Company Overview: Welcome to Muddy Robot Games—a sanctuary where creativity and innovation interlace to craft immersive gaming experiences. Our indie studio is a haven for those eager to unearth wonder through play, crafting narratives that connect players to the whimsy of the past and the promise of tomorrow. We are a fully remote team, thriving on a culture that’s positive, diverse, and open to all who share our vision of rediscovering the thrill of exploration and imagination.
Role Summary: As the Executive Producer at Muddy Robot Games, you will be the linchpin of our game development process, steering both production and creative vision. You will ensure our gaming titles not only meet deadlines and budgets but also resonate deeply with our audience’s desires and expectations. With your leadership, each project will be a harmonious blend of creativity, market trends, and impeccable execution, culminating in games that set industry standards and captivate players worldwide. Must be located in the United States.
- A Degree in Business Administration, Game Design, or a related field is required; an MBA or equivalent postgraduate qualification is highly regarded.
- A robust background with substantial experience in game production or product management, evidenced by a portfolio of successfully launched games or comparable digital/software products.
- An acute understanding of the gaming market and consumer preferences, with experience tailoring game concepts to player demands.
Additional Skills and Knowledge:
- Demonstrated ability to lead and synchronize cross-functional teams, managing the full spectrum of production from concept art to coding to launch.
- Proficient in adopting agile methodologies to streamline development processes and adapt to the fast-paced nature of the gaming industry.
- Strategic foresight to navigate the creative direction of projects, ensuring that gameplay, narrative, and art converge to meet and exceed player expectations.
- Exceptional negotiation skills to manage external partnerships, licensing deals, and to secure resources necessary for game development.
- Strong decision-making capabilities, with a track record of making choices that have led to successful project outcomes and market growth.
- Adaptable and Agile: Possesses the flexibility to adapt to new challenges and the agility to shift focus or priorities in a fast-paced and dynamic startup environment.
- Innovative and Proactive: Shows initiative in problem-solving, always looking for creative solutions and improvements, and is not afraid to suggest new ideas that could benefit the projects or the company.
- Team-Oriented: Demonstrates strong collaboration skills, understanding that teamwork is crucial to success, and is willing to lend a hand to colleagues or seek help when needed.
- Open Communication: Practices clear and open communication, can articulate thoughts and ideas effectively, and is receptive to feedback and constructive criticism.
- Passionate and Driven: Exhibits a strong passion for gaming and a drive to contribute to the creation of memorable gaming experiences, motivated by a shared vision of excellence.
Work Environment: We are currently a fully remote studio. We are calling for individuals across the United States who are ready to join our narrative from 9-5 PM based on their local time zone, Monday through Friday. We are unable to bring on international candidates at this time.
Compensation: Muddy Robot Games invites you to contribute your skills and expertise as a contractor. Instead of a traditional salary, you will receive equity shares in the company, signifying your role as a stakeholder. The initial value of your equity is based on a fair market valuation, corresponding to the agreed-upon worth of your input.
Our equity compensation model is structured to proportionately reward your contributions. As the company progresses, it’s important to understand that the value of your equity may vary with market conditions and company performance. It is essential for prospective contractors to consult with a professional regarding the legal and tax implications of equity compensation.
How to Apply: Embark on a journey with Muddy Robot Games by applying through our website at https://muddyrobot.com/jobs. Share with us how your unique abilities can contribute to our mission of bringing wonder to life.