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Lead Technical Producer

We are looking for a dynamic, experienced Lead Technical Producer to support the Hunt: Showdown Tech and Online Operations team.

As a Lead Technical Producer, you will be responsible for overseeing the successful execution of Hunt: Showdown releases, managing Tech and Online Operation teams, and ensuring alignment with game and engine team stakeholder expectations. Your role will involve effective project planning and resource allocation, fostering a collaborative work environment, and implementing processes for quality assurance and risk management. Additionally, you will play a key role in stakeholder management, maintaining clear communication and documentation, and continuously improving development processes. Your leadership will drive the timely delivery of high-quality game technology, contributing to the success of the organization.

You must have excellent project and people management skills, need to be an expert in applying the right development methodologies and team dynamics to maximize productivity, in utilizing project management tools to create transparency, and have a good background knowledge of game production pipelines and the games industry.

*Required documents that allow a careful evaluation of your application are resume and cover letter*

Relocation & Remote Work

For this position, you have one of the following options:

1. Come to our modern headquarters in Frankfurt and receive an attractive relocation package and have access to all of our benefits.

2. If you are already living in one of the following countries, we are able to offer you a permanent work contract and allow you to work remotely as an employee from there. 
Germany
Sweden
United Kingdom
Spain
Poland
Austria

3. If you are interested in full-time remote work in any other country (max. +/- 2 hours CET), we can offer you a freelance contract arrangement.
Responsibilities
  • Lead a team of Producers, set clear goals and foster a culture of open collaboration and trust.
  • Monitor team performance and provide guidance and support.
  • Develop, maintain and communicate project roadmap, schedules, and budgets to Lead and Director level production members.
  • Monitor project progress and address issues promptly.
  • Manage project risks and implement corrective measures.
  • Understand requirements and manage expectations of engine and game team stakeholders.
  • Facilitate communication and conduct regular updates.
  • Identify and allocate resources effectively and coordinate with project managers for optimal utilization.
  • Define and track dependencies, and ensure the impact of scope changes is understood, and the ramifications are clearly communicated.
  • Contribute to the development and refinement of the production management processes to increase studio efficiency and quality
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.
Requirements
  • 7+ years of production experience in game or engine development and at least 3 years in a lead producer role, working on an AAA project.
  • Experience in full project life cycle on at least one AAA project (preferably on multiple platforms).
  • Proficient in process and people management methods and techniques and feeling comfortable to apply those terms and techniques self-directed.
  • In-depth technical understanding of game and engine development processes, tools, and technologies.
  • Familiarity with programming languages, game engine architecture, online operation, and software development pipelines.
  • Strong organization, communication, and strategic skills.
  • Good risk assessment and mitigation ability.
  • A self-motivated individual who takes the initiative and make sense out of the ambiguous.
What you can expect from us

Career Path 
Your professional development is important to us, so we have laid out a career plan to help you progress towards your goals and objectives. 
 
Company Apartment 
To help you get settled, we provide you with a fully furnished company apartment during your first three months in Frankfurt.* 
 
Relocation Support 
We offer a relocation budget and full coverage of flights to Frankfurt for you and your family. 
You can expect extensive assistance with visa, work permits, and communication with authorities during the relocation process, as well as help settling into Germany (e.g. setting up appointments with banks, government agencies, schools, landlords, finding apartments etc.).* 
            
Public Transport Pass 
Discover Frankfurt by bus, tram and metro – free of charge.* 
 
Gym Card 
A healthy body is a healthy mind. We offer a membership at the premium gym chain Fitness First in Germany. Work out, join group fitness classes, or relax in the wellness facilities.
 
International Environment 
We truly embody diversity at Crytek. With employees from over 42 different countries, we define ourselves by our cultural diversity. 
 
German Classes 
Understanding the local culture will make your stay abroad more enjoyable, and Crytek supports that by offering German language courses for you and your family. 
        
Events
Join us on our exciting company events, including new starter breakfasts, summer and winter parties, our annual trip to Gamescom in Cologne, and many more!* 
We are all gamers: stay connected and play games with your colleagues at our remote gaming parties.
   
Vacation Days 
At our Frankfurt office you can enjoy 24 days of vacation per year, and every 2 years you get 1 more (up to a maximum of 28 days). You will also have on average 10 public holidays on top of the days you take off. If you are working from another country, local standards apply.
  
*only applicable to employees in Frankfurt.

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We are Crytek.

Crytek is an independent video game developer, publisher, and technology provider based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Crytek pushes the boundaries of the possible to make the impossible a reality. We want to create the most fun gaming experiences around, and if we have to blow up computer system requirements or push genre boundaries to do so, then we will. With almost two decades of experience in the games industry, Crytek takes its unique combination of experience and skills and continue to make an impact via innovative, fun, cutting-edge games and technology.

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