»Associate Producer (S42)
Posted: September 11, 2018
Would you like to be a part of a team making video game history? The international studio Cloud Imperium Games under the direction of Chris Roberts, creator of Wing Commander, is seeking an accomplished and experienced Associate Producer to join the UK Squadron 42 Project Production team based at Foundry 42 near Manchester.
The Associate Producer will help deliver the requirements for the cutting-edge development of the action-packed cinematic story campaign game “Squadron 42” with its engaging space combat and star-studded cast including Mark Hamill, Gillian Anderson, John Rhys-Davies, and Mark Strong (to name just a few…).
Serve as a driving force for “Squadron 42”, facilitating communication, organization, and accountability across each department, and reporting to the Senior Producer.
Oversee the production of development Scrum teams supporting core functionality of the game; serve as custodian of team health, and foster a culture that celebrates success and constructively tackles challenges.
Create, track and manage tasks to ensure that schedules are maintained and adjusted for all up-coming milestones and deadlines.
Work with the relevant stakeholders to plan overarching schedules accounting for all associated dependencies and draft team roadmaps
Compile and send out regular reports on team progress and accomplishments.
Schedule and attend meetings as required; take clear and concise notes and distribute them to the appropriate stakeholders
Identify, communicate and resolve any risks that may prevent the team from completing any defined goals.
Work with the Squadron 42 team to develop efficient work methods and pipelines.
A minimum of 2 -3years’ experience in video game production.
Worked on a full AAA-project life cycle
Proficient with standard project management development tools (Confluence, JIRA, Shotgun, MS Office etc.)
Good knowledge of management methodologies such as Scrum, Agile and Waterfall.
Very good verbal and written communication.
Proactive and self-motivated individual.
Flexible thinking and problem solving skills.
Must be willing to work in Wilmslow, Cheshire, UK (near to Manchester) and to work with different time zones.
Passion for Video Games
A University degree.
Project Management certifications such as Prince2, Agile, Scrum, and Kanban.
Knowledge of space simulations, FPS games, and MMOs.
Previous experience with the CryENGINE.