Producer - Nottingham, UK

Deep Silver Dambuster Studios logo
Posted 09 May 2022
Salary Negotiable
LocationNottingham
Job type Permanent
DisciplineProduction
Reference17281
Contact NameConnor Green

Job description

Producer

 

Deep Silver Dambuster Studios - Nottingham, UK



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 highly successful Dead Island series for PC and home consoles platforms, 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.


As a Producer, you will...
 
  • Be delivery focussed and in-touch with the game; Own the planning and delivery of features and departmental roadmaps, whilst remaining keenly aware of the player experience
  • Own the constraints; Work with department directors and leads to make decisions and maintain a deep understanding of how best to balance competing priorities
  • Provide feature definition to teams; removing obstacles and enabling efficient development
  • Problem solving; Use all your experience and production tools to turn your hand to a variety of 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


For this role, you will need...
 
  • A minimum 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


Bonus points if you have...
 
  • Experience managing software engineers
  • Educated to degree level or higher


Aside from the opportunity to work on the highly anticipated, next instalment of the AAA Dead Island franchise, Deepsilver are a studio that offers a host of benefits and perks, including...
 
  • An industry competitive salary
  • A creative and collaborative work environment with genuine opportunities to progress within the studio
  • Cutting edge development environment with access to the latest technologies
  • Funded learning and development opportunities
  • An experienced, passionate, and diverse team
  • A vibrant, modern, and well-serviced city centre location
  • Gym membership scheme
  • Free financial advice
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Employee referral bonus scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Relocation assistance


And a whole host of other soft benefits that help make Dambuster Studios such a great place to work...
 
  • Flexible working around core hours
  • Support and encouragement to participate in outreach opportunities
  • Quarterly company funded team building events
  • Weekly treats: including breakfast on Mondays and pastries on Fridays.
  • Annual Christmas party and family focused summer BBQ
  • Peer nominated SuperStar of the month award


Interested? Want to know more?

Get in touch with Connor Green on +44 (0)1709 834 777 or email connor.green@aswift.com now!