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Producer Arctic

Do you want to take on the important challenge of making sure Paradox deliver games on time and budget? We are looking for an experienced Producer to lead one of our teams at Arctic, Umeå.

The Producer is responsible for delivering the game on time and budget and is in many ways the counterpoint to the Game Director. The Producer handles organization of the project such as milestone breakdown and delivery, staff planning and production budget. As a Producer at Paradox Arctic coaching your teams and the individuals in them in agile development is an important part of your responsibilities. As is coaching individual team members in soft skills like communication, presentation and other team work related tasks.
The Producer leads the work of continuously improving the team's work processes.


Responsibilities

  • Leads project(s), working closely with, for example, a Game Designer for game quality targets and a Tech Lead for technical quality
  • Making sure the team is working efficiently to reach key gates
  • Risk management (assessment/mitigation/communication)
  • Delivering on time, budget and scope
  • Coordination with producers and other stakeholders
  • Project plans and tracking progress
  • Being quick to adapt to changes to the scope, schedule or budget
  • Helping the team improve their workflows
  • Implementing and coaching team members and stakeholders agile values

Requirements

  • Experience of project management or equivalent
  • Experience in agile methods
  • Experience working in the games industry will be considered a strong advantage
  • Experience working with game releases on both PC and console will be considered an advantage
  • Knowledge of JIRA will be considered an advantage

 


The role will require an ability to listen to the opinions of a lot of stakeholders. While at the same time being firm, decisive and making sure things move forward. Furthermore, the role requires an attention to detail and an ability to work organized and with structure. You should also enjoy getting your team to thrive and deliver their best.


As a person we think you are the type who gains energy from seeing the people around you improve and that you gain satisfaction from helping others overcoming their obstacles. You are not afraid of conflicts and when you see an issue or conflict arising you deal with them. We also think that you are passionate about video games and want to be part of creating an organization that delivers fun and meaningful experiences to the players.

You thrive in a modern, creative office environment where people around you love their jobs and the games we make.


Practical information
Scope: Full time and permanent
Reports to:  Arctic Studio Manager
Location: This position is based in Umeå

If you think that this description matches your background, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously for this position. In your application, please show us why your previous experiences and skills would work for this role and why you are interested in working at Paradox. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

Since we strive for a more even gender distribution we highly encourage women to apply to this role.

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Our Culture

In November 2016, we gathered the entire company for a four day conference in Malta. The focus of the conference was to discuss company direction, discuss our internal goals, and also put into words the company culture we are so keen to keep as we continue to grow. Together, we decided that the following cultural pillars are what makes up the foundation of Paradox:

- DEDICATED

- PASSIONATE

- GET SHIT DONE

- OPEN-MINDED

- NERDY

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