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Posted
June 6, 2021
Full Time
United States
Remote

Deck Nine Games is looking to hire a talented Producer for our current and next narrative adventure game.

Could this be you? Do you love spreadsheets and people? Does a well-groomed backlog scratch your organizational itch? Is it possible your team could be just a little more efficient? Do you min / max every game you play? Do you eye-roll when your family or friends try to plan anything? Most importantly, do you value leading by serving, solving conflict with grace, and empowerment through transparency? If so, then you’re the right person for the job.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with team to establish milestone schedule and goals
  • Join forces with the team to build and maintain efficient processes
  • Construct spreadsheets and documents for internal and external consumption
  • Manage Jira and Confluence projects / spaces
  • Own costs and status so as to collaborate on prioritization of stakeholder input
  • Make decisions based on data of resources, costs, and benefits
  • Foster good meeting culture: number, length, attendance, etiquette
  • Identify risks to team and product, construct mitigation plans, communicate to production apparatus
  • Proactively monitor potential issues before they become blockers and establish best practice solutions to categories of problems
  • Push for quality with respect to resources
  • Identify opportunities for pushback with publisher or internal stakeholders and communicate with data
  • Proactively communicate milestone issues and / or create solutions for issues
  • Hold and evangelize Scrum ceremonies: standups, planning, retrospectives, and reviews
  • Collaborate with Game Director to deliver game on time and on budget
  • Contribute solutions to team, product, and studio problems
  • Member of and contributor to a positive, collaborative, creative studio environment
  • Take every idea and challenge seriously but not personally
  • Be a passionate leader every day

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in production, preferably with 1+ years as lead producer
  • Shipped AAA PC and / or console games
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Pro at managing competing priorities and time management
  • Able to establish your own priorities and solve problems
  • Remain calm and positive in the face of stress and conflict
  • Strong knowledge of project management and office software, ideally Atlassian + MS Office
  • Can be onsite at our Westminster, Colorado studio or full time remote

Bonus Points

  • Experience with narrative or cinematic driven games
  • Worked in another discipline: programming, art, design, narrative, animation, et cetera
  • Knowledge[LM5]  of Agile and other methodologies
  • Strong Jira, Confluence, Excel know how
  • CSM, PMP or other certifications

Benefits

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Generous PTO including paid parental leave
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family
  • Growth opportunities for your career

Deck Nine offers the following benefits to our employees:

  • Health Insurance for you and your family: Comprehensive Medical Plans to choose from with a large percentage of the premiums paid by Deck Nine
  • Dental and Vision coverage at no cost to you
  • Life and Disability Coverage paid by Deck Nine
  • 401 (k) Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Winter Holiday Break
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Discounted rates at the local Recreation Facilities and Golf Course
  • Free Use of the Brand New Fitness Facility located in an adjacent building
  • Wellness program
  • Employee Gift Matching Program to Charities
  • Free snacks, fruit, drinks, local spring water, and coffee
  • Great View of Local Air Shows courtesy of Rocky Mountain Airport
  • and so much more

If you are a talented and passionate game developer and you are looking to challenge yourself, please apply today! Full-time position available, remote to start but with ability to relocate and applicants must already be authorized to work in the U.S.

Due to the volume of resumes and portfolios received, we cannot respond to everyone. However, we always carefully consider each application.

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About Deck Nine

Deck Nine Games is an independent game developer dedicated to crafting interactive story games that inspire, transform, and entertain players. Our passion is storytelling games.

Our first narrative game, Life is Strange: Before the Storm is loved by fans and has won multiple awards, including Game of Year and was nominated for both a VGA and a BAFTA. The studio is 100+ people and is in sunny Westminster, Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountains. We hope to share more information about our next title with Square Enix as soon as we can.

We’re looking for talented and self-motivated people to join us as we aim to rise to the top of the storytelling game studios. If this sounds appealing to you, please apply!

As the crafters of stories that encompass the full breadth of life’s experiences, Deck Nine is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and multicultural team in which people from all walks of life feel inspired to do their best work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and believe deeply in the creativity and strength built from diversity of race, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, nationality, and the many other qualities that make us different.

Our Upcoming Releases

Alex Chen hides her 'curse': the supernatural ability to absorb and manipulate the strong emotions of others in Life is Strange: True Colors. When her brother dies in a so-called accident, she must embrace her volatile power to find the truth — and reveal dark secrets buried by the town.

Deep in the mountains of Colorado, you'll find Haven Springs, a small mining town filled with beauty and mystery. As Alex, you'll discover the shocking secrets behind your brother’s death in an emotional roller-coaster of an adventure, using your psychic power of Empathy to change fate and change lives.

Experience two award-winning Life is Strange games like never before in the Life is Strange: Remastered Collection! Remastered visuals and animation breathe new life into the great cast of characters and gripping stories. Max rewinds time to get to the truth, while Chloe sparks an unforgettable friendship as she struggles to overcome her past.

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