Location: Myrtle Point
Posted on: August 4, 2022
A leader in creating deep and engaging experiences on PC and
mobile, Jagex was founded in 2001 and is today one of the UK's
biggest and most respected video game developers and
Famed for its flagship MMOs RuneScape and Old School RuneScape,
Jagex has welcomed more than 260million player accounts to its
world and created a $1bn lifetime franchise revenue. Today the
RuneScape franchise exists beyond running games in live operations;
our titles are living games that connect and inspire millions of
players, with content and experiences both inside and outside of
inexhaustible game worlds.
Both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, on PC and mobile, offer
ever-evolving, highly-active worlds and our community-focussed
development ethos empowers players to have a real say in how each
game is shaped.
Jagex is expanding and extending its portfolio with fresh franchise
titles, new IP and, in 2018 launched Jagex Partners, delivering
third-party publishing and operational services exclusively for the
living games of the future.
Jagex employs more than 400 people at its Cambridge headquarters
and is on the hunt for talented people to work across the business
to help the company to achieve yet another year of record growth
and player satisfaction.
As Executive Producer you will be responsible for opportunities and
offshoots for new games which extend the RuneScape franchise. You
have a strong balanced mix of business, technical and game
production leadership experience.
Working with both senior leadership and executive team members you
will identify, incubate and launch new titles which are adjacent
and complimentary to our core first party titles, RuneScape and Old
You will refine the vision of the studio for the franchise
opportunities through research, business planning, production and
partnerships. A creative, commercial and strategic thinker, an
entrepreneur with a great sense of what it takes to make truly
compelling and successful live games.
You will define effective strategies for new game franchise
extensions, working with Jagex teams to translate those objectives
into achievable operational goals and business plans.
What success looks like:
* In 3 months, you will have a good understanding of the future
game extensions for the existing RuneScape franchise and have
outlined an exciting vision and plan for the Exec/SLT.
* In 6 months, you will have made meaningful progress in realising
a new franchise extensions game with initial key hires identified
whilst also finding a development partner to work with on initial
concept and prototyping.
* In 12 months, the team is in place and development is well
underway on our first franchise extension title with a playable
prototype. You and your team have a clear and exciting path which
is aligned to the needs of the studio and partner and a road to
market is understood and defined.
Key Duties Include:
* Assess opportunities for franchise development, create business
justification breakdown of opportunities into clear, understandable
formats for presentation at studio, executive and board level.
* Analysis of new title initiatives based on internal and external
tech architecture, new or established processes, content,
capabilities and market opportunity.
* Be comfortable with ambiguity and fluidity, comfortable
interpreting requirements from a range of sources and translating
those into actionable plans with specific business outcomes and
* Work with other internal Jagex teams to support in auditing
capabilities of potential external studio development partners,
assess the requirements and risks of projects based on such due
* Act as the connecting anchor point between internal business
units and external partner studios.
* Ensure that milestones are delivered on-time, on-budget and
complete as per the approved development plan, and that the
mile-stone submissions maintain alignment with the established
* Responsible for helping studio deliver against the RuneScape
franchise vision, this includes identifying key risks or gaps and
developing plans to mitigate them.
* Extensive experience with internal and external development,
shipping global games (PC/console) through entire product
development lifecycle (Concept/Launch/LiveOps).
* Proven ability to break strategies down into a plan for
* Team player, highly organized, self-motivated, detail oriented,
with the ability to follow through on action plans and ideas.
* Excellent leadership and communication skills, diplomacy,
balanced decisiveness, clarity in judgment and establishing of
* Demonstrate sound decision-making based on data analysis, market
knowledge and personal judgment.
* Extensive and direct experience managing cross-disciplinary game
teams, showing a wide range of leadership, motivation and
* Thorough understanding of all game production models, managing
complex product-level P&Ls, meeting and exceeding revenue
* Flexible Working
* Bonus Scheme
* Private Health Care
* Gym Membership
* Generous Pension Contributions
* Life Insurance
* Free Cycle Repair
* Income Protection
* Dental Plan
* Free Fruit and Drinks
* Subsidised Canteen
Feel like you fit this role, but don't meet all the requirements?
We strive for fresh perspectives, so as long as you can demonstrate
how your attitude and other abilities might make up for any gaps we
would welcome your application!
Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages
applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates
regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation,
gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or
maternity, religion or belief.
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