Lead Producer

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May 13, 2021
Full Time

Happy Volcano is looking for an experienced producer. We are an award winning studio working on an exciting new project You Suck at Parking, the only racing game where the goal is to stop. We most recently released the critically acclaimed The Almost Gone and have shipped multiple titles before.

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Happy Volcano is looking for an experienced producer who will be in charge of production and project management for a team of 8-10 (and still growing). This position is full time, with the option of working in-house at our Belgian office or remotely provided you can commit to work during CET ±2h.

Your Responsibilities

  • Have an in depth knowledge of the game, its design, mechanics, and content
  • Help establish project and sprint priorities with the product owner
  • Act as the scrum master for our sprint rituals (plannings, dailies, and reviews)
  • Monitor progress to ensure that the team achieves the goals on time and with high quality standards;
  • Strive to maintain and improve team wellbeing, morale and cohesion
  • Keep the project budget up to date
  • Be the point of contact for external production teams such as QA, porting and localization.
  • This position offers a lot of autonomy and will allow you to put your creativity in the marketing campaigns you create.

You would be a great fit if...

  • You have in depth knowledge of Jira (currently using but not married to) or other agile project management tools
  • you have shipped two or more (indie) games on different platforms
  • You have experience in multiplayer and cross platform game development
  • You have excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • You are highly organised, with strong attention to detail.
  • You know how to prioritize tasks accurately and efficiently.
  • You  are knowledgeable of current trends in the game industry.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong people skills and work ethic, able to work in a collaborative team environment

What you'll get...

  • A full time position
  • An appropriate salary
  • A small team of friendly colleagues
  • An opportunity to grow and train new skills
  • A life outside the office, because seriously, work is not all that matters
  • Attend events such as expos and conferences, if they ever pick back up

Candidates from under-represented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

How to Apply

Send an email to hello@happyvolcano.com with the subject line “Lead Producer”. Please submit a resume or linkedin and cover letter.

About Happy Volcano

Happy Volcano has a team of skilled game designers and developers. We’re based in Leuven, Belgium and collaborate with artists, developers and sound designers across the world to launch awesome video games. The studio released the critically acclaimed and award-winning The Almost Gone in 2020 and is currently working on You Suck at Parking, coming to Steam in 2021.

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About You Suck at Parking

Discover the joy of parking in a four-wheeled mini-golf-athon against the clock and Perfect your parking with a plethora of puzzles. The game is all physics based and you drive, drift, jump and teleport through tricky courses and can even make your own tracks!

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