Producer - Humble Bundle

Product Development California


Description

Position at Humble Bundle

Job Title: Producer 

Department: Product Development - Publishing

Reporting To: Production Director

Employment RFT/Exempt

Position #: 3995

About Humble Bundle:

Humble Bundle sells games, ebooks, software, and other digital content. Our mission is to support charity while providing awesome content to customers at great prices. We launched in 2010 with a single two-week Humble Indie Bundle, but we have humbly grown into a store full of games and bundles, a subscription service, a game publisher, and more. We have raised $195 million for charity and counting. And we now have over 400,000 subscribers to our Humble Choice.

Position Intro:

Humble Bundle is looking for a Producer  to supercharge the support we provide all of the talented indie game developers we have partnered with and facilitate smooth, well-planned, expertly-guided development cycles and product launches. This role would help our organization by owning a set of titles in active development and ensuring that all tasks across production are addressed and completed in a timely manner. In addition, producers will be responsible for helping identify key areas to be improved on through a game’s lifecycle given the available time and resources. Our ideal candidate should love to play games and have a passion for the latest game development methods, tools, and platforms.

Supervision Exercised:

Individual Contributor

Responsibilities:

  • Own the production deliverables of 4-6 indie games in various stages of development
  • Act as the primary point of contact for the developers, across different time zones
  • Identify potential game risks early and formulate strategies to mitigate or escalate as necessary
  • Generate gameplay evaluation reports and identify key areas of improvement
  • Source and manage external contractors for localization, porting, and QA testing
  • Evaluate, propose and implement process improvements to team workflows
  • Coordinate with Production Director to ensure coverage across all other active titles

Required Experience:

  • 6+ years working in the game industry
  • Track record of managing multiple deliverables simultaneously
  • A deep understanding of game development best-practices and process
  • Strong experience using project management methods and related software
  • Team player with a positive attitude

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Bonus Points

  • Above average knowledge of indie games and gaming culture 

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time.  This is a remote position with a strong preference for candidates who can work in the Pacific time zone.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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