Lead/Senior Producer

We are looking for our Lead or Senior Producer for Manticore Games, as we are working in stealth mode on a new form of hardcore multiplayer gameplay, leveraging user generated content. The position is located in San Mateo, California.

To apply, please send a short cover email, including your resume or a link to your updated LinkedIn profile and a link to your portfolio (for art positions) to: JOBS@MANTICOREGAMES.COM

Keywords: production, scheduling, planning, tasking, project management, coordination, communication, service-oriented leadership

Responsibilities

  • Lead and strategize project roadmap development and scheduling across all disciplines
  • Track, measure, and support development progress across Engineering, Art, Design, Product, & QA
  • Drive and own timely completion of project goals across all disciplines
  • Collaborate with team leadership to create and execute development roadmaps for various product services
  • Facilitate day-to-day tasks and communication between game design, art, and engineering
  • Lead and coordinate playtests, brainstorms, game-jams, and project QA
  • Resolve issues and questions related to project scheduling. Especially, identify roadblocks or bottlenecks which may impact the team from achieving their goals.
  • Be a spokesperson for the consumer experience

Requirements

  • A minimum of 8 years of work experience in production and development of AAA hardcore online games
  • At least two AAA online gaming titles shipped in a producer or senior producer role
  • Mastery of project management and development tools (Pivotal, Jira, top spreadsheets applications, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Agile and Waterfall project methodologies
  • Able to communicate effectively with design, art, product and engineering personnel

Pluses

  • Experience on team using Unreal Engine
  • Experience using Unreal Engine
  • Experience working on game mods, UGC services
  • Previous experience working on action-fantasy and PvP games