Games Producer

  • Location: Bangkok
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 22761

Games Producer

JOB OUTLINE:

This is an operational role within the company that combines strategic management and budgeting responsibilities, where the post holder will lead the companys overall Production and Project Management strategy. Successful candidates will be responsible for setting Project Management standards and building the companys Project Management strategy, as well as managing day-to-day operations within the development teams including scheduling, outsourcing and improving quality of development projects. The Game Producer will manage communication between development departments and ensure that the project development resources are focused on the right areas. The role requires a thorough knowledge of Project Management, Team Leadership and games production processes.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leading, coaching and mentoring the team, ensuring that standards and games development processes are of the highest specification and continually improved;
  • Full responsibility for the development cycle including concept, pre-production, production, approval, quality assurance, code release and foreign translations;
  • Defining the milestones schedule and content and validating delivered key milestones in relation with the objectives;
  • Managing time efficiently by planning, task prioritisation, co-ordination of internal and external resources, risk assessment, and pro-active problem solving;
  • Managing external/outsourced teams;
  • Ensuring that the highest quality work is produced within the parameters of the style set for the game and completed within the specified timescales;
  • Producing development content in line with the required style;
  • Creating and maintaining a definitive style guide;
  • Maintaining and ensuring adherence to the overall Project Vision;
  • Overseeing the management of games development databases.
  • Participating and contributing to the decision-making process relating to product development;
  • Remaining up-to-date with the latest games development styles, production methods and technologies in order to increase productivity and quality;
  • Maintaining an open style of communication to foster the flow of creativity and innovation amongst the team.
  • Manages the communication between the different parties and ensures that the project development resources are focused on the right areas.
  • Familiarise and comply with the Company’s policies and procedures and any other relevant legislation.
  • Work in accordance with and contribute to the achievement of the Company Vision and Values.
  • Carrying out any other duties consistent with the post as may be required by the CEO and Director.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Expert knowledge of project management methods, preferably in a multi project environment
  • Excellent knowledge of industry standard project management tools and software
  • The ability to work with and as part of multiple teams, both internal and external
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as good instructional skills
  • Excellent self-organisation and self-motivation abilities
  • Passion for MMORPGs
  • Basic understanding of web applications and infrastructure
  • Excellent understanding of web-trends and web-business models
  • Good high-level understanding of online marketing strategies and mechanism
  • Confident in leading individuals and teams to achieve the highest quality of games products
  • Solid knowledge of the entire requirements of a game production
  • Producer/Project Management experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of the games industry
  • Able to lead, plan and prioritise workload
  • Able to delegate tasks to appropriate team members
  • Capable of working under pressure and meeting tight deadlines
  • Aligns with Company Vision and Values
  • Good level in English, both written and spoken

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