Are you an experienced and organized leader with a passion for managing creative teams? Do you thrive on motivating and inspiring your team members to achieve their best work? If so, then our Producer role may be for you.
As a Producer at Shapefarm, you'll be responsible for creating and maintaining project schedules, ensuring that all team members understand their responsibilities, and working closely with them to deliver high-quality games on time and within budget. You'll be working with talented individuals from various cultures and disciplines, and you'll use your expertise to guide them toward a common goal.
Successful candidates for this role are exceptional communicators who can provide clear guidance, resolve conflicts, and build strong relationships with their team members. You'll be expected to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, manage team dynamics, and ensure effective communication throughout the project lifecycle.
If you're excited about the challenge of leading a team to deliver exceptional games while creating a happy and productive work environment, then we want to hear from you. Join our dynamic and creative team and help us deliver unforgettable gaming experiences.
Knowledge and Skills
Experience in managing one or multiple teams throughout various stages of production
Understanding of project management tools and processes and experience using various Project Management styles
Extensive experience with Jira
Excellent written and verbal communication in English and the ability to internalize, process, and express complex problems in simple and easy-to-understand ways
Passion for people and/or well-defined processes
A drive to create inclusive, safe, and healthy team environments
High-level understanding of core disciplines (Art, Design, Engineering, QA, Audio, Tech Art)
Familiarity with video games is a “nice to have”
Managing information flow both internally and externally
Managing project budgets
Able to run day-to-day rituals and meetings
Able to identify process improvement opportunities and drive positive impact through the teams
Ability to build and implement new processes from the ground up
Accountable for the on-time, on-budget, and on-quality delivery of projects
Accountable for raising project risks and creating risk mitigation plan steps
Accountable for monitoring team health and mitigating team health risks
Accountable for clear communication around project status towards key internal and external stakeholders
Responsible for driving and following up on action points for self and team members
Good presentation skills and the demonstrated ability to be able to summarize and communicate complex topics to various stakeholders
Team meeting facilitation
Status reports and project update management
Minute and Action Point taking
Planning, Scheduling, and Delivery
Ability to maintain and upkeep project tracking processes
Ability to create roadmaps and production plans
Responsible for on timely delivery of projects
What we offer
An opportunity to be part of a small team working on a brand-new IP backed by a huge publisher
A value-driven team where we appreciate results over processes
A team-first approach when it comes to processes and solutions
An international, open-minded, and inclusive environment
Full relocation support to Japan
If we caught your interest and you think you'd be a great fit for this role, please send over your CV and we'll be in touch shortly!
Japanese Visa Qualifications
A bachelor's degree or 10 years of experience
Don't meet all the requirements?
We care more about outcomes than ticking boxes, and we know the perfect person for the role often has a CV that's a little different.
Research shows that women are particularly less likely to apply if they don't meet all the criteria in a job listing. If you're second-guessing yourself, we encourage you to get in touch anyway.
Don't quit before you've started!
How can we support you?
We want to set you up for success and make our recruitment process as accessible as possible for you.
In your application, feel free to let us know if you need anything to make your experience or environment more comfortable. We'll do our best to support you!
At Shapefarm we…
Make sure the job gets done
Take responsibility for our work and our actions
Have the willingness to walk the extra mile to help others
Have a positive attitude towards problem-solving
Shapefarm stands for inclusivity and equality, thus treats people, regardless of their race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age—with respect, and without judgment or bias.
- Remote status
- Hybrid Remote
- Employment type
An international game studio based in Tokyo and Sweden
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