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Senior Producer PSVR

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary/rate: 50-70k DOE
  • Date posted: 07/12/17
  • Job reference: 6254
  • Permanent

Global developer with stable backing is looking for a Senior Games Producer/Project Manager to be based in Media City, Manchester. This is an exciting opportunity to join a new team creating a high quality, original game for PlayStation VR.

You will have overall operational responsibility for the production team and studio, ensuring the team is coordinated and hitting delivery targets.

As an experienced Producer/Project Manager, you will have excellent standards of project management and be responsible for continually moving the project forward. You will oversee the planning and estimation process, and manage production schedules while ensuring the team is fully enabled.

Your ability to facilitate communications across Worldwide Studios stakeholder groups is essential, as is managing global outsourcing partners.

What you will do / responsibilities

  • Overseeing the Producer and Office Manager to ensure the day-to-day smooth running of the production team and studio
  • Responsibility for the game budget, tracking and forecasting
  • Making sure the team are informed and focused
  • Overall responsibility for the game schedule, setting and meeting delivery targets and milestones
  • Assisting with recruitment and resource planning
  • Communicating & co-ordinating work with relevant stakeholder groups, including: User Research, IT, Marketing and PR, QA, and Legal.
  • Managing global outsourcing partners, including art asset houses, scriptwriting, and performance capture, and voice acting.

Who you are / Qualifications

  • You will have at least 5 years’ experience in games production.
  • You are very approachable, diplomatic and proactive.
  • You are excellent at planning and agile delivery practices, and are effective at coordinating and organising a team.
  • You have outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • You have an excellent understanding of the games development process, and are knowledgeable in the practices of developers, artists and designers.
  • You are experienced in a variety of software packages used in the production of games including Jira and Perforce.
  • You are passionate about delivering great games for the world’s leading console.
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