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Senior Producer

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πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Wakefield

The senior producer is responsible for delivery of projects on time and in full, and leadership of the project teams.

They will have direct line management responsibilities of a number of producers or associate producers, providing guidance, mentoring and support where needed.

Role responsibility:

  • Responsibility for the direct line management of members of the production team that do not report to a production manager.
  • Responsible for managing both internal and external games development projects from initial concept through to release and beyond.
  • Responsible for the deployment of appropriate production processes and methodology on assigned projects which support the team and facilitate the creation of the best possible games.
  • Responsible for working with the development team to create a realistic project plan, defining and project’s initial scope, budget and schedule.
  • Scheduling and attending development meetings on any assigned projects, setting agendas, facilitating discussions, taking notes and identifying action points arising from any meeting.
  • Responsible for utilising good project management techniques to monitor, control and balance the overall scope, budget, schedule and quality of assigned projects.
  • Providing leadership to both a project’s team of development leads and the wider project team.
  • Removing impediments that arise during development to ensure that the team are able to focus on what they do best.
  • Providing production guidance and support to Team17 Games Label partners where required.
  • Undertaking milestone reviews with the relevant stakeholders to ensure they are achieved to the highest standards.
  • Regular reporting of project status and risks to production managers, the commercial team and other stakeholders as required.
  • Building and maintaining excellent relationships with others across the business and with our Games Label partners, upholding the reputation of the production department within the business.


  • At least five years of experience in a production role within the games industry.
  • A natural leader who can motive and drive development teams and processes.
  • A good fit within the studio environment, being friendly, approachable and with a professional work ethic.
  • Exceptional project management skills and experience, with a solid understanding of modern project management methodologies and practices.
  • Immaculate written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proactive and open-minded in solving scheduling issues relating to the complex development structure of game development.
  • Exemplary organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise a varying workload effectively.
  • Able to work extremely well under pressure.
  • An excellent, up-to-date knowledge of the games industry and gaming trends.