Associate Producer

Fireshine Games
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Posted
July 19, 2022
Full Time
London, UK
Remote
£30,000/yr

Fireshine Games are currently looking for an Associate Producer to join the Production team that focuses on digital games. This role will provide the opportunity to work closely with our talented external development studios, collaborate with different departments internally (e.g. Marketing, PR, Sales) and work with a variety of third-party partners (e.g. testing, localisation, porting, platform holders). The associate producer will be mentored by either a producer or a senior producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as a regular point of contact between external development studios, internal stakeholders and third-party partners to support the making and the publishing of our games.
  • Ensure all key stakeholders on the development and the publishing side are aligned on the game’s product direction and are kept informed on the project’s progress.
  • Work with and support our external development studios from the publishing side in preparing milestone deliveries, testing and debugging rounds, localisation rounds, and platform submissions.
  • Review and approve development and porting milestones to ensure deliverables meet the quality target and that the game still follows the right product direction.
  • Review interim game builds regularly and provide publisher feedback to our external development studios - communicating logical and well-explained gameplay improvements.
  • Monitor the projects’ schedule and progress. Identify all relevant project risks in collaboration with the external development studios. Plan for contingencies and mitigations.
  • Coordinate third-party services such as testing rounds and localisation batches.
  • Support our external development studios in prioritising bugs, planning and resolutions (e.g. during testing rounds).
  • Liaise with platform holders and our release manager to coordinate console build submissions and approvals.
  • Champion the product on the publishing side and present it when requested to stakeholders and events.
  • Review and respond daily to customer support queries using tools such as Zendesk and Jotform (training will be provided as required).

REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous experience in project management for 1-2 years in an adjacent industry or in a QA role within the gaming industry.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Workspace.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Good Team worker.
  • Able to build strong relationships and communicate effectively with key clients and stakeholders.
  • Organised and detail-oriented.
  • Self-starter and proactive approach.
  • Active passion for gaming, especially indie games. Awareness and understanding of games and trends.

BASE SALARY

£30k

BENEFITS

  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Pension scheme.
  • 30% annual bonus scheme.
  • Hybrid working, 3 days on-site, 2 days working from home.

Fireshine Games is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

About 
Fireshine Games

A digital and boxed publisher with over 20 years of global expertise. Fireshine Games, formally Sold Out publishes indie gems including Core Keeper; MechWarrior; Shadows of Doubt and Silt. We enjoy working with talented indie studios Piranha Games; Team 17, Rebellion, Frontier Developments; No More Robots; and many more.

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Core Keeper (Pugstorm) - Explore an endless cavern of creatures, relics and resources in a mining sandbox adventure for 1-8 players. Mine, build, fight, craft and farm to unravel the mystery of the ancient core.

Silt (Spiral Circus Games) - Dive into a surreal ocean abyss in an atmospheric puzzle-adventure. Explore dangerous waters, possess sea creatures and solve environmental puzzles to discover what lies deep below the surface…

Gestalt: Steam & Cinder (Metamorphosis Games) - Inspired by 16 and 32-bit classics, Gestalt: Steam & Cinder fuses tight 2D platforming and exhilarating combat with an engrossing, twist-laden narrative in a stunningly handcrafted steampunk world.

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