Producer

  • Auckland, New Zealand

Producer

Job description

Icarus was the #1 Worldwide Top Selling PC game on Steam when it launched in December 2021, so we are growing our team to keep expanding Icarus’ world.

RocketWerkz is an ambitious studio based on Auckland’s waterfront, but with flexible and remote working. Founded by Dean Hall, creator of hit survival game DayZ, we are independently run but have the backing of one of the world's largest games companies.

To make a great game, we need to build great teams that work well together and move fast. Our Production team is a key part of that. We are interested in applications from candidates from all levels, whether you are experienced, or an aspiring producer still early in your career.

This role does a bit of everything, requiring you to handle a busy schedule with strong organisational and communication skills but also give you the opportunity to be involved in many aspects of the game development business.

In this role you will:

  • Assist with task distribution, scheduling, documentation, tracking and reporting on projects

  • Help facilitate key team meetings, set agendas and coordinate tech requirements for effective outcomes

  • Facilitate and accurately record meetings and communication between individuals and the wider team

  • Assist with the design and implementation of new processes

  • Guide users on how to best engage with tools such as Jira and

  • Support other team members in their duties where possible/required, such as testing


Job requirements

We are looking for a Producer with experience working in a gaming studio, either in production or other game development roles such as QA, design, coding or art.

  • Experience working in a gaming studio, ideally through release of at least one title

  • Tertiary qualification or equivalent industry experience

  • Experience with Jira and Confluence (or similar project management tools)

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Pluses:

  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4

  • A published game on record

  • Knowledge of Jira, confluence and shotgun

  • A love of spreadsheets, wikis and structuring information and processes effectively

At RocketWerkz, a Producer with 3-5 years of experience typically has a salary of $60-$90,000 (based on experience) plus Kiwisaver and other benefits. We will also consider senior candidates.

We highly value diversity. Regardless of disability, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or any other aspects of your culture or identity you have an important role to play in our team.

To learn more about us and what we offer check out our website.