Game Producer

  • Horsham  
    perm, from remote  
    Undisclosed  
  • Company
    SEGA  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    14 March 2021  
    Posted on
    12 January 2021  

Position at Creative Assembly.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Game Producer to work with the multi award-winning Total War Production team at our studio based in Horsham, based in the heart of Sussex, England.

In this role you will be responsible for the day-to-day process of coordinating a cross-discipline pipeline and the daily needs of the technical teams. You will pro-actively identify breakpoints or shortcomings, and in collaboration with the Project Dev Director, define and deploy strategies to address them. This is an ideal role for an experienced Game Producer looking to grow their skills and head towards a Senior position within the company.

Key Responsibilities:
As a Game Producer on the project, you will work with project leads to focus them on the key priorities while tracking their progress toward our goals and actively participate in managing the development team schedule and meeting milestones.

On a day to day basis you will:

  • Assist with the planning and estimation process across the project to help produce fully scoped plans for upcoming projects.
  • Help manage the development team schedule, ensuring that milestones are adhered to and tech and decision pipelines remain unblocked.
  • Take responsibility for communicating changes within the project to all relevant parties and ensure the schedule is adapted accordingly.
  • Communicate progress on current and upcoming milestones and will provide clear, detailed analysis on team performance, risks, and areas for improvement.
  • Liaise with the Live Ops manager to ensure that work is being carefully managed between the two teams.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience:
Essential:

  • Relevant experience in project management with a good understanding of planning scheduling, process, tracking and resource allocation.
  • Experience with Agile and other methodologies.
  • Relevant experience working with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Excellent, pragmatic problem-solving and risk assessing skills.
  • A team thinker - able to support and work within a team and enable the team to perform in a united way.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience using MS Office applications, especially Excel
  • Enthusiastic, with a genuine passion for games.

Desirable:

  • Experience and/or knowledge of running a Live game.
  • Knowledge of the Total War Franchise.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Experience successfully managing teams working across different geographic locations.
  • Previous experience working with one or more of:
    • QA.
    • Localisation.
    • Web sites.
    • External partners.
    • Perforce.
    • JIRA.

Creative Assembly is about the right people making the best games. We are united through our values; Quality, Focus, Teamwork, Respect and Trust. 

Winner of multiple Best Place to Work Awards, we house many talented people, from trainees to industry veterans who constantly challenge us and make sure we are striving for the best within our games and our studio life.

We have studio sites in Horsham UK and Sofia Bulgaria, including a number of bespoke state-of-the-art audio suites and a dedicated motion capture site.

Currently we are working fully remotely, and we continue to assess the COVID-19 situation with the safety of our staff our number one priority. We are still actively recruiting and onboarding new staff each week. Our expert IT and HR teams will set you up with everything you need to join remotely whether you will need to relocate to the UK (or within the UK) now, or at a later date.  

We offer many benefits to support you and your family including:

  • Bespoke and funded relocation package for you and your dependents, with support throughout the process from our dedicated Relocation Specialist.
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity, private medical and dental insurance, life insurance, permanent health insurance, critical illness cover and free health care screening.
  • Generous holiday allowance plus full studio closure over the Christmas and New Year period, as all UK Bank holidays
  • Annual discretionary studio bonus.
  • Join our award-winning education and social responsibility programme; the Legacy Project, as an industry ambassador to mentor and educate others.
  • Defined career development pathways and personalised training support including; SEGA Dev Day, internal masterclasses, prestigious creative workshops, on-site training with renowned specialists and global conference attendance.
  • Season ticket travel loans and cycle to work scheme with free bike servicing and discounted car valet service on site.
  • Free games and merchandise plus access to our extensive games library.
  • Free breakfast every day - toast, bagels, pancakes, cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit, smoothies, juices, milkshakes and more in our fully stocked kitchen*.
  • Wellbeing support with an employee assistance programme and onsite confidential sessions.
  • In-studio heavily subsidised massage therapy*.
  • Discounts for home technology, travel insurance, corporate gym membership, cinema tickets, holidays, trips out and Ikea vouchers, and many local businesses including estate agents.
  • Studio parties for you and your family; such as our Summer Festival, Christmas Party plus a separate Children’s Christmas Party. We also have Cinema days and wrap parties for game releases*.
  • Studio community activities such as free Japanese lessons, life drawing, creative writing, Pilates, Walking Challenges, Couch to 5k, basketball, game and movie evenings, board game club, 5-a-side football, CA Choir, Sword fighting (yes, sword fighting) and loads more*.

*some of the above in-studio benefits are on hold while we work remotely during COVID-19. 

Our studio sites have disabled access. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief. 

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