Producer - Brighton, UK

Brighton, GB

Responsibilities

At Electric Square, the worlds we create are crucial to our games and making a fantastic experience for our players. The past year has seen our first full releases in Hot Wheels id, Forza Street alongside the announcement of our current work on Assassin's Creed VR - and other exciting top-secret projects currently in development and even more about to kick start! Together with four studios, 150 people, five projects (and our studio dogs!) we can offer world-class projects with unique studio culture to make staff feel empowered and inspired.


We can offer you an award-winning working environment with an employee satisfaction rating of 4.8 out of 5 on Glassdoor. At Electric Square, we don't just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. Electric Square is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.


We now have an opportunity for a Producer to join our new team, working on an exciting AAA console product based on a globally-recognised IP for a major publisher.


The producer will have responsibility for the game’s production; ensuring the project delivers quality, on time and on budget. Most importantly, the successful candidate will have a passion for quality and knowledge of video games. Reporting to the Lead Producer, you will be charged with planning, organizing, scheduling and monitoring these areas and facilitating regular meetings and inter-team communication.


A Producer at Electric Square will:

  • Assist the team in the development of a high-quality product, on time and to budget.
  • Development and on-going monitoring of the organization, execution and control of project activities within one or more sub-areas of development.
  • Prepare and monitor development schedules and see them through their successful conclusion.
  • Maintain effective communications with all team members.
  • Facilitate and Chair weekly meetings with sub-team(s).
  • Assist the team to prepare regular milestone deliverables to submit to external management.
  • Consistently achieve and sustain overall sub-team productivity.
  • Routinely work to ensure effective open communication and helping to establish clearly defined goals and objectives.
  • Help to ensure that new members are made welcome and are successfully integrated into the team.
  • Remove impediments between development and business stakeholders
  • Facilitate processes to enable the business to maximise ROI

Qualification

  • A minimum of one years’ high-level project and team management/coordination experience and experience of managing or coordinating F2P mobile projects.
  • Strong technical skills, including a competent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, essential for planning and tracking and the ability to understand technology issues.
  • Flexibility and adaptability; assertiveness and persuasiveness;
  • Proven organisational skills; effective in written, verbal and aural communication; and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to anticipate problem areas and initiate appropriate and decisive corrective action/s.
  • Able to balance technical solutions with time, cost and human factors; and to devote the necessary time to planning, directing and controlling team activities.
  • Good understanding of human behaviour; the ability to maintain a proper balance between organisational and human elements.
  • Able to work independently on routine tasks with little supervision.
  • An enthusiastic gamer and good knowledge of multi-platform video games and the entertainment software industry.


Please also let us know if you have experience in:

  • Scrum/Agile project management methodologies.
  • SAFe (scaled agile framework) certification
  • Live Operations
Health Perks
food and Drink
Social
Bonuses
Holiday
Freebies
Cycle Scheme
Dog Friendly

When you join Electric Square you can expect to enjoy a unique culture. Whether its participating and relaxing with one of our wellness benefits or discussing the latest games over lunch cooked one of Brighton's incredible pop-up diners. The Studio knows that it’s the best people that make the best games and this is what Electric Square invests in. Below you will find all the benefits and perks you can enjoy as an Electric Square team member.


  • Holidays - 25 days’ annual leave entitlement including studio closure over the Christmas period plus all UK bank holidays
  • Bonus Anniversary Holidays - An additional day of annual leave for each year’s anniversary working at Electric Square, up to a maximum of 30 days of annual leave entitlement.
  • Generous Team Project Bonuses (usually paid when product ships/launches)
  • Company Pension Scheme – Employer contribution matching award winning pension scheme provided by NEST under the UK governments automatic enrolment scheme.
  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme – Full private medical cover provided by BUPA Healthcare.
  • Group Income Protection
  • Health and Well-being Allowance – £50 per month to spend on your choice of a range of healthy activities, ranging from going to the gym, rock climbing, yoga and a lovely massage. It's on us!
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Private Dental Insurance Scheme – Full private dental cover provided under our dental plan company scheme.
  • Volunteer Time Off ‘Electric Square in the Community’ – Spend one day per year on full pay volunteering for the non-profit organisation of your choice.
  • Tech Scheme - Over 5,000 products available from to buy over 12 or 24 month payment terms, saving up to 12% on National Insurance.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme – Salary sacrifice cycle purchase scheme with tax savings through Evans Cycles.
  • Free Fresh Home Cooked Electric Square Monthly Friday Lunch – Monthly Friday lunches bought to us by one of many amazing local pop-up diners – all local and organic, meat and vegan recipes. A wonderful way to catch up with everyone on a Friday over a beer or a bottle of Kombucha!
  • Eye-care Vouchers – Free eye tests.
  • Train Travel Season Ticket Loan – Interest free company loan to spread the cost of an annual season ticket.

