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»VFX Associate Producer

  Manchester, UK

Posted: November 05, 2018

Cloud Imperium Games UK is seeking an accomplished and experienced Associate Producer to join the UK team and take over the Visual Effects team and work closely with the Graphics engineering department.

Responsibilities
The Associate Producer will help deliver the requirements for the cutting edge development of the record breaking crowd-funded project, space-simulation FPS MMO “Star Citizen” and the action-packed cinematic story campaign game “Squadron 42”.

Serve as a driving force for “Star Citizen” and “Squadron 42”, facilitating communication, organization, and accountability for the VFX team.
Work closely with the VFX Director and be the Scrum master for the VFX team. Create, track and manage tasks to ensure that schedules are maintained and adjusted accordingly for all up-coming releases and deadlines.
Support the VFX and graphics teams that will develop the tech needed to push the boundaries of the effects across the 2 projects.
Own the VFX Pipelines across the different areas of the project and work with the team to develop efficient work methods and pipelines.
Work with other feature sprint teams and content teams to ensure that VFX needs are met for these areas and company goals are achieved.
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 personnel.
Identify, communicate and resolve any risks that may prevent the team from completing any deadlines.
Serve as custodian of team health and foster a culture of success.

Requirements
A minimum of 2 years’ experience in video game production.
Proficient with standard project management development tools (MS Project, JIRA. MS Office etc.)
Excellent knowledge of management methodologies such as Scrum, Agile and Waterfall.
Very good verbal and written communication.
Very good self-motivation and initiative.
Ability to problem solve.
Must be willing to work in Wilmslow, Cheshire, UK (near to Manchester) and to work with different time zones.
Passion for Video Games, especially sci-fi, FPS games and space simulations.

Pluses
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.

Location:
Wilmslow, Cheshire, UK

Application:
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