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Producer - External

Salary:
DOE
Sector:
Production
Job Type:
Permanent
Region:
United Kingdom
Location:
Yorkshire
Ref #:
P26430
Post Date:
19-10-2018 11:43 AM

Benefits Package

Annual salary reviews
Bonus scheme
Holiday Allowance
Life Insurance
Pension scheme
Private medical insurance
Relocation Package
Training Courses
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We have a great new opportunity to join us as an External Producer where you will play a major part in delivering a games across all formats.
 
Responsibilities:

• Managing internal and external 3rd party projects from initial concepts through to publication.
• Assisting with the management of the publishing evaluation process. Supplying feedback and presentations to internal and external parties.
• Ensuring that communication between Team17 and 3rd parties is maintained via both personal and electronic methods.
• Carrying out due diligence, including site visits.
• Helping external teams to establish a realistic project scope.
• Ensuring that the development of all external projects occurs in a timely fashion, adheres to a budget and meets the high quality standards required.
• Performing and optimising good project management techniques to ensure the above.
• Performing risk analysis on all external projects and manage with a view to mitigating any and all project risks.
• Reviewing milestone deliverables and working to ensure they are fully achieved to the highest standards.
• Ensuring a game can meet the technical requirements of format holders.
• Reviewing production department performance.
• Reporting to the Production Director on progress, budgets, risks, failures and any and all known issues.
• Working with programmers, artists, designers, audio staff and external contractors to ensure a good working environment and atmosphere.
• Managing the development roadmap, keeping all studios and stakeholders aware of developments throughout the project lifetime (including post launch and service support).
• Presenting development progress to stakeholders.

Skills Required:

• Proven experience within a Project Management role
• Exceptional project management skills. 
• Must be proactive and driven without need for supervision. 
• Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal. 
• Must be a natural leader who can motivate and drive development teams and processes. 
• Being personable and open minded in solving schedule issues relating to the complex development structure of game development. 
• Must have exemplary organisational skills and have a solid understanding of modern project management methodologies and practices (e.g. Prince2, Agile, Waterfall) 
• Must be able to work well under pressure. 
• Must fit within the studio environment. Being both friendly and approachable but with a professional and energetic work ethic. 

Bonus Skills:

• Excellent, up to date knowledge of the games industry and gaming trends.  
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