Jam City Producer in Carlsbad, California

We are always looking for the “best and brightest” talent to join our family. At Jam City you will have the freedom to work and play with a team of entrepreneurs who aren’t afraid to get things done!

Jam City is on the hunt for the best and brightest Producer in Carlsbad, CA to work on our next generation of cross-platform games. We're looking for a jack-of-all-trades type, who isn’t afraid to dive into complex problems and own the outcomes. The ideal candidate is passionate about gaming and has excellent communication skills. They are an independent self-starter with sound judgment and strong analytical skills. The perfect candidate can’t get enough of casual F2P games and loves LIVE OPS and thrives in a collaborative work environment.

Perks & Benefits

• Employee Stock Options • Unlimited Paid Time Off, Paid Sick Days & Holidays • 100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, Vision Plan Base Plans (PPO & HMO) • Life Insurance, 401k, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits & More • Catered Lunches & Well-stocked Kitchens • Food Truck Fridays • Yoga & Wellness Activities • Happy Hours • Company Retreats

Responsibilities:

• Lead development and communications of day-to-day tasks and scheduling for a pod of developers, artists and designers. • Drive the completion of project goals and facilitate communications, organization, process, and accountability across all departments. • Not afraid to get “in the trenches” and being hands on while fostering a positive & creative environment. • Works cool under stress and pressure. • Identify and communicate roadblocks and bottlenecks that may prevent the team from achieving their goals. • Motivate and support team to ensure project goals, objectives, milestones, and deliverables are achieved. • Help make informed decisions in conjunction with team leads on work methods, development pipeline, priorities, and available resources. • Provide progress updates to senior leadership and works well under stress, pressure and deadlines.

Requirements:

• Experience in a production or project management role in the gaming industry. • Experience working in a live game environment. • Experience orchestrating work across engineering, art, and design disciplines • Ability to acclimate quickly to a rapidly shifting, fast-paced creative environment • Ability to balance project demands with creative essentials. You demand quality; creativity and fun while still managing project resources and timelines. • Understanding of social game mechanics including acquisition, engagement, and monetization strategies to deliver high value products. • Able to work with team leads and directors to align priorities. • Strong project management and people skills. • Knowledgeable of current industry trends: stays up-to-date on competitive products and best practices for Facebook and mobile device development. • Excellent communicator in speech and writing • An expert working in a collaborative environment • Calm and deliberate within a highly dynamic, fast-paced environment

Plusses:

• Experience with games as a service and has run an LIVE OPS F2P games for over 3 years • Experience with agile development methodologies or SCRUM certified • Good understanding of the mobile/social and market competition

Company Description

Jam City is a Los Angeles-based mobile gaming platform with global reach.

Created in 2010 by former MySpace co-founders Chris DeWolfe and Aber Whitcomb along with former 20th Century Fox executive Josh Yguado, its games have been downloaded more than 800 million times and are regularly played each month by nearly 50 million people, half of whom live outside the United States.

Jam City (formerly SGN Games) is the creative force behind 6 of the Top 100 highest grossing games across Google’s and Apple’s U.S. app stores.

Its portfolio of hit titles includes Cookie Jam, Panda Pop, the Book of Life: Sugar Smash, Marvel Avengers Academy and Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff. Cookie Jam is the recipient of Facebook’s 2014 “Game of the Year” award.

Headquartered in Los Angeles, Jam City also has studios in Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego and Buenos Aires.