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Senior Producer


Helsinki, Finland 05-13-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Who We Are

Next Games, a Netflix Game Studio, is a Helsinki-based studio dedicated to crafting fans-first interactive experiences that combine the stories from popular movies and shows with engaging game mechanics. Our values, Caring, Courage, and Curiosity, drive our commitment to our players and each other, with a focus on fun gameplay free from the constraints of free-to-play.

The Role

We're now looking for a Senior Producer. As part of the game team's Production team led by the Lead Producer, you will be the driving force behind one of our exciting new game projects.

You are a servant leader with natural people skills and adept at proactively resolving team conflicts and managing personal dynamics effectively. You will coach your team and enable them to grow their skills and encourage them to adopt efficient practices.

You have a solid understanding of games as a product that enables you to ask the right questions from designers, product managers, and other stakeholders.

You understand the importance of velocity and the value it brings to the team. Ultimately you will be responsible for the day-to-day, week-to-week, sprint-to-sprint development cycles, and organizing the development of the feature teams.

• With the Lead Producer:
• Finding effective ways of working and organizing the production of the game
• Planning the project's timeline and scope, identifying risks, and drafting mitigation plans for them well in advance
• Articulating and communicating product backlog to all stakeholders
• Organizing the day to day development work of feature team(s)
• Defining, updating, and enforcing Definition of Done and Definition of Ready for team deliverables
• With the game team:
• Coach the team to be self-organized and cross-functional, clarify roles within the team
• Create, own, and facilitate agile events (Daily, Review, Retro and Planning)
• Take out impediments on feature team and game team level
• Coach team to agile methods and make sure everybody understands why they are being used
• Mediate conflicts and nurture team dynamics

Your Experience and Skills Include
• Proven track record of producing and shipping multiple games with modern Agile methodologies
• Experience of mobiles games' live operations and shipping updates
• Strong leadership experience
• Strong experience in managing team dynamics within a game team
• Extensive experience in iterative development
• Ability to set up and configure team's production tools and information radiators
• Deep knowledge of Atlassian Jira and Confluence
• Passion for games and understanding of the mobile games industry
• Ability to adjust to the given production framework and tools
• Disciplined and self-motivated with a strong work ethic
• Experience in working with senior levels of management
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

We're eager to hear from you if you're passionate about creating innovative mobile games in a fun, supportive environment!

Does this opportunity sound like your next adventure? Then apply today!

Why Next Games?

As a studio, Next Games offers competitive pay, unlimited holidays, hobby clubs, and so much more. With over 30 nationalities, multiple genders, and people from all kinds of backgrounds within our studio, we pride ourselves in being a welcoming and inclusive place to work and grow. Our working language is English.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military service status, or disability status.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0x5qe-100-28-227-63-42 in your application.