Game Producer

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June 17, 2021
Full Time

Well Told is an indie game company that focuses on balancing good stories and tight gameplay for cutting-edge platforms and mediums. We are located in Orange County, CA and we’re looking for full-time folks and freelancers to join our next full-funded project. This unannounced title is made for VR/PC with a focus on narrative, combat, and roguelike gameplay. Hope you like cowboys!

If you’d like to know more, send us an application! We’re excited to meet you.

Job Details

  • Full-time, Salaried
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • 1-3+ years of experience.
  • Blue Anthem Health, Humana Dental PPO, Vision, Life insurances.
  • Unlimited PTO, WFH Flexibility, Holiday Bonuses, more.

Job Description

  • Manage Agile/Scrum workflow in Jira.
  • Effectively coordinate, generate, and maintain tasks within Jira for different development disciplines and support departments.
  • Constantly update and maintain project documentation and Confluence wikis.
  • Work closely with department leads to build, maintain, and improve the company’s production pipeline and tools.
  • Ensure meetings are properly scheduled, run efficiently, and have accurate notes recorded within Confluence.
  • Organize and run Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives, ensuring that everything is recorded in Confluence.
  • Ensure to foster cross discipline communication via Slack and regularly scheduled meetings.
  • Coordinate resolution of conflicts and delays within the development cycle.
  • Identify, Evaluate, and Communicate project risks during production.
  • Create, Track and Maintain comprehensive project schedules and milestones.
  • Communicate project status and requirements to company leadership, department leads, and general staff.
  • Manage communication, documentation, and deliveries for external partners.]

Individuals with the following background

  • Must have at least 1 shipped video game title as an Associate Producer or greater.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Very organized and responsible – should be an expert at prioritization.
  • Treats others with respect and patience, a joy to work and collaborate with.
  • Great listener and note-taker.
  • Self-driven, with an attention to detail.
  • An interest in storytelling/narrative craft.
  • Experience working with small teams, around 10-20 people, (could be on a department level at a larger company).
  • Above average knowledge of Jira, Confluence, and the Google Drive suite.
  • General understanding of production management, Waterfall, and Agile methodology.
  • General understanding of file management/organization and version control software.

Bonus Points

  • Tell us your favorite games and why.
  • You have an iron-will that can stand against the tide of feature creep.

*Currently, our studio is operating WFH remote – but full-time positions are preferred to be local to our studio in Orange County in the future. But we are open and will review remote candidates.

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About Us

We are an independent game studio that strives for high-agency narrative experiences in unique player-focused universes.

We believe that high-agency narrative content is the future of gaming, and as a young team we have specialized in cutting edge games storytelling for our 5+ years together.

From our own intellectual property in and out of VR to branded branching narratives partnering with Night School Studio, Telltale Games, Netflix, and more, we have touched every aspect of the narrative development pipeline and are eager to share our experience with partners, publishers, and fellow companies alike.

We are hiring programmers, designers, and producers. You can view (and share) all of our openings here.

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