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ABOUT SPLASH DAMAGE

Splash Damage is dedicated to crafting team-based games that ignite friendships as much as they do healthy competition and teamwork. We’ve forged enduring experiences within some of gaming’s most beloved franchises over the years and are now entering a bold new era fuelled by ambitious projects utilising both established and original IP, a move into self-publishing and expansion into new locations.

We're advocates for a healthy work-life balance and believe that our teams create the best work when they have a range of perspectives and experiences to draw from. We're committed to increasing diversity across our studio, fostering an inclusive environment to ensure everyone's voices are heard.

Our efforts have been recognised with several best employer awards over the years. Most recently, we were awarded the coveted 3-star ‘world-class employer’ accreditation by Best Companies and named the 58th best large company to work for in the UK, and the 29th best large company in London.

Due to the on-going COVID-19 situation, we're all currently working from home. We continue to hire across our projects and will set you up remotely for the time being.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for you and your family, including:

  • Private Medical and Dental Cover for you and your family, along with a 24/7 digital GP service
  • Get mental health support from our trained Mental Health First Aiders or via our third-party counselling service
  • 24/7 employee assistance helpline offering advice and support on a range of topics, including health, relationships, finances, and the law
  • 25 days of annual leave, plus 8 public holidays and our annual closure between Christmas and New Year’s
  • Industry-leading fully-paid 30 weeks maternity leave & 10 weeks paternity leave
  • Enhanced company pension contributions
  • Our famous social events are open to you and your family to help you build friendships and have some fun along the way
  • Group life assurance scheme

THE ROLE

Are you an energetic professional who thrives in a fast paced, low management environment? Do you like leading a team of passionate professionals and pushing them to exceed expectations? If the answer is yes to these questions, then Splash Damage is your next career move.

We are looking for a high impact, passionate leader to lead a large team of developers to deliver the next AAA hit.

You'll be responsible for the strategic planning and delivery. Activities include, roadmap planning, team building and organization, client management and alignment all while balancing internal and external needs to ensure an on-time, on budget, high quality delivery.

What we want you to do

  • Be the first point of contact for anything project related including Schedule, Budget, Product Vision, Partner Management and Alignment, Team Morale
  • Maintain a well-organized and efficient team
  • Identify and solve issues before they turn into bigger problems
  • Create a "can-do" atmosphere that inspires the team to perform beyond their expectations
  • Hold your team accountable for the quality of the game experience
  • Coordinate and manage a diverse team of Designers, Artist, Programmers and Production staff
  • Work in close partnership with our external partners to maintain alignment throughout the project
  • Work closely with the Splash Damage senior management to build and maintain our production reputation and reach within the industry
  • Negotiate all contracts with external resources used on the project
  • Own project P&L to maintain project profitability

Skills you'll need

  • Leadership skills including attracting and inspiring top talent, public speaking that drives action, and creating a culture to succeed
  • Extensive full-time experience working in live service games development as a Senior Producer or higher
  • Proven track record of delivering projects on time and to quality, with at least 2 shipped console or PC titles
  • Deep understanding of game development and pipelines including knowledge of latest production methodologies (Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, Lean)
  • Ability to balance forecasting, strategy, planning, and execution
  • Solid understanding of major trends in the gaming business
  • Strong presentation skills at every level of the business
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive and friendly attitude
  • UE5 experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of languages outside English a plus

Splash Damage is an equal opportunity employer. We believe our teams create better work when they have a range of perspectives to draw from, and we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment that celebrates diversity.