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Associate Producer – North West – 12 Month Contract

Location: Knutsford,UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago

Travellers Tales

Our client is recruiting for an experienced Assistant Producer who will report to the Head of Production/ Project Manager delivering award winning, world class, chart topping games.

You will be responsible for supporting all areas of a title’s development; authoring schedules, setting milestones and tracking delivery.

You will have experience working in a Production role within free-to-play multiplayer games development, be familiar with industry tools, workflows and methodologies and have experience managing the work of a team of developers.

As part of the Production department, you will work alongside the development team and will be passionate about understanding and pre-empting the team’s requirements, ensuring dependencies are unblocked to support and drive the implementation of exceptional gameplay experiences.

The role requires outstanding communication skills, with the ability to articulate technical information to staff of all levels and motivate the team that you will work with. The role will also require a level of autonomy, allowing you to take responsibility of driving a team towards milestones and key deliverables.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Head of Production/ Project Manager and Game Director to interpret designs & specs into tasks & content.
  • Reporting any problems/ risks uncovered to the Head of Production/ Project Manager.
  • Author and maintain team schedules as required.
  • Tracking and updating of tasks in JIRA and on the project whiteboard.
  • Maintain the JIRA database to ensure all data is in the correct location and has the correct classification/ priority.
  • Attend meetings & reviews, taking concise and comprehensive notes and passing information to the team as required.
  • Working with QA to ensure any testing requirements are covered.
  • Building and tagging versions of the project.
  • Responsible for arranging and purchasing food for the development team as required.
  • Undertake relevant on-the-job training where required and keep up-to-date with industry advancements and technologies.
  • Other tasks as required.

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Demonstrable experience working within a video games Production role required.
  • Demonstrable experience developing and maintaining free-to-play multiplayer games.
  • A self-starter, who is highly organised and proactive, with excellent time management, planning & communication skills.
  • Agile/ SCRUM project management experience advantageous.
  • Experience using Project Management software to author & maintain schedules.
  • Good understanding of tools and software used in games development.
  • Practical and methodical approach to problem solving.
  • Demonstrates dependability and commitment to project/tasks.
  • Flexible approach with the ability to adapt with change.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines.

Tagged as: Assistant Producer

Tags: Assistant Producer Categories: Development Management , Production

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