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Producer - Candy Crush Soda Saga

London 018

Craft:

Games Design & Production

Job Description:

We’re currently looking for a Producer to join Candy Crush Soda Saga’s team, based in Stockholm, Barcelona, Berlin, or London. You will bring an excellent track record of motivating and supporting game teams, delivering features, and managing the production schedule to ensure the successful delivery of game projects.

You will collaborate with creative and business leaders to deliver on project goals in line with King’s high standards. You will be a role model for your team and the company. You’ll champion our values and lead by example with your mindset of collaboration, rapid iteration and continuous improvement.

Your Role Within Our Kingdom

·   Work with the Candy Crush Soda Saga (Soda) leads and your Sr. Producer to understand and champion the game vision, performance goals, quality expectations, and backlog

·   Partner with Craft Directors to ensure full understanding of production requirements and constraints, in order to support the team to deliver the right quality experience in a predictable and efficient timeline

·   Create and maintain your sub- team’s plan in partnership with the team and leads, then work with the team to execute on it

·   Track progress throughout production to learn and adjust in order to successfully deliver on expectations

·   Provide production and product management overview and status to stakeholders and leads

·   Coordinate and align backlogs, and manage production dependencies

·   Lead your feature team to proactively identify and mitigate known and emerging problems, and promote team- wide visibility.

·   Coordinate the team to deliver ongoing maintenance activities (ex: bug fixing, ad hoc requests, releases)

·   Collaborate to identify and plan for short- term and long- term Product improvements

·   Identify and engage collaborators, both internal and external to the Soda team, at the right times throughout production

·   Ensure Roadmaps are correctly resourced in alignment with your Soda stakeholders, our vision, and our strategy

·   Overall responsibility for Roadmap features from kick- off to release

·   Ensure your team is healthy, motivated, and high performing

·   Encourage and support a positive, creative, feedback- focused culture in your teams and help identify and resolve morale or engagement issues

·   Provide support, input and feedback towards product performance and growth

·   Collaborate with other Producers on the improvement of your craft

Skills to Create Thrills:

 ·   Have contributed to the development, release and/or service operations of at least one mobile game, or worked on a live mobile/ digital product      

·   Experience in leading delivery of features through a cross- functional team

·   Able to work in and foster a team culture of trust and respect, where open feedback, accountability, and courage to fail fast and learn are the norm

·   Able to receive feedback openly and adjust leadership style and way of working

·   Demonstrated analytical and data- informed decision making

·   Strong communication skills

·   Passion for games

        

Tasty Bonus Points:

  

·   Experience in game development crafts such as art, game design, engineering, QA/QC

·   Experience working with outsourcing or distributed teams/development

·   Experience working in game- as- a- service environment, being able to balance live services as well as game development activities

·   Hands on experience with project tracking tools (eg. Jira) and collaboration software

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications need to be in English.
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