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Senior Producer – Console and PC – Sheffield

Location: Sheffield, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago

Sumo Digital

We are proud to be working with an independent game developer with a talented team of over 280 staff currently based in Sheffield.  They are known for a history of successful titles across all gaming platforms for partners that include Microsoft, SEGA, Sony, Disney and many more.

 

They are now looking for a Senior Producer to join their team top work on an Unannounced AAA Console project.

 

Responsibilities:

Our client Has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and talented Senior Producer to take up this key position on an undisclosed project. Reporting to the Development Director, you will have responsibility for the delivery of the project to time and on budget, and within quality expectations of the studio and the client.

  • Key leader/contributor to the development team
  • Manage the schedules of multiple departments within the game team, to ensure that milestones are agreed, detailed and delivered as expected
  • Create milestone content and realistic production schedules in coordination with team leads and management.
  • Manage the project budget – identifying resource requirements and expectations, tracking actual project spend versus planned spend and continuously updating projections
  • Managing change – ensuring project scope is adhered to, controlling feature creep, ensuring project is delivered in accordance with expectations, and project budget changes if necessary.
  • Identify and resolve conflicts between schedule, budget and design goals.
  • Continuously assess risk and keep scope of the project in line with budget and schedule.
  • Managing day to day communication of matters regarding schedule, budget, change and risk with the client and Development Director and making recommendations accordingly
  • Manage communication of project progress to the Development Director and internal senior management team
  • Maintain close communication with team leads and provide team members with material and technical support as needed
  • Ensure that each member of the team is working from a tracked schedule and has a strong sense of ownership, responsibility and accountability for the quality and timeliness of their contribution
  • Ensure excellent communication, positive working relationships and teamwork within the development team and across disciplines
  • Coach and mentor junior production staff
  • Keep abreast of current trends in the marketplace especially with regard to similar and/or competitive product
  • Follow the studios project development standards and guidelines

Tagged as: Senior Producer

Tags: Senior Producer Categories: Development Management , Production

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