Producer

  • Kirkland, Seattle, WA, United States
  • Full-time

Company Description

City State Entertainment is an independent video game development studio founded in March 2011, in Fairfax, Virginia, by online gaming pioneer Mark Jacobs and accomplished programmer, Andrew Meggs. Over the last few years, the studio has grown to 29 hard-working, sarcastic and politically incorrect individuals. In October 2012, they released their first game, March on Oz, for Apple's iPad. The studio embodies an “open office” collaborative process where all team members are expected to contribute to the design and the development process. The team is currently in pre-production of their second game, Camelot Unchained (working title) a niche RvR old-school MMORPG.

Job Description

City State Entertainment is looking for a Producer for Camelot Unchained, an RvR fantasy MMO for its studio in Fairfax, VA or Kirkland, WA. This person will need to effectively communicate goals and objectives to developers, evaluate scope of projects, identify project risks, and drive efficiency. The Producer will manage the day-to-day scheduling and delivery of tasks - ensuring all projects are completed on time.

Qualifications

  • Must be familiar with MMO development cycle

  • Proven track record of managing the game production life cycle

  • Proven ability to efficiently deliver tasks on time

  • Strong background in scheduling and resource management

  • Experience with agile and scrum methodologies

  • Experience in metrics/data driven decision making

  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate clearly and concisely with technical and nontechnical developers

  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects under tight deadlines

  • Highly organized and detailed oriented

  • 1 or more shipped titles in the game industry

  • Prior production experience in the game industry, preferably in the MMO space

    Additional Information

    Pluses:

    • Passion for games and games development

    • Willingness to take on ad-hoc work as they arise


    Note: City State Entertainment is hiring for a broad range of positions on a growing team. We have definite skill and task needs, but the eventual division of tasks within the team will depend on the eventual team members. If you’re an outstanding and talented individual whose qualifications fall halfway between two of our listings, we’d still like to hear from you. All candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to work on-site at our Washington DC-area office or satellite Seattle, WA office in the U.S.A. We are an emphatically equal-opportunity employer.