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ABOUT FIREWALK™

At Firewalk, our mission is to spark incredible multiplayer experiences that inspire memorable moments. We’re building a world-class, next-generation game studio where people come first. For us, setting a high-quality bar, creating something extraordinary, and treating each other with trust and respect go hand-in-hand. Our collaborative team of amazing creators are crafting new worlds that ignite imagination and connection. Join us to deliver awesome gaming entertainment, rooted in strong gameplay and inspiring art that captures the joy of playing together. We are currently working on an unannounced, original multiplayer game that is being published by our partners at Sony Interactive Entertainment. We’re actively looking to add visionary creators who thrive in an environment where the “status quo” just won’t do and who genuinely want to be part of a collaborative, inclusive, and respectful team. Firewalk is proud to be part of the ProbablyMonsters family of studios who recently raised $250 million to secure our future and our team with the benefits of a long-lasting career.

The Role

Our studio is looking for a Senior Producer - Characters who is incredibly excited about games and bringing exceptional entertainment to millions of players. You are responsible for evangelizing our development philosophy, refining our processes, keeping us focused, and connecting the dots that inform our successes and failures. In addition, you are a strong advocate for keeping our projects predictable, on time, within budget, and as accurately scoped as possible.

Who You Are

  • You are excited about helping our team members achieve their creative vision and believe in player focused development, where gameplay quality usually is prioritized first.

  • You are practiced at consulting with a broad range of different perspectives to build consensus on the best way forward.

  • You have a finely honed product sense and can confidently recognize success in the build when you see it.

  • You can draw complex information from teammates to accurately forecast where we're heading, spot trouble before it arrives, and push the team to address it.

  • You have extraordinary expertise in successfully debugging and refining development processes.

  • You're passionate about helping people find a better way to work.

  • Your knowledge of the discipline of game industry production is thorough enough that you’re capable of successfully developing producers with less experience than you into stronger teammates.

  • You are an active listener, aren’t afraid to ask questions, and are eager to help a team get more organized, or to communicate better.

  • You find time to play video games and empathize deeply with our players, because you are a gamer at heart.

  • You know how to coordinate and communicate between internal and external development teams.

What Your Day Might Look Like

  • Working with several teams and discipline Leads to determine and define scope for a new Characters, building scenarios for the road ahead based on that information.

  • Running a meeting to come to alignment on a major feature decision.

  • Informing updates to the project roadmap based off new information you've absorbed from several teams.

  • Preparing a clear list of work to drive the prioritization and negotiation of a collaborative cross-functional milestone plan.

  • Identifying blocking issues or misalignment, proposing solutions, driving towards a solve while communicating with all the stakeholders to ensure communication with all stakeholders.

  • Playing the game in a playtest and discussing your experience and impressions with your teammates.

  • Driving review meetings, organizing feedback, while tracking and prioritizing action items and tasks.

  • Working with leadership to improve a critical process, gathering feedback and driving alignment across multiple disciplines.

Qualifications

  • You have a strong understanding of content creation pipelines and their dependencies

  • You build cross team collaboration with ease, supporting other leads and producers working on Characters

  • You have shipped at least one AAA title, or equivalent game development experience

  • You are very experienced with at least one software development production process

  • You have expert level understanding of at least one project tracking software suite such as Jira, TFS, Shotgrid, or Hansoft

Our Commitment To You

  • A people-first culture founded on respect, trust, approachability, and accountability.

  • A stable home that values your potential, deeply cares about your work-life balance, and is committed to investing in your craft and long-term career.

  • Competitive benefits package including health and family benefits, employee assistance program, flexible and paid time off, financial benefits and professional and personal development.

ABOUT PROBABLYMONSTERS™ STUDIOS

ProbablyMonsters Studios is a developer-led independent game company. Our mission is to unite, guide, and empower talented teams to create exceptional original games. We have built a sustainable development process that is committed to providing our teams the resources and creative environment needed to foster stable, rewarding, and life-long careers.

While each of our studios has a unique identity built around the type of gamer experience they are creating, all of them are bonded by the core values of respect, trust, accountability, and approachability.