Game Producer

Production · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Production
Employment Type Permanent - Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

ABOUT US: Archiact Interactive is a Vancouver-based Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) Studio that develops new and unique ways for people to play games and interact with each other. We partner with IP holders, large publishers, and tech brands to create and deliver immersive, high-end game experiences across multiple platforms with a special focus on building new tools for cutting edge emerging technology.


OUR GAMES: Recent titles include DOOM 3: VR Edition (on PSVR), FREEDIVER: Triton Down (on PC, PSVR and Oculus Quest), and MARVEL: Dimension of Heroes (a smartphone-powered Superhero experience built for Lenovo Mirage AR). We are currently in the early stages of several new and highly innovative projects with prominent industry partners and are searching for the best and the brightest to help us transform the world of VR and AR game development. Interested? Read on.


OUR VALUES: At Archiact, diversity is developed and directed by our employees. Inclusion is the way we show our commitment to this core value. Diversity in all areas of our workforce helps us build innovative and immersive experiences that are accessible to everyone. From our community to our games, we are committed to respecting the rights and self-determination of all people. Our goal is simple: we seek to build a diverse team, and to nurture a safe, inclusive work environment where our teammates, especially those who are marginalized, can thrive. At Archiact, equity, diversity, and inclusivity is more than a statement, it is a core value which we continually strive to uphold through our words and our actions. We do not see that commitment as a milestone to be passed, but as a constant, ever-evolving process to be actively pursued, reviewed, and improved upon.


ROLE OVERVIEW: We are looking for a Game Producer who will champion production of a VR game on the SONY PS VR2 platform. 

This is a permanent position. We are a Vancouver-based studio but are happy to consider candidates from all over Canada to work remotely. 


ABOUT YOU: You are comfortable working in a close-knit and collaborative team with a wide range of skill sets and personalities. You enjoy the creative problem-solving process required to bring original concepts and high-profile IPs to life in an immersive experience. You thrive in teams and are open to bringing new ideas to the table to assist in raising the quality bar of the end product. 



RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Own end-to-end production of a development project to bring a VR game to PSVR2.
  • Define and build detailed project plans including requirements, timelines, roadmaps and budgets to guide team results.
  • Work with the Project Manager to manage all milestones and deliverables ensuring timely and high quality delivery.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with artists, engineers, designers, and QA to bring assigned tasks or features to completion.
  • Lead and communicate overall project status, budget and risks throughout the course of project delivery.
  • Collaborate on all aspects of project staffing based on project needs to ensure successful delivery.
  • Partner with a technical and creative leadership team to ensure project vision, deliverables and goals are met.
  • Establish and maintain the team’s scope and capacity on a daily basis.


REQUIREMENTS:


MUST HAVE: 

  • 3 years of experience in game development working in a production management capacity.
  • Shipped at least 1 game title with end-to-end production experience.
  • Experience with Confluence, Jira, Google Suite, Slack.
  • Experience with Agile and Scrum methodologies.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organization and problem-solving skills.
  • A self-starter with a strong work ethic. 
  • A team-player attitude with the ability to collaborate effectively with various stakeholders to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.


NICE TO HAVE: 

  • An understanding of VR features and technologies.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine and Plastic.
  • Experience porting a game project across platforms.
  • Experience with Sony Certification process.
  • Experience partnering with and managing outside vendors.


BENEFITS & PERKS - WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • A competitive base salary. 
  • Comprehensive extended health and wellness benefits.
  • Generous annual vacation time and sick days. 
  • Additional bonus holidays throughout the year.
  • Flexible work schedule and remote working.
  • Fully equipped onsite gym.
  • An opportunity to work on a high-profile IP.
  • The chance to be part of an experienced, high-achieving and fun team. 
  • An international and diverse atmosphere. 
  • The opportunity to help pave the way for the future of VR/AR gaming

Thank You

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Production
  • Employment Type
    Permanent - Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced