Head of Production / Senior Producer
6 days ago
Who are we?
We are Rayscape Games. An indie studio based in the UK creating games for the Oculus Quest 2 and PCVR Platforms. We are looking for the head of production to help us ship our first title and assist with company expansion. The ideal candidate has a strong background in production and management, with knowledge of the VR development pipeline in Unreal Engine.
Ensuring the vision of the game is followed through with all aspects of its design running as smoothly and efficiently as possible, from concept to completion on time, while working with limited supervision and using your own independent judgement outside of existing procedures when necessary
Working with Game Director and other heads of departments to establish production processes and high level schedules
Acting as a communication point between the management team and non-management staff
Manage development teams with task creation, planning, scheduling and outsourcing using Agile.
Efficient scheduling and running of meetings (Sprints, QA and Design), assessing all prior requirements and ensuring goals are clear and followed up on;
Collaborate with artists and engineers to ensure that technical and visual requirements are met as specified in design documentation or during reviews.
Ensure the team is healthy and working optimally and sustainably to achieve the group's goals
Using development knowledge to foresee roadblocks, help team share important information via discord/slack and create backup plans so deliverables dont miss deadlines
Organization building - build and scale teams for concurrent projects, working with 3rd party developers to ensure outsource work is high quality and on time
Collaborate with HR to identify, hire, and retain top-tier talent for our teams.
Other Duties as assigned (accounting, marketing)
Minimum 3 years project management experience, Leading at least one project in a Sr. Production role from concept to launch.
Experience with Agile software development methodologies
Production software experience including JIRA, Miro, Git/Perforce
Social intelligence, great interpersonal skills, and empathy for creative teams
Willingness to learn new skills such as website/content management and community management.
Experience with design and documentation a plus
Experience with Unreal, 3dsmax/Maya and Photoshop a plus
Experience with finance/payroll and legal a plus
Note Although this is a remote position, We are currently looking for applicants who are based in the UK for legal purposes.
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