Producer

Location:Warwickshire
Job Type:Full Time

Rare is a one-of-a-kind game studio where we create the kind of games the world doesn't have, games that are uniquely Rare! Working here offers opportunities unlike anywhere else. You'll be providing players with unforgettable shared experiences in games loved by millions worldwide. Our pirate adventure Sea of Thieves, launched in 2018, is still going strong – and alongside that we're busy creating our next magical world, Everwild, announced in 2019 to a global audience.

We strive to make Rare an amazing place to work, embracing a culture of respect and building a supportive environment for our developers. Our custom-built Twycross studio is situated in the beautiful English countryside, surrounded by woodland and wildlife, with plenty of room for us to grow. Studio benefits are catered to making life easier for staff, including flexible working, a bonus scheme, an industry-leading pension package, private healthcare, mental health initiatives and free events for employees and their families.

By joining Rare, you'll be joining one of the finest studios in the industry with support from the wider Xbox Game Studios network. We're always on the lookout for exceptional people who can bring their expertise and unique thinking to help make our team even stronger!

ROLE PURPOSE

As a Producer, you will play a vital part in managing a game team and its delivery of roadmap features for our games. You will have a deep understanding of the game's next priorities and work closely with team leads to identify and deliver features that add the best value to our players. You will encourage coherent and efficient communication across all departments for features to be developed and delivered successfully.

You will be obsessed with our players' experience and constantly looking for ways to improve their game journey, using both player feedback and data.

Responsibilities

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Understand upcoming priorities and work with team leads to identify a roadmap of features that align with each team's goals.
Identify the right complexity for each feature, delivering the most player value for the time invested.
Ensure that features are broken down efficiently and communicated to all dependent teams.
During development, ensure dependent teams stay aligned on delivering a well-rounded feature.
Use a combination of player feedback and data to understand the effectiveness of game elements, and how to improve them.

Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Hands-on experience managing cross-discipline teams.
  • An understanding of Sea of Thieves and how it has grown and evolved in the last year of live service.
  • Work well in a team environment, possessing strong communication skills and confidence in dealing with complex situations.
  • Strong self-motivation and attention to detail.
  • Passionate about our players, constantly striving to improve their experience while balancing this with delivering new experiences.
  • Experience in managing a product as a service in live operation would be beneficial, but not essential.

Rare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.