Permanent | Full Time
We are looking for a Head of Production , who will lead the production discipline within Wooga, to ensure a high level of productivity, agility, and health of our teams. The Head of Production will be responsible for leading producers to execute coordinated, interdisciplinary efforts to produce market-leading cross-platform mobile games. The Head of Production will report directly to the VP Operations. Some of your responsibilities include:
Driving Wooga’s success
You will be a driving force in our ambition to continuously improve the stability and scalability of our agile game teams.
You will play a key role in the new games greenlighting process and being a member of a regular gate and review roundups.
You will work on strategic initiatives, together with game teams and shared teams to push the progress towards Wooga’s vision - of becoming the Player’s Choice for Story-Driven Casual Games .
Leading the Production Discipline
You will be the ambassador of the producer discipline, inside and outside of Wooga, and being a focal point for all the stakeholders in the company.
You will be responsible for capacity planning and overall production processes to ensure that the delivery speed and quality bar is consistently met and improved.
You will identify, assess and mitigate development risks and trade-offs around the schedule, quality, and cost.
You will work closely with VP Operations, Discipline Heads and the top Management Team to create and execute against budget and headcount requirements.
You will work with other Discipline Heads to determine the most effective assignment of talent and resources across all disciplines.
Balance out between Wooga-wide standards and game-specific solutions.
Leading the People
You will be the Visionary Leader and the down-to-earth, nurturing manager.
Coaching Lead Producers toward independent results, their growth, as well as holding them accountable for shared goals.
Driving initiatives to hire and develop talent in the Production Discipline in Wooga.
Excellent leadership and coaching skills, with the ability to transform business and people needs into tangible results, while inspiring and growing the teams, individuals and processes simultaneously.
10+ years of production experience, including 5+ years of experience shipping multiple mobile games, preferably F2P (free to play).
Worked in Product Live Operations environments, understands the needs of all stakeholders and how to loop their feedback into production.
Solid experience in implementing Agile-development-based best practices, principles, and methodologies for multidisciplinary teams across multiple complex projects.
Ability to lead initiatives on company level across outside-the-game-team groups like; Marketing, Legal, HR, etc.
Experienced in managing the challenges of waterfall-driven content production for regular content releases (episodic content).
Has successfully driven change management processes.
Experience in JIRA, JIRA-Portfolio, and Confluence is a plus.
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