Producer

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The Opportunity:

The Producer will oversee the development of the game in production; from concept to shipping. Are you versatile, creative AND logical with an analytical mind? Do you separate the lego and sort by color; indicating that you are a highly organized individual, who excels at prioritizing? You laugh in the face of setbacks or pivots in game development, viewing them as a welcomed challenge. Yes…you embody the spirit of a Producer who is passionate about game publishing and are committed to the timely and successful delivery of the project.Your wheelhouse is to build relationships with your development team, ignite idea generation and feature implementation, provide unique concepts and solutions 

What We’re Building at Hyper Hippo:

Hyper Hippo Games is the studio behind the smash hit “Original Idle Game” AdVenture Capitalist (+50 Million installs) and AdVenture Communist which is currently one of the most popular mobile Idle Games in the world.

We are a very ambitious mobile games-focused studio and we like to compare ourselves to a sports team, our vision is to continue attracting the best players (industry talent like you) in the world and to win many championships: hit mobile games that become part of pop culture that the world can enjoy. Currently we are focused on the Idle genre, but, again, we are very ambitious and will be exploring different genres on mobile in the future.

If you want to work in an environment where your voice is heard and your vision is always considered, where you can lead a talented product team and shape the future of our studio – we can’t wait to hear from you.

A Producer’s Impact:

  • Helps develop the vision of the game in production and organizes the production team and tasks
  • Oversees the creative and technical development of the game
  • Defines feature and game requirements
  • Ensures overall quality of the end product
  • Holds daily and weekly meetings to keep the production of the game running according to plan
  • Ensures timely handover of deliverables
  • Coordinates between the various stakeholders/partners involved in the game
  • Works with Head of Studio and Operations Manager on budget and timeline planning
  • Keeps management informed of game progress and roadblocks
  • Works with Operations Manager on external contracts and licensing deals, if necessary
  • After launch, continues to refine the game
  • Got ideas for a new game or how to improve a current product? Let’s hear them! You don’t need to be

Your Track Record Includes:

  • A minimum of 3 years as game producer with references to live games
  • Degree or certification in Business, Project Management, Arts, or applicable experience
  • Experience publishing to multiple platforms an asset
  • Familiar with user acquisition, player retention, player engagement, and monetization metrics
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to lead by influence
  • Highly organized with an understanding of process, project management, and the tools that support it
  • Demonstrated ability to translate analytics and user feedback into actionable game features
  • Knows what it takes to make an amazing player experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of micro-transactions and F2P core game loops
  • Enjoys collaborating with a small, creative team
  • Ninja like agility and flexibility with moving deadlines and schedules
  • Ability to work without supervision, you are a self starter

Our Perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Extraordinary profit sharing program
  • All the other Dental, Health, Wellness Benefits
  • 3 weeks vacation
  • 10 personal days per year
  • Annual self development budget (up to $3000 per year) to attend conferences, courses, training – you name it
  • Referral bonuses for finding awesome Hippos
  • Social impact “Hippo Gift Matching”
  • So much more to share with you!

What’s it like to be a Hippo…?

  • Well, you would get to be a part of a team that values collaboration and the creative freedom to produce and make games in a studio that oozes work ethic & creative ‘crazy’.
  • Hippo’s hang out, they understand that being a part of something that is bigger than “one” is just super rewarding … and it’s fun. Yeah, we have the ‘usual’; foosball & ping pong, but we also have the unusual in a game studio that goes beyond perks and free snacks, we actually “LIKE” and respect each other, and celebrate the uniqueness that we all rock!
  • We trust and value each other’s opinions and are stoked when we all succeed and share in that wild ride, because success is not easy.
  • Our tribe is definitely unlike most and we want to keep it that way, we like it unusual, a little weird and a lot bold. Interested? …sweet, we’d love to see what you’ve been up to and where you’d like to see yourself go.

Vision, Mission & Our Culture

  • We envision a world where our global community is always excited to play our next game. We believe entrepreneurs will rally passionate teams to grow the best games.

Happy Life, Happy Hippo:

  • We care about making great games because we love games and are rewarded for our hard work in spades. Our benefits and working vibe encourage and allow you to live your dreams in either Kelowna, an all-seasons playground or Vancouver, with the vibrancy and diversity of citylife.

We believe entrepreneurs will rally passionate teams to grow the best games.