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Production Director to world-renowned game studio

We are proud to present an amazing full-time employment position at Mojang Studios in Stockholm.

As Production Director for Brand Creative Team, you will play an essential role in the development of brand experience projects for the Mojang creative studio. You will be the anchor in the team and manage a group of Lead Producers, to drive the vision, strategy, communication, planning, and project execution.

The day-to-day activities for the Production Director will be a mixture of personnel management, planning, and prioritizing pipelines as well as supporting and coaching the creative team in various projects and endeavors.

You will be working in a friendly and highly collaborative culture, with many teams and stakeholders across the organization to ensure groundbreaking deliverables for the community and players. Key to this role is the ability to inspire and motivate, reduce risk, and increase predictability in everything the Brand Creative team takes on.

To succeed, you need to continually evolve, document, drive and sometimes create new processes to sustain the high quality that is expected. Attention to detail, self-motivation and an ability to connect with people from all over the studio (and the greater Xbox Studios and in extension Microsoft) are key attributes for you to possess. The team's work involves creating, managing, and constantly improving frameworks that help people understand how their work fits into the studio's mission, vision, and values.

You will head up the Brand Creative Team together with the Brand Director and the Creative Director and report to the Head of Production.

What you will be doing

  • Lead the overall group together with the Creative Director and the Brand Director, ensuring alignment towards common group goals and objectives.
  • Set vision, strategy, and OKR’s together with leadership, communicate to the team, and support Lead Producers and Lead Creatives in setting their own respective ones.
  • Be the manager for the Lead Producers and drive their development and learning through coaching, mentoring, and management support. Supper them in their manager responsibilities towards Producers and Associate Producers.
  • Act as a link between team members and leadership, help identify and mitigate issues in the teams.
  • Champion Mojang culture and values and bridge communication from Studio Leadership regarding company decision to the team.
  • In partnership with Studio leadership, set the long-term business plan for Mojang and adapt it into tangible group objectives and goals.
  • Accountable for Brand Creative’s full budget, direct and support Lead Producers within their respective budget responsibilities.
  • Accountable for all contracts with partners and vendors, support Lead Producers in setting these up.
  • Support lead producers in prioritizing projects, deliverables in accordance with the roadmap and for the Franchise's best interest.
  • Act as a link between our studio in Stockholm and our studio in Redmond when it comes to collaboration and strategic decisions that should serve our studio's best interests.

Requirements

  • Degree in relevant or applicable field (ie. Production, Communications, Media, etc).

  • Previous industry experience as a Head of Production, Senior Production Manager, Senior Operations Manager, or Production Director (3-5 years in a similar role).

  • Previous management experience with direct reports, having mentored and developed additional team members.

  • Expert understanding of creative production, project processes, and best practices and how to implement them into workflows as needed.

  • Previous experience having owned and delivered against forecasted group budgets.

  • Previous experience having led cross-disciplined teams through successful projects & programs.

  • Excellent communicator in all scenarios - advanced skills in collaboration, facilitation, and active listening.

  • Natural problem solver, with the ability to leverage critical thinking to objectively evaluate scenarios and come to solutions.

  • Comprehensive understanding of higher-level strategy and vision, and how to take them into execution.

  • Set and track tangible OKR’s to enable groups to orient their work to and measure success against.

  • Knowledge of Slack, and Microsoft services (Teams, SharePoint, Excel, etc.), people management, and invoicing platforms & tools.

Valued skillsets

  • Extensive experience working with a global team and c-level leadership.

  • A passion for and deep understanding of gaming and technology, with previous experience working at a gaming and/or tech company and/or agency.

  • Experience setting and directing a brand strategy for a global brand.

Few words from the studio

Mojang Studios is best known as the creators of Minecraft, but we're also on a mission to build a better world through the power of play. Why play? Well, play is at the heart of everything we do. It’s the blocky backbone of our games, the core of our development philosophy, and even the origin of our name. From the relentless experimentation of our endlessly inspiring community to the classrooms where Minecraft has become an essential teaching tool, play is the bedrock of our existence.

Mojang Studios is a Microsoft-owned game developer. The company was founded in Stockholm, Sweden, and has offices around the world, including Stockholm, Redmond, Tokyo, London, and Shanghai. We’re always working on new and exciting ways to expand the Minecraft universe.

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