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Lead Producer

4457087

Sharkmob

Competitive

Malmö, Sweden

Sweden

Operations

ASAP

14/05/2024

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

No

With the announcement of our latest project, Exoborne , we are now looking for a Lead Producer to support the Malmö team and take responsibility for all aspects of defining, planning, and executing the work.

Reporting to the Production Director, you'll work collaboratively with cross-functional teams across the studio, ensuring we have the best organizational structure, processes, and practices that allow them to produce high-quality work on time and within budget.

As Lead Producer for Exoborne, you'll be at the heart of blending creativity with strategy. Your leadership will help our team navigate the complexities of game development, transforming vision into reality. It's about guiding a dedicated team to create a game that's as enjoyable to make as it is to play. Your role is pivotal in crafting an environment where creativity flourishes, and teamwork is second nature, impacting both our project's success and the spirit of our team.

Responsibilities

  • Take ownership of one or more aspects of the project, ensuring the teams can deliver on their goals through problem-solving, motivating, and supporting them.
  • Leads and facilitates collaborative efforts across the project, engaging with key stakeholders to establish strategic goals and align efforts ensuring that all team members are inspired and informed about the strategic vision, working together towards common objectives.
  • Collaborate with Directors and Leads to turn creative vision into actionable, scoped plans, maintaining a long-term view on planning while embracing the iterative nature of the creative development process.
  • Track and report on development team progress, morale, and possible development risks. Proactively solve problems as they arise.
  • Lead and mentor a team of Producers, fostering a culture of collaboration, continuous improvement, and excellence.
  • Proactively build good team culture and morale.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices in game development and project management, incorporating learnings and insights into the ongoing development of our games.

Requirements
  • Demonstrable experience producing AAA and AA games in a senior production role, going through the entire development cycle from conception to production. Live operations are a plus.
  • Shipped at least one AAA game.
  • Experience leading a development team of 100+ people.
  • Excellent understanding of modern project management methodologies and how best to apply them. Experience in coaching and training individuals in agile/lean concepts and practices.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills.
  • Passionate about building good team culture and development efficiency.

Who we are

Sharkmob was founded in 2017 and has offices in Malmö, Sweden, and London, UK. The studio develops AAA-quality games for PC and console, using the Unreal Engine to power its ambitions of taking multiplayer games to new heights.

Currently, we are working on two major projects: Exoborne - a Sharkmob original game created in Malmö, is a tactical, open-world extraction shooter set in a United States torn apart by apocalyptic forces of nature. The second project, developed in London, is another Sharkmob original IP yet to be announced. Our first game, Bloodhunt - a battle royale set in the Vampire: The Masquerade universe, was released on 27 April 2022.

At Sharkmob, we are committed to building an inclusive team that represents diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skillsets - because we believe that helps us create great games. We welcome all candidates who are aligned with our core values of shared ownership, smart decisions, and, last but not least - having fun! We hope you want to join us on our adventure and become a part of our crew. You can find more great perks of being a crew member. If you want to know more about Sharkmob and our projects, visit our homepage .



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