Assistant Producer – New IP!

Job Details

Type: Permanent Full-time

WHAT IMPACT CAN AN ASSISTANT PRODUCER HAVE AT ESG?

East Side Games is on the lookout for an Assistant Producer to join a new mobile game in pre-production for a super exciting new IP. We want you (yes, you!) As our dedicated Assistant Producer, you’ll come with some production/ project management experience acquired preferably in a game development environment or similar. You have a “do what needs to get done” attitude – if it’s proofreading a document, taking notes in a meeting, or writing up the acceptance criteria in a user story.

You’ll use this skill set to support the production team and add huge value to our talented team of Engineers, Artists, Designers, Writers and QA Analysts. On top of this, you’ll also work closely with our game Producers.

We’re a remote-first studio and encourage all applications.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Help implement the principles of Agile development through standard Scrum ceremonies
  • Directly manage and scope the work associated with small features and improvements
  • Help generate reports demonstrating the efficiency and velocity of the team
  • Help review and triage work within the product backlog with engineers
  • Source information to write tickets. Write User stories tickets in Jira
  • Help analyze and author documentation to define processes and best practices in production
  • Keep current with platform compliance measures and communicate any changes to internal and external partners
  • Work with the Producer to coordinate current customer needs against the product roadmap

*** Duties & responsibilities outlined above are representative, but not all inclusive.

WHAT YOU BRING TO ESG

  • Clear, concise communication skills with technical and non-technical team members
  • A well-cultivated sense of professional empathy, when working with external partners and internal stakeholders
  • Detail and process-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • An interest in all disciplines that comprise game development and publishing
  • An interest in the trends and KPIs driving mobile game development
  • Knowledge of software development processes and best practices
  • Initiative and the ability to motivate oneself and others
  • The ability to be calm and deliberate in a dynamic environment
  • Understanding of Scrum
  • Experience with Jira and/or Confluence
  • Experience with leading a team to the successful completion of a project, either professionally or as a student
  • Experience other aspects of development, such as content creation or programming is an asset
  • A strong curiosity regarding game development
  • A passion for mobile games in general and East Side Games’ product in particular

NICE TO HAVE

  • Idle Mobile Game experience

YOU ARE

  • Someone who enjoys games, particularly mobile games. You are on top of the latest games, trends and what’s happening in live events
  • Comfortable in an environment where priorities and plans change rapidly, but with intention
  • Hungry, self motivated, diligent, detail oriented and thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Solution-oriented, self-motivated and diligent
  • Community-minded, whereby a collective mission of the project is a shared priority
  • Driven by long-term projects that tackle the toughest engineering problems
  • Empathic, compassionate and curious
  • Your values are governed by justice, equity, diversity and inclusion

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO WORK AT ESG?

We are East Side Games – proudly built in beautiful BC. Our mission is to create games that are easy to pick up, hard to put down, and don’t suck! We put players at the heart of our evolution, independence, and profitability. With their help, we’ve defined and become the leader in the narrative idle gaming space, writing the playbook on LiveOps in the process. Our huge IPs serve a traditionally underserved audience globally… And we’re just getting started!

Community is everything here. We put people at the core of what we do. Our games and our team have the same goal; to be inclusive and for everyone. We get sh*t done and our team is on hand to step in, listen, and support, regardless of rank. Tackle your challenges, share your learnings, then share refreshments with the studio in our weekly Cheers Friday Announcements. Have we piqued your curiosity? Then check out our amazing Culture and Benefits! We note that our culture is not a monolith, and is ever-changing based on the folks holding space at East Side Games.

WE’RE BUILT ON THE FOUNDATIONS OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

East Side Games are an equitable employer that values justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage people of marginalized backgrounds, particularly QTBIPOC folks, to apply, and will acknowledge and value the strengths you bring to foster yours and the studio’s growth.

If this sounds like something you hoped for and more, and you’re enthused to build genre-defining narrative idle games, click the “Apply Here” button below. If now is not the right time for you but you know someone who would be a great match for us at East Side Games, check out our referral bonus here! Let’s build great games together

WHAT’S NEXT?

If you think this is an exciting opportunity, please

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Due to a small (but completely awesome) recruitment team, only those candidates that qualify will be contacted.  Thanks for your interest in ESG and we wish you super success in your job search!

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