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Producer II - Remote

Uken Games

Uken Games

Posted on Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Uken is looking for a Producer II to join the team. This position is responsible for ensuring the health, quality and delivery of regular updates on one of our new titles. This includes overseeing a smooth process and roadmap that is transparent, leading to ownership and accountability on the team. This position reports to the Lead Producer.

As a Ukenite, you’ll be working on meaningful things like:

  • Crafting and maintaining a process for the team; creating/maintaining a workflow for the team
  • Owning and organizing task backlog across releases
  • Setting roadmap (structuring of current, near-term, and future plans)
  • Organizing and guiding the schedule and release plan for the project quarter by quarter
  • Identifying and communicating team best practices
  • Checking in with team to identify concerns; making decisions to reduce barriers
  • Identifying and prioritizing process improvements throughout production
  • Ensuring Stakeholder(s) and external partners are kept up to date on plans and risks

Your background should include:

  • 2+ years experience in a Producer role for a published game title(s) (mobile, AAA or PC)
  • Project management experience including gathering requirements, setting a schedule, tracking progress, giving feedback and setting deadlines
  • Comfortable and advanced knowledge of JIRA, Google Suite and other software for project management (e.g. Asana, Trello, Basecamp)
  • Experience leading teams and/or managing team members including development and coaching
  • Experience working with external partners/stakeholders is an asset
  • Experience with Unity is an asset

We believe in a fun & meaningful work environment:

  • You'll be equipped with a high-end laptop, mobile device
  • Competitive salary, extended health and dental benefits and allowances
  • You’ll work in a collaborative, coaching and mentoring culture
  • Remote and in-person team building events and celebrations
  • 4 Day Workweek and Remote work model

About Us

Uken builds games that people everywhere love. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? and Jeopardy! World Tour are the top 2 trivia games, engaging millions of global players every month. In 2020, Uken released Ava’s Manor, a solitaire game where users renovate and decorate the manor while discovering mysterious clues and dabbling in a romantic love story.

We consider ourselves data-driven designers, technologists, and artists. Through collaboration, we pair the craft of design with feedback and data to deliver a pace and rhythm in each game session that immerses our audience and leaves them wanting more. We have a quirky, nerdy culture that fosters creativity, collaboration, quality ideas, and a data-driven mindset. We believe in moving quickly and improving constantly, and that mantra is reflected in the weekly updates we make to our games and internal technologies. We have an appetite for pushing technical boundaries but with a focus on practical use.

We take entertainment seriously.

Uken welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who would contribute to the further diversification of our team.

Uken is committed to offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at