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Producer - Genies Studio

Genies

Genies

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Genies is culture’s avatar technology company empowering developers and artists to create their own interoperable gamified consumer experiences. The company has raised $250 million from investors including Silver Lake, BOND, NEA, and Bob Iger. Initially, Genies were adopted by thousands of Hollywood icons including Justin Bieber and Rihanna through partnerships with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group. Today, the company is also delivering avatars to the masses through experiences built with its Developer Kit and artist crowdsourced platform, The Workshop. These experiences all integrate together to form one avatar social network, Genies Party.

Genies is seeking a dynamic and experienced Game Studio Producer to join Genies Games Studio. Seated in our Los Angeles headquarters and reporting to our Director of Games Studio, the Producer role here at Genies will play a pivotal role in overseeing the development of engaging and immersive gaming experiences within the Genies ecosystem.

You’ll collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including game designers, game engineers, artists, product managers and executive stakeholders to drive the successful execution of game projects from concept to launch. This role requires a strategic thinker with strong leadership skills, exceptional project management capabilities, and a deep understanding of the mobile gaming industry.

Genies is reimagining interoperability, digital identity, social gaming, and digital experiences for Generations Z & Alpha. If you are looking for your next challenge, then come build at Genies!

What You’ll be Doing:

  • Lead the end-to-end development process of interactive gaming experiences, ensuring alignment with the company's vision, objectives, and quality standards
  • Collaborate with game designers, engineers, and artists to define project goals, requirements, and timelines
  • Manage project budgets, resources, and schedules to ensure timely delivery within scope and budget constraints
  • Implement best practices for project management, including milestone planning, risk assessment, and issue resolution
  • Foster a collaborative and creative environment within the game development team, encouraging innovation and excellence
  • Establish and maintain effective communication channels with internal stakeholders and external partners, providing regular updates on project status, risks, and opportunities
  • Oversee quality assurance processes to uphold product excellence and ensure a polished user experience
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and market dynamics to inform strategic decision-making and drive continuous improvement
  • Contribute to the development of the company's gaming roadmap and product strategy, identifying opportunities for growth and innovation
  • Act as a champion for the Genies brand, embodying its values and fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and creativity

What You Should Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Game Design, Business Administration, or a related field (Advanced degree preferred)
  • Proven experience (5+ years) in game production or project management roles within the gaming industry, with a track record of successfully delivering high-quality games on time and within budget
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate cross-functional teams to achieve common goals
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Deep understanding of game development processes, tools, and technologies, with a passion for gaming and interactive entertainment
  • Solid grasp of business fundamentals, including budgeting, resource allocation, and risk management
  • Experience with agile methodologies and project management tools such Asana
  • Creative problem-solving abilities and a proactive mindset, with a willingness to tackle challenges head-on and drive results
  • A collaborative and inclusive approach to teamwork, with a commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace

How Genies will support you

Genies is a well-funded, growing start-up that cares deeply about each of our employees' growth and success. Our roles and their responsibilities are created with a breadth of scope that introduces each employee to exciting new challenges and opportunities that a growing start-up encounters. The actual base pay is dependent upon a number of factors, including: professional background, training, transferable skills, work experience, education, location, business and product needs, and market demand. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. Full-time employees may also be eligible for equity compensation, in addition to a robust health, wellness, and benefits package.

Starting Salary Range: $100,000 to $180,000

Here's why you'll love working at Genies:

  • You'll work with a team that you’ll be able to learn from and grow with, including support for your own professional development
  • You'll be at the helm of your own career, shaping it with your own innovative contributions to a nascent team and product with flexible hours and a work from home policy
  • You'll enjoy the culture and perks of a startup, with the stability of being well funded
  • Comprehensive health insurance for you and your family (Anthem + Kaiser Options Available), Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Competitive salaries for all full time employees
  • Unlimited paid time off, sick time, and paid company holidays, in addition to paid parental leave, bereavement leave, and jury duty leave for full-time employees
  • Health & wellness support through programs such as monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Working in a brand new, bright, open-environment and fun office space - there’s even a slide!
  • Choice of MacBook or windows laptop

Genies is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone.