Senior Producer (Hybrid)

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Posted 06 September 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGame Production
Contact NameDaniel Butcher

Job description

We are supporting Stellar Entertainment as they look for a Senior Producer to join their team and work on an exciting new IP and re-master being built for Gen 9 consoles and PC.

You will be responsible for working with and leading our developers to build and deliver truly exceptional game experiences that entertain and excite both their teams and players.

Overseeing the agile development process and practice; you are responsible for ensuring teams are aligned and features are thoroughly planned, tracked and delivered to the quality standards you can be proud of. As you motivate and mentor, champion the game's vision, and keep teams balanced, focussed, in control and fully collaborative in pursuit of creating great games.

Your responsibilities...
  • Work across feature development teams to lock down requirements and specifications and create solid backlog, sprint and milestone plans
  • Track and implement project improvement plans to drive team efficiency
  • Provide regular status reporting and capacity plan updates
  • Identify team issues and suggest solutions related to execution goals
  • Work with the QA team to help organise the testing of features and content, particularly for upcoming releases
  • Anticipate bottlenecks, provide management escalation, project prioritization, making trade-offs and balancing the business needs versus technical constraints
  • Identify task-related processes to improve efficiency
  • Define engagement practices and processes
  • Mentor the Production team and help define and hone the skillset of the Senior Producers
  • Act as the bridge for company communications between the senior management team and the development teams
  • Mentor individual contributors within the project team
  • Manage a multi-disciplined development team
The skills and experience you'll bring to the role...
  • 4 or more years' experience as a Senior Producer or Dev Manager
  • Shipped 1 or more projects in a production leadership position
  • Effective communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • High motivation and capacity to learn new skills
  • Knowledge of production management tools and methodologies (Scrum / Agile, Hansoft, MS Project or Jira)
  • Strong negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to think proactively and creatively to overcome technical challenges
Bonus points if you have...
  • Experience of working in online services
Perks and benefits include...
  • Flexible hybrid working
  • Bonus scheme
  • Private Healthcare Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme and wellness support
  • Regular team Incentives and social events