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Digital Producer

Posted 12 days 7 hours ago by Major Players

£400 - £700 Daily
Not Specified
Merseyside, Liverpool, United Kingdom, L21 0
Job Description

Senior Producer - Assets - In House Creative Studio

We are looking for an experienced, driven, and expert planner with a background in Agile. You will oversee and manage Asset focused Feature Teams that are focused on delivering features from a prioritised backlog, covering large areas of the game, and guiding the teams through and championing Agile practices.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Has an excellent understanding of Agile methodologies, specifically Scrum and Kanban, and sets the standard, champions, and drives the implementation of Agile practices. Leads a significant part of project management, managing multiple Asset Feature Teams. Responsible for overall development strategy and roadmap, of the Feature Teams they oversee and manage. Collaborate with Lead Technical Producer & Development Director to determine the most suitable agile approach for their Feature Teams. Accountable for the discipline, consistency, and quality of output of the Feature Teams that they are overseeing, including all the work produced for key milestones. Manages the day-to-day operations of the assigned Feature Team(s) through effectively utilising project management tools to ensure deliverables are achieved to the expected quality each sprint/milestone. Drives team focus each sprint/milestone through a continuously refined and prioritised product backlog. Responsible for managing and controlling the scope vs capacity of their feature teams and identifying outsource opportunities in collaboration with the Principal Producer. Facilitate and coach the breaking down of work into manageable tasks collaboratively with colleagues and ensures tasks are prioritised, refined and estimated against. Owns the Risk Register for all Features Teams they manage, effectively reports on risk, and works collaboratively with the Development Director to mitigate risk where possible. Effectively manages the bug triage process and demonstrates an understanding of the QA workflow. Responsible for collating and presenting valuable metrics to key stakeholders (Development Director and Studio Development Director) on an agreed cadence to effectively report on progress, risk, and opportunities.

KEY SKILLS & BEHAVIOURS: Pro-active approach, actively seeking to make improvements, whether that's refining processes, risk management, or personal growth. Excellent knowledge of JIRA, and the use of JQL, Rich Filters, workflows, backlogs, and reporting. Experience with traditional Waterfall production management techniques along with Agile techniques, including SCRUM or Kanban. Excellent organizational & prioritization skills, attention to detail, process knowledge and ability to multi-task. Experience with Microsoft Office (emphasis on Excel), Jira, Confluence and other project tracking and bug database software. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively across product development and management teams. Experience working with high performing creative teams and demonstrated ability to partner effectively in a high pressure, collaborative environment.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS (MUST HAVE): Minimum of five years of games industry experience in an internal development environment in a production role. At least one shipped PC and/or console title as a Senior Producer.

ADDITIONAL OR DESIRED SKILLS: Certified Scrum Master (CSM). Experience with Shotgrid (Autodesk Flow Production Tracking). Experience on multiple large scale, 150+ person AAA games through all phases of production from concept to release.

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