While the Endless Studios network will operate globally, our implementation approach includes developing regional hubs to anchor our operating presence.
About Endless Studios: E-Line Media and Endless Network have formed a partnership to create a new venture (Endless Studios) that harnesses the power of games and digital creation experiences to create a Metaverse of Learning - where youth play to learn and learn to make, as they build skills to thrive in a rapidly changing, globally connected world.Endless Studios brings together the leadership teams and innovative platforms that the two organizations have collaborated to create. Endless Studios builds upon the current game-based learning platforms of the two companies including The Endless Mission (www.theendlessmission.com), a community-driven creation sandbox game where you can play, hack, and create within a rich narrative world and share those games with the world. The Company also leverages Terminal Two (www.terminaltwo.com), a game-based learning platform where players learn the fundamentals of coding and computational thinking through a diverse collection of games where hacking is a key mechanic.The Company’s first service, Endless Studios (www.endlessstudios.com), operates as a highly-distributed, youth-centered game making studio where teens and young adults apprentice with game industry pros and other aspiring game makers to create games using The Endless Mission, Unity, and other creation tools.While the Endless Studios network will operate globally, our implementation approach includes developing regional hubs to anchor our operating presence. These hub regions will host both operational and development staff to support youth game makers. We have identified the United Arab Emirates as a key hub beginning in 2022.*About the position: *Endless Studios will launch its regional presence in the UAE with a series of pilots beginning in the Spring of 2022. We are seeking an Abu Dhabi-based Game Producer to coordinate the activities of internal and external resources to create and manage the hands-on game making projects Endless Studios users will participate in. This is a full-time six-month consultant (freelance) position, subject to extension.Our ideal candidate has experience producing commercial game projects, as well as interest in mentoring the next generation of game making talent. As Producer, you will help establish and evolve the overall vision for Endless Studios, creating a positive culture for participants and providing a model to them for how great game projects are run.*As Producer, you will be responsible for ...*Creating project plans and schedules to develop concepts and create assets and resources for student projects;Instituting project management practices to insure quality, timely delivery of project outputs;Working with professional, semi-professional and student-led teams to help them achieve their milestones and produce amazing games;Sourcing and managing external development resources to augment our internal teams;Creating systems and procedures for managing project schedules and documentation;Collaborating with game, product and educational design teams to align project content with learning and business goals;Ensuring all key design milestones and deliverables are achieved within budgets and timeframes;Troubleshooting challenges and conflicts as they arise;Communicating effectively both with the game development teams as well as domain experts;Contribute to an exciting, innovative, and supportive work environment.We are looking for someone who has …Minimum 5+ years experience in a producing, product management or project management role in entertainment or software development projects (candidates with game industry experience, including prior released titles, strongly preferred);Experience managing and motivating production teams and delivering project milestone on time and at a high-quality level;Experience managing external teams and integrating them with internal production resources;Ability to communicate effectively with design, programming, and art as well as domain experts;Passion for creating high-quality games that can both make money and have a positive impact for players and on our society.It’s a bonus if you have …Shipped one or more games built in Unity;Samples of completed Unity game projects you have directly contributed to;Prior experience developing for or supporting learning, especially learning to make games.Endless Studios_ values diverse perspectives and voices on our teams and encourages applications from people of backgrounds that have traditionally been underrepresented in the games industry. _Endless Studios provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veterans in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.Candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment background verification screening.Job Type: Contract
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