Coal Car Studio
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October 21, 2022

Coal Car Studio is looking for an experienced Producer to help us drive the development of Fruit Golf, our original IP multiplayer asymmetric virtual reality game.

In collaboration with Team Directors, you will oversee short and long term production goals; scoping tasks, tracking progress, troubleshooting roadblocks, and motivating the team to reach their highest potential. You will be an integral part of our launch strategy, and help us scale up production towards our exciting 2023 release date. In addition to the above, you may have the opportunity to contribute to other immersive media projects on the go at Coal Car Studio.

This is a full time contract with an opportunity to transition into a permanent position, with flexibility for a hybrid or fully remote approach. Preference given to those who live in Vancouver, Canada.



  • Tracking team tasks using Microsoft Azure DevOps
  • Tracking major deadlines and creating work-back plans
  • Assessing potential risks, roadblocks and recommending creative solutions
  • Facilitating communication across internal teams (Design, Art, Technical)
  • Supporting stand-up and all-team meetings
  • Supporting the creation and maintenance of project budgets
  • Supporting with grant applications and funding reports
  • Attending partnership development meetings
  • Applying for promotional events and organizing demos
  • Supporting with marketing materials, press kits, and social media
  • Providing feedback and recommendations for streamlining production processes


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Certificate, diploma, and/or bachelor's degree in Game Design, Arts, Business, or related field, or equivalent combination of work experience
  • Previous production or project management experience in gaming or tech environment
  • Experience working with VR/AR is an asset, but not necessary
  • Proficiency with Git version control in a multi developer team environment an asset, but not necessary
  • Familiarity with Agile and Scrum methodologies
  • Willingness to remain up-to-date on latest project management software and workflows
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to deliver on deadlines


How to Apply:

Send us an email us with your resume and portfolio link.

Coal Car Studio

Coal Car Studio is an award-winning Vancouver based team passionate about immersive technology and pioneering new ways to play together. Having worked in the XR industry since 2015, we believe in the future potential of this technology. We design and develop a mix of games, educational and enterprise experiences, as well as brand activations but our passion is gaming.

While based in Vancouver, we are supporting a hybrid work environment with team members distributed around the globe.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a diverse, talented team. We pride ourselves on being an open, honest, and accepting culture that puts our team’s wellbeing first.

We are looking for smart, creative individuals to help craft immersive experiences and make the world a better place.


About Our Games

Founded by two brothers, we know that games are not only about their single player experience. At Coal Car Studio, we are betting that the future of VR will be social. VR doesn’t have to be an isolating experience. Discovering new virtual reality is awesome, and we want to create a safe space to be able to experience these worlds with your friends and family. Using innovative technologies and game play mechanics we will shatter the stigma around virtual reality needing to be an isolated experience to be immersive and bring the joy of couch co op back into mainstream gaming culture.

Featured Game

Fruit Golf is an asymmetrical virtual reality (VR) game where golf balls are replaced by fruit and your friends rain terror down on the course as you putt. Have you ever imagined what it would be like to whack a watermelon, pineapple, or star fruit with a golf club? Well, Fruit Golf can’t promise the most realistic physics, but each fruit has its own unique way of sliding, bouncing, wobbling, and rolling down the course.

VR can be a very isolating experience – now it doesn’t have to be. Fruit Golf brings the zany course out of the headset and into your friends’ hands where they can directly manipulate the world around you through a free companion app. The golfer will try to navigate courses such as pirate ships besieged by a Kraken, the castle of the vampiric blood orange, or the solar system where all the planets are fruit, and the moon is a banana. In the meanwhile, the players outside VR will coordinate their assault to make it as difficult as possible for the golfer to reach the hole. Some obstacles are simple blockades, others explode launching the fruit out of bounds, while others require teamwork. Take for instance the simple windup mouse, all alone it will simply patrol a section of the course, but if a fellow saboteur drops a piece of cheese, not even a wayward pineapple can stop the mouse from reaching its prize.

Solo players will also be able to play all the courses with or without obstacles, as well as hone their skills in a variety of challenge levels. The challenge levels will force the player to take a break from the frenetic never stopping action of the multiplayer mode and focus on making the perfect shot and solve the puzzle of each challenge course tailored to quirks of every fruit. Given all this, Fruit Golf is a whole fruit basket worth of fun!

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