Get a job: Velan Studios is hiring a Producer

Velan Studios is looking for an experienced Producer to support the production of a new title in development at the developer's New York-based studio.

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Producer, Velan Studios

Location: Troy, New York

We are looking for an experienced Producer to support the production of a new title in development at Velan Studios. The Producer will work closely with the project’s key leaders and other production team members to successfully execute on a new, ground-breaking, original IP. The Producer will help manage the project development from pre-production through to product launch, working with key internal and external stakeholders to deliver on all critical milestones. 

If you’re an experienced game producer we want to hear from you!


  • Work with project leads and sub-leads to define and delineate project requirements and milestones.
  • Facilitate communication and planning across project teams and sub-teams.
  • Build and maintain project backlogs, roadmaps, schedules and documentation.
  • Conduct regular, effective retrospectives and post-mortem reviews.
  • Collaborate and support in solving problems and resolving issues across the development team. 
  • Coordinate the work of cross-functional development teams to manage features and content from idea generation to in-game implementation.
  • Ensure features and content follow established documentation and development workflows.
  • Manage the prioritization of tasks, bugs, design iteration, and user/tester feedback.
  • Anticipate and address potential problems like resource blockers, quality concerns, andscope changes.  Communicate effectively to ensure these problems are resolved quickly.
  • Lead and provide mentorship to Associate Producers, Production Coordinators and QA team members.

 Requirements & Qualifications

  • 3+ years of game industry experience, including at least one shipped AAA title. 
  • Experience managing teams or sub-teams of 5 to 20 developers.
  • Ability to create, track, and maintain schedules across multiple teams or sub-teams.
  • A deep understanding of software development processes, project management, and agile development methodologies.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional oral and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to be successful in technical environments.
  • Experience coordinating and/or managing engineers, artists, and/or game designers.
  • Strong understanding of development workflows, production processes, testing,outsourcing, licensing, and development project management.
  • An internal drive to keep team members working efficiently and effectively toward project goals.
  • Passion for continuous improvement.
  • Experience and understanding of localization requirements of different types of game assets for world-wide product releases.

 Big plusses:

  • Diverse experience with Jira for task management and bug tracking; including database setup, organization, and maintenance.
  • PMP Certification.
  • A passion for making and playing great games, with an awareness of current titles and industry trends.
  • Experience with speaking to press, publishing partners and game community members in an official development capacity.

Interested? Apply now.

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