Production Assistant Manager (In-Game Animation Assistant Manager) - Traveller's Tales

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Marketing, Production
North West UK
Tt Games Ltd
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Traveller's Tales in Knutsford are looking for an experienced Assistant Manager to join our In-Game Animation and Rigging team. This will initially be a 12 month fixed term contract.

This is a brand new position within the department and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a highly successful and creative team.

We are looking for self-motivated applicants who can confidently support the Head of In-Game Animation and Leads in managing the various projects and the wider team. The ability to plan and schedule is essential.
Ideal candidates for the role would have:

- Confidence working with teams and strong communication skills.

- Excellent scheduling skills, organisational skills, and be comfortable at multitasking.

- The ability to handle large amounts of information and to use it effectively.

- A practical and methodical approach to both technical and creative issues.

- A flexible approach with the ability to adapt to change.

- The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.

- Familiarity with using JIRA, Project and Excel, or similar management software.

A strong candidate will also have:

- An interest in, and some understanding of, Animation and Video Games production.

Main responsibilities of the role include:

- Creating, updating and maintaining schedules, using Microsoft Project or similar software, tracking software such as JIRA, and where required implement and help refine in-house planning and scheduling tools.

- Tracking and updating tasks as required by the Head of In-Game Animation/Leads.

- Communicating production issues and risks and track progress where relevant to ensure a satisfactory resolution.

- Under the guidance of the Head of In-Game Animation/Leads, distribute tasks and bugs to the team.

- Help maintain the bugs databases to ensure relevant information is correct.

- Liaising with production staff from other departments to ensure overall production plans are on track.

- Attending meetings as required taking concise and comprehensive notes.

- Assist both the Head of In-Game Animation and Leads in day to day admin tasks.

To apply for this position please email a covering letter and CV to Vicky MacMillan at

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Tt Games Ltd
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Contact: Recruitment Team

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