Senior Associate Producer [Unannounced Project] (363)

Job Description

Ubisoft Leamington has been a member of the Ubisoft family since January 2017 and has collaborated on Tom Clancy’s The Division & The Division 2, Far Cry 5 and Starlink: Battle For Atlas. Currently comprised of a 70-strong team, the studio is a solid and experienced group supported by a mix of veteran developers and promising young talent. Based in Royal Leamington Spa, Ubisoft Leamington is at the heart of a thriving destination for UK game developers.

Implement the best processes, methods and tools to manage the delivery of a project’s major feature(s) in the allocated time, at the required quality with efficient use of resources. Improve and optimise the production process using key understanding of the gaming market, leadership and/or technology.

Responsibilities

  • Master skills and knowledge in leadership, marketing and/or technology to advise and direct the project team;
  • Manage and be accountable for the quality and complete delivery of part(s) of the project or SKU with more significant corporate impact whilst having a content and a player-driven focus;
  • Provide reports on tasks and issues relating to project management and the project as a whole, both within the team and the studio and build relationships with those outside the studio;
  • Assess and manage risks and raise issues associated with the project;
  • Collaborate with leads in order to plan effectively in accordance with timescales;
  • Work directly with the team and encourage discussions in order to get results and reach target deliverables;
  • Identify and implement innovative and optimal solutions to complex issues;
  • Uses expertise and knowledge to help guide the project’s production processes and develop best practices;
  • Be involved with team activities in order to ensure a positive team morale;
  • Organise and define what is required from the team whilst managing the team and the project in the short term;
  • Anticipate potential issues relating to the project and plan in accordance with these issues;
  • Optimise development and improve efficiency within the project team to reach the targeted deliverables and improve outcomes;
  • Optimise the use of the budget relating to the project and measure the financial impact and value of the team’s plans;
  • Act as an internal reference on all project management topics.

Qualifications

Skills and Knowledge

  • Exemplary interpersonal skills and communication skills;
  • Ability to quickly adapt to change, and work effectively under pressure;
  • In depth knowledge of the video game industry and production processes;
  • In depth knowledge of video game market, qualities of leadership and/or knowledge of technology;
  • Ability to manage competing priorities;
  • Excellent knowledge of issue and project management software (e.g. Jira) and other task tracking tools;
  • Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft suite e.g. Word, Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint and Outlook;
  • Extensive knowledge of common project management methodologies (e.g. Agile).

 Relevant Experience

  • 5+ years’ relevant experience as an Associate Producer with significant involvement in 3 or more published games;
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject or equivalent industry experience;
  • Experience in the video game industry is essential;
  • Experience in team management is essential.

Additional Information

Benefits & Relocation

Flexible working, 22 days annual leave + Christmas shutdown, private healthcare (with option to add immediate family), life insurance & income protection, workplace pension scheme, paid volunteering days, annual fitness & well-being allowance, games, technology & merchandise, subsidised travel and many more... 

Relocation assistance is available to anyone currently living 50 miles or more from the studio location. Please contact a member of the talent acquisition team to find out what we have to offer and how we can support with your move here... relocation really doesn't have to be a daunting prospect. 

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Ubisoft Reflections & Ubisoft Leamington is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

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