Senior Producer - New IP

Games Jobs - Production - South East

Job Title Senior Producer - New IP
Job Category Production
Job Description Creative Assembly’s award-winning team behind Alien: Isolation are exploring new frontiers with a brand-new and exciting First Person Tactical Shooter IP.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Producer to join our talented production team at our studio in Horsham, based in heart of Sussex, England.

In this exciting role, you will work alongside and assist the Live Operations Director and Development Director to oversee and support the development of the game up to release and into the live operations phase.

Key Responsibilities

As the Senior Producer on the project, you will be responsible for the day-to-day process of managing cross-discipline teams, specifically managing production for the live operations infrastructure. You will also help form the Live Operations team, and then establishing live operations processes and taking them forward. 

On a day to day basis, you will:
  • Focus the team on the key priorities and track the progress toward goals
  • Managing the development team schedule; meeting milestones
  • Ensure tech and decision pipelines are freed up
  • Help the team plan each sprint while keeping the team positive and motivated
  • Communicate all relevant changes with key members of the team and adapt the schedule.
Communicating the reality is more important than adhering to a schedule that cannot be met, yet this role should be constantly helping the leadership team find the right trade-offs to keep as close to schedule as possible. Yes, it’s a challenge, but that’s what makes it interesting!

The role will also require the development and fostering of positive relationships and cohesiveness within the team and other relevant third parties including internal relationships with SEGA.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience

Essential
  • Proven experience of delivering AAA games with a minimum of 2 shipped AAA titles; at least one of which has a Live Operations service
  • Exceptional organisational and communication skills.
  • Driven and self-motivated approach to work
  • Able to identify and assess risks and strategise to mitigate
  • A skilled and thorough planner. Scheduling, planning, tracking and resource allocation.
  • Up-to-date knowledge and a keen interest in methodologies
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum
  • Adapts well to change – able to evolve and adjust plans to the current best knowledge
  • Excellent problem-solving skills. Aware of potential and current issues and formulate pragmatic plans to solve them
  • Finding better and more efficient ways of working. Our people are our most valuable asset; support them to be successful
  • Great judgement, consistently taking into consideration the priorities set by the project directors
  • A team thinker - able to work within a team and to actively work to make the team perform cohesively.
Desirable
  • Experience working with server-based game services
  • Advanced skills with software such as PowerBi, Excel, PowerQuery
Previous experience working with one or more of the following:
  • QA
  • Localisation
  • Outsourcing
  • Wikis
  • SharePoint and office macros


Currently Creative Assembly is working fully remotely and we continue to assess the COVID-19 situation, with the safety of our staff our number one priority. We are still actively recruiting and onboarding new staff each week. We will set you up with everything you need to join remotely whether you will need to relocate to the UK (or within the UK) now, or at a later date.

We offer a fully bespoke funded relocation package for you and your dependants, and you’ll be supported through the process with our dedicated Relocation Specialist. 

We also have an excellent range of benefits to support your work life balance, including:
  • Generous holiday allowance plus full studio closure over the Christmas and New Year period, as all UK Bank holidays
  • Annual discretionary studio bonus
  • Defined career development pathways and personalised training support with a dedicated learning and development. We offer among other activities; SEGA Dev Day, internal masterclasses, prestigious creative workshops to inspire and enthuse including internal programming conferences, on-site training with renowned specialists as well as global conference attendance
  • Private medical and dental insurance, life insurance, permanent health insurance, critical illness cover and free health care screening
  • Season ticket travel loans and cycle to work scheme
  • Free bike servicing and discounted car valet service on site
  • Free games and merchandise plus access to our extensive games library
  • Free breakfast every day - toast, bagels, pancakes, cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit, smoothies, juices, milkshakes and more in our fully stocked kitchen
  • An employee assistance programme and onsite confidential wellbeing sessions
  • In-studio heavily subsidised massage therapy
  • Discounts portal giving access to a wide range of extras such as heavily discounted home technology, travel insurance, corporate gym membership, cinema tickets, holidays, trips out and Ikea vouchers
  • Amazing studio parties such as our CA Summer Festival, a Christmas Party for you and your partner plus a separate Children’s Christmas Party. We also have our wrap parties for all our releases
  • Free Japanese lessons, life drawing, creative writing and Pilates classes
  • A range of CA Social events including the annual sponsored Walking Challenge to 100Km, Couch to 5k in our beautiful local park, basketball, game and movie evenings, board game club, 5-a-side football, CA Choir, Sword fighting (yes, sword fighting) and loads more
  • We offer discounts with local businesses, including estate agents and local shops to support our local economy.
Our studio sites have disabled access. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief. 

Creative Assembly is about the right people making the best games. We are united through our values. We focus on our strengths and embrace our uniqueness, collaborating across teams and giving everyone the trust and respect to be masters of their craft. Our values form the foundation of our culture and ethos:
  • Quality - Everything we do is about quality, from individual actions to final products, we take pride in the detail and authenticity of all our creations.
  • Focus - We focus on our strengths as a studio. Our teams might work across different projects, but our goals and vision should be clear for everyone.
  • Teamwork - We are a collective who thrive working across teams, empowering each other to succeed.
  • Respect - Respect at CA is given as a default, we respect each other as diverse and unique individuals, who come together to create games our fans will love.
  • Trust - Alongside respect, we trust each other, our teams and our leaders as experts of their craft. Everyone is given creative autonomy and freedom to make a real contribution to our projects and our legacy.
If this sounds like you, apply now.
Salary Based on experience
Location South East
Job Category Production
Date posted 24/03/2020
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