Executive Producer- External Development

Production Burlingame, California


Dino Hunter

Description

Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games such as COOKING DASH, DEER HUNTER, RACING RIVALS, TAP SPORTS BASEBALL and TAP SPORTS FOOTBALL, and branded IP games including KIM KARDASHIAN: HOLLYWOOD, TERMINATOR GENYSIS: REVOLUTION, and MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION on theApp Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, Facebook, Mac App Store, and Windows Phone. We have worldwide studios in North America, Russia, China and India. Our headquarters are in the heart of the bustling financial district of San Francisco. To learn more, follow this link: http://www.glu.com/

Role Overview

Glu Mobile, a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices, is seeking an Executive Producer to lead our external development partners. We are looking for a leader that has a passion to support our development partners through all phases of development from preproduction through to live operations.

The right candidate can handle multiple products, ensuring our developers are aligned with our product goals, quality expectations and business objectives. This is a leadership role, that will be both strategic and tactical from roadmap planning to ensuring alignment on key deliverables. We are looking for someone with experience managing a small team and willing to be hands on to enable product success.

Responsibilities:

  • Build strong partnerships with our external developers that fosters alignment on product, business and operational objectives.
  • Develop and grow the business: Own the P&L, surface business and product opportunities, pitch to exec new opportunities as they emerge.
  • Lead a team that partners with our external developers build product roadmaps and supporting development plans.
  • Regularly assess products and provide developers feedback on opportunities to maximize player engagement and unlock the value of the franchise.
  • Build appropriate team capabilities and processes to ensure alignment on product outcomes, milestones and kpis.
  • Manage the teams day-to-day activities to ensure they meet deadlines, objectives and quality standards.
  • Ensure cross functional support for external titles from user research, analytics, marketing and user acquisition
  • Assess product and operational risks, define and implement solutions
  • Coach and mentor a team of Producers and Product Managers that support day-to-day production activities

Requirements:

  • 8+ years experience of production experience whether as a Producer or Product Manager
  • Shipped multiple titles, and have led at least one title as a mobile EP
  • Strong practical knowledge of the F2P business model and mechanics;
  • Has an inquisitive mind, constantly reviewing competitive products and learning about emerging play patterns;
  • Passionate about the player, understanding what drives and motivates them;
  • Broad understanding of how to use data driven game systems to drive the meta-game, economy, game balance and pacing;
  • Solid understanding of usability, flow and UI design for touch screens;
  • Decisive but flexible; able to accept criticism, perform and adapt quickly in a creative, rapidly changing, fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and leadership skills;
  • Must have a passion for immersive digital experiences and the ability to articulate that passion

Life at the cutting edge of wireless technology is an exciting but demanding place to be. Glu is always on the lookout for exceptionally talented individuals to join our team. We reward talent, creativity, and the ability to get the job done. At Glu, you’ll find dynamic people, a hip, forward-thinking culture, a team-oriented environment, and opportunity for advancement. If you are interested in mobile technology and want to be a part of a team that makes the future of wireless technology happen, then Glu is for you!

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