Creative Assembly's award-winning team behind Alien: Isolation are exploring new frontiers with a brand-new and exciting First Person Tactical Shooter IP. Focus the team on the key priorities and track the progress toward goalsManaging the development team schedule; meeting milestonesEnsure tech and decision pipelines are freed upHelp the team plan each sprint while keeping the team positive and motivatedCommunicate all relevant changes with key members of the team and adapt the schedule.
This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Producer to join our talented production team at our studio in Horsham, based in heart of Sussex, England.
In this exciting role, you will work alongside and assist the Live Operations Director and Development Director to oversee and support the development of the game up to release and into the live operations phase.
As the Senior Producer on the project, you will be responsible for the day-to-day process of managing cross-discipline teams, specifically managing production for the live operations infrastructure. You will also help form the Live Operations team, and then establishing live operations processes and taking them forward.
On a day to day basis, you will:
Communicating the reality is more important than adhering to a schedule that cannot be met, yet this role should be constantly helping the leadership team find the right trade-offs to keep as close to schedule as possible. Yes, it's a challenge, but that's what makes it interesting!
The role will also require the development and fostering of positive relationships and cohesiveness within the team and other relevant third parties including internal relationships with SEGA.Knowledge, Skill and Experience
EssentialProven experience of delivering AAA games with a minimum of 2 shipped AAA titles; at least one of which has a Live Operations serviceExceptional organisational and communication skills.Driven and self-motivated approach to workAble to identify and assess risks and strategise to mitigateA skilled and thorough planner. Scheduling, planning, tracking and resource allocation.Up-to-date knowledge and a keen interest in methodologiesExperience with Agile/ScrumAdapts well to change - able to evolve and adjust plans to the current best knowledgeExcellent problem-solving skills. Aware of potential and current issues and formulate pragmatic plans to solve themFinding better and more efficient ways of working. Our people are our most valuable asset; support them to be successfulGreat judgement, consistently taking into consideration the priorities set by the project directorsA team thinker - able to work within a team and to actively work to make the team perform cohesively.DesirableExperience working with server-based game servicesAdvanced skills with software such as PowerBi, Excel, PowerQuery
Previous experience working with one or more of the following:QALocalisationOutsourcingWikisSharePoint and office macros
We offer a fully bespoke funded relocation package for you and your dependants and you'll be supported through the process with our dedicated Relocation Specialist.
We also have an excellent range of benefits to support your work life balance, including: Generous holiday allowance plus full studio closure over the Christmas and New Year period, as all UK Bank holidays
Annual discretionary studio bonus
Defined career development pathways and personalised training support so you can truly excel in your area of expertise
Support in Learning and Development; internal masterclasses, prestigious creative workshops to inspire and enthuse including internal programming conferences, on-site training with renowned specialists as well as global conference attendance
Private medical and dental insurance, life insurance, permanent health insurance, critical illness cover and free health care screening
Season ticket travel loans and cycle to work scheme
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
An employee assistance programme and onsite wellbeing sessions
In-studio heavily subsidised massage therapy
Discounts portal giving access to a wide range of extras such as heavily discounted home technology, travel insurance, corporate gym membership, cinema tickets, holidays, trips out and Ikea vouchers
Amazing studio parties such as our CA Summer Festival, a Christmas Party for you and your partner plus a separate Children's Christmas Party. We also have our wrap parties for all our releases
Free Japanese lessons, life drawing, creative writing and Pilates classes
A range of CA Social events including the annual sponsored Walking Challenge to 100Km, Couch to 5k in our beautiful local park, basketball, game and movie evenings, board game club, 5-a-side football, CA Choir, Sword fighting (yes, sword fighting) and loads more
We offer discounts with local businesses, including estate agents and local shops to support our local economy
We are Creative Assembly
We gather the greatest talent out there, coming together to craft authentic and detailed experiences of the highest quality.
We focus on our strengths and embrace our uniqueness, collaborating across teams and giving everyone the trust and respect to be masters of their craft.
Our values form the foundation of our culture and ethos:
Quality - Everything we do is about quality, from individual actions to final products, we take pride in the detail and authenticity of all our creations.Focus - We focus on our strengths as a studio. Our teams might work across different projects, but our goals and vision should be clear for everyone.Teamwork - We are a collective who thrive working across teams, empowering each other to succeed.Respect - Respect at CA is given as a default, we respect each other as diverse and unique individuals, who come together to create games our fans will love.Trust - Alongside respect, we trust each other, our teams and our leaders as experts of their craft. Everyone is given creative autonomy and freedom to make a real contribution to our projects andour legacy.
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.