Producer – Cross Platform – South UK

Location: Newport, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24157 Posted: 2 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Our client requires a Producer who is process driven with excellent man-manager, project manager and diplomacy skills to manage an internal game development team.

The Producer will be responsible for leading an internal game development team through the entire development production process. Working with the Game Director and Production Director you should be confident and capable of operating with all levels of personnel whilst having an excellent understanding of how video games are made.

The Producer should be able to lead, inspire, guide and direct the team to create the best possible product. Dealing with people is just as important and dealing with the schedule.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a major part of the Leadership team of dedicated game developers.
  • Delivering projects on time, in budget and to the satisfaction of both the Game Director and the company.
  • Facilitate communication of the overall project status, progress, issues, and risks to management, external development partners and internal departments.
  • Co-ordinate internal and external teams as required.
  • Plan and track progress and identify issues and risks throughout the product’s life cycle.
  • Create and nurture a climate of collaboration and excellence with the team.
  • Getting stuff done.

Skills:

  • Good knowledge and proven practical experience of project management methodologies.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and drive teams.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • Able to handle multiple roles efficiently.
  • Extremely strong problem solving and organisational skills.
  • Cat herding.
  • Good knowledge of the games industry and a keen gamer.
  • The ability to work independently and a high degree of individual initiative and commitment.
  • Able to manage teams and individuals effectively and diplomatically.

Required :

  • Shipped at least one high-quality game over the full development cycle as Producer.
  • Experience managing a variety of teams and people.
  • Degree in business, project management or computer science, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in Agile project management methodologies.
  • Must have the right to work in the UK (applicants should confirm this in their application for consideration)

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