Jobs at Alumni Ventures Portfolio Companies


Producer - Games



Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Carry1st is Africa’s leading publisher of mobile games and digital content. Operating at the intersection of games, fintech, and web3, we scale awesome content in underserved frontier markets. Carry1st has a proprietary payments and e-commerce platform which allows players to acquire global content using locally-accessible payment methods. We are backed by awesome investors like: Andreessen Horowitz, Google, Riot Games, Avenir, Konvoy Ventures, and Nas.

As Producer of our games, you will coordinate internal / external teams and multi-faceted workflows to drive the success of our games. You’ll collaborate with the product, engineering, and marketing teams to codify and execute on our objectives, roadmaps, and detailed workflows.

You will…

  • Develop and maintain project roadmaps; balance daily demands with dependencies across multiple groups to ensure successful results
  • Troubleshoot issues and development roadblocks; find and execute solutions
  • Scope out technical requirements for publishing stack and lead organization’s response to changes in the industry (i.e. what do we do when the next iOS14 happens?)
  • Drive process improvements and solutions to improve efficiency and communication
  • Work well with other engineers, artists, producers, product managers and designers

What makes you a great candidate?

  • Experience in the F2P gaming industry
  • Experience in a cross-discipline production role in the creation and delivery of complex projects
  • Experience in partner success management and ability to manage relationships with game partners
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to drive development cycles, balancing out short-term needs and long-term vision
  • Understanding of software development process and project management practices
  • Ability to work in globally distributed teams with multiple time zones

What will it be like to work at Carry1st?

Carry1st is a fast-growing, dynamic place to work. And while we are laser focused on building the flagship mobile internet company in Africa, our team is fully remote and 100% global - with people in 25+ countries!

At Carry1st, you will…

  • Build awesome, industry-changing products, every day
  • Grow with a VC-backed startup at the intersection of gaming, fintech, and web3
  • Work from anywhere in the world with international teammates
  • Own shares in the Company - enabling you to benefit from the value you create

Some additional perks…

  • Co-working excursions: Travel to meet your colleagues in cities around the world
  • Awesome equipment: Get everything you need to work effectively
  • Remote working allowance: Put an additional $600 / year to optimise your WFH experience
  • Learning and development: Attend courses, conferences and training events
  • Social events: Participate in regular company events to relax and connect with teammates
  • Birthday leave: Enjoy a paid day off on your special day

We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. Join us!

Learn more about Carry1st…

  • shared why they invested in Carry1st
  • announced that Carry1st has raised $27 million to develop and publish mobile games in Africa
  • hosted Cordel on a podcast to discuss Carry1st and the African gaming market