Head of Production(Hybrid Options)

Job Details:

Airship Interactive is looking to hire a Head of Production to lead and manage their production team as they work across multiple cutting-edge AAA games.

You’ll own the entire production pipeline and collaborate with the COO on project direction, planning and scoping within the production team, whilst ensuring all deliveries meet the required level of quality and deadlines.

Your responsibilities will also include…

  • Resource management for all projects, assigning and pulling assets and talents in response to changing project needs
  • Full oversight and management of workflow efficiencies, risk management and escalations, scheduling, tracking, and resourcing
  • Adapting to change whilst maintaining a credible project plan
  • Monitoring progress against the schedule and budget, being reactive to project creep
  • Guide, develop and motivate direct reports and wider team to deliver exceptional work in a positive, constructive, and enjoyable working environment embedding our company values
  • Driving clear and concise communication channels internally and externally
  • Drive the upskilling and growth of the production teams
  • Set and manage department KPI’s to ensure best in class project delivery

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…

  • 5+ years’ experience within a managerial role
  • Experience in a client facing role within games preferably AAA projects
  • Experience developing and mentoring a team of Producers and motivating a wider multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience working within an agile and traditional methodologies and best practices
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Experience using Unreal, Unity, Jira, Shotgrid etc

Bonus points if you have…

  • Passion for the technical implementation and tool development
  • A love for video games and an understanding of their future, both from an industry and a technical standpoint
  • Experience within art management and/or outsourcing management within AAA games
  • Previous experience within released titles

Perks and benefits include…

  • Flexible and remote working environment
  • Relocation assistance and visa sponsorship
  • Enhanced Paternity and Maternity Pay
  • Personal development time every Friday
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Course grants
  • Menstrual leave
  • Free Flu jabs
  • Perkbox with daily freebies
  • EAP / Talking therapy

Airship are a leading end-to-end external art and co-dev studio for the games industry. They have collaborated with the biggest names in the industry and carved a solid reputation on the back of their results.

EA, 2K, Guerrilla, Sony, 343 Industries, Ubisoft and Microsoft are just a few of the companies that trust them to breathe life into their flagship titles. Dynamic, and responsive, while remaining consistent, they’re the studio of choice for industry leaders. Recommended by the industry, for the industry.

Their crewmates are fuelled by passion within the games industry, innovation to remain competitive, agile, and efficient in the fast-paced world of video games development. They are dependable in producing quality work ensuring their clients get the products they need within the timeframe required. Their set ethical methodology promotes a healthy and happy culture that enables continuous growth within their studio.

Job Category: Others
Job Type: Full Time Hybrid
Job Location: Lytham St Annes

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