Job Title - Technical Producer
Reports Into -Technical Director
Location - Hybrid/ Leamington Spa
A Little Bit about Kwalee….
Kwalee is one of the world’s leading multiplatform game developers and publishers, with well over 900 million downloads worldwide for mobile hits such as Draw It, Teacher Simulator, Let’s Be Cops 3D, Airport Security and Makeover Studio 3D. We also have a growing PC and Console team of incredible pedigree that is on the hunt for great new titles to join TENS!, Eternal Hope, Die by the Blade and Scathe.
What’s In It For You?
Hybrid working - 3 days in the office, 2 days remote/ WFH is the norm
Flexible working hours - we trust you to choose how and when you work best
A dog friendly office (There’s dog-free areas too, if pooches aren’t your thing)
Profit sharing scheme - we win, you win
Private medical cover - delivered through BUPA
Life Assurance - for long term peace of mind
On site gym - take care of yourself
Relocation support - available
VISA Sponsorship - available
Quarterly Team Building days - we’ve done Paintballing, Go Karting & even Robot Wars
Pitch and make your own games on Creative Wednesdays!
An amazingly well equipped office with ping pong, darts, pool tables and video games while keeping refreshed with free snacks and a stocked kitchen (we have every kind of milk imaginable)
Are You Up To The Challenge?
As a Technical Producer you’ll be planning, organising and managing technical projects, working closely with developers and senior management. You will need to have excellent leadership skills, coordination abilities, and motivational skills. In addition to overseeing all aspects of project planning and execution, you will often be on hand to resolve issues and solve problems that arise during a project. To be able to keep up with changing circumstances and find ways to motivate the team members.
Your Team Mates
We're a bunch of tech whizzes who make the backbone of Kwalee's game experience technology. We maintain the servers' health to an optimum level so that our millions of players can continue enjoying themselves with our games. Your team is instrumental in planning, organising and managing technical projects, working closely with developers and senior management.
What Does The Job Actually Involve?
Working with the CTO and Technical Director to organise, plan and manage the development of Kwalee’s technology projects, both frontend and backend.
Breaking down complex projects into manageable tasks for developers.
Ensuring senior management has a clear understanding of what is coming and when.
Constant aligning and tracking of the tech team’s goals to fully support the priorities and requirements of the projects.
Ensuring that the project deliverables are delivered on time and with quality
Track & highlight the issues/challenges and dependencies within the projects and come up with the mitigation plans
Regular meetings with the Technical Director to report the status of the projects
Your Hard Skills
3+ years experience in a technical production / project management role.
Ability to plan and visualise complex roadmaps
Able to work with highly technical staff members
Strong leadership and Project management skills and must be good in people management.
A charismatic, energetic and integral character.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Experience of agile project management methodologies.
A “self-starter” mentality.
Your Soft Skills
Kwalee has grown fast in recent years but we’re very much a family of colleagues. We welcome people of all ages, races, colours, beliefs, sexual orientations, genders and circumstances, and all we ask is that you collaborate, work hard, ask questions and have fun with your team and colleagues.
We don’t like egos or arrogance and we love playing games and celebrating success together. If that sounds like you, then please apply.
A Little More About Kwalee
Founded in 2011 by David Darling CBE, a key architect of the UK games industry who previously co-founded and led Codemasters, our team also includes legends such as Andrew Graham (creator of Micro Machines series) and Jason Falcus (programmer of classics including NBA Jam) alongside a growing and diverse team of global gaming experts.
Everyone contributes creatively to Kwalee’s success, with all employees eligible to pitch their own game ideas on Creative Wednesdays, and we’re proud to have built our success on this inclusive principle.
We have an amazing team of experts collaborating daily between our studios in Leamington Spa, Lisbon, Bangalore and Beijing, or on a remote basis from Turkey, Brazil, Cyprus, the Philippines and many more places around the world. We’ve recently acquired our first external studio, TicTales, which is based in France.
We have a truly global team making games for a global audience, and it’s paying off: - Kwalee has been voted the Best Large Studio and Best Leadership Team at the TIGA Awards (Independent Game Developers’ Association) and our games have been downloaded in every country on earth - including Antarctica!
Location: Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Country: United Kingdom