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Development Director / Executive Producer x 2 - AAA PS5 / AAA VR titles - Liverpool or Remote (UK only)

  • Location: Liverpool, Merseyside, North West UK or Remote (UK)
  • Salary/rate: Dependent on experience
  • Date posted: 05/01/21
  • Job reference: 8020
  • Permanent

Two Development Directors / Executive Producers are needed to join this Liverpool studio working on two AAA titles, one VR based, the other PS5. Exciting opportunities to join a studio of approx. 160 heads, culturally one big family, inclusive and diverse. Both roles can be onsite or remote (UK only).

The projects:

A VR action adventure project adapted from one of the most original and successful multi-million selling console IP titles in the last 10 years.

A dark, story-driven PS5 ‘Narrative Adventure’ with genre defining goals. This huge, highly ambitious partnership project takes atmosphere, storytelling, player agency and narrative firmly into ground-breaking territory on next-generation hardware technologies.

The Role

             Assisting Game Director with project direction, scope and milestone planning

             Maintenance of project schedules

             Ownership of Sprint and Milestone planning

             Running daily stand ups

             Reporting progress to the team, studio management, and external partners

             Identifying shortfalls in skills and manpower and assisting with the recruitment process

             Work with the Production team to ensure quality targets are maintained alongside timescales and budget

             Develop excellent relationships with Publishers and other external partners

             Developing a positive and energetic team culture

             Being the engine room of the team, the person who pulls everything together to make things happen



             Previous experience with long-term planning

             Expert knowledge of project management practices (Agile, Prince2 etc)

             Expert knowledge of industry standard packages (MS Office, Hansoft/Jira, Perforce etc)

             Ability to create complete project plans and milestones, that give a reliable journey to the completion of the game

             Strategizing to changes and risk during the project whilst maintaining a credible plan

             Outstanding communication skills

             Friendly and approachable personality

             Energetic and positive attitude

             Proactive and entrepreneurial

             Must be able to work well under pressure

             Ability to work well with people at all levels of the organisation

             Proven experience in a similar role



             Knowledge of outsource planning

             Experience in AAA game cinematics production

             Knowledge of Confluence for documentation


Salary is dependent on experience plus an excellent benefits package including bonus. CVs to
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