Producer II

ProductionFull TimeGreater Vancouver, BC

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OVERALL OBJECTIVE AND PURPOSE:


As part of the project team leadership you will work directly with designers, engineers, artists the Project Manager to ensure the smooth development of a PC or game console product, serving as a conduit between different functional groups.


WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH PGI:

  • Flexible Schedules & Remote Working Arrangements
  • People-focused Events & Initiatives
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Competitive Compensation

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work collaboratively with the production manager, project stakeholders and team leads to assist in clearly defining project scope and schedule
  • Work with backlog owners to ensure the health of each team’s backlog and the healthy daily functioning of each team (scrum master.)
  • Work with backlog owners and the production manager to remove impediments, dependencies and manage risk
  • Generate forecasts and proactively update the production manager and stakeholders when relevant new information is discovered with respect to the teams progress and schedule
  • Help drive the process of continuous improvement
  • Drive progress. Evaluate the quality of pending features and contribute feedback
  • Create repeatable processes to improve efficiency and predictability
  • Recognize and stay current with game market trends, patterns and customer requirements
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Passionate about games!
  • 4+ years of related game development experience in a hands-on production role
  • Experience managing teams with Agile methodology
  • Experience using scrum based project planning and tracking software packages (e.g.JIRA)
  • Extensive knowledge of the game development process, pipelines and technology
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and coordinate projects under deadlines
  • Excellent problem solving skills – ability to take initiative to seek out and solve problems whether it be internal work flow, or external processes which are slowing down the release process
  • Technically adept - familiar with the struggles of software development and possesses some knowledge on how to optimize and automate processes and workflows
  • Strong planning ability – understands the importance of documentation, exceptional attention to detail and able to consolidate information coming from multiple sources at once
  • Critical thinking ability to analyze and offer alternative solutions as needed
  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous Project Management experience in a technical environment

Want to know more? Submit your application and let us tell you about working at Piranha and why we love it!


Founded in 2000, Piranha Games is an action gaming studio with unparalleled experience developing licensed products for big-name franchises, including AAA licensed titles such as; Need for Speed: Undercover and Duke Nukem Forever. Best known for the Free-to-Play game title MechWarrior Online, PGI is as committed as ever to creating world-class action-based games, having most recently released MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries. Piranha Games is part of the Enad Global 7 group. For more information please visit www.piranhagames.com


Piranha Games is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all employees. Formal education is not always required. All team members are hand-picked because they are skilled in their individual fields, immensely creative and hard workers. We hire avid gamers and mold them to the standards we believe make amazing products.


Should you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at recruiting@piranhagames.com


We thank you for your interest in this position. Due to the amount of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.