Job description

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

  1. Permanent
  2. £70 - 80,000, £80 - 90,000, £100,000+
  3. UK
  4. Development Director, Development Manager, Executive Producer, Head of Production, Production, Project Manager, Studio Head
Dependent on experience
Posting date: 05/01/2021
8020
  1. Permanent
  2. £70 - 80,000, £80 - 90,000, £100,000+
  3. UK
  4. Development Director, Development Manager, Executive Producer, Head of Production, Production, Project Manager, Studio Head

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

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

•             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

 

ADDITIONAL OR DESIRED SKILLS:

•             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 simon.pittam@amiqus.com
Simon Pittam our consultant managing the role
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