As we are a growing game development and outsourcing studio, Skyhook work on a variety of a fantastic games. We are seeking an experienced Producer to manage the development process of both internal Skyhook IP and external work-for-hire projects. Working from initial concept design through to final commercial mastering/client sign-off, you will work closely across all studio disciplines, taking overall responsibility for quality and scheduling. As Lead Producer you will work with producers, leadership and other internal departments to ensure expectations are met and exceeded.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Defining, implementing and executing the development path and schedule
  • The setting and tracking of milestone deliverables 
  • Coordinating projects with involvement and support from relevant internal stakeholders 
  • Leading a development team, ensuring common focus and direction on key values 
  • Identifying and resolving conflict as it rises
  • Developing implementation of design’s vision within agreed time and managing resources, to agreed quality and within agreed budgets
  • Engaging with the key QA stakeholders to ensure that relevant QA tests are understood during development and are tested against by the QA team, minimising negative impact during finalising
  • Coordinating teams to ensure project milestones and delivery deadlines are met 
  • Reporting milestone progress to key leaders internally and externally 
  • Leading and mentoring team members, and liaise with external clients as required 
  • Learning staff skills and identifying areas for training and recruitment 
  • Preparing and managing project budgets ensuring mitigation plans and early warning of project overruns are communicated early 
  • Managing relationships with clients and development partners

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

Essential:

  • Proven experience within a Senior Producer/Lead Producer role, or equivalent
  • Full cycle as a lead producer on at least one commercially released game 
  • Experience in leading and providing feedback to team in a similar role 
  • A strong eye for detail and excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • A strong understanding and passion for games and their development 

Desirable:

  • Previous exposure to art outsourcing 

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

Application:

If you feel you meet the requirements and are interested in applying for the role, please send your CV and cover letter to:  [email protected]