Expires soon Ubisoft

Associate Producer [Unannounced Project] (267) Craig Pearn

  • Leamington Spa (Warwickshire)
  • Project / Product management

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.

The Associate Producer will implement the best processes, methods and tools to manage the delivery a project’s feature(s) in the allocated time, at the required quality with efficient use of resources.

Responsibilities

·  Manage and be accountable for the delivery of a feature or SKU with limited corporate impact and have a content and player driven focus;
·  Participate in the construction and guidance of a production team to reach the project's ambitions in terms of quality, timing and budget;
·  Support the day-to-day management of production team members and project management
team members;
·  Mediate cross-discipline situations and have focus on delivery within the team and the project as a whole;
·  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;
·  Prioritise tasks, suggest relevant solutions to issues and track outcomes to milestones and other objectives relating to the project;
·  Assess the quality of the game during playtests and give constructive feedback on the project as whole;
·  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 needs of the project in the short term;
·  Anticipate potential issues relating to the project and plan in accordance with these issues;
·  Collaborate with leads in order to plan effectively in accordance with timescales;
·  Work directly with the team and encourage collaboration in order to get results;
·  Optimise the use of the budget relating to the project and measure the financial impact and value of the team’s plans;
·  Conduct ad hoc jobs related to content or project support as appropriate;
·  Collaborate with internal and external Quality Control teams to ensure bugs are fixed at the correct rate and to the correct priority.

Skills and Knowledge

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

Relevant Experience

·  Relevant working experience in project management with significant involvement in 1 published game;
·  Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject or equivalent industry experience;
·  Experience in the video game industry is essential;
·  Experience in team management is desirable.

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.