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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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Umeå

Nygatan 18-20
903 27 Umeå Directions

Working at Paradox

So what’s in it for you? We keep it simple and have divided this into four areas: work, social, development, and compensation. This is a brief summary of our perks and what it means to work at Paradox. If you want to know more - get in touch!

  • Work

    Small teams and accessible managers means that your contributions are important to us

    You are close to the final product, our community and our fans - we encourage you to interact with our community and players directly through social media, our forum, and via streams

    Work/Life balance is important to us so our plans do not rely on crunch (this does not mean we never work overtime but overtime is relatively uncommon)

  • Social

    Company-wide Social Hour every Friday with snacks & beverages

    Yearly company parties

    Ping-Pong table/Pool Table, Warhammer table, and lots and lots of board games

    Spoiler-free break room environment for at least a week after major movie/show launch

  • Development

    Leadership courses available for all employees

    We continuously send employees to conferences and development opportunities such as GDC and GamesCom

    Lunch n´ Learn sessions held by employees: topics range from everything between “Doing business in China” to “Surviving the zombie apocalypse”

  • Compensation

    Competitive monthly salary and salary revision once per year

    Participation in our company wide profit share program

    5+1 weeks of paid vacation per year

    For international hires, we will provide relocation assistance (Visa application, Initial Home Finding, Settling in Service, and your flight)

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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