Associate Producer

TruPlay Games | United States

Posted Date 10/11/2021
Description

We believe that what people play matters. TruPlay produces mobile games that resonate with our 4 Foundations of Fun, Beauty, Excellence, and God’s Truth. With God’s Blessing, we will continue to reach Millions around the world and produce a tremendous amount of economic value for everyone involved.

Do you thrive in a dynamic and ever-changing environment? We are looking for a self-starting, experienced, driven and results-focused Producer to join our team. If you're looking to make an impact, and the opportunity to work with a fun, collaborative team - we’d love to talk to you! The Associate Producer will be focused on project managing the product cycle for one or more of our Faith-based children’s titles. Working directly with the Directors of the company, you will be responsible for coordinating the games’ concept, scope, production and release, ensuring all departments remain on vision, schedule and budget to create content that is fun and engaging, adheres to our 4 Foundations, and matches or exceeds the quality seen in the top interactive choices available on the app store.

Requirements:

Must Have:

  • Success leading production on digital game experiences and/or apps, with at least 1 launched title
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Thorough understanding of casual mobile games created for a younger audience
  • Experience and willingness to work collaboratively with Creative Directors, Engineers, Artists, Product Managers and Designers
  • Exemplary communication skills
  • Knowledge of project management and communication software (e.g. JIRA, Confluence, MS Project, MS Office, Google Suite, Trello)
  • Familiarity with the Bible
  • Experience with creative and iterative development
  • Familiarity with Agile Development methodology

Responsibilities:

  •  Lead development and communication of day-to-day tasks and scheduling for developers, artists and designers through quality tracking documents and tools ? Prioritize feature development based on the shared creative vision for the product and the needs of our players
  • Drive the completion of project goals and facilitate communication, organization, process and accountability across all departments
  • Work closely with User Testing Team to schedule appropriate time for prototyping, iteration and pre-production on our titles
  • Support a positive, collaborative and creative work environment while pushing for the highest possible quality
  • Identify and communicate roadblocks and bottlenecks that may prevent the team from achieving their goals
  • Lead and motivate team to ensure project goals, milestones and deliverables are achieved and key performance issues are addressed
  • Help make informed decisions in conjunction with game leads on work methods, development pipeline, priorities and resources
  • Keep up on current interactive gaming offerings to ensure the team meets or exceeds the expectations of current consumers

Expected Results:

  • Delivering cutting-edge casual mobile Games that:
  • Convey God’s Truth through exceptional, creative story-telling and gameplay ? Are engaging, surprising, age-appropriate and fun to play
  • Hit predetermined engagement metrics
  • Meet a consistent and exacting quality bar
  • Are on-time and on-budget
  • A clear and understood process for creating current and future mobile titles ? Excellent cross-team communication which fosters a positive and motivating team environment

Professional Experience/Skills:

  • 2 + years in a production role for mobile games and/or apps
  • Experience working in a ‘live’ product environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex processes clearly and persuasively
  • Ability to acclimate quickly to a rapidly-shifting, fast-paced creative environment ? Proven ability to work collaboratively with team leads and directors to align priorities ? Proficiency in game design tools and engines (e.g. Unity, Unreal, Sketchup) ? Up-to-date with the latest game trends, techniques and technologies ? Set an optimistic tone and promote communication and teamwork
  • Lead by example

Character:

 For our Culture

  • High Commitment to TruPlay’s Purpose
  • Lives a life of integrity
  • Treats others as they would want to be treated
  • Coachable

For This Role

  • Strong Inspirational Leadership & Vision
  • Ability to articulate vision and product goals

About Us:

Our Core team and content have been used by God to:

  • Reach Millions of people with our games across the world
  • See over 25,000 people coming to Christ with His Hand
  • Create new TruPlay game designs that have tested incredibly well
  • Move to our team from XBox, Nintendo, PlayStation, Sony, Disney, Apple
  • Contains contribution from 2 Apple Award winners and music from Enya and Hillsong

Our products stand on 4 Foundations:

  • Truth – Our games are woven with God’s Story
  • Fun – Our players should be delighted and excited
  • Excellence – Our games resonate with high-quality features, tech, and storytelling
  • Beauty – Our artwork and audio are spectacular

 

 

 

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