Executive Producer

Austin, TX
Producer

Scientific Games, Social is a global leader focused in providing an ever-expanding portfolio of robust iGaming and Social Casino solutions to the global gaming industry. To put it simply - we make Mobile and Facebook games that are fun to play, fun to make, and we're growing like crazy! Scientific Games global reach is made possible by the expertise of our rock star teams and game makers. Want to be part of a fast-paced company that lands in the Top 1% of Social Casino games? See more details below!

Position Summary

SciPlay is a leading developer and publisher of digital games on mobile and web platforms, providing highly entertaining free-to-play games that millions of people play every day for their authenticity, engagement and fun.

SciPlay currently offers nine core games, including social casino games Jackpot Party Casino, Gold Fish Casino Slots, Hot Shot Casino and Quick Hit Slots, and casual games MONOPOLY Slots, Bingo Showdown, 88 Fortunes Slots, Backgammon Live, and Solitaire Pet Adventure with offices all over the world!

Due to COVID-19, our employees are working remotely until further notice. We will continue to work remotely until the company determines it is safe to return as per guidelines set by the CDC/WHO and other official state and local entities. We value the safety of our communities and employees and look forward to joining each other again as we re-open our offices when it is safe to do so and all appropriate safety measures are in place.

About The Role

Responsible for the overall development management, delivery, budget, and resource allocation for live game development across all disciplines. The role of an Executive Producer is to work with the team to reach its goals by ensuring development runs smoothly, the team is achieving its potential, and everyone is focused on the right work. Wholly responsible for the timely delivery of a high quality product our customers love. A key stakeholder in overall business performance, future strategy, and multi-million dollar P&L impacting decisions.

Essential Job Functions

  • Pre-release responsibilities focused on completing features and live events on time for release. This means scheduling design, art, and engineering so that teams have the information they need to do the work they need to do
  • Post-release responsibilities using iterative process and analytics to improve the game’s key performance indicators. Working closely with Analytics to make decisions regarding on which areas the team should focus on that will have the greatest impact
  • Directs the game development and demonstrates final authority within the team by:
  • Owning how the team works and communicates across all work streams
  • Making informed long-term decisions where changes in the game or team are required / proposed
  • Reviewing the game with quality and consistency in mind and provide constructive feedback
  • Responsible for mentorship, evaluations, conflict resolution and recognition of the staff to maintain highly motivated and engaged employees
  • Create and maintain project schedules, milestones, benchmarks, and release plans
  • Lead regular planning and review sessions with team members; identifying future problems and work to avoid them
  • Responsible for Quality Assurance schedule
  • Reviewing the game with quality and consistency in mind and provide constructive feedback
  • Work with Product Management to meet the goals of the game P&L
  • Help drive the product forward from a quality and polish standard that is industry leading
  • Coordinate with Engineering and Product Management on all strategic planning
  • Management of development risk, prioritization, and ROI in a live game environment

Education

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Required Experience

  • 7+ years of experience leading development teams
  • Project management experience and demonstrable track record of scheduling and completing projects on time
  • Experience with software development environments
  • Proven track record of delivering software products (ideally entertainment software) from start to finish as production leader

Preferred Experience

  • Knowledge of current trends in video gaming and online gaming in the mobile, social/casual, console, and PC markets
  • Familiarity with game play features of current casino video and mechanical slots
  • Video game development, particularly in live games as a service

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of game mechanics, balancing, pacing, and monetization strategies for mobile, casual, and free-to-play games
  • Exceptional emotional intelligence, able to “read a room” to build alignment and engagement
  • Passion to create fun games with an engaging player experience
  • Adept with Word and Excel
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • High proficiency in Project management software (Microsoft project, basecamp, etc..)
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent time management skills

Qualifications
We are SciPlay! We make games!

The roots of our company are simple and strong: Our founder, Aaron “Shurm” Schurman, fell head over heels for casino games and had a vision to create the most entertaining free-to-play casino games for gamers around the world. We’ve grown into a company that makes games we are truly proud of and that are enjoyed by millions of players every day. Our history is extensive, but we’re just getting started. In 1998, we got our start as Phantom EFX and in 2019, we reintroduced ourselves as SciPlay and went public on the Nasdaq.

At SciPlay, we are programmed to think untraditionally. From our yearly development conferences, shindigs, and new game launches, we believe in doing what you love and doing it well. We take great pride in our ability to create authentic experiences for players and we are excited to continue investing in our workforce, technology, and our data-driven approach, all with the mission of delighting our players long into the future. We believe that if we continue to stay passionate, set ambitious goals, live our values and play together, we will become the #1 social casino and casual gaming company in the world.

A Few Of Our Highlighted Perks And Benefits

  • Competitive salaries and annual bonuses alongside matching 401k and other competitive benefits.
  • Strong commitment to work/life balance
  • Fully stocked kitchen
  • Fully stocked gameroom featuring current generation consoles and titles, shuffle board tables, foosball tables, and arcade cabinets (including our prized 5v5 cabinet ultra-rare copy of Killer Queen!)
  • Brand new, shiny, and aesthetically pleasing 10,000 sq ft office located in the Arboretum area in Austin

SciPlay Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, SciPlay) are committed to creating a workforce of credibility and dependability. As a prerequisite to employment with SciPlay (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to SciPlay conducting a due diligence/background investigation on you. This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above. SciPlay is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEOC Poster.

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