Senior Outsource Producer

Games Jobs - Production - UK & Europe

Job Title Senior Outsource Producer
Job Category Producer
Job Description Frontier are the studio behind Jurassic World Evolution, Elite Dangerous and Planet Coaster. We are Britain’s biggest independent publisher and developer of videogames, based among the world-leading technology cluster in the historic city of Cambridge, England.

We are proud to be named one of the UK’s Best Places to Work by GamesIndustry.biz.

As Senior Outsource Producer you will continue the great relationships we have with our external outsource partners whilst liaising with Art Directors and Producers across all Frontier’s project teams to ensure smooth, rewarding progress.This is an influential role at the heart of the Art Leadership Team and you will be key to strategic planning as Frontier continues to expand. Your role will influence future recruitment strategies as we build and expand stronger co-development relationships with trusted external teams.

But you will have ideas of your own and external teams you have worked with in the past, correct? We expect you to want to introduce great teams and fruitful experiences to Frontier too. Frontier values tried and trusted relationships that maximise the content in future games.

If this sounds like you then we’d love to hear from you!

Responsibilities
  • Maintain effective relationships with our outsource partners
  • Identify, engage and build relationships with new partners best tailored to our needs
  • Ensure the efficient and timely delivery of high quality assets
  • Help define improvements to process and pipelines
  • Ensure outsource briefs and support materials are clear and targeted to deliver content that meets Frontier’s high expectations
  • Collaborate with AD’s and Senior Production to build strategies for team growth
  • Liaise with internal teams to get early stage projects off the ground smoothly with a futureproof content plan, internally and externally
  • Work with internal Publishing teams to have content providers ready to meet marketing deadlines
  • Pro-actively identify and resolve risks to both the project and outsource pipeline and ensure that all security measures are in place.

About you
  • Proactive and questioning mind with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to grow a happy, productive team
  • Experience in promoting, engaging, and managing external outsource vendors
  • Solid understanding of art pipelines for asset creation
  • Professional experience within an art team, preferably where qualitative direction was an aspect of the role
  • Knowledge of project management and scheduling software i.e. Hansoft, JIRA, Excel, Word, Powerpoint
  • Experience coordinating outsourced material for multiple PC or next-gen console titles
  • Knowledge of Agile project management and the different approaches to the scheduling of asset production
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Significant prior games industry experience
  • Shipped a minimum of 2 high-quality videogame titles

What we can offer you

At Frontier we believe your work should be rewarding in every way. We offer the chance to work on blockbuster franchises and world-leading IP in a studio environment considered one of the best places to work in the UK.

We also offer a range of flexible benefits to our 400+ team, including life assurance, private family healthcare, pension, flexitime working hours, enhanced maternity/paternity package, in-house catering, support with relocation, a Cycle to Work scheme and free bike servicing, regular in-house wellbeing sessions, regular social events, and annual bonus and sharesave schemes for everyone to share in the studio’s success.

We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.
Salary Competitive salary + package
Location Cambridge, UK & Europe
Job Category Production
Date posted 03/07/2019
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