Housemarque is looking for an experienced candidate for a new key role. As Lead Producer you are responsible for translating the game’s creative ambitions and vision into a project that manifests them in the highest possible quality within a realistic schedule and budget. You get to work with our exceptionally talented development team, and take ownership of a new ambitious game project.
Lead Producer’s responsibilities include:
Working with the Team of Directors and leading Producers in successfully creating a high-quality game within time and budget
Staffing the project and overseeing the internal development team and external partners
Championing the Housemarque culture of professionalism, game production framework and agile principles and continuously driving for improvement of all processes
Formulating credible and coherent high-level project management plans within the constraints of time and budget
Creating, reviewing and approving all high-level plans from the teams including project staffing, scope and outsourcing
Establishing efficient communication loops of all project matters in the project team and towards the other departments and stakeholders in and out of the company
We expect you to have:
Coaching skills and mindset
Experience in leading high performance professionals and teams
Excellent project management, organizational, communication, negotiation and operational skills
Ability to make decisions in complex environments
Tactical and strategic thinking
Experience in the video game industry
First hand experience in leading full production cycle from project kickoff to shipping
Experience in scaling projects of up to 100 people or more
Experience in Agile methods such as Scrum, LeSS, SAFe, DAD, etc.
Housemarque has a track record of 25+ years of developing top-notch games with focus on tight gameplay, impeccable audiovisual execution, and technical excellence. Our latest game Returnal is to be released for PS5 on April 30th, 2021.
We are the perfect workplace for talented people with interest in self-development and big passion for games.
Our purpose is to:
Be a great workplace, where people can develop professionally and as a person
Develop great games that bring joy & happiness to gamers and our fans
Exciting and ambitious projects executed with the best tools
25+ years of experience in video game development
Brilliant, diverse and empathetic colleagues to work with
Freedom, flexibility and openness in a collaborative culture
A warm and welcoming atmosphere at our cozy Helsinki office (you’d mostly be working from home currently)