Junior Associate Producer [Unannounced Project]

About the Employer
Company Description

Ubisoft Leamington has been a member of the Ubisoft family since January 2017 and has collaborated on Tom Clancy’s The Division & The Division 2, Far Cry 5 and Starlink: Battle For Atlas. Currently comprised of a 70-strong team, the studio is a solid and experienced group supported by a mix of veteran developers and promising young talent. Based in Royal Leamington Spa, Ubisoft Leamington is at the heart of a thriving destination for UK game developers.

Job Description

Monitor the production of a project’s feature(s) and the activities of its development team to ensure delivery occurs on time, with the required quality using available resources.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in the monitoring of project deliverables and risks to ensure the respect of deadlines, budget and quality;
  • Create plans relating to project/feature needs using the allocated project management tools ;
  • Provide reports on development progress and issues for a project’s/feature’s delivery;
  • Assess risks to quality, timing and resources and raise alerts where they impact on the delivery;
  • Organize and follow up on the development team’s meetings;
  • Plan sprints according to milestone targets and be involved with the creation of a work backlog;
  • Identify playtest requirements and assess the quality of the game during playtests;
  • Define the areas for improvement within the project and chase up bugs;
  • Monitor tasks and task creation and update progress on the appropriate tool;
  • Collaborate with leads in order to plan effectively in accordance with timescales;
  • Work directly with the team and encourage collaboration in order to get results;
  • Monitor the use of the budget relating to the project feature(s) and understand the financial impact and value of the team’s plans.
Qualifications

Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to adapt to change and work effectively under pressure;
  • Able to plan and estimate tasks and ensure timely delivery of work;
  • Good knowledge of the video game industry;
  • Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft suite e.g. Word, Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Relevant Experience

  • 1 – 2 years’ experience as a project assistant or 1 years’ experience in commercial software development experience with significant involvement in a full project development cycle;
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject or equivalent industry experience;
  • Experience in the video game industry is desirable;
  • Experience using issue and project tracking software (e.g. Jira) and other task tracking tools is desirable;
  • Experience in team management is also desirable.
Additional Information

Benefits & Relocation

Flexible working, 22 days annual leave + Christmas shutdown, private healthcare (with option to add immediate family), life insurance & income protection, workplace pension scheme, paid volunteering days, annual fitness & well-being allowance, games, technology & merchandise, subsidised travel and many more...

Relocation assistance is available to anyone currently living 50 miles or more from the studio location. Please contact a member of the talent acquisition team to find out what we have to offer and how we can support with your move here... relocation really doesn't have to be a daunting prospect.

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Ubisoft Reflections & Ubisoft Leamington is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.