Ensuring the progress of all projects are planned and coordinated accordingly to ensure they stay on schedule and within budget. The Head of Production is expected to take ownership of this project coordination and work collaboratively with key stakeholders to ensure game develop and design teams move towards deadlines . Set and deliver strategic goals for the production department and line manage direct reports to ensure their objectives and personal development is maintained.

Location of Work:

Must be UK based, the candidate needs to be able to visit the Liverpool office when required.

Hours of work:

35 hours a week (Flexi-time at 7 hours each day. Core hours are 10am-4pm.)

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

Key duties will include: 

  • Managing the day-to-day running of the production department and oversee the company projects
  • Collating and organising qualitative feedback from different sources to ensure successful production processes and project governance is upheld throughout the company
  • Monitor progress and coordinate with production team to keep the project on pace 
  • Tracking progress and identifying areas for improvement, and solutions, for any risks or issues raised
  • Ensuring timely delivery of company projects and look for areas of improvement to evolve our processes, methods and practices 
  • Providing reports on key statistics and metrics throughout the project life-cycle as required 
  • Receiving, advising and assessing company-wide risks from the production group to the SLT 
  • Providing clear and concise feedback to internal and external contacts, as required 
  • Define the scope of new projects: create its roadmap and timeline, establish key deliverables and milestones, and set its development strategies and budgets 
  • Deciding on long term development schedules and influence company direction 
  • Working with internal departments to coordinate new projects and ensure projects stay on cost 

Additional Duties

Any additional duties/expectations as an employee of the company above and beyond specific job role 


  • Proven experience within a Head of Production role, or equivalent
  • Demonstrable experience of managing multiple full cycle as lead producer/head of production on at least one commercially released game
  • Experience in leading and providing feedback to team in a similar role
  • Demonstrable experience of creating roadmaps, budgets, key deliverables and milestones for new game dev projects
  • A strong eye for detail and excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A strong understanding and passion for games and their development


  • Previous exposure to art outsourcing 


  • Fantastic team culture and working environment
  • Zero crunch culture
  • Flexible working hours
  • 25 days holiday +Bank Holidays, rising with length of service each year
  • Holiday buy back scheme
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Discretionary bonuses
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Contributory workplace pension scheme
  • Referral bonus scheme
  • Parental leave
  • Company Events, including social events, industry events, charity events and more
  • Continual training and development for all staff
  • Paid parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Christmas-New Year shutdown

Skyhook Games are an equal opportunities employer and is committed to having a diverse workforce and inclusive environment. Reasonable adjustments will be made for candidates with a disability.


To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]