Senior Producer

Joydrop
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Posted
March 21, 2023
Full Time
London, ON
Hybrid
$110k CAD

Ready to make an extra large impact on a small medium-sized video game studio?

Indie game studio Joydrop is expanding and seeking the human foundation it will be built upon. One of these pillars will be a Senior Producer with an ambition to make their mark on the company and the gaming industry. We’ve got a great rep already. Let’s turn it all the way up to awesome!

 

Required

  • 5+ years of experience as producer/project manager in the video game and interactive media industry.
  • Rock-solid chops with Jira, Excel, and the Google suite of products.
  • Experience managing all departments of a team – from coders to testers to artists.
  • Credited with the successful shipping of at least 5 video game titles or equivalent.
  • Specialties include agile project management, budgeting, content management, delivery, and quality control.
  • An unflaggingly upbeat attitude coupled with a hard-nosed honesty regarding under-performance, deadlines, budgets, and other unpleasant realities.
  • A love of people and unending social energy.
  • Exceptional verbal and written skills; bonus points for public speaking ability.
  • Top-notch organizational and time management skills.

 

Nice-to-Haves

  • Experience managing diverse projects, from video games to gamified educational and medical applications.
  • Background in client relations.
  • Involvement in medium to large scale software development projects.
  • Background as a programmer or data analyst.
  • An extensive network of solution providers each with proven performance records.
  • A nearly problematic passion for games of all types.

 

Responsibilities

  • Oversee current and future projects.
  • Distribute and manage resources.
  • Use project management techniques to achieve project objectives within quality, time, and cost boundaries.
  • Organize and lead project status and working meetings.
  • Prepare and present progress reports.
  • Proactively identify and mitigate project risks and issues.
  • Manage project changes.
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Hold project teams accountable for their project responsibilities and deliverables.
  • Proactively ensure that teams are communicating and aware of schedules, and issues.
  • Plan and prioritize product delivery roadmaps and support key customer deployments.
  • Champion continuous improvement and adoption of project management and agile software development practices.
  • Work closely with the CEO and senior management to assist in the daily operations.
  • Provide administrative and logistical support.
  • Assist in budgeting, financial analysis, and time management.
  • Coordinate and manage southwestern Ontario’s largest game industry event: Game Slice.
  • Liaise with clients.

 

Compensation & Employee Benefits

  • 110K, higher or lower based on your experience.
  • Flexible work hours, health, dental, quality-of-life benefits, minimum 3 weeks vacation, and more.

 

Work Where You Live

Now that the pandemic has changed how and where we all work, Joydrop considers certain remote working options. The Sr. Producer need not be in the office every day, but must be within commuting distance of our offices in London, Ontario, Canada.

 

To Apply

Please send us an email with your:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resumé
  • References
About 
Joydrop

Mikutech tackles real world business problems using innovative and progressive technologies. It's playful cousin, Joydrop, entertains people with sparklingly new video gaming experiences.

Founded in 2012 and based in London, Ontario, Mikutech possesses the creativity and passion to conceive and construct products that result in unmistakable impacts in medicine, education, or engineering. Mikutech, with know-how in everything from business apps to virtual reality, can make it happen. We also develop our own entertainment IPs and assist globally known video game juggernauts under the label Joydrop. Here are just some of the companies you could be working with:

Joydrop/Mikutech is comprised of a carefully vetted group of veteran developers, kept fresh by an ardent team of software and media youngsters. Collectively, we’ve been doing this ever since personal computers have been bleeping and blooping out ASCII characters on green and white monitors.

For further information, please see our websites at mikutech.com and www.joydrop.co.

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