- Job Title - Senior Producer - Casual Mobile Games
- Reports Into - Head of Casual Games
- Location - Hybrid / Paris
A Little Bit about Kwalee….
Kwalee is one of the world’s leading multiplatform game developers and publishers, with well over 900 million downloads worldwide for mobile hits such as Draw It, Teacher Simulator, Let’s Be Cops 3D, Airport Security and Makeover Studio 3D. We also have a growing PC and Console team of incredible pedigree that is on the hunt for great new titles to join TENS!, Eternal Hope, Die by the Blade and Scathe.
What’s In It For You?
Profit sharing scheme - we win, you win
Quarterly Team Building days
Pitch and make your own games on Creative Wednesdays!
Flexible working hours - we trust you to choose how and when you work best
All the equipment that you need to be properly set up
Are You Up To The Challenge?
As a Senior Producer you have a passion for mobile games, knowledge of the industry and great management skills to help our development team to produce the best games. You’ll be instrumental in making sure everything runs smoothly in our Casual Mobile games.
Your Team Mates
Working within the Casual Games team you join a multi-national crew who are united by a common goal of trying to make the games we work first class experiences from a gameplay, visual and marketing perspective as best as we can. Passion for our products is what drives us, and we encourage a team entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative mindset that makes everyone on the project a voice to be heard.
What Does The Job Actually Involve?
Working with the game leads, creating and maintaining roadmaps for feature and content delivery and ensuring the development team is on track against this plan.
Coordination with Design and Product functions to create and manage the user stories in our backlog of planned work.
Liaise with departments around the company to ensure the development team has everything they need to be successful - removing blockers as they arise.
Being the most informed person on the project at all times. Nothing escapes your gaze.
Your Hard Skills
5+ years in Game Production roles, ideally in F2P games featuring Live Operations.
A true facilitator who brings people together to solve the key challenges a game faces.
Able to facilitate all of the core Scrum ceremonies such as Backlog Refinement, Retrospectives etc
Understand the interdependencies between a core team and support teams adjacent to the development of the game and the importance these teams play in the bigger picture delivery of a successful game
Experience of agile project management methodologies, ideally Scrum Master certified.
Able to deconstruct complex requirements and identify what needs to be done by different parts of the team to deliver the end goal.
A “self-starter” mentality coupled with pragmatism - someone who thrives on having autonomy and being left to get the job done well.
A strong interest in mobile games and play them daily
Your Soft Skills
Kwalee has grown fast in recent years but we’re very much a family of colleagues. We welcome people of all ages, races, colours, beliefs, sexual orientations, genders and circumstances, and all we ask is that you collaborate, work hard, ask questions and have fun with your team and colleagues.
We don’t like egos or arrogance and we love playing games and celebrating success together. If that sounds like you, then please apply.
A Little More About Kwalee
Founded in 2011 by David Darling CBE, a key architect of the UK games industry who previously co-founded and led Codemasters, our team also includes legends such as Andrew Graham (creator of Micro Machines series) and Jason Falcus (programmer of classics including NBA Jam) alongside a growing and diverse team of global gaming experts.
Everyone contributes creatively to Kwalee’s success, with all employees eligible to pitch their own game ideas on Creative Wednesdays, and we’re proud to have built our success on this inclusive principle.
We have an amazing team of experts collaborating daily between our studios in Leamington Spa, Lisbon, Bangalore and Beijing, or on a remote basis from Turkey, Brazil, Cyprus, the Philippines and many more places around the world. We’ve recently acquired our first external studio, TicTales, which is based in France.
We have a truly global team making games for a global audience, and it’s paying off: - Kwalee has been voted the Best Large Studio and Best Leadership Team at the TIGA Awards (Independent Game Developers’ Association) and our games have been downloaded in every country on earth - including Antarctica!