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Games Producer - Pogo (Remote)

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Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024

Games Producer - Pogo (Remote)

Multiple Locations: Toronto, ON, Canada • Edmonton, AB, Canada • Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Requisition Number: 182019

Position Title: Assoc Producer I

External Description:

Pogo has been the leader in online casual games since 1998. Featuring a growing library of 70+ titles spanning popular genres like Solitaire, Mahjong, Merge, Match 3, and more; Pogo exists to be the best destination for online casual games. We strive to produce high-quality HTML5-powered games with sophisticated metagames and social mechanics, all while working seamlessly across desktop, tablet and mobile. Our fans and subscribers come to Pogo for fresh content, daily challenges, great events, new games, and a live service that delivers!

We are looking for an experienced Games Producer to join our team and work with a team of internal designers, artists and product managers to deliver first-class gameplay experiences to our players. You will be responsible for working with our external development partners to deliver on the vision and expectations you and your team set. You will bring your extensive experience in game development and understanding of how each phase and discipline operates and interacts with one another. You are the Games Producer and you will be accountable to creating games with compelling visions that complement and improve the larger Pogo meta.

Key Responsibilities (What you will do)

  • Work with Games team leads to establish a vision and feature set for each new game
  • Manage end to end production of new games, accountable for working with developers to meet milestone commitments, quality targets and business KPIs
  • Provide the context for how the game and features fits into the larger Pogo meta, how it fits into the marketplace, and how it will delight our players
  • Use a deep understanding of the competitor landscape, market opportunities and player expectations to shape the vision of games and their features
  • Utilize previous and current key performance indicators, metrics and business goals to help shape the game’s vision and features
  • Own prioritization within the Game team to help shape the vision of the game while working closely with peers to ensure vision alignment
  • Approve milestone deliverables against aligned upon vision and KPIs
  • Analyze quality and business KPIs; recommend action plan to based on analysis
  • Partner with Game team leads to develop features to drive new engagement, monetization and acquisition
  • Work closely with teams across different time zones and locations

Qualifications (What you know how to do)

  • 5+ years experience as an Games Producer or similar role in the industry
  • Experience and passion for the casual games space
  • Ability to learn new tools and process quickly
  • Ability to inspire teams to achieve the established vision and goals
  • Ability to read the audience and cater the presentation to them
  • Ability to understand scope versus capacity and prioritizes appropriately
  • Ability to learn from success and failures of past games
  • Ability to utilize data/metrics in daily/weekly work
  • Deep understanding of the game industry, trends, competition, market, etc.
  • Deep understanding of game development processes (i.e., workflows, content, tech areas)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in an agile environment.
  • Readiness to work with a globally distributed development team. Nice To Have
  • 8+ years working in the game industry on one or more live service titles
  • Past experience working in web or platform development
BC COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.

BASE SALARY RANGES

• British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria):
º $77,600 - $119,000 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.

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Company Profile:

We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

EEOText:

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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Can this position be remote?: 1

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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