Executive Producer - Exciting New FPS Project

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Job Title Executive Producer - Exciting New FPS Project
Skills Required Executive Producer
Job Description Jagex Ltd, the UK’s leading independent online games studio, is looking for an experienced and technically gifted Executive Producer to define the vision of our latest online FPS game project. We plan to deliver a fast-paced, intricately balanced, co-op First Person Shooter, creatively driven by user created content and offering players an exciting new level of battlefield destructibility.You will be responsible for managing a talented external development team, holding the vision for the project and using your extensive games knowledge to fine-tune the player experience.

Key Duties Include:
  • Manage time and budget for the project, always remembering quality is key.
  • Build the necessary infrastructure to support the project, e.g. Development Manager, Technical Director, Lead Artist and Marketing leads.
  • Co-ordination of major stakeholders in the project, e.g. Development Manager, Technical Director, Lead Artist and Marketing leads.
  • Planning, providing goals for teams, identifying and mitigating risks, managing priorities and urgent problem-solving decisions.
  • Foster positive working relationships, teamwork, and communication within the development teams in a productive team environment.

Essential Requirements:
  • Proven leadership abilities within the games industry as a senior external producer.
  • An excellent understanding of session-based games and balancing.
  • A brilliant understanding of the systems behind user generated content.
  • A strong track record of delivering on time, to budget at a high level of quality.
  • Ambitious and forward thinking.  In touch with where session based gaming is and is going, a real passion for breaking boundaries.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Complete game product life-cycle experience

Desirable Requirements:
  • A keen enthusiasm for gaming especially online games / MMOs
  • Proven experience with a squad based FPS title
Salary Salary Negotiable
Location Cambridge, UK & Europe
Job Category Production
Date posted 20/02/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Jagex Games Studio using their internal reference .
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