Senior Producer

  • Full-time
  • Guildford - Production

Tonic Games Group brings together a family of world-class developers and publishers who believe that games are for everyone. More than 300 people strong; we bring together Mediatonic, Fortitude Games and The Irregular Corporation to create original IP and to invest in independent game developers globally.

We continue to build on our ambitions and projects, as such we are looking to hire a Senior Producer to join Fortitude.

Fortitude Games is building a studio based on characterful brands with a sense of humour. Its talented, tightly knit team is forging a bold new path towards original game worlds, crafting unique experiences with a darkly stylish twist.

As a group, we take pride in crafting games that challenge and inspire us and we invest in technology that will keep us at the forefront of the industry. We hire experts to take on the biggest creative and technical challenges we can get our hands on and we invest in our people for the long term.

  • Responsibilities

    The senior producer’s role is to tie together the various threads of the project and keep the teams focused and on track. You will be working one-to-one with the directors to define and implement the systems and schedules that will carry our project to success.

    You will need a solid understanding of the most effective production systems, and confidence in your ability to lead and support your team at all times.

    In addition to these core traits, you:

    ● Are comfortable as the first point of contact for schedule, deadlines and milestone deliveries.

    ● Keep track of team tasks and progress through setting up and managing Agile-based processes.

    ● Lead by example.

    ● Foster a positive atmosphere to set the teams up for success.

    ● Share responsibility for the overall quality of the project and help balance budget, time and resources.

    ● Spot issues before they arise, address them directly where possible and escalate them as appropriate.

    ● Liaise with external contractors and outsourcers to make sure assets are produced on time and to a high quality.

    ● Are a key member of the studio for publisher contact, owning and maintaining a healthy working relationship with outside IP holders.

    ● Maintain clear and regular communication of the project’s progress to the main stakeholders both internal and external.

    ● Establish and improve processes across the studio wherever you see an opportunity.

  • Requirements

    The ideal candidate will have at least three years experience on game projects from development to release including additional experience of live operations on at least one free-to-play game.

    ● Possess a thorough understanding of production processes

    ● Are expert in one or more task tracking tool (e.g. Jira, Azure DevOps, etc)

    ● A keen eye for detail

    ● Comfortable working under pressure

    ● Able to work with a multi-disciplined team to agree frequent, tight deadlines

    ● Embrace working to frequent, tight deadlines

    ● Possess Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills

    Desirable Experience

    ● Experience working with teams in multiple locations

    ● Experience working with remote contractors

    ● Experience working with external IP holders

  • What we're looking for

    Want to Work for us?

    Are you interested in joining a business who strive to create moments that matter, for millions of players, in games that run for years? Does the idea of working together with a friendly team of Tonics towards the common goal appeal to you?

    As a creative business, we recognise that creativity is best inspired by different experiences and perspectives and we strive to create a culture of belonging, where all our colleagues feel welcome and diversity is celebrated. As we push towards ever more ambitious and high quality titles, we are looking for the finest talent in the industry to come and join us on our quest.

    We not only offer you the chance to work with fantastic teams, on awesome and inspiring projects, we also offer competitive salaries and private health care.

    How to apply & really impress us

    As a people first company, our biggest priority is to hire the right person. A cover letter that tells us a bit about you and what you’re passionate about really helps to get our attention and distinguish your application from the crowd.

    Successful applications will usually have a phone chat before being invited to a full interview. If you are applying for a creative role, remember a portfolio is essential. For all applications we suggest you read the job description carefully and let us know why you believe you’re the right person to take on this job. We look forward to hearing from you.

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