, creed, marital or family status, medical condition, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, prior criminal conviction or any other protected class in accordance with federal, state or provincial and local laws and ordinances. Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

What Happens Next? Our team reviews all applications, however, because we receive such high volumes of talent, we are only able to reach out to those who closely match our needs. If you are not contacted right away, don’t be discouraged as we will contact you should a suitable role open up. All candidate information collected will remain confidential, and will not be disclosed to anyone who is not involved in your hiring process. IUGO will keep all candidates information on file for up to 1 year.


Thanks for your interest in IUGO! 


Please keep an eye out for our opportunities on our careers page: http://www.iugome.com/careers.html


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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iugomobile/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iugogames/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/iugome

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Production
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced