Producer (Hybrid)

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

Job description

We are supporting XR Games as they look for a Producer to join their team as they begin work on multiple exciting projects.

The studio are a multi award-winning game development studio that specialises in immersive VR games. Since 2020, their team has grown from 20 full-time members to almost 100 by the close of 2022, with successful previous projects such as Zombieland: Headshot Fever and Angry Birds Under Pressure.

Your responsibilities… 
  • Provide overall project direction and ensure that the project’s goals, objectives, and milestones are consistently achieved and never compromised
  • Maintain and be responsible for the project schedule, including task breakdowns and assignments
  • Manage the schedules of multiple departments within the game team, to ensure that milestones are agreed, detailed, and delivered as expected
  • Manage the project budget, identifying resource requirements and expectations, tracking actual project spend versus planned spend, and continuously updating projections
  • Identify and resolve conflicts between schedule, budget, and design goals
  • Head up and take ownership of internal and external project, reporting both to stakeholders and to the team itself
  • Drive daily scrum efforts, organise retrospectives and planning sessions, and encourage the team’s continuous Scrum adoption
  • Ensure excellent communication, positive working relationships, and teamwork within the development team and across disciplines
  • Coach and mentor junior production staff
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role….
  • 3+ years in a mid-level Producer role, with a goal to develop yourself into a senior position
  • Comfortable and experienced with managing a multi-disciplined team, whilst having a flexible approach to working with IP demands and requirements
  • Naturally agnostic when it comes to technology, with the ability to comprehend new tools and tech easily
  • Strong grasp of Jira (or similar task management programs)
  • Prior experience as a producer on a VR title is a bonus
Hybrid working at XR Games is standard, and XR will provide financially assistance should you need to relocate to facilitate hybrid working. The studio has a history of full-scale development from concept through to submission, working with partners such as Sony Pictures VR, Meta, and Rovio Entertainment.