Senior Producer - Cat Daddy
2K’s Cat Daddy studio, based in Kirkland, Washington, was started 25+ years ago by industry veterans and is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive within the 2K Label. The studio is a fun, dedicated family of incredibly hardworking game developers. We have shipped games on almost every genre and platform, with a current focus on mobile games.
What We Need:
Cat Daddy Games is looking for a Sr. Producer to join our team. In this role, you will collaborate with a cross-discipline game team to drive one or more of the studio's mobile titles through the development cycle. The right candidate for this role has experience with full-cycle game development, is a strong leader and communicator, and loves collaborating with diverse teams.
What You Will Do:
Develop and execute upon a broad roadmap for a multi-platform, F2P mobile game.
Develop schedules and facilitate production pipelines and content delivery.
Coordinate quality, technical, and business requirements from studio leadership, publishing, and marketing organizations, constantly communicating progress, slippage, and risk.
Deliver to expected targets for time, budget, and quality, while considering resources and output.
Work with external development partners to meet production schedules, as needed.
Ensure strong communication flow across the team, internally and externally.
Actively handle relationships and workflows with various publishing teams, including but not limited to QA, marketing, and business/operations.
Act as the ultimate diplomat, identifying potential challenges and developing mitigation plans, as needed.
Represent the project among internal and external audiences.
Who We Believe Will Be a Great Fit:
5+ years game development experience in a production role, with a history of full-cycle game development - from design to live operations
Strong risk-management skills, proactively assessing risk and implementing mitigation and/or remediation strategies.
Expert-level understanding of mobile game production, including game economies, data analysis, and back-end environments.
World-class communicator, with a focus on producing effective production documentation, and working directly with game engineers, artists, and designers.
Experience with common software development tools – e.g., source control, bug databases, project management suites, etc.
Self-starter with strong work ethic who strives for effectiveness, efficiency, and quality.
Organized with proven track record of effectively prioritizing tasks and responsibilities.
Demonstrate good judgment and confidence in your decision making.
Ability to lead calmly, maintaining a cool head under pressure.
Passionate about making great games!
A fan of professional sports leagues is a big plus!
At Cat Daddy, we believe diversity of experience is fundamental to crafting accessible and fun gaming experiences for *all* of our players. We encourage everyone to consider being a part of our team.
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The pay range for this position in Washington at the start of employment is expected to be between $95,000 and $145,000 per Year. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards and eligibility to participate in our 401(K) plan, in addition to a full range of medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees will also receive 14 paid holidays per calendar year, are eligible to earn a minimum of 15 days of vacation leave per year (subject to proration based on start date during the calendar year) and will receive 10 sick days per calendar year. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an 'at-will position' and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.