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Senior Producer

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Sumo Digital Ltd.

Competitive

Bangalore, Bangalore

India

Production

ASAP

23/09/2021

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

No



Following the incredible success of Sumo Pune, which since its founding in 2007 has grown to over 150 talented team members across a myriad of disciplines, Sumo Digital is opening a new studio in Bangalore to support the development of some of the most exciting video game projects in the world.

Sumo Bangalore is a new studio that will play a key part in the co-development of multiple AAA console titles across Sumo Group. We are looking to hire key specialists across Art and Engineering to join the Sumo India family.

As a Sumo Digital studio, Sumo Bangalore joins an award-winning family of international studios. Previous titles developed by Sumo Digital include the BAFTA-Award winning Sackboy: A Big Adventure, Hood: Outlaws & Legends, Control Ultimate Edition on Google Stadia, Apple Arcade Award-winning Little Orpheus, Hot Shot Racing, WST Snooker and Spyder.

As winners of the TIGA Star Employment Award for 2021, recipients of the GI Biz 2020 Best Places to Work Award and listed as one of the UK’s 100 Best Large Companies to Work for in 2021, Sumo Digital has enjoyed 18 years of stability and growth since its formation in 2003 and continues to strive for excellence across every single project.

We’d love for you to join us as we continue our journey with the launch of Sumo Bangalore.

Sumo Video Games, India is looking for a dynamic Senior Producer to help manage projects at our new Bengaluru studio.


Skills & Requirements:


  • Minimum 7+ years’ experience in Production, of which 3 years in Gaming (console/PC) domain.
  • International project experience.
  • Be a key leader/contributor to the development team.
  • Good overall communication skills and proficiency in English. Written and verbal communication is clear and concise.
  • Manage communication of project progress with internal senior management team.
  • Maintain close communication with team leads and provide team members with material and technical support as needed
  • Manage day to day communication of matters regarding schedule, budget, change and risk with key stakeholders and making recommendations accordingly
  • Skilled in the use of Excel, TFS, MS project, Jira and other project management tools.
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies and processes.
  • Supervise/Create realistic milestone content and production schedules in coordination with production team/ leads and management.
  • Manage the schedules of multiple departments within the game team, to ensure that milestones are agreed, detailed, and delivered as expected.
  • Assigns work to production and team members and make sure program and project objectives are met.
  • Manage change â€" ensure project scope is adhered to, control feature creep, & ensure project is delivered in accordance with expectations, and project budget changes if necessary.
  • Identify and resolve conflicts between schedule, budget, and design goals.
  • Continuously assess risk, plan mitigation, and keep scope of the project in line with budget and schedule.
  • Use tact and diplomacy when engaged in difficult discussions to achieve the best possible outcomes. Follow the escalation matrix.
  • Foster and maintain positive working relationships and teamwork within the development team and across disciplines and support them to carry out the goals and vision of the project.
  • Follow best practices.
  • Ensure that each member of the team is working from a tracked schedule and has a strong sense of ownership, responsibility and accountability for the quality and timeliness of their contribution
  • Be able to identify multiple solutions to any problem & choose the most appropriate.
  • Work with subject matter experts to develop pipelines and workflows that minimize risk, increase efficiency and quality as well as allowing for predictive planning.
  • Co-ordinate with all necessary departments and divisions to facilitate execution of projects and materials in a professional and client-centric manner.
  • Give feedback/suggestions when requested about team members during reviews.
  • Able to coach mentor junior production staff
  • Keep abreast of current trends in the marketplace especially about similar and/or competitive product.


  • What we offer:

    · Flexible working hours

    · Group Health Insurance Policy â€" Self, spouse and children covered up to 6 Lacs.

    · Term Insurance â€" 4 times of current CTC

    · 21 days of paid holidays with four statutory days,

    · Five Learning days each year,

    · 4-weeks paternity leave, 6 Months Maternity leave.

    · Arrangements for bereavement, adoption and sabbaticals etc.

    · Monthly snacks amount top-up to your Sodexo card.

    · Competitive bonuses

    · Relocation Assistance

    · Industry-leading recruitment Referral Scheme

    · Special Occasion Celebration & Celebration vouchers

    · Timely care packages

    · Regular socials including: Movie nights, online watch parties, dinner parties, an invite to the much-loved ‘Sumo Big Day Out’ for you and your family.

    · Employee Assistance program

    · Gaming Events and activities include team lunch/ team dinner.

    · Recognition of service length awards.

    Where do we stand on diversity?

    At Sumo Digital, we want to enable everyone to bring their full, authentic selves to work every single day. We acknowledge that the games industry is far from perfect and a global organisation with people all over the world, from all kinds of backgrounds, we know it’s part of our duty to provide everyone at Sumo with a safe, accepting and affirming working environment. 

    We encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. 



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