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Production Director – AAA Console/PC Games – Paris, France

Location: Paris, France Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24789 Posted: 6 months ago

Project: AAA PC/Console


OPM are proud to be working with a globally recognised games developer based in Paris. The company are responsible for some of the most successful and well-known IPs in the Games Industry.

Currently looking for a Production Director to join their production studio working on top AAA titles.

The successful candidate will implement best processes, methods, and tools to deliver a major game project, ensuring the advancement of the work and attainment of production objectives.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Professional experience in a Production role having shipped at least two AA or AAA titles.
  • Strong understanding of the games industry, gaming culture.
  • Strong communication skills in English.
  • Strong analytic mind with problem solving skills.
  • Able to give consistent directions on various disciplines such as art, game design, business etc.
  • Good leadership & diplomacy skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Define the game development strategy, key deliverables, and risks by providing information on the impacts in terms of scope, resource planning or future changes.
  • Participate in the development of the organisational structure of the project.
  • Establish and implement a clear decision-making framework, communicate the framework to teams and ensure that members follow the structure during the production process.
  • Foster communication between team members.
  • Coordinate, delegate and organise the work for teams.
  • Help meet and follow up on budgets.
  • Outline best production management practices and share them across the studio.
  • Carry out deliverable follow ups with production directors and managers and keep the Producers and Senior Producers informed on the advancement of the work.
  • Advise plans of action to handle delays that impact the content, schedule, or quality.
  • Ensure to obtain the expected level of quality for the game by implementing best processes, methods, and tools.
  • Help select technologies with the Producer, Senior Producer, Technical and IT teams.
  • Help define HR demands and set out the resources plan for approval by executives.
  • Participate in the development and follow up of the hiring and assignment plan and selection of team members in collaboration with Associate Producers and/or Project coordinators.
  • Ensure team mobilisation by regularly gauging team spirit and implementing means to create a work environmental that fosters productivity.
  • Coach direct contributors and provide feedback on their performance on a regular basis to help them to evolve in their role.
  • Carry out the performance assessments for direct contributors and take part in the process by validating the coherence and equity for the team.

DESIRED SKILLS (good to have):

  • French communication skills.
  • Professional experience shipping a game with post-launch and online content.

 

Tagged as: AAA, Development Manager, Production Director

Tags: AAA , Development Manager , Production Director Categories: Development Management , Production

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