Lead Producer (Hybrid)

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Posted 15 September 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameConnor Green

Job description

Multi award-winning VR and AR studio, XR Games are working with us to hire a Lead Producer as they work on multiple high-profile projects on well known and loved IPs and licenses.

As Lead Producer you will be reporting to the Head of Production and be responsible for running the entire multi-disciplined project team as well as being the primary point of contact for XR’s client. You’ll be able to make full use of your knowledge and experience of working through full development cycles, leading teams, and handling clients.

XR now have over 100 members of staff, making games that provide 3D virtual experiences for players to navigate, explore, and have fun in. They've been working closely with Sony Pictures to bring movie licences to life in VR as well as working with the world’s largest publishers and hardware manufacturers such as Meta, PlayStation, and Microsoft.

Following the success and critical acclaim of projects such as Zombieland: Headshot Fever, they are now working on multiple high-profile projects with recognisable IP’s & licences as they continue to grow and invest in the future, from their new state of the art studio facility – complete with a fully equipped bar, gym, pool table, multiple games rooms, high spec kitchen areas where you can start the day with the studio provided breakfast!

Your key responsibilities…
  • Take ownership of the project and provide leadership, guidance, and direction to the team
  • Define the vision and strategy for the project, setting goals and objectives, and ensuring they are achieved
  • Act as the primary point of contact for XR’s client, managing expectations and addressing concerns
  • Ensure the timely delivery of milestones, tracking progress, and adjusting the project plan to keep it on track
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Worked through two or more full development cycles with shipped titles to your name
  • Existing industry experience as a Senior or Lead Producer
  • Previously led multidisciplinary teams on AAA game projects
  • Experience of client facing or stakeholder management responsibilities
  • Deep knowledge of project management principles
  • Excellent command of Jira
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Strong decision-making  and leadership skills
  • Solid commercial understanding
Perks and benefits include…
  • Financial assistance for relocation
  • Visa sponsorship available
  • Private Healthcare plan
  • Total 8% shared contribution pension 
  • 25 days annual leave, plus public holidays, and your birthday off
  • Flexible start times, decide what works best for you
  • Access to Currys tech scheme
  • Regular studio and team activities and socials
  • Free game codes for XR’s latest titles