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Head of Studios

  • Location: London and Surrey
  • Salary/rate: Please call to discuss 01925 839720
  • Date posted: 09/07/18
  • Job reference: 6553
  • Permanent

Exclusive Role to Amiqus

We are looking for a dynamic and creative leader to take on the role of Studio Head for Kuju, the development arm of Curve Digital Entertainment.

With 3 projects in development out of 2 locations including a newly refurbished development space in Croydon, Kuju is looking to continue its growth following its relaunch last year.

The key title in development is Narcos, a console game based on the hit Netflix TV show. This is an opportunity to shape a key pillar (Development) of a rapidly growing entertainment group (which includes Curve Digital Publishing and Testronic Labs) as it brings the transition from work for hire to internally developed projects.

The candidate will need to be able to combine energy and passion with experience and strategic thinking.

Key Responsibilities:

• Oversee project development -

Manage a team of producers to deliver on time and to quality. o Work with producers on project budgets & recruitment o Review and advise on product. 

Liaise with clients and publishing partners.

• Develop new projects -  Pitch and formulate new projects for internal publishing development.

Obtain globally recognised IP's for innovative game projects.

• Work for hire - React to RFP's and pitch new IP. Set strategy for efficient working in this space. Maintain profile with platform holders and publishers

• Studio Leadership & management - 

Create a studio culture to promote the best work from developers.

Recruit senior development talent and development partners. o Collaborate with central services to ensure a smooth running operation - Finance, IT, HR and Office mgmt. o Provide a public face for the studio, raise the studio profile to attract top talent and business opportunities.

Studio P&L.

• Longterm strategy Propose longterm strategy to the board

Identify business opportunities o Build a competitive business

• Reports to the CEO of Catalis Group (parent company).

To apply speak to their exclusive recruiter from Amiqus their exclusive recruitment partner

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