Onsite – Truro, Cornwall

Job Description:

Are you a people focused Producer with an outstanding talent for development methodologies, a good understanding of budgets and a passion for working with creative teams? Are you a problem solver, motivator and detail-oriented team player? If this sounds like you, read on! Here at Antimatter Games we are looking for a Producer to join our team working on our games currently in development. This is a permanent role based onsite in our Cornwall Studio (working 2 days a week from home optionally). This role will work with our teams to develop and deliver a world-class game experience for our players. Working with the departmental leads, you will take ownership for Production of the game project from current development through to delivery and post-release content with a focus for on-time delivery within budget.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • You will work to foster and maintain communication between various disciplines and with partner studios within our organisation.
  • You will schedule sprints & workload for the team each sprint, including risk assessment and management
  • Working with Department leads and Product Owners to plan sprint capacity and estimates
  • Communicating with the Game Director and Product Owners regarding sprint scope
  • You will jointly manage any Associate Producer or Production interns in the team
  • You will work with finance and management in the ongoing budgetary process
  • Communicating constraints on demand vs. availability on time/scope
  • Provide oversight on build once candidate for release work is underway – identifying go/no go issues
  • Work with Senior Management to identify potential additional staffing requirements
  • Tracking work that goes overestimate, reassessing scope as sprints proceed
  • Function as a key interdisciplinary point of contact for communication.
  • Work to run, manage and track development Project Management.
  • Attend/conduct stand ups.
  • Support team members to clear blockers and facilitate best performance from developers.
  • Work with Production colleagues to Manage team backlogs and do what’s necessary to deliver high-quality projects in a timely manner.
  • Use research and competitive analysis to inform and improve pipeline and process.
  • Comfortable in the use of JIRA and other tracking tools as appropriate.
  • You’ll organize and manage development tracking and report project progress to a wide range of audiences
  • You will communicate progress of project, known issues, expected points of risk and failure
  • You will be familiar with Subcontractor interaction forecast planning and tracking.

Essential Skills/Qualifications:

  • A strong motivator with a positive, can-do mindset
  • Shipped a minimum of 1 title as a Producer on PC or Console, preferably single player.
  • Strong experience with software development practices.
  • Comfortable working with diverse personalities.
  • Good understanding of the project budgeting side of the business.
  • Great track record of managing successful teams
  • Outstanding understanding of version control, ideally Perforce
  • Expert knowledge of JIRA or similar
  • Excellent understanding of MS Office Suite, specifically word and Excel.
  • Positive, proactive, autonomous and self-motivating.
  • Organised, calm and an ability to exercise good judgement.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

Beneficial Skills:

  • Production experience on multiplayer FPS titles or single player PC/Console games
  • Understanding of Unreal Engine.

Why AntiMatter?

AntiMatter Games is Cornwall’s largest game development studio. We developed Rising Storm, PC Gamer’s ‘Multiplayer Game of the Year’, and the critically acclaimed sequel Rising Storm 2: Vietnam.

Working for Antimatter means working on exciting and innovative video games every day!  We have a strong company culture, where our employees are encouraged to have an excellent work-life balance. We want to support our team to become the best developers they can be, whatever their department.

UK Employees will receive Private Health Insurance, a BUPA Cash Plan and subscription to PerkBox, which includes hundreds of perks, freebies and discounts on its platform.

Based in waterside offices in Truro, the UK’s most Southerly city, AntiMatter Games’ offices are within a few minutes walk of Cornwall’s shopping, culture and eating hub. Accessible by bus or train, and with private car parking, or for the more adventurous, you could kayak to work! Perfectly positioned to explore the tranquil South Coast or the crashing Atlantic North Coast, we offer an unrivalled life/work experience for those making games in the UK.

On weekends and evenings, our team can be found cycling, surfing, kayaking, swimming, beachcombing, walking, enjoying live music or capturing beautiful sights by camera. On rainy days you might find a friendly game of Dungeons & Dragons or a book to read by the fireplace. Sometimes we also play video games!

Other Information

This is an onsite role with two work from home days each week optionally.

We accept non UK applicants and there are sponsorship options available for this role

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