Producer (Remote)

AntiMatter Games logo
Posted 09 November 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameConnor Green

Job description

Antimatter Games are looking for a Producer to join their team and work on projects currently in development. 

You’ll work with their dev teams to develop and deliver a world-class game experience for their player base. Working with the departmental leads, you will take ownership for Production of the game project from current development through to delivery and post-release content with a focus for on-time delivery within budget.

Antimatter are looking for a people focused Producer with an outstanding talent for development methodologies, a good understanding of budgets and a passion for working with creative teams.

Your responsibilities…
  • Foster and maintain communication between various disciplines and with partner studios within the studio
  • Schedule sprints and workloads for the team, including risk assessment and management
  • Work with department leads and Product Owners to plan sprint capacity and estimates
  • Communicate with the Game Director and Product Owners regarding sprint scope
  • Jointly manage Associate Producers or Production interns
  • Work with finance and management in the ongoing budgetary process
  • Communicating constraints on demand vs. availability on time/scope
  • Provide oversight on build once candidate for release work is underway - identifying go/no go issues
  • Work with Senior Management to identify potential additional staffing requirements
  • Tracking work that goes overestimate, reassessing scope as sprints proceed
  • Function as a key interdisciplinary point of contact for communication
  • Work to run, manage and track development Project Management
  • Support team members to clear blockers and facilitate best performance from developers
  • Work with Production colleagues to Manage team backlogs and do what’s necessary to deliver high-quality projects in a timely manner
  • Use research and competitive analysis to inform and improve pipeline and process
  • Organise and manage development tracking and report on project progress

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • A strong motivator with a positive, can-do mindset
  • Shipped one or more titles as a Producer on PC or Console
  • Strong experience with software development practices
  • Good understanding of the project budgeting side of the business
  • Track record of managing successful teams
  • Outstanding understanding of version control, ideally Perforce
  • Comfortable in the use of JIRA and other tracking tools
  • Familiar with Subcontractor interaction forecast planning and tracking
  • Positive, proactive, autonomous and self-motivating
  • Organised, calm and an ability to exercise good judgement
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

Bonus points if you have production experience on multiplayer FPS titles or single player PC/Console games, and an understanding of Unreal Engine.

Antimatter ate the South West UK's largest game development studio and were born from the team who made Rising Storm, they have a strong company culture where employees are encouraged to have an excellent work-life balance. The studio supports their team to become the best developers they can be, whatever their department.

Antimatter work from waterside offices in Truro, Cornwall the UK's most southerly city, and are located only minutes from Cornwall's shopping, culture and eating hub as well as being perfectly positioned to explore the tranquil South Coast or the crashing Atlantic on the North Cornish Coast.

Their team are often cycling, surfing, kayaking, swimming, beachcombing, walking, enjoying live music or capturing beautiful sights by camera; Antimatter offer a truly unrivalled life/work experience for game devs in the UK.

This role can be based at Antimatter’s Cornwall office, worked as a hybrid position, with some work from home days, or as a fully remote role.

UK Employees will receive Private Health Insurance, a BUPA Cash Plan and subscription to PerkBox, which includes hundreds of perks, freebies, and discounts on its platform.

Please note, successful applicants working outside of the UK will be engaged as subcontractors.