• Game Producer

    Department
    RuneScape
    Contract
    Full-time
    Location
    UK-Cambridge
  • Overview

    Home to the iconic massive multiplayer online role-playing game RuneScape and its extended family of adventurous titles, we’re a leading games studio that places our players at the heart of everything we do.

     
    We’ve welcomed over 250 million players to RuneScape’s world of enthralling fantasy and, together with our team of passionate game creators, our community helps to shape how our games evolve. From casting votes on future game content, to interacting with the studio teams in live streams and in chat, we also join together in person at our celebrated fan convention, RuneFest. Together with our players, we’re united as one Jagex tribe. Together we’re building deep and engaging multiplayer gaming experiences for players everywhere.

     

    HOW YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE

     

    As producer for one of our flagship titles, Oldschool RuneScape, the biggest retro MMORPG worldwide, you will be responsible for the successful management and execution of all projects across the game team. You will lead the Project Management of interdisciplinary teams, working closely with department leads to ensure projects meet appropriate goals, scoping, and execution. This role acts as a point of contact for all team communication and leadership in particular. You will apply best practices for a multiple agile team environment, evolving processes, communication and tools.

     

    WHAT WE NEED

     

    • Proven Production experience in the games industry
    • Released titles on PC/Console or Mobile
    • Experience of managing development teams
    • Experience with any of the following - Jira, Hansoft, Trello or similar package
    • A strong Communicator
    • Economic and/or Project Management degrees or live service environment expertise are a plus!

    RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    • Be able to lead, inspire and motivate the teams working on the game, and maintain enthusiasm for the project
    • Champion and elevate Agile methodologies within the development teams, supporting the team owners
    • Work collaboratively with the development teams and remove obstacles to ensure an efficient development process
    • Provide clear, concise status reports, verbally or written at all times, demonstrating an awareness of the team priorities, current tasks, risks and conflicts
    • Be able to multitask and prioritize, managing people, time and resources
    • Create good working relationships, managing cross team communication of development to all areas of the business
    • Have excellent communication and presentation skills, acting as the voice of production within the Leadership group
    • Have good organisational and problem-solving abilities, managing the scoping and delivery process
    • Have good negotiation, conflict resolution and decision-making skills
    • Have good knowledge of games and the games industry
    • Ensure you are available as needed for live-streams and other video work

    WHAT WE OFFER

     

    If you join us you can expect a competitive salary and great benefits like fully paid for gym membership, bonus entitlement, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day. We also have GREAT coffee machines, an onsite canteen and pub and an in-studio cinema! Expect regular team events as well as EPIC company-wide parties to celebrate our successes.

     

    Does this sound like you? We'd love to hear from you! Get in touch.       
     
    Feel like you fit this role, but don’t meet all the requirements? We strive for fresh perspectives, so as long as you can demonstrate how your attitude and other abilities might make up for any gaps we would welcome your application!

     
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