Senior Producer (Hybrid)

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Posted 19 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameConnor Green

Job description

Sumo Digital have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Producer to take up a key position at their Nottingham studio.

Reporting to the Development Director, you will have responsibility for the delivery of the project to time and on budget, and within quality expectations of Sumo and the client. This role can be based in-studio or on a hybrid basis.

Sumo Nottingham develops action and racing games for console and PC, bringing character and innovation to everything they do. They are working on multiple AAA projects with some of the biggest names in the industry, including some very well-loved franchises.

Your responsibilities...
  • Manage the schedules of multiple departments, ensure milestones are delivered
  • Create milestone content and realistic production schedules with team leads and management
  • Monitor the project budget, identifying resource requirements and expectations
  • Coordinating change, ensuring project scope is adhered to and controlling feature creep
  • Identify and resolve conflicts between schedule, budget, and design goals
  • Assess risk and keeping scope of the project in line with budget and schedule
  • Hold day-to-day communication regarding schedule, budget, change, and risk with the client and Development Director
  • Ensure that each member of the team is working from a tracked schedule and has a strong sense of ownership and responsibility
  • Uphold excellent communication, positive working relationships, and teamwork
  • Coach and mentor junior production staff
  • Keep abreast of current trends in the marketplace
  • Be a key leader in and contributor to the development team
The skills and experience you'll bring to the role...
  • 5 or more years’ professional development in production roles
  • Credits on 1+ console title where you were part of the project from concept through to release
  • High-level, creative problem solving skillset
  • Stakeholder management background
Perks and benefits include...
  • Relocation support to the UK and Visa sponsorship
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, and adoption leave
  • Annual bonus
  • Electric car scheme
  • Share incentive plan
  • Company pension
Sumo Nottingham are a studio with a friendly, fun vibe, committed to maintaining a family feel culture with strong team relationships both inside and outside of work. The team genuinely care about each other and support each other through our successes and failures, through good times and bad.

They also take huge pride in their inclusive working environment and in making all teams happy and comfortable at work. Everybody in the Nottingham family has a voice and all ideas are encouraged and listened to.