Executive Producer

New Westminster, BC, Canada

About Offworld Industries:
Offworld Industries Ltd. (OWI) is the independent studio behind the successful military first person shooter game, Squad. OWI was formed in 2014 by more than 15 developers who had worked together on the well known Project Reality mod for Battlefield 2. The founding purpose of the team was to bring a standalone successor of this acclaimed mod to market and build a game development studio and a livelihood from that foundation.

Fast forward to 2021, OWI has over 80 employees and is rapidly growing. We have been expanding the studio into both serving as a developer and publisher, as well as a technology provider building a framework for character based multiplayer games based in UE4.

We are built on passion, unified spirit and continuing efforts to break the mold. We strive to become a leader in creating large-scale multiplayer games as well as supplying others with the ability to do the same. We are looking for a talented and seasoned Executive Producer to steer development efforts and elevate the studio to new heights. If you are passionate about making great games and a team player, we are looking for you!

 

About the role:
You are the master of motivation, director of all things game development and inspirational flag carrier – championing the charge with confidence and comradery. You are laser-focused and excited by the challenge, always playing to the strengths of the team, improving weaknesses, identifying threats and opportunities. Your experience has given you the wisdom to know the difference between activity and productivity, and how to instil accountability without hindering creativity. Your charisma and passion shine through each day, infecting those around you, elevating each team member to their full potential.

You will manage a team of Producers that are responsible for the development of in-house and external projects. Whilst also serving on the Executive Board to discuss company direction for the betterment of the studio.

You will be responsible for ensuring that the company is a well-oiled machine, hitting company goals and creating an environment that empowers staff to excel. OWI is full of passionate and talented individuals, it’s your job to unlock that potential.

 

Job Duties:

  • Directly manage a team of 3+ Producers responsible for the full life cycle of game product development
  • Responsible for the P/L of each game and team member and reach agreed upon goals and achieve company revenue and profit targets
  • Mentor key project management areas of scheduling, budget, quality, communication and time management while motivating and guiding the senior management team
  • Enhance relationships with third-party developers, licensors, and internal departments including Executive Management, Engineering, Art, Marketing, Community, Operations and the Business Teams
  • Identify and promote efficient and innovative solutions to increase productivity and profitability
  • Present new game ideas, licenses or technologies
  • Provide annual evaluations for direct reports and provide measurable growth goals
  • Contribute to hiring and training new employees
  • Foster and elevate company culture with internal and external relations
  • Assist in any other assignments as directed by supervising manager
  • Reports to the CEO

Requirements:

  • 8+ years of experience producing or developing console and/or PC games from conception to release and LiveOps
  • 4+ years of management experience
  • Superb understanding of game production and all its facets
  • Extensive experience as a Senior Producer / Executive Producer for a major title
  • Fully produced at least 3 games
    • teams sizes from micro (<10) to medium (<100)
    • PC or Next-Gen Console
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized and analytical in decision making
  • Positive attitude and outlook
  • Deep knowledge of multiple game genres on both console and PC
  • PRINCE2/PMP certification or similar

 

This is a full-time permanent position, where the successful candidate will be working from home for now, with a long term view to relocate to New Westminster, BC, Canada.

This role offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Wellness spending account
  • 3 weeks paid vacation and 2 weeks paid studio shutdown over the December holiday period
  • Annual employee anniversary gifts
  • Wonderful colleagues!

 

If you meet the above qualifications, and OWI sounds like the kind of company you want to be a part of, please apply using the link on our website with a cover letter and a copy of your resume.

Offworld Industries is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, color, ethnic origin, language, citizenship, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, physical and/or mental handicap, financial ability or any other characteristic protected by law.

You'd fit right in?

Great, we'd love to hear from you! Please apply with CV and your portfolio where applicable and tell us why exactly you'd be the perfect fit for our team!

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