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Why Big Fish Games?
Big Fish Games is the home of some of the biggest hit mobile casual games including EverMerge, Gummy Drop!, Cooking Craze, Fairway Solitaire, and many more.
We are curious and constantly seek improvement in all we do because that’s what our business demands
We operate with good intentions, confidence, and humility
We welcome diversity of background, thought, and experience
We listen actively and value each other
We foster a fun environment that inspires creativity
Your mission is to coordinate the delivery of mobile, free-to-play games in collaboration with cross-disciplinary, cross-cultural teams from inception to release and beyond. Our Producers work with 3rd party development partners, an internal game team, and teams across Big Fish to support the development, testing, release, and live game operations of EverMerge. Responsibility balancing the push for new features with an eye on the technical and quality necessary to achieve desired results are significant elements of a producer’s day-to-day approach; ensuring all are part of the conversation as features evolve is a vital part of this role. As a “connector” for our team members, producers support all aspects of development, from inception to delivery are communicated and aligned across the disciplines of art, engineering, design, and more with a consistent and cohesive approach.
What You'll Do
Work with the production team to deliver a world-class live game experience in collaboration with our 3rd party development partners and our internal team providing support to team members keeping the project on track.
Collaborate with the team, our development partners, cross-company teams, and studio leadership to coordinate release requirements, scope, schedule, issues, and research from concept through launch of new features and content to support the live game.
Support discussions with internal and external team members in all areas of game production support to ensure product priorities are communicated, support, awareness, and clarity on all production process elements.
Communicate and support our development partner and team members to ensure successful execution of new features and project areas you are responsible for stakeholders with guidance from Game Team leadership.
Identify, communicate, and resolve problems and risks in the production cycle, release processes, and schedules as part of the production team.
Drive elements of release cycles; documenting and improving release standards and processes as you do.
Collaborate with the production team members and own evolving projects as needed.
Speak and write clearly about game status, daily operations, priorities, and production processes to internal and external stakeholders to ensure alignment and awareness.
Grow your skills as you stay current on a changing mobile market, evolving trends, best practices, game features, and practices to provide insight and feedback on game design, implementation, and options as part of a role on the production team.
What We're Looking For
You have 2-3 years of production or project management on a game project, preferably in the mobile space.
You have experience with the technical aspects impacting game development and have worked with engineers, art, and design on prior projects.
You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
You are very organized and able to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
You are a creative problem solver and can present options to address game and project issues.
You are experienced with Microsoft Office Suite and/or other project management tools.
You have used tools such as Confluence and Jira on your projects.
- You have experience with SCRUM/Agile development methodologies.
You have hands-on experience developing software, development tools, and working with engineering teams.
Benefits And Beyond
Employees constantly rate Big Fish Games highly for its leadership, flexibility, well-being, diversity and inclusion through quarterly surveys.
FLEX-Forward work environment: Customize the when, where, and how you work while delivering goals
Health & More: Medical, dental, vision, life, disability, Teladoc services, employee assistance program (EAP)
Work-Life: Wellness Friday (half-days), paid time off, parental leave, flexible work policy, studio holiday closure (Enjoy the week between Christmas and New Year!)
Wellbeing: Wellness fairs, weekly virtual workout classes, 24/7 access to mental health and wellbeing support, free therapy and counseling sessions for you and your family
Wealth Care: 401k matching, flexible spending account (FSA), employee discounts, employee stock purchase program
Learn & Grow: LinkedIn Learning subscription, mentorship program, career development, individual development plans, educational assistance on job-related professional development
Community & Fun: Company social events, employee impact groups, company swag, volunteer opportunities
About Big Fish
Building upon our 20-year legacy as a leader in the biggest gaming categories in the world, we are innovating and developing new products within the casual space to add to our extensive portfolio. Big Fish is dedicated to delivering amazing experiences for players to connect, compete and discover play, anywhere and on any device. This means games for broad global audiences in genres that are easy to learn, and difficult to master. Be a part of the team from the start.
Big Fish is part of Pixel United, the free-to-play, mobile-first video games business of Aristocrat Leisure Ltd (ASX: ALL)!
Big Fish Games is an equal opportunity employer. We bring unique talents together to build something special that’s why we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
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Big Fish Games