Senior Producer, Mobile Game

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Senior Producer (Mobile Game)

GreenPark is looking for a Game Producer with a strong understanding of game development best practices and production methodologies, collaborating with our teams to ensure clear goals are outlined and realized throughout the phases of development and major milestones. When particularly hard problems arise, you will draw upon your diverse experience and the collective creativity of the team to remove blockers and produce the ultimate solution always keeping the end user in mind. The ideal candidate will have experience working with teams through all aspects of the product life cycle including prototyping, preproduction, production, beta, and release. By blending your production experience with your engineering, artistic, and design know-how you will empower the team to create exciting new experiences.

Primary Responsibilities & Job Duties:

  • Champion the team by building a strong culture of empowerment and self-accountability where creativity and self-direction flourish
  • Facilitate team ceremonies such as weekly syncs, milestone planning, build reviews, playtests, brainstorm sessions, and feature kickoffs
  • Coordinate and manage production schedules, feature backlogs and major milestones
  • Partner with design, art, and engineering to prioritize features, goals, and sub tasks based on team need, long-term player value, scope, and dependencies that ensure we hit our milestones
  • Create project roadmaps and block schedules that provide the team with clear visibility and line-of-sight on achieving future milestones
  • Ensure teams understand goals and manage delivery through all phases of development
  • Identify and communicate feature requests and requirements to team and stakeholders; includes gathering requirements, performing GAP analyses, and writing feature specs
  • Collaborate and Communicate identified risks in advance and support execution of mitigation plans
  • Remain current on industry trends including: new game genres, new game development methodologies, and emergent technology

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of game development experience with a focus on mobile free-to-play games
  • Proven track record as a Producer or Designer of successful AAA game with a deep knowledge of free-to-play mobile games. Please do not apply unless you have met this requirement. (Please be sure to include a list of games you have worked on in your resume)
  • A passionate game player with in-depth knowledge of making great games
  • Proven ability to producing, launching, maintaining and/or growing top-performing games
  • Strong analytical, technical and project management skills
  • Knowledge of game industry-standard software tools, design documents and production processes/best practices (budgets, game concept and prototyping creation, project management, bug reports and defect tracking).
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle like Scrum, project management, and production processes, and have used supporting software (i.e.: JIRA)
  • Experience building and managing strong cross-discipline teams that are self-directing
  • Collaborative and progressive thinker capable of inspiring large teams towards a unified goal
  • Proven ability to create, track, and maintain complex schedules
  • Can independently drive several projects on-time and on-budget while meeting the highest level of quality.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify production risks and proactively mitigate them
  • Able to communicate effectively with engineering, art, design, audio, and QA
  • You feel comfortable speaking to a broad spectrum of topics to multiple teams, you are well versed in game production
  • Willingness and experience mentoring others
  • Experience wearing many hats in a startup-like environment
  • Experience with Atlassian products; Jira and Confluence and implementing new processes
  • Ability to flex your leadership style to fit team needs
  • Exposure to all aspects of game development from low-level engine development through high-level IP development

Note: Please do not forget to also submit link to your portfolio so that we can see examples of your work (e.g. roadmaps, block schedules, development dashboards, PowerPoint presentations, etc.).

What we offer

  • Opportunity: With a small, core team of talented people, iterating and scaling fast, you’ll be hands-on and learning right away.
  • Location: We have two amazing locations - LA (Remote due to COVID-19) and SF (Downtown Burlingame/Remote due to COVID-19).
  • Culture: We strive to be welcoming and inclusive. As an early team member, you’ll be active in recruiting decisions ensuring we build a culture you want to be part of.
  • Salary: A competitive salary with stock options.
  • Benefits: Option to join a Health, Vision and Dental benefits plan with growing benefits as the company is growing.
  • Time-Off: Flexible PTO
  • Away Games: With a team split between Los Angeles and Burlingame, there’s occasional travel.

Please note: We do NOT offer H1B sponsorship or transfers at this time.

We’re building the future of Fan Engagement experiences for live sports. It’s a frenetic, all-in, raise-the-stakes and show-your-passion mobile game experience where the best fans win. Our fast-growing all-star team loves both sports and eSports and we’re not afraid to show it. Hey, that’s game, set and match! We offer exciting times ahead, lots of spectacular twists and turns, hard work and the sweet success of achieving something most people wouldn’t think possible - if they could imagine it at all. Ask questions, think thoughts and if it seems like a match, let’s chat.

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Location

Our company is in a trendy area with plenty of bars and restaurants. Plus the office is easy to get to with various train and bus stops being close by

An Insider's view of GreenPark Sports

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I love coming into the office every day, it's a great environment to work in. Everyone is hyperfocused and excited about the product we're building. Working in the office is similar to studying at your favorite coffee shop. We're in an open space and it's usually buzzing with people, light chatter, and sounds of keyboards, dogs, and music playing.

Kate

Backend Software Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

I start my day by syncing up with my coworkers on current projects over coffee. Throughout the day, I work on design and development of our APIs, building new features, code reviews, app architecture, refactoring and writing tests, and improving of our engineering standards and tooling. We cut the day by going out to lunch together as a team.

Vince

Backend Software Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

Taking initiative and exercising ownership over your projects. Having ideas and expressing them and being open to everyone else's ideas and discussing them.

Travis

Director, Systems Engineering

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Ideas from the team are critical in building our product. We do have definite roles, but if you've got an idea on how to improve something, from technical to gameplay, we want to hear it. From engineering to creative, we're here to make the best experience possible and it takes a team to make that happen.

Tim

VP of Engineering

What is your vision for the company?

Ken, Chad & Nick have dreamed up a product that could very well change the way people interact with/consume sports media. But its not only their vision that's exciting. It's the experience they bring to the table. Having created some of the most well-known companies, they have the background, foresight & acumen to make the GreenPark dream a reality

Matt

Operations Manager

What are GreenPark Sports Perks + Benefits

GreenPark Sports Benefits Overview

Opportunity: With a small, core team of talented people, iterating and scaling fast, you’ll be
hands-on and learning right away.
Location: We have two amazing offices - LA (Calabasas) and SF (Downtown Burlingame).
Culture: We strive to be welcoming and inclusive. As an early team member, you’ll be active in recruiting decisions ensuring we build a culture you want to be part of.
Salary: A competitive salary with stock options.
Benefits: Option to join a Health, Vision and Dental benefits plan with growing benefits as the company is growing.
Time-Off: Flexible PTO
Away Games: With a team split between Los Angeles (Calabasas) and Burlingame, there’s occasional travel.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
It is 100% for employees and we cover 50% of dependents.
Vision Benefits
It is 100% for employees and we cover 50% of dependents.
Health Insurance Benefits
Acme's health insurance policy covers up to 100% of out of pocket expenses.
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
GreenPark Sports offers stock options.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 9 days per calendar year.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

We get tickets to local sporting events!

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