Posted 02 March 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameConnor Green

Job description

Deep Silver Dambuster Studios have an exciting opportunity within their highly talented and experienced Production department for a Producer.

You will be working on the next game in the successful Dead Island series for PC and console, owning the planning and delivery of features and roadmaps, seeking to maximize quality within the required constraints.

They're looking for someone that has a deep understanding of game development and the challenges it brings and can balance managing the right amount of process and planning detail with maintaining a close eye on the final product.

Your responsibilities...
  • Own the planning and delivery of features and departmental roadmaps
  • Work with department directors and leads to balance competing priorities
  • Provide feature definition to teams, removing obstacles and enabling efficient development
  • Use your experience and production tools to turn your hand to any problems, allow the team to focus on what they do best
  • Ensure development goals are understood and communicated out to the team or other stakeholders
  • Inspire confidence through decision making and pragmatic insight
  • Own all aspects of day-to-day task planning to enable an organized and well-connected team
  • Build close relationships with Project Managers and other Producers to balance available resource and predict upcoming risks
  • Maintain excellent relationships with departmental leads and directors
  • Be familiar with industry trends and competitor products
The skills and experience you'll bring to the role...
  • 3+ years of experience in game development as a Producer or Project Manager
  • Detailed understanding of project management techniques and production practices
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of common project management tools such as Hansoft or Jira
  • Professional communication and interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution
  • Passion for and insight in to video games
Non essential, bonus skills...
  • Experience of managing software engineers
  • Educated to degree level or higher
At Deep Silver Dambuster you’ll be working with cutting edge tech as part of an experienced, passionate, and diverse team within in a creative and collaborative work environment. Deep Silver encourage and support their team to participate in outreach opportunities and also fund learning and development opportunities for any of their team with an interest in self-development.

They also offer a range of other perks and benefits including…
  • Relocation assistance
  • Flexible working around core hours
  • Gym membership scheme
  • Free financial advice
  • Annual pay reviews and genuine opportunities to progress within the studio
  • Employee referral bonus scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Regular team activities including their family focused summer BBQ
  • Peer nominated SuperStar of the month award