Lead Producer

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April 6, 2023
Full Time

We’re looking for a Lead Producer to join our fully remote boutique videogame studio.


What you’ll do

  • Collaborate closely with the Directors to facilitate focus on creating an amazing game while simultaneously managing operations, project scope, schedule, and communications
  • Work in partnership with the Director and Studio Assistant to oversee studio operations
  • Develop and review hiring plans with the Director for scaling a team from 5 collaborators to roughly 15 collaborators
  • Maintain a production pipeline with tools based on the team’s needs
  • Build and maintain project backlogs, roadmaps, and schedules
  • Manage development budgets and define milestone deliveries for our current project, and create and manage budgets for future projects
  • Anticipate and address potential problems like blockers, quality concerns, budget compromises and scope changes, and communicate those effectively
  • Oversee production throughout the lifecycle of the project - from prototype to production and through to launch on console and PC
  • Spearhead the creation, organization, and maintenance of meeting notes (in collaboration with studio assistant) and project documentation, and assist in creation of employee handbook and culture documentation
  • Work with our QA contractors, platform, and localization and other partners to coordinate delivery of milestones


Who we’re looking for

  • Extensive experience working in a senior production role in video game development
  • Experience in running or assisting with studio operations at a game studio
  • Experience with self-publishing a commercial video game on PC and console
  • Shipped at least one commercial video game title on PC and console
  • Empathetic and collaborative team leader who can inspire and manage others
  • Experience with the whole lifecycle of game development from start to finish
  • Prior experience with localization, QA, submission, and build processes
  • Excellent leadership, project management, oral and written communication skills
  • Thorough understanding and experience across product management tool sets (Favro, Notion, Miro, Google Workplace, etc.) and agile methodology
  • Strong capability to multitask, prioritize, take initiative and work autonomously to strategise and spearhead deliverables
  • Solid organizational skills and highly efficient time management - both for yourself and supporting others
  • Committed to fostering an inclusive and supportive creative culture in a diverse studio



  • Based in the UK or EU/EEA
  • Aspirations towards an operations and/or production leadership role as studio grows
  • Desire to grow with and collaborate in the growth of the studio


  • Prior experience delivering a 3D first-person title
  • Prior experience shipping a game on PlayStation


What we offer

  • Four-day weeks
  • Flexible hours
  • Unlimited paid vacation (minimum 24 days)
  • Sick leave
  • Menstrual and menopause leave
  • Extended year-end holidays


Important notes:

  • We’ll begin scheduling interviews in April
  • Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview
  • Candidates who have not been chosen for an interview may not be contacted or will be informed at the end of the interview process once the position is filled


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