Studio Head of Production (Mobile Games)

Madison, Wisconsin, United States | Product | Full-time | Fully remote

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PerBlue is looking for a talented Head of Production to join our studio leadership team. We’re a growing independent studio whose free-to-play midcore mobile games have been played by millions of people around the world, including the award-winning Disney Heroes: Battle Mode.

Our team brings experience from major studios across the videogame industry. Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, we also work remotely around the United States for an unmatched quality of life and work.

In this studio leadership-level role, you’ll oversee our “studio-of-studios” model and work directly with our executive team to define studio priorities and oversee product owners, producers, and the highly talented teams building our games. Our internal studios are independent product teams working on a mix of games in all stages of development ranging from pre-production to live titles. You’ll work across these teams and other shared functions to lead the production side of PerBlue. You’ll serve as a mentor, manager, and collaborator and will ultimately be responsible for the success of our free-to-play mobile games.

 

Principal Responsibilities

  • Manage the overall production processes across our teams including capacity planning, scheduling, and costs while balancing risks and tradeoffs to successfully deliver quality products.
  • Determine the most effective utilization of existing talent and resources across production teams.
  • Responsible for the productivity and health of our production teams.
  • Drive the hiring roadmapping and talent development processes to ensure our production teams have what they need to be successful.
  • Manage and develop our talented product owners/managers, producers, and other production team members.
  • Roll up your sleeves as needed to manage new game teams or work with existing ones directly. 
  • Be a general problem solver and be excited to dive in to unwind challenging cross-discipline issues.

 

Your experience

  • 5+ years in a product ownership or production leadership role building and/or operating popular, financially successful free-to-play games
  • Deep understanding of free-to-play game economies
  • Intimate knowledge of how to use live operations to drive revenue and engagement
  • Generalist skill set with specific expertise in a key product area (e.g. liveops, monetization, systems or feature design, business intelligence, engineering, creative, etc)
  • Passionate mobile gamer with a deep understanding of free-to-play economies and live operations

Your Personal Attributes

  • Passionate, organized, with dependably sound judgment and a culture-setting mindset
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • A humble yet confident leader who leads by example
  • Motivated both by the success of your team as well as your individual accomplishments.
  • Solid project management expertise
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience managing, mentoring, and training other product managers and producers
  • Motivated participant in PerBlue’s efforts to be a welcoming, inclusive and diverse workplace

 

Compensation and Benefits

We are a Remote First company headquartered in downtown Madison, Wisconsin with team members based around the US. We offer an attractive base salary; 6+ weeks of paid time off; comprehensive health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; a well-matched 401k; and a variety of other perks including daily lunch delivery. You'll be part of an energetic, welcoming, and collaborative environment with flexible hours where work-life balance and workload sustainability are prioritized. 

We’ve been named to several “Best Place to Work” awards by a variety of publications.