Cold Iron Studios

Position Summary

Cold Iron is seeking an experienced Publishing Producer to join our world class team on our next AAA title for consoles and PC! This position is fully remote in the United States and open to applicants across the country.

Can you not help but care if the team is on target, working on the most important tasks to hit their overall goal? Do you arrange schedules to solve for interdependencies like a wizard and attack work roadblocks like a berserker? Is it a point of personal pride that you know the current status and roadmap of the project like it was tattooed on you?

Here’s the most important one: Do you do it all for the game? Because you know that your talents are needed to make sure that even the best development teams get an awesome experience out the door?

Awesome. Come join our creative, collaborative studio where you’ll own the product management responsibilities for a tight, integrated team of game developers.

Your Day to Day

You can expect to be responsible and accountable for the following:

  • Responsible for the communication of project status and risks to publishing management
  • Independently managing one to several projects from concept through post-release. You will do this for all SKUs, including overseeing the publishing planning, age ratings, and taking care of submission to platform holders.
  • Work with the internal build team to triage issues and features, lock down release builds and then ferry them through the publish process to release.
  • Work closely with the Marketing and Communications team to help plan and execute game releases.
  • Researching & developing new, and maintaining & optimizing existing, production & publishing procedures.
  • Managing partner relations (i.e., developers, platform holders, service providers, etc.).
  • Handle the localization of the pipeline, working with third party partners and internal developers to ensure that the game’s text is localized properly and at a high quality.
  • Track and prioritize development tasks to make sure we hit team goals on time.
  • Be one with the status of the project and publishing pipeline. Communicate this effectively to the team, executives and publishing partners.

Your Career Progression

Do the best work of your career! No, really, that’s what we expect of you. Come aboard and work with industry veterans all working to improve their craft and become better game developers. Your portfolio of experience will grow, and the size of the audience you reach will expand exponentially. The small team atmosphere allows you to contribute more and have greater ownership over what you do day to day.

Requirements

  • Love of games.
  • A minimum of 5 years of industry experience in an internal production role.
  • Must have worked on at least two shipped games throughout the entire product cycle.
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Extensive knowledge of how games are made.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and follow-through to completion.
  • Great interpersonal and facilitation abilities.
  • A deep desire to make game development better for all those involved.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook.

Would Love to See

  • Previous hands-on development experience
  • Experience in bringing a product through console certification and release cycle.
  • Experience in multiplayer, console, RPG and/or shooter games a plus.
  • Proficiency in JIRA, Confluence, Trello, Slack, Project.
  • Experience with outsourcing management

Education

  • No requirement.

Location

  • Fully remote

About Cold Iron Studios

Cold Iron Studios is a San Jose, California-based studio, with a team of remote game developers all over the country. We’re a diverse group of veterans with decades of experience developing and launching award-winning MMO and action titles on PC and console.

Exceptional employee benefits, 18 days PTO first year, 12 paid holidays, plus period between Christmas and New Year’s Day; robust medical, dental, vision insurance coverage for entire family; company matched 401k vested immediately; Flex Spending Accounts, generous tuition reimbursements, fully remote work, ultra-creative environment.