Senior Producer (Hybrid Options)

Deep Silver Dambuster Studios logo
Posted 19 December 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameDaniel Butcher

Job description

We’re supporting Deep Silver Dambuster Studios in their search for a Senior Producer to work on the next game in the highly anticipated, AAA Dead Island franchise.

You will own the planning and delivery of features and roadmaps, seeking to maximize quality within the required constraints. Deep Silver are 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 Senior Producer, your responsibilities will be...
  • Own the planning and delivery of features and departmental roadmaps, whilst remaining keenly aware of the player experience
  • 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
  • Use 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
  • Maintain familiarity with industry trends and competitor products

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role...
  • 4+ 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

Bonus points if you have experience managing software engineers and possess a degree.

Deep Silver are proud of their creative and collaborative work environment and the genuine opportunities to progress within the studio. You’ll be surrounded by an experienced, enthusiastic, and diverse team and work in part from their vibrant, modern, cutting-edge development environment located in the city centre.

Perks and benefits include…
  • Relocation assistance
  • Funded learning and development opportunities
  • Flexible working
  • Gym membership scheme
  • Free financial advice
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Employee referral bonus scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Support and encouragement to participate in outreach opportunities
  • Quarterly company funded team building events
  • Regular social events and parties