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Production Director – AAA Console & PC Games – Remote/Hybrid – Permanent

Our client is a major Games Developer with multiple studios in the UK. They’re focused on creating fun console games using a world-famous IP.

As a Production Director you will be reporting to the Head of Production and Head of Game, you will directly manage a team of Producers while organizing and motivating the development team.


  • Extensive Production leadership roles, in the games industry, on console projects at scale
  • Experience developing and mentoring a team of Producers and motivating a wider multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrable ability to combine Studio and player requirements into a development roadmap that continues to improve the quality of the title and end-user experience
  • A self-starter who is highly organized and proactive, with excellent time management, planning, and communication skills
  • Expert knowledge of production methodologies industry best practices
  • Expert knowledge of industry-standard software (Jira, Perforce, etc.)
  • Experience with Unreal advantageous
  • Experience managing games as a service within a Production role advantageous
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines


  • Working with the Head of Game, Design Director and project Director’s group on project direction, planning and scoping
  • Interpreting designs and specs into tasks and content in milestones and deliverables
  • Scheduling, tracking, and resourcing; risk management and escalation; identification and resolution of pipeline and workflow efficiencies
  • Adapting to change while maintaining a credible project plan
  • Setting up robust and sustainable systems for a prolonged release strategy, including live production
  • Ownership of the project Jira database; responsible for the resolution, prioritistion and maintenance of tasks/ tickets
  • Management of direct reports and the wider team to deliver exceptional work in a positive, constructive and enjoyable environment
  • Building strong collaborative relationships with stakeholders and partners
  • Working with QA Leads to ensure any testing requirements are covered
  • Championing improvements to the Studio’s wider production practices


  • Flexitime
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension scheme & life assurance
  • Health and wellbeing activities
  • Social Events

And many more!

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214428!

Production Director – AAA Console & PC Games – Remote/Hybrid – Permanent

Knutsford WA16, UK
Full time

Published on 01/23/2023

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