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External Producer – Cross Platform Titles – Oslo

Location: Oslo,Norway Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago

Funcom

Our client is looking for a talented External Producer based in Oslo, Norway to handle the management of the company’s publishing projects.

The role’s responsibilities include the continuous communication with developers, the management of work pipelines, project finances, team management, internal and external resource management and the successful timely launch of the projects/titles.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee development of publishing projects by working with external developers and resources as the day-to-day point of contact
  • Strong time management skills with a proven ability to focus on priorities, solve problems, juggle multiple tasks, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively across a spectrum of Business, Creative, Technology, and External partners/personnel at all levels of the organization
  • Work with leadership to establish and maintain the product/game’s vision, feature set, scope, schedule and budget
  • Identify and fix bottlenecks, as well as clearing roadblocks both on the day-to-day and in the longer term
  • Act as primary point of contact with Marketing, PR, Sales, Operations, QA, Localization and other supporting departments
  • Use project management tools, production methodologies, and leadership level dialogue to maintain tight schedules and high standards of quality
  • Prepare Presentations on status for the Executive Team
  • Additional duties include assisting with content creation for game development and assisting with quality control of all products

Requirements:

  • Extensive experience working as a Producer on an internal or external development teams within the video game industry
  • Experience shipping one PC/console titles as a Producer
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, & PowerPoint
  • Experience as a Product Owner in an Agile environment
  • Open to nationally and internationally travel
  • Proficiency with project management & version control software tools such as JIRA and Perforce
  • A demonstrated understanding of various Production methodologies is required

Desirables: 

  • Extensive Experience managing external developers/resources
  • Deep knowledge about game development processes for engineering and art
  • Scrum Master certification

You need: 

  • To have good written and oral communication skills in English
  • To identify yourself with, and embrace, their company values
  • To have a passion for games and your profession
  • To relocate to Oslo
  • To be able to work independently and to be self-directing

They offer:  

  • Strong company values
  • Challenging and interesting work
  • A position the right candidate can greatly influence
  • Flexible working hours
  • Company pension plan
  • Offices located smack in the middle of Oslo
  • A studio with employees from more than 20 countries
  • Social events and gatherings
  • Health initiatives such as free access to gym, massages during work hours etc.

Norway offers: 

  • World class public healthcare
  • Free public schools
  • Modern infrastructure
  • Excellent public transportation
  • Fluent English-speaking population

Tagged as: External Producer, Senior Producer

Tags: External Producer , Senior Producer Categories: Development Management , Production

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