Senior Producer (Hybrid Options) - Milton Keynes, UK

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Posted 11 May 2022
Salary Negotiable
LocationMilton Keynes
Job type Permanent
Contact NameConnor Green

Job description

Senior Producer (Hybrid Options)

505 Games - Milton Keynes, UK

505 Games are searching for a Senior Producer to join their team!  A subsidiary of the entertainment company Digital Bros, they're a global video game publisher focused on offering a broad selection of titles for players of all ages and skill levels. The company publishes and distributes retail and digital premium and free-to-play games on leading consoles for Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, PC (Steam, Epic and GoG) and handheld platforms including mobile devices and social networks.

The role is for a Senior External Publishing Producer focused on delivering on time, on budget and to a high level of quality. The Senior Producer will be required to handle several projects releasing on multiple platforms. Responsible for ensuring that core development principles are followed, removing impediments from their teams and constantly improving production process and procedures, reporting to the Executive Producer.

As a Senior Producer, you will...
  • Work with development teams to produce entertaining games on time, and on budget, and to a high level of quality
  • Work with developers to create Milestone Schedules, including key project deliverables
  • Effectively track all milestones or other deliverables, ensuring focus is always on risk mitigation and proactively addressing the needs of the project. Communication of project status throughout the organization and key stakeholders is expected
  • Manage licensor relationship in regards to all product approvals and development communications
  • Manage multiple language sku’s in all territories worldwide and helping with 1st Party submissions in all territories
  • Work with QA Manager to assure proper quality and timeframe of QA testing
  • Manage any post ship game development or support needs, including live service and DLC updates
  • Supply all materials needed for 1st Party submissions for concept, evaluations, relevant age rating materials, pre-cert and final submission approvals
  • Coordinate with submissions team on any concerns or questions from 1st party, including approval/waive issue information needs
  • Partner with Brand/Marketing to acquire any needed information for 1st party brand/marketing approvals
  • Work with Brand Management and Development teams to define the creative vision of the games.
  • Effectively communicate the core experience of the game to others including Brand, PR, Sales, Executive management, press and partner companies
  • Review new products from Business Development and provide review report on strengths and weaknesses
  • Conduct onsite due diligence for potential new developers and produce a site review report on their strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and risks
  • Conduct contract review and amendment processes, including negotiations to best drive results while ensuring company interests
  • Partake in continual process optimisation
  • In coordination with VP of Product Development, create and implement new processes and procedures across PD and throughout the organization, maintaining a continual improvement process.
  • Manage and mentor other Production staff.

For this role, you will need...
  • 5+ Years of game production experience
  • To have managed multiple titles through the entire production process, including post launch game and content updates
  • Expert knowledge of game genres and game industry conventions
  • Extensive experience with legal contracts and forms
  • A background with and understanding of console submission standards
  • To be prepared to travel internationally as required
  • Bachelor’s degree in computing, art, design, or related fields

Interested? Want to know more?

Get in touch with Connor Green on +44 (0)1709 834 777 or email now!