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Senior Producer - London

Video Games - Project Management / Ops
Ref: 351 Date Posted: Tuesday 01 Dec 2020
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Rocksteady Studios is looking to add to its family of permanent staff. We are looking for an exceptionally talented Senior Producer who is ready for the challenge of producing a AAA title on the next-generation platforms.

The Senior Producer is responsible for their department’s resource, scheduling and completion of deliverables for the game. They will be involved in all stages of the project, from initial concept to the completion of the finished product and will need to excel in managing both the high-level tasks (scheduling, resource planning) to the daily low-level tasks such as dealing with ad-hoc issues and problem-solving.

Key Responsibilities

  • Point-person for any production queries relating to their departments.
  • Schedule & Planning: Work with the leads to create and maintain your team’s realistic schedule & planning documentation.
  • Milestone planning: Run your team’s planning meetings, publishing minutes from these meetings and assigning tasks.
  • Completing Milestones Targets: Work closely with Leads to ensure milestone work is completed on time and to the required quality. Raising any issues with senior production.
  • Dependencies: Clearly identify any cross-team dependencies and flag to Senior Production if any are likely to cause issues.
  • Change Requests: Liaise with other disciplines to ensure feature change requests are achievable and communicated to those impacted, including people in other teams.
  • Outsource, Meetings and Communication, Risk Management, QA Liaison, Team Management.

Technical Requirements

  • An excellent understanding of the Office suite i.e. Excel, Word
  • Experience of bug tracking systems such as Jira
  • Experience using project management and version control systems e.g. Hansoft, Shotgun, Perforce
  • An awareness of the technologies and techniques used by the teams that you manage such that you can make more informed decisions with them

Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience working on AAA projects including examples where you have:
    • Been responsible for a large group of developers and taken a project from concept to shipment
    • Dealt with an area of a project that wasn’t working and explain how you turned it around
    • Creating a culture of excellence within your teams with a higher quality bar than existed before you were in-charge
    • Been part of the long term planning such that you avoided issues from happening but also show that you can deal with a situation when things go wrong
    • Rewarded good performance and disciplined staff for poor performance such that your team understands what is expected of them
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple requests from different people while working towards a deadline
  • Passion for gaming, with excellent design insights across genres
  • Broad knowledge of comics, novels, games, cinema, and popular culture relating to video games

Benefits

  • Private family medical care
  • Private family dental care
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Excellent annual bonus scheme
  • 25 days of paid holiday + 8 public holidays per year
  • 2 days off per year to support a charity of your choice
  • Studio closes between Xmas and New Year (Discretionary)
  • Comprehensive Relocation Support
  • Tons of studio clubs to help you get to know people:
    • Gym, Comic book, War gaming, Board games, Home brewing, Chess, New Parents, Photography