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Deck Nine Games

Westminster, Colorado - United States
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Producer

Description

Deck Nine Games is currently hiring a Producer for our current and next narrative adventure game.

Could this be you? Do you love spreadsheets and people? Does a well-groomed backlog scratch your organizational itch? Is it possible your team could be just a little more efficient? Do you min / max every game you play? Do you eye-roll when your family or friends try to plan anything? Most importantly, do you value leading by serving, solving conflict with grace, and empowerment through transparency? If so, then you’re the right person for the job.

 Apply online through our website: https://deckninegames.com/

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with team to establish milestone schedule and goals
  • Join forces with the team to build and maintain efficient processes
  • Construct spreadsheets and documents for internal and external consumption
  • Manage Jira and Confluence projects / spaces
  • Own costs and status so as to collaborate on prioritization of stakeholder input
  • Make decisions based on data of resources, costs, and benefits
  • Foster good meeting culture: number, length, attendance, etiquette
  • Identify risks to team and product, construct mitigation plans, communicate to production apparatus
  • Proactively monitor potential issues before they become blockers and establish best practice solutions to categories of problems
  • Push for quality with respect to resources
  • Identify opportunities for pushback with publisher or internal stakeholders and communicate with data
  • Proactively communicate milestone issues and / or create solutions for issues
  • Hold and evangelize Scrum ceremonies: standups, planning, retrospectives, and reviews
  • Collaborate with Game Director to deliver game on time and on budget
  • Contribute solutions to team, product, and studio problems
  • Member of and contributor to a positive, collaborative, creative studio environment
  • Take every idea and challenge seriously but not personally
  • Be a passionate leader every day

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in production, preferably with 1+ years as lead producer
  • Shipped AAA PC and / or console games
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Pro at managing competing priorities and time management
  • Able to establish your own priorities and solve problems
  • Remain calm and positive in the face of stress and conflict
  • Strong knowledge of project management and office software, ideally Atlassian + MS Office

Bonus Points

  • Experience with narrative or cinematic driven games 
  • Worked in another discipline: programming, art, design, narrative, animation, et cetera
  • Knowledge[LM5]  of Agile and other methodologies
  • Strong Jira, Confluence, Excel know how
  • CSM, PMP or other certifications

Benefits

§  Competitive salary depending on experience

§  Unlimited vacation time and paid Parental Leave

§  Health insurance for you and your family at a low cost to you

§  Dental and Vision insurance for you and your family at NO cost to you

§  Life and Disability benefits at NO cost to you

§  Optional Flexible Spending Account (including Healthcare and Limited Purpose), Dependent Care Account, and Health Savings Account available

§  Optional Supplemental Health and Life Insurance

§  401(k) Plan with an Employer Match

§  Growth opportunities for your career

 

If you are a talented and passionate game developer and you are looking to challenge yourself, please apply today! Full-time position and applicants must already be authorized to work in the U.S.


About Deck Nine

 

Deck Nine Games is an independent game developer dedicated to crafting interactive story games that inspire, transform, and entertain players. Our passion is storytelling games.


Our first narrative game, Life is Strange: Before the Storm is loved by fans and has won multiple awards, including Game of Year and was nominated for both a VGA and a BAFTA. The studio is 100+ people and is in sunny Westminster, Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountains. We hope to share more information about our next title with Square Enix as soon as we can.

 

We’re looking for talented and self-motivated people to join us as we aim to rise to the top of the storytelling game studios. We are part of the thriving Colorado game dev scene and our location offers a lower cost of living and a proximity to countless family-friendly activities and amazing outdoor opportunities. If this sounds appealing to you, please apply!

 

As the crafters of stories that encompass the full breadth of life’s experiences, Deck Nine is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and multicultural team in which people from all walks of life feel inspired to do their best work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and believe deeply in the creativity and strength built from diversity of race, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, nationality, and the many other qualities that make us different.