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Working at Cardboard Sword

Cardboard Sword is a growing independent video games company. We have an incredible team of experienced developers working to make a variety of games in a sensible and enjoyable way.

Our focus is on exceptional games, very high production values, great tools, and a team that’s happy and well compensated across the board.

Core Specifics
  • Fully remote (UK based)
  • Set your own hours – Delivery-focused production allows you to set your own start time, end time, and make time for necessary life activities
  • No crunch
Make a Difference

We’re in the early stages of our growth. Joining us now is a great opportunity to learn, grow with us, and have a real impact and influence on the company.

We also support personal development and learning of new skills, so will try to move you onto the projects you like in the positions you want. This includes furnishing you with learning resources at times.

Equal Opportunities

Cardboard Sword is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming people from all walks of life. We take care to remove bias from the selection process, and are open to suggestions that would allow us to do this better. We have a workplace culture that is transparent, trusting and fair.

Must already be living and able to work in the UK.

Send CVs and Portfolio links to jobs@cardboardsword.co.uk

We do not accept unsolicited agency applications. We do not pay fees to any third party agency or recruiter without a mutually agreed-upon contract.


Unfortunately we are not currently taking on Interns, Work Experience or Apprenticeship positions.


MID-SENIOR PRODUCER

ROLE DESCRIPTION

We are looking for an experienced Producer to join us at Cardboard Sword to champion the development process and oversee project management.

We want someone who can help to confidently guide our developers and work closely with the leadership team; communicating project progression, blockers and helping the team to celebrate their achievements.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Manage development throughout each phase of the production process
  • Monitor the day-to-day running of the project, helping to unblock members of the team when they get stuck
  • Create and maintain milestone deliverables and definitions and report on current and future requirements throughout the project
  • Communicate progress to management teams on a regular basis
  • Work closely with QA to ensure reporting and fixing of bugs
  • Collate Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly reports on the status of the project and delivering these to the Leadership team
  • Running sprint planning, daily standups, reviews & retrospectives
  • Create and optimise processes and pipelines to ensure efficient workflow
Requirements:
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Producer or Project Manager
  • Experience in shipping cross-platform games to PC and console
  • Experience managing individuals
  • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively with all development disciplines
  • Ability to take ownership of production and QA tools, modifying them for our studio’s needs
  • Though experience with Asana is not required, familiarity with it is a bonus!

Must already be living and able to work in the UK.

Send CVs and Portfolio links to jobs@cardboardsword.co.uk