  • Free Awesome Swag – Sleek Electric Square T-shirts and merch, with the iconic Electra symbol emblazoned on the front. New ranges out every season.
  • Extensive Video Game & Book Library – Borrow a game, a book or even a whole console.
  • Free locally roasted Coffee & Speciality Teas
  • Free Cereal Bar – Extensive granola, muesli and breakfast cereal selections.
  • Exclusive anniversary presents – After your first and third year as an Electron.
  • Fresh Fruit & Healthy Snacks – Provided every day, with a suggestion board for new treats.
  • Pastries, Cakes & Doughnuts – For the odd naughty pleasure.
  • Soft Drinks Fridge – A large range of free chilled soft drinks.
  • Electra's Beer & Wine Fridge – Free beers, ales and wine and even the odd gin and tonic. Grab a beer at our end of week Show and Tell sessions and see what everybody else in the company has been up to.
  • In-house Social Clubs – There are lots of ways to socialise with your colleagues here! From day one you’re invited to join in clubs for D&D fans, board games, bouldering, drawing nights, yoga, cooking club – the list goes on and there is always space open for new members!
  • Two studios in the heart of Brighton – Electric Square South is right next to the Royal Pavilion in an imposing 1933 building originally called Electric House, Electric Square North is in a contemporary space on the other side of the Royal Pavilion.
  • Dogs with Jobs - Electric Square is a dog friendly employer. Bring doggo into the studio to meet and hang out with the rest of the team any time!
  • Personal Trainer Sessions – Free gym sessions with our own Electric Square personal trainer.
  • Project Wrap Parties, Cinema Nights & Team Nights Out – We work hard together so it’s good to let off steam and spend some time together seeing what the wonderful city of Brighton & Hove has to offer.
  • Summer Festival – Every year on a hot summer’s afternoon, we all leave work early to enjoy the sun with company organised pop-up diner, cocktail shack, bouncy castle, face painting and other fun amenities. The whole family is invited to spend the day coming to socialise with us, on us :)
  • Exhibitions & Days Out – If there is an event happening of interest to us, we’ll happily spread the word, pick up the bill and see if any Electrons are up for going – we’re keen to get everyone out seeing what’s going on.


When you join Electric Square, you can expect to enjoy a unique culture whether it’s by participating and relaxing with one of our wellness benefits or discussing the latest games over lunch cooked by one of Brighton's incredible pop-up diners. The Studio knows that it’s when people feel at their best that the best games are made, and this is what Electric Square invests in. Below you will find all the benefits and perks you can enjoy as an Electric Square team member.

Benefits

  • Holidays - 23 days’ annual leave entitlement including studio closure over the Christmas period plus all UK bank holidays.
  • Bonus Anniversary Holidays - An additional day of annual leave for each year’s anniversary working at Electric Square, up to a maximum of 30 days of annual leave entitlement.
  • Generous Team Project Bonuses
  • Company Pension Scheme – Employer contribution matching award winning pension scheme provided by NEST under the UK governments automatic enrolment scheme.
  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme – Full private medical cover provided by BUPA Healthcare.
  • Group Income Protection
  • Health and Well-being Allowance – £50 per month to spend on your choice of a range of health and wellbeing-related activities, ranging from going to the gym, rock climbing, yoga and a lovely massage. It's on us!
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Private Dental Insurance Scheme – Full private dental cover provided under our dental plan company scheme.
  • Visa & Relocation Package - We welcome applications from across the world and support visa sponsorship for qualified employees. We will pay for the visa costs for you and your family. We will also provide you with a relocation allowance.
  • EAP - Employee Assistance Program that assists employees with personal problems and/or work-related problems that may impact their work, health, mental and emotional wellbeing.
  • Volunteer Time Off ‘Electric Square in the Community’ – Spend one day per year on full pay volunteering for the non-profit organisation of your choice.
  • Tech Scheme - Over 5,000 products available from to buy over 12 or 24 month payment terms, saving up to 12% on National Insurance.
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP) - ESPP is an easy way for staff to get involved in entry level company ownership or make a small profit on savings.
  • CycleScheme – CycleScheme is an employee benefit that saves you 25-39% on a bike and accessories.
  • Free Electric Square Monthly Friday Lunch – Monthly Friday lunches bought to us by one of many amazing local pop-up diners – all local and organic, meat and vegan recipes. A wonderful way to catch up with everyone on a Friday over a beer or a bottle of kombucha!
  • Eye-care Vouchers – Free eye tests.
  • Train Travel Season Ticket Loan – Interest free company loan to spread the cost of an annual season ticket.

Perks

  • Free Awesome Swag – Sleek Electric Square T-shirts and merch, with the iconic Electra symbol emblazoned on the front. New ranges out every season!
  • Extensive Video Game & Book Library – Borrow a game, a book or even a whole console.
  • Free locally roasted Coffee & Speciality Teas
  • Free Cereal Bar – Extensive granola, muesli and breakfast cereal selections.
  • Exclusive anniversary presents – After your first and third year as an Electron.
  • Fresh Fruit & Snacks – Provided every day and new suggestions are always welcome!
  • Electra's Beer, Wine & Kombucha Fridge- A large range of free chilled soft drinks to keep you refreshed throughout the day!
  • In-house Social Clubs – There are lots of ways to socialise with your colleagues here! From day one you’re invited to join in clubs for D&D fans, board games, bouldering, drawing nights, yoga, cooking club – the list goes on and there is always space open for new members!
  • Two studios in the heart of Brighton – Electric Square South is right next to the Royal Pavilion in an imposing 1933 building originally called Electric House, Electric Square North is in a contemporary space on the other side of the Royal Pavilion.
  • Dogs with Jobs - Electric Square is a dog friendly employer. Bring doggo into the studio to meet and hang out with the rest of the team any time! • Personal Trainer Sessions – Free gym sessions with our own Electric Square personal trainer.
  • Project Wrap Parties, Cinema Nights & Team Nights Out – We work hard together so it’s good to let off steam and spend some time together seeing what the wonderful city of Brighton & Hove has to offer.
  • Summer Festival – Every year on a hot summer’s afternoon, we all leave work early to enjoy the sun with company organised pop-up diner, cocktail shack, bouncy castle, face painting and other fun amenities. The whole family is invited to spend the day coming to socialise with us, on us :)
  • Exhibitions & Days Out – If there is an event happening of interest to us, we’ll happily spread the word, pick up the bill and see if any Electrons are up for going – we’re keen to get everyone out seeing what’s going on.
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