Mid-Level Producer - Console and PC - Midlands UK

Games Jobs - Production - Birmingham

Job Title Mid-Level Producer - Console and PC - Midlands UK
Job Category Production
Job Description Our client is a successful Games Studio with multiple offices. They are currently looking to add to their team of professionals by hiring a Producer to work on one of their chart-topping Racing IP’s.

This is an opportunity to get your hands on one of the games industries most substantial racing-game missions. And it really is hands-on, based on solid day to day task management. Working out of a stunning purpose-built studio in rural England, you will be working with the team both there and in their Birmingham studio. Under your remit will be a large, multi-functional matrix team span comprising programmers as well as the audio, vehicle and character teams, but they need you to be close to the ground to work direct with the scrum/discipline groups and create high-performance, effective, project delivery. You will also need to be a great self-starter and be an excellent communicator as the ambassador on the ground for the IP/Franchise within this studio.

Working in a passionate close-knit team you will deliver ‘AAA’ racing games within a studio that will value and recognise your contributions. If you’ve already proven your credentials through Certified PM techniques such as Scrum this is great, but it’s your contribution to the winning team that counts. They have an excellent benefits package, remuneration and flexible working arrangements set in a can-do culture.

Requirements:

Team Management
  • Matrix-management of a team of around 19 multi-disciplined developers
  • Ensure cross-team liaison is done in a timely and efficient way to ensure that requirements are defined and delivered.
  • Be a bastion of positivity, energy and a can-do ethos
  • Motivating staff and maintaining morale throughout the team.

Project Planning
  • Run scrum meetings, task-management and project tracking
  • Track through use of a range of reports and tools such as Trello, MP Project, JIRA, Excel.
  • Review detailed milestone delivrables and ensure they are fully achieved
  • Validate weekly Project Progress Reports, including detailed Risk Register.
  • Report to the Executive Producer on progress and what's happening 'on the ground'
Salary DOE
Location Birmingham
Job Category Production
Date posted 27/03/2019
